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Mark Memmott

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'Do It For Denmark' Video Urges Danes To Go All The Way

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Need a break from the day's serious news? A humorous campaign from a travel company is urging couples to boost Denmark's population growth by, well, getting busy.

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Weekly Jobless Claims Drop, GDP Growth Revised Up Slightly

Thursday, March 27, 2014

The news about both last quarter and last week is positive. Fewer people signed up for unemployment insurance last week, and consumer spending was stronger than previously thought in late 2013.

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Sentenced To Death 46 Years Ago, Japanese Man Is Now Free

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Iwao Hakamada, now 78, is thought to have been awaiting execution longer than anyone else in the world. But newly analyzed DNA evidence has led to an order that he be retried.

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Planes Turn Back, But Ships Continue Search For Flight 370

Thursday, March 27, 2014

The Malaysia Airlines jet vanished nearly three weeks ago, and weather is hindering the search. A new satellite image shows some 300 objects in the Indian Ocean. But no jet debris has been recovered.

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'I'm A Great Admirer,' Obama Tells Pope Francis

Thursday, March 27, 2014

The president and the pope met for the first time Thursday at the Vatican. While the two men share views on some issues, the church has some problems with the president's health care program.

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Photo: Pothole Tries To Eat Pothole Repair Truck

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Winter weather that doesn't seem to want to end has done its damage to roads across much of the nation. In Michigan, one road-repair crew saw its truck sink into one tough pothole.

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Hawaii's Police, Lawmakers Reach Consensus On Prostitution Law

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

State law makes it legal in some cases for undercover cops to have sex with prostitutes. At first, police officials expressed concern about eliminating that exemption. Now they're OK with a change.

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U.S. And Europe Stand United, 'Russia Stands Alone,' Obama Says

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

If Russia's leaders "thought the world wouldn't care about their actions in Ukraine, they clearly miscalculated," Obama said after meeting with European Union leaders in Brussels.

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Rob Store, Go To Prison, Serve Time, Repeat?

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Christopher Miller was jailed in 2000 for robbing a New Jersey shoe store. One day after his release, police say, he returned to the scene of the crime and robbed the store again. He's under arrest.

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'Bishop Of Bling' Gets The Boot

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst spent millions of dollars on renovations at his residence in Limburg, Germany. On Wednesday, the Vatican accepted his resignation.

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Washington Mudslide: Fewer Missing As Death Toll Stays Put, For Now

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

There are 25 fatalities, officials report, though they say that number is likely to rise. Meanwhile, a list of about 176 missing has been narrowed down to 90, authorities said Wednesday night.

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More Images, More Possible Debris, But No Sure Sign Of Flight 370

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

The latest in the search: Authorities say newly analyzed satellite images show 122 objects that might be linked to the missing Malaysia Airlines flight.

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Girl Scout Sells Record 18,107 Boxes, Says She Can Move Samoa

Monday, March 24, 2014

Katie Francis, a sixth-grader in Oklahoma City, had some sweet success and the old record apparently crumbled. One of her secrets: "Ask everybody that I see" to buy a box.

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Putin's Out Of The Club For Now: G-8 Is Back To Being The G-7

Monday, March 24, 2014

President Obama and other leaders of the world's biggest industrialized nations say they're not going to summit with Russia in June.

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Unidentified Remains To Be In Repository At Sept. 11 Museum

Monday, March 24, 2014

Thousands of remains will be coming to "the sacred ground of the World Trade Center site" this year, officials say. Family members will have a private seating area. The public will not have access.

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U.S. Sending More Troops To Hunt For Ugandan Warlord Joseph Kony

Monday, March 24, 2014

The leader of the tiny Lord's Resistance Army is wanted for turning young captives into soldiers and for brutality that stretches across several nations. Social media helped spread the word about him.

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March Madness: After The Upsets, Which Team Do You Like Now?

Monday, March 24, 2014

Brackets have been busted across the nation. Kansas, Duke and Syracuse are among the top teams that bounced out. Now who do you think will win the Division I men's college basketball championship?

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14 Known To Have Died, But Mudslide's Toll May Go Higher

Monday, March 24, 2014

In Washington state, a county official says scores of people remain unaccounted for. A wall of mud swept across the Stillaguamish River on Saturday into a community north of Seattle.

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Same-Sex Marriages Back On Hold In Michigan

Saturday, March 22, 2014

A federal appeals court issued a temporary stay Saturday on an earlier ruling that had lifted the ban on same-sex marriages in the state.

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Pope Includes Victim Among Members Of Commission On Sex Abuse

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Marie Collins of Ireland, a survivor of abuse at the hands of a priest, has gone on to be an advocate for victims. Others on the commission include Boston Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley.

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