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Mark Memmott

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Tragedy Atop The World: Everest Avalanche Kills At Least 12

Friday, April 18, 2014

The death toll surpasses what had been the single deadliest day on the world's tallest mountain. Officials say all of those killed were Sherpa guides.

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Captain Of Korean Ferry Arrested As Vessel Sinks Below Surface

Friday, April 18, 2014

Lee Jun-Seok was taken into custody on Saturday and charged with negligence of duty and violation of maritime law. Nearly 270 of those who were aboard are still missing.

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One Man's Pee Pushes Portland To Flush 38 Million Gallons Of Water

Thursday, April 17, 2014

The trespasser relieved himself into one of the city's reservoirs of treated water. Officials say there's not much of a danger to public health, but they're being cautious.

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Fate Of Girls Abducted In Nigeria Now Uncertain

Thursday, April 17, 2014

About 100 girls were grabbed Monday. Officials have blamed a radical Islamist group. Late Wednesday, Nigeria's military said almost all the girls had been accounted for. That claim is in dispute.

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Ukraine Crisis: Russia Endorses Call For Protesters To Disarm

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Before foreign ministers gathered in Geneva, the prospect for progress on reducing tensions appeared to be be slim. But afterward, Secretary of State John Kerry said differences had been narrowed.

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Weekly Jobless Claims Stay Near 7-Year Low

Thursday, April 17, 2014

The 304,000 applications filed last week means they were close to the lowest level since May 2007. Analysts say the news is another sign that the economy continues to grow.

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Putin Tells Snowden That Russia Doesn't Do Mass Surveillance

Thursday, April 17, 2014

It was one spy speaking to another, as Putin put it, when "NSA leaker" Edward Snowden asked the Russian leader on national TV whether his nation has a program like the U.S. National Security Agency's.

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No Sign Yet Of Hundreds Missing After South Korean Ferry Disaster

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Divers are having difficulty getting into the capsized ship. It was sailing to a resort island Wednesday when it capsized. Most of the passengers were high school students on a school trip.

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Boston Bombing Defendant Can See Victims' Autopsy Photos, Judge Says

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Prosecutors said it would disturb the families of those who died to know that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev could view those images. The judge ruled Tsarnaev has the right to see such evidence.

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Most Of The Dozens Of Girls Abducted In Nigeria Reportedly Free

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The Islamist group Boko Haram is suspected of kidnapping about 100 schoolgirls — only eight are still unaccounted for. Boko Haram is also being blamed for Monday's bomb attack in Nigeria's capital.

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43-Year-Old Cold Case Closed: South Dakota Girls Died In Accident

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The two teens disappeared in 1971. Last year, their bodies were found in the Studebaker they were last seen in. Now, authorities say it appears they mistakenly drove into a creek.

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In Ukraine: Reports Of Soldiers Switching To Pro-Russia Side

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

As the government tries to assert control in the eastern part of the nation, there's word that some Ukrainian troops may now be on the side of locals who wish to join Russia.

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Rescue Crews Dive For Hundreds Still Missing After Ferry Accident

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The search continues a day after a ship began sinking off of South Korea's southern coast. Most of the passengers, according to news reports, were high school students and teachers on a school trip.

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Think You Can Mail Your Taxes At Midnight? Think Again, Gramps

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Back in the day — say, up until about a decade or so ago — the big news on April 15 was always about last-minute filers lining up at post offices as the clock ticked down. Now? It's a different story.

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Berlusconi Ordered To Do Community Service At Senior Center

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Italy's former prime minister was convicted of tax fraud. For a year, he must work at least four hours a week at a facility for the elderly. Also, a travel restriction will limit his politicking.

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An 'Idiot With A Gun' Leaves Families In Kansas Reeling

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

As family members of those killed Sunday outside Jewish centers near Kansas City speak, they're focusing on fond memories of their lost loved ones. But they're crushed by the gunman's senseless acts.

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Ukrainian Military Says It Is Moving Against Pro-Russia Protesters

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Special forces will try to dislodge armed men who are occupying government buildings in eastern Ukraine. Russia's role in those protests "seems much more evident," NPR's Ari Shapiro reports.

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Did You See It? If Not, Here's The 'Blood Moon'

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

The view was great across much of the Americas early Tuesday as the moon turned red during a total lunar eclipse. If you missed it, the next one comes on Oct. 8.

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Russian Attack Jet Repeatedly Overflies U.S. Warship In Black Sea

Monday, April 14, 2014

The Pentagon calls the action "provocative and unprofessional." The Russian jet's low-level passes come amid ever increasing tensions over Ukraine.

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Ohio Ordered To Recognize Out-Of-State Gay Marriages

Monday, April 14, 2014

A federal judge put a "stay" on his ruling, though, which apparently means his order affects only the four couples who sued to have their names put on their children's birth certificates.

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