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Mark Memmott

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Bernanke: Economic Outlook Has Deteriorated

Tuesday, October 04, 2011

Cautious consumers, the housing sector's lingering problems and the drag from the government sector are combining to slow an already weak economy even further, the central bank chairman says.

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Bank Of America's $5 Per Month Debit Card Fee Is Sign Of The Times

Thursday, September 29, 2011

The fee and other changes are ways for banks to recoup some of the money they won't be able to charge merchants anymore. Experts' advice: Shop around for the best deal on a debit card.

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Capitol Hill Police Not Amused By Tweets From 'The Onion'

Thursday, September 29, 2011

A fake story and a series of tweets this morning by the satirical folks at The Onion "reported" that members of Congress had taken schoolchildren hostage inside the Capitol Building.

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Shutdown Showdown Continues: Senate Has Key Vote Today

Monday, September 26, 2011

Lawmakers in Washington are still at odds over how to put some more money into the coffers of the stretched-thin Federal Emergency Management Agency. If the dispute isn't settled by the end of the week, part of the government might have to shut down.

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Ahmadinejad: U.S. Used 'Mysterious Sept. 11 Incident' As Pretext For War

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Diplomats from the U.S. and many other nations have walked out of the United Nations General Assembly as the Iranian president runs through a long list of what he says are crimes committed by other nations. The U.S. calls his comments "despicable."

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Is Another Shutdown Showdown Looming In Washington?

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

A dispute over how much money to give the Federal Emergency Management Agency has Republicans and Democrats at odds again, with a Sept. 30 deadline looming.

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Obama: I'll Veto A 'One-Sided Deal,' It's Time 'To Do What's Right'

Monday, September 19, 2011

He says he won't sign a plan that changes entitlements unless it also asks more from the wealthy. Combined with $1 trillion in spending cuts agreed to this summer, Obama said his plan would trim "more than $4 trillion ... in a way that is fair."

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Five Things To Know About Obama's Deficit Plan

Monday, September 19, 2011

The president will say his plan would pare $4 trillion more from federal deficits over the next decade. He's adding more than $3 trillion to the amount that lawmakers have already agreed to.

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Colorado Cat Turns Up In Manhattan

Thursday, September 15, 2011

The stories of lost pets turning up years later and hundreds (or thousands) of miles from home keep coming. The latest is about Willow, who somehow got from the Rocky Mountains to the Big Apple.

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Newly Discovered Planet: Hot, Muggy And (Maybe) Liveable

Monday, September 12, 2011

More than 30 million light-years away, the planet in the constellation Vela may have water. It also has temperatures in the low 100s and lots of humidity.

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Mucho Congratos To 'ElBloombito'

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

When the New York City mayor switched to Spanish during his Hurricane Irene-related news conferences, many found his efforts rather amusing. And they've flocked to Twitter to have some fun at his expense. Bloomberg, or @ElBloombito, is OK with that.

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Libya: Why Has The Tide Turned?

Monday, August 22, 2011

After six months of fighting, opposition fighters are now in Tripoli and Gadhafi's regime may soon fall. It took time for anti-Gadhafi forces to organize and for NATO air attacks to weaken the Libyan army's defenses.

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VIDEO: Foam-Wielding Assailant Gets To Murdoch

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Britain's Channel 4 News has posted the video, including slow-motion replays, of a man attacking News Corp. chief Rupert Murdoch with a paper plate of shaving cream today.

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Obama On Job News: 'We Still Have A Big Hole To Fill'

Friday, July 08, 2011

President Obama said that the report "confirms what most Americans already know — we still have a long way to go and a lot of work to do to give people the security they deserve."

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Strass-Kahn's Supporters Talk Of Political Resurrection

Friday, July 01, 2011

If the sexual assault case against the former head of the International Monetary Fund collapses, he may be able to return to prominence in France — where he was expected to be a leading contender in next year's presidential election.

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Reports: E Street Band Saxophonist Clarence Clemons Suffers Stroke

Monday, June 13, 2011

Clemons is 69. His saxophone has been a driving force in the E Street Band since the early '70s.

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Bin Laden Son Who Rejects Violence Condemns Father's 'Arbitrary Killing'

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

His father should have been "arrested and tried in a court of law so that truth is revealed to the people of the world," Omar bin Laden says in a statement sent to The New York Times.

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Scott Pelley Will Anchor 'CBS Evening News'

Tuesday, May 03, 2011

He'll replace Katie Couric, who late last month announced she wouldn't be staying with the show beyond the end of her current contract. Pelley starts on June 6.

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On Good Friday, Christians Reflect; 'God Is By Your Side,' Pope Says

Friday, April 22, 2011

In Jerusalem, thousands of pilgrims have walked the Via Dolorosa — "way of suffering" — that Christ followed to his crucifixion. And around the world, Christians are preparing for Easter Sunday, which marks the resurrection.

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