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Mark Memmott

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At Auction, Maltese Falcon Goes For $4 Million, Dreams Included

Monday, November 25, 2013

Somebody should say this ...

"I am prepared to pay $5,000 for the figure's return"

... just for fun Monday afternoon when a Maltese Falcon statue used in the classic 1941 movie goes on auction at Bonhams in New York City.

That line about ...

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As Storms Spread, Thanksgiving Travel Is Looking Tricky

Monday, November 25, 2013

If you're among the millions of Americans heading "over the river, and through the wood" to a loved one's home for the holiday, there could be rain, snow and sleet in your path.

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HealthCare.gov's Mystery Lady Says She's Been Cyberbullied

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Who was that smiling woman who used to greet visitors on the troubled website? Her image caused much mockery. Now "Adriana" (she doesn't want her full name revealed) has spoken to ABC...

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Hundreds Attend Funeral Of WWII Veteran They Didn't Know

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Harold Jellicoe Percival died late last month in an English nursing home. He was 99. With few relatives, it was feared that no mourners would come to his funeral. But word spread on s...

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'Stop This Madness,' Tearful Filipino Pleads At Climate Talks

Monday, November 11, 2013

His eyes filling with tears and his voice choking with emotion over the disaster inflicted on his country, the delegate from the Philippines pleaded at U.N. climate talks Monday for his colleagues from around the world to agree on ways to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions that scientists ...

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

Monday, November 11, 2013

Much of the talk in recent years about how the U.S. Postal Service could stem its huge losses has been about the things it might stop doing — most notably, delivering the mail on Saturdays (something Congress won't let it discontinue).

Now, as we ...

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Homeless Veteran's Makeover Goes Viral: VIDEO

Monday, November 11, 2013

On this Veterans Day, a video showing a homeless veteran's transformation as a stylist cuts his hair, trims his beard and puts him in a new suit, is going viral. It's already drawn more than 10 million views in just 5 days.

Created by producer and ...

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

Friday, November 08, 2013

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who this week has admitted to smoking crack and to being "extremely inebriated" when he was videotaped dropping F-bombs and threatening to kill someone, needs to go away for "a couple of weeks," his brother said Friday.

The Toronto Sun ...

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

Friday, November 08, 2013

"The truth is that we made a mistake," CBS News correspondent Lara Logan said Friday as she apologized for an Oct. 27 report on 60 Minutes in which a State Department security contractor claimed he had been on the scene of the Sept. 11, 2012, attack at a ...

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

Friday, November 08, 2013

There were 204,000 jobs added to payrolls in October, about 80,000 more than economists expected. But the jobless rate edged up to 7.3 percent from 7.2 percent the month before, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday.

It appears that early October's 16-day partial government shutdown was largely ...

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Strongest Cyclone Ever? Typhoon Haiyan Slams Philippines

Friday, November 08, 2013

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Meteorologists weren't holding back Friday after watching in amazement as Typhoon Haiyan roared over the Philippines with pounding rain and top sustained winds approaching 200 mph as it neared the coast.

It is "the strongest tropical cyclone on record" that's made landfall, ...

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

Friday, November 08, 2013

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"Expectations are really going up quickly" in Geneva, Switzerland, that negotiators could announce Friday that they've reached a "first-step agreement that contains the first real limits on Iran's nuclear program in nearly a decade," NPR's Peter Kenyon reports on Morning ...

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

Thursday, November 07, 2013

Add "obviously, I was extremely, extremely inebriated" to this week's amazing quotes from Toronto Mayor Rob Ford.

The mayor, who on Tuesday admitted that "yes I have smoked crack cocaine ... probably in one of my drunken stupors" after reports about one video he appears in, issued his ...

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'Coaches Know Everything,' Former Dolphins Player Says

Thursday, November 07, 2013

Here are three new stories to read if you're following what happened between Miami Dolphins linemen Richie Incognito and Jonathan Martin — and the uproar because of allegations that Martin was bullied or that Incognito is being unfairly accused:

-- "Incognito and Martin: An Insider's Story"

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

Thursday, November 07, 2013

Twitter's IPO is Thursday's sexy business story.

But the really big business news is that "the European Central Bank startled investors Thursday with a surprise cut in its benchmark interest rate." As The Associated Press adds, "The bank lowered the benchmark refinancing rate to a record ...

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

Thursday, November 07, 2013

Saying that "one toy stretches our gray matter; the other expands our sense of childhood wonder," the National Toy Hall of Fame announced Thursday that its 2013 inductees are the game of chess and the rubber duck.

This year's finalists that didn't make it into the Rochester, N.Y., ...

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

Thursday, November 07, 2013

Eight months after the company he founded had a big public relations problem because too much of some women's backsides could be seen through its yoga pants, Lululemon founder Chip Wilson has put the story back in the news.

"Quite frankly, some women's bodies just actually don't work" ...

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

Thursday, November 07, 2013

Our good news of the morning:

University of Louisville basketball player Kevin Ware, who went down with a gruesomely broken leg during last spring's "March Madness," returned to the court Wednesday night.

The junior guard came off the bench during his team's exhibition game against the University of ...

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

Thursday, November 07, 2013

This post was updated at 8:40 a.m. ET

The U.S. economy grew at a better-than-expected 2.8 percent annual rate in the third quarter, the Bureau of Economic Analysis reported Thursday morning.

That's a bit faster than the 2.5 percent pace of the second quarter. According to the BEA, ...

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

Thursday, November 07, 2013

News keeps breaking about the alleged electronic surveillance done by U.S. spy agencies. Thursday's exclusive comes from The New York Times:

"The CIA is paying AT&T more than $10 million a year to assist with overseas counterterrorism investigations by exploiting the company's vast database of phone records, ...

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