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Mark Memmott

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How One Man Won $324M And Didn't Realize It For 2 Weeks

Saturday, January 04, 2014

Steve Tran of Northern California had a big winner sitting on top of a drawer and didn't know it. When he finally got around to checking the ticket, though, he realized his life had changed.

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Wait Is Over For Antarctic Explorers: They Can Head Home

Saturday, January 04, 2014

One day after being told the ship they're now on might have to assist another stranded vessel, the explorers have been told their trip can continue. The stranded icebreaker says it is not in distress and can wait for conditions to improve.

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Top Stories: Boeing Contract OK'd; Record Low Temps Expected

Saturday, January 04, 2014

Also: Singer Phil Everly dies; passengers rescued in the Antarctic resume their trip home; and a man who won $174 million didn't realize his good fortune for weeks.

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'Cheers And Jeers' As Boeing Machinists Narrowly OK Contract

Saturday, January 04, 2014

With 51 percent of machinists voting yes, a new labor pact was approved. It means production of the new 777X widebody jet will be done in the Puget Sound region. But many in the rank-and-file think they gave up too much to keep the jobs in Washington State.

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Phil Everly Dies; Transformed Rock 'N' Roll With Brother Don

Saturday, January 04, 2014

The tight harmonies in the Everly Brothers' string of hits in the '50s and '60s were huge influences on others such as Simon & Garfunkel, The Hollies, and The Beach Boys. Among their biggest songs: "Bye Bye Love," "Wake Up Little Susie" and "All I Have To Do Is Dream." Everly was 74. Brother Don is 76.

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Everyone Poops, But Dogs Do It With Magnetism

Friday, January 03, 2014

After watching dogs do their business several thousand times, Czech researchers concluded that the magnetic field was a significant force when the pooches lined up to go. They suggest this could mean that behavior studies need to take the magnetic field's fluctuation into account.

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Did Kim Jong Un Feed His Uncle To 120 Dogs? Be Skeptical

Friday, January 03, 2014

A gruesome story that first surfaced weeks ago is now whipping around the world. But there are many reasons to be doubtful about the claim that Kim Jong Un had his uncle executed by throwing him to a pack of starving dogs.

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In Israel, Ariel Sharon's Family Gathers At His Bedside

Friday, January 03, 2014

The former prime minister has been in a coma since suffering a stroke in 2006. This week, doctors said his condition has worsened. Sharon is 85.

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Best Video Of The Day? MIT's 3-D Remote 'Touching' Device

Thursday, January 02, 2014

Imagine being able to be in one place and use your hands to move something somewhere else as if you were in that remote room. Other possibilities abound. Watch and wonder.

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Michael Schumacher Remains In Coma On Eve Of 45th Birthday

Thursday, January 02, 2014

The race car legend fell while skiing in France on Sunday. A blow to his head caused extensive bleeding in his brain. Doctors induced a coma and have operated twice. They aren't talking publicly about his chances for recovery.

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As Promised, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Files For Re-Election

Thursday, January 02, 2014

He admitted in November to having smoked crack, and Ford has been stripped of most duties. But he insists he's the best mayor Canada's largest city has ever had. The election is set for Oct. 27. The mayor's campaign slogan: "Ford More Years."

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Juanita Moore, Groundbreaking Actress, Dies

Thursday, January 02, 2014

Her role as Annie Johnson in the 1959 film Imitation of Life led to an Oscar nomination — just the fifth at that time for a black actor or actress. Moore was 99 when she died on Wednesday.

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Accident Or Not? Palestinian Diplomat's Death Is A Mystery

Thursday, January 02, 2014

The Palestinian ambassador to the Czech Republic was killed Wednesday by an explosion at his home in Prague. At first, officials said he may have triggered a bomb meant to explode only if a safe was tampered with. But other officials are disputing that account.

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Jobless Claims Were Nearly Unchanged Last Week

Thursday, January 02, 2014

But the fact that 339,000 applications were filed — the fewest in a month — is a hopeful sign. Meanwhile, the most-anticipated news about the labor market each month, on the unemployment rate and job growth, won't be released until Jan. 10.

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100 Million People In Path Of 2014's First Wintry Blast

Thursday, January 02, 2014

Parts of the Northeast and New England are expected to be hit the hardest today and Friday. More than a foot of snow may fall on Boston. The wind chill may plunge to 40 degrees below zero in the Adirondacks. Flight delays and cancellations are piling up along with the snow.

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VIDEO: Stranded Passengers Flown To Safety In Antarctic

Thursday, January 02, 2014

The 52 scientists and paying passengers aboard the MV Akademik Shokalskiy had been stranded by ice since Christmas Eve. They've been flown by helicopter to an Australian ship in open waters. The 22 crew members of the Akademik Shokalskiy are staying behind. It's hoped the ship will soon break free.

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Hawaiian Woman Gets IDs That Fit Her 36-Character Last Name

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Janice Keihanaikukauakahihulihe'ekahaunaele had pressed the state for cards with her full name. Now she's got a new driver's license and an official state identification card.

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How Deflating: Huge Rubber Duck Goes Flat In Taiwan

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

The giant inflatable is supposed to project peace and harmony. But Tuesday, it suddenly burst. This isn't the first time that one of Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman's floating works of art has gone pffff.

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Has Tim Tebow Found His Right Place At ESPN?

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

The quarterback won fans across the nation a few years back, but hasn't been able to build a solid NFL career. He'll be a college football analyst on TV. Does that sound like the right move for him?

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Al-Qaida's Receipts: From 60-Cent Cake To A $6,800 Workshop

Monday, December 30, 2013

Receipts left behind in Timbuktu show how the terrorist network tracks its expenses, The Associated Press reports. From minor amounts spent on food to much more spent on meetings, al-Qaida records expenses much like a multinational corporation would, the wire service says.

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