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Mark Memmott

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Amazon Taps Post Office For Sunday Deliveries; A Win-Win?

Monday, November 11, 2013

The Postal Service has struck a deal. Starting with New York and Los Angeles, it will deliver Amazon's packages on Sundays. More cities will be added next year. The early analyses are that both sides of the deal will benefit.

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Homeless Veteran's Makeover Goes Viral: VIDEO

Monday, November 11, 2013

Millions have watched as Jim Wolf is transformed. The scruffy vet becomes a stylish looking guy. The video's producer says he wants people to view the homeless differently.

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Toronto Mayor Advised To 'Go Away For A Couple Of Weeks'

Friday, November 08, 2013

Rob Ford has admitted to smoking crack and to being drunk when he went on a profanity-laced rant. His brother said Friday that the mayor needs to take a break, and Ford's lawyer said his client may seek treatment for substance abuse.

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'60 Minutes' Apologizes For Benghazi Report: 'We Were Wrong'

Friday, November 08, 2013

A man 60 Minutes said had been on the scene of the September 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya, gave different accounts to his employer and to the FBI. He told them he had not been a witness to the attack. Now, the news show says it was wrong to put him on the air.

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More Jobs Than Expected Added, But Jobless Rate Rose In Oct.

Friday, November 08, 2013

Employers expanded their payrolls by 204,000 jobs in October, about 80,000 more than expected. But the jobless rate still edged up to 7.3 percent from 7.2 percent the month before. The unemployment rate appears to have been given a temporary boost by the partial government shutdown.

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Strongest Cyclone Ever? Typhoon Haiyan Slams Philippines

Friday, November 08, 2013

The storm was packing some of the strongest winds ever recorded for a tropical cyclone when it hit the islands. Only a few deaths have been reported so far; however, the toll is expected to rise. It's now headed toward Vietnam. Landfall there is expected Sunday.

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Hopes Rising For 'First Step' At Nuclear Talks With Iran

Friday, November 08, 2013

Secretary of State John Kerry is joining the talks in Geneva, boosting expectations about a preliminary agreement. A deal might include some sanctions relief for Iran in exchange for it agreeing to suspend efforts to enrich uranium.

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He's 'Extremely Inebriated' In New Video, Toronto Mayor Says

Thursday, November 07, 2013

Mayor Rob Ford has now admitted that he smoked crack in a drunken stupor and that he was drunk when he was videotaped threatening to kill someone. He's still saying he won't resign.

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'Coaches Know Everything,' Former Dolphins Player Says

Thursday, November 07, 2013

As the NFL investigates, a player who was with the team in recent years writes that "the most outlandish lie" is that Dolphins coaches didn't know what was happening. If Richie Incognito had been hazing teammate Jonathan Martin it would have been known, writes Lydon Murtha.

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Super Mario Cut Interest Rates Today And That's Huge News

Thursday, November 07, 2013

The European Central Bank is defying expectations by moving more aggressively than expected to boost its member nations' economies and head off potentially dangerous deflation. "Super Mario" Draghi, the ECB's president, is getting much of the credit.

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He's The One! Rubber Duckie Joins The Toy Hall Of Fame

Thursday, November 07, 2013

This year's other honoree at the Rochester, N.Y., hall: the game of chess. Now, if Rubber Ducky's in there can Ernie (and Bert, of course) be far behind?

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Lululemon Founder: Our Pants Won't Work For Some Women

Thursday, November 07, 2013

The yoga clothier had a big public relations problem earlier this year when women complained that some of its pants allowed too much to be seen. Founder Chip Wilson says any woman can wear his company's clothes, but "quite frankly, some women's bodies just actually don't work" in them.

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VIDEO: Louisville Basketball Player Who Broke His Leg Returns, Hits Shot

Thursday, November 07, 2013

Kevin Ware suffered a gruesome injury during last spring's NCAA men's basketball tournament. He reacted with a confidence and sense of humor that won him many fans. Now he's back on the court.

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At First Glance, Economy Grew More Than Expected In 3Q

Thursday, November 07, 2013

Economists thought the government would say the economy slowed. But the initial estimate shows a slight pickup from the 2.5 percent pace of the second quarter.

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CIA Pays AT&T For Data On International Calls, 'Times' Says

Thursday, November 07, 2013

Government officials tell The New York Times that the phone company searches its records for international calls that may help identify foreign terrorists. In the process, the Times says, data about some calls made by U.S. citizens may also be collected.

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Twitter Pops To $44.90 A Share In Debut On Wall Street

Thursday, November 07, 2013

At the end of its first day of public trading, shares of Twitter were valued at $44.90, reflecting a market value of more than $31 billion. The social media company sold 70 million shares of stock, raising $1.82 billion in the process.

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Tests 'Moderately Support' Case That Arafat Was Poisoned

Wednesday, November 06, 2013

Swiss scientists have been studying samples taken from the former Palestinian leader's remains. He died in 2004 at the age of 75.

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Splattered Flag-Themed Football Uniforms Have Many Seeing Red

Wednesday, November 06, 2013

Northwestern University plans to use special uniforms at its Nov. 16 game against Michigan. They're supposed to honor the U.S. military and wounded veterans. Critics, though, say the design makes it look as if blood has been splattered across an American flag. That's just wrong, they say.

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Astrodoomed? Famed Houston Stadium May Fall To Wrecking Ball

Wednesday, November 06, 2013

Called the "Eighth Wonder of the World," the Astrodome was the first fully air-conditioned, enclosed and domed stadium. But it hasn't been used for years. Voters rejected a referendum that would have raised money to turn it into a convention center. Now, lawmakers are expected to say the dome should come down.

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Soaring Personnel Costs Threaten Readiness, Hagel Warns

Wednesday, November 06, 2013

In an interview, the Pentagon chief says adjustments need to be made soon so that spending on health care, retirement benefits and related programs don't leave the nation with "a military that's heavily compensated, but probably a force that's not capable and not ready."

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