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Mark Memmott

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50,000 Stray Dogs In Detroit? That 'Makes No Sense'

Friday, August 23, 2013

Rescue groups and others dealing with a real problem — packs of stray dogs in many parts of the city — are inflating the figures, a Detroit journalist argues.

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Sea Monster? Explanation Is Much Less Mysterious

Friday, August 23, 2013

Just what did wash up on a beach? At first, there was wild speculation. Now, the thinking is much less dramatic. But check out photos of the rather gross remains found in Spain.

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Microsoft CEO Ballmer Retiring Within The Next Year

Friday, August 23, 2013

Steve Ballmer became the company's CEO in January 2000. In recent years, Microsoft has come under increasing criticism for not keeping up with the shift to mobile phones.

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Woman Who Talked Down School Gunman Wins President's Praise

Friday, August 23, 2013

Antoinette Tuff had both courage and heart, President Obama says of the woman who persuaded a young man to lay down his weapons after he entered a Georgia elementary school this week....

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Top Stories: Talk Of Action Against Syria; Fort Hood Jury Meets

Friday, August 23, 2013

Also: Israel hits targets in Lebanon; San Diego's mayor is expected to resign; and after a wild start, there's been a clampdown at a high-profile corruption trial in China.

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After Wild Start, Silence From Bo Xilai Corruption Trial

Friday, August 23, 2013

Chinese authorities clamped down on information coming out of the trial, one day after the defendant appeared to run circles around his accusers.

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Obama: Time Frame For Possible Action On Syria Has Shortened

Friday, August 23, 2013

Reports about the use of chemical weapons near Damascus are "very troublesome," the president tells CNN. For the U.S., "core national interests" are now at stake: Syria's weapons of m...

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Colorado Town May Issue Licenses To Shoot Down Drones

Thursday, August 22, 2013

No drones have been seen in the skies above Deer Trail, Colo. But one man's mission to send a message to Washington about aerial surveillance is leading to an October vote on whether ...

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The Lorax Is Home! Statue Taken From Dr. Seuss' Garden Found

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Oh, the place he went. It seems that The Lorax statue taken from the family's property in La Jolla, Calif., last year was left in some think bushes in a nearby canyon. A tip to police led to his recovery.

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Mubarak Released From Prison, Now Under House Arrest

Thursday, August 22, 2013

The 85-year-old former president of Egypt is now under house arrest while he awaits a retrial on charges related to the deaths of protesters during the 2011 demonstrations that topple...

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Jobless Claims Rose Last Week; Still Around 5-Year Low

Thursday, August 22, 2013

While 13,000 more people applied for unemployment insurance than had the week before, the trend is still better than at any time since before the last recession began in December 2007.

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Bradley Manning: 'I Am A Female,' Call Me Chelsea

Thursday, August 22, 2013

The Army private responsible for the largest leak of classified information in U.S. history is asking for hormone therapy. Manning's lawyer will push for that to happen during the soldier's long stay in prison.

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Top Stories: Calls For Force Against Syria; Fort Hood Trial Nears End

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Also: Speculation mounts that San Diego mayor will soon step down; former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak to be under house arrest after he's released from prison; Bradley Manning sa...

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Speculation Builds That San Diego Mayor Is On His Way Out

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Democratic Mayor Bob Filner has reached a tentative deal to settle a suit brought by one of the women who accuses him of sexual harassment. Details of the deal, which must be approved...

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Chemical Weapons Claims Spur Calls For Force Against Syria

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Opposition forces say chemical weapons deployed by the Assad regime killed scores of people on Wednesday. The regime rejects that charge. The claim has some diplomats warning that it ...

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Journey Of The Ring: Lost In WWII, Now Back With POW's Son

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

In 1945, a hungry American prisoner of war in Germany traded a much-loved ring for some food. Nearly 70 years later, it has found its way to the man's family. How it got there is a good story.

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Detroit's Stray Dog Epidemic: 50,000 Or More Roam The City

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Pit bulls dominate the population. But smaller, aggressive dogs are problems as well. "It's like Chihuahuaville," one mail carrier tells Bloomberg News of a neighborhood on her route.

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Sales Of Existing Homes Rose 6.5 Percent In July

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

The increase pushed sales of previously owned homes to their highest level since November 2009. The data from the National Association of Realtors are another sign that the housing sector has bounced back.

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Release Mubarak, Egyptian Court Orders

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Former President Hosni Mubarak could be freed from custody as soon as Thursday. The court ordered him to be freed as he appeals his conviction — and life sentence — for failing to sto...

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Not Funny: Clerk Critically Injured In Hasselhoff Sign Theft

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

A relatively amusing trend in New England — the theft of Cumberland Farms advertising signs featuring actor David Hasselhoff — has turned serious. A store clerk who tried to stop two ...

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