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Mark Memmott

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Wheel Well Stowaway Was 'Runaway Kid With A Bad Idea'

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

The California teen "ran for the nearest plane," according to the FBI. He ended up riding for 5 1/2 hours to Hawaii, and luckily survived the thin air and freezing temperatures.

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You Can Survive A Flight In A Jet's Wheel Well, But Probably Won't

Monday, April 21, 2014

A California teen, the FBI says, flew from San Jose to Maui inside the landing gear bay of a Boeing 767. He is said to be OK. He's also very lucky. Nearly everyone else who's tried has died.

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Parents Say 234 Girls Are Missing From School In Nigeria

Monday, April 21, 2014

Accounts have varied widely about what has happened to girls and young women presumed kidnapped by Islamic extremists. Authorities say 85 are unaccounted for. Families say the number is much higher.

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After Tragedy, Nepalese Sherpas May Refuse To Climb Everest

Monday, April 21, 2014

The deaths last week of at least 13 guides have led others to issue demands, including for more compensation for families of the dead. They're considering a boycott if the requests aren't granted.

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Teen Survives Flight To Hawaii In Jet's Wheel Well, FBI Says

Monday, April 21, 2014

"Kid's lucky to be alive," an FBI spokesman says of a 16-year-old boy who authorities think stowed away Sunday in the wheel well of a flight from San Jose, Calif., to Maui. The odds were against him.

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'Murder,' South Korean Leader Says Of Ferry Captain's Actions

Monday, April 21, 2014

President Park Geun-hye says the captain did little to help the hundreds on board escape. More than 60 bodies have been recovered. More than 230 people, most of them high school students, are missing.

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It's Time To Run Again In Boston: Here's The Schedule

Monday, April 21, 2014

More than 36,000 runners and an estimated 1 million spectators are going to be on and along the streets for the 118th marathon โ€” the first since last year's bombings.

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Take A Break For Something Cute: Two Kittens Who Traveled Far

Friday, April 18, 2014

When a box was opened in Southern California, two little fur balls were inside. Now named Mouse and Wifi, the kittens survived a long trip. Their story's a nice change from the week's heavier news.

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Here's What Putin Didn't Tell Snowden About Russia's Spying

Friday, April 18, 2014

When the NSA leaker asked the Russian leader about his nation's electronic eavesdropping, Putin said there's no "mass system." The Center for Strategic & International Studies says there is.

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Pakistani Madrassa Names Its Library For Osama Bin Laden

Friday, April 18, 2014

The sign outside the tiny reading room at a school for girls refers to the late al-Qaida leader as a martyr. A school spokesman calls the terrorist leader a hero.

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Deal In Doubt As Separatists Refuse To Budge In Ukraine

Friday, April 18, 2014

While diplomats have agreed on a plan to reduce tensions, the pro-Russia protesters who have seized government buildings say they aren't bound by that deal.

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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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