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Scott Neuman

Scott Neuman appears in the following:

Who Let The Dogs In? We Did, About 30,000 Years Ago

Friday, May 22, 2015

A new study suggests that canis familiaris split from wolves much earlier than the 11,000 to 16,000 years ago that was long assumed.

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Pipeline Operator: Possibly Months To Determine Cause Of Calif. Spill

Friday, May 22, 2015

Plains All American, the company that operates the pipeline, says it has yet to uncover the problem. So far, 9,000 gallons of sludge have been removed from a 9-mile stretch near Santa Barbara.

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Islamic State Reportedly Seizes Last Syria-Iraq Border Crossing

Friday, May 22, 2015

The checkpoint at al-Tanf, known as al-Waleed in Iraq, has been seized, according to a British-based monitoring group that says ISIS fighters now control half of Syria.

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Irish Voters Decide Whether To Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

Friday, May 22, 2015

Polls show the "yes" vote is stronger in the conservative, predominantly Catholic country. But public opinion surveys could be masking a "shy no vote," observers say.

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More Than 100 Charged In Mob Killing Of Christian Couple In Pakistan

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Prosecutors say clerics accused the couple of burning a page of the Quran and helped incite a mob to incinerate them in a brick kiln.

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'Fast-Track' Trade Authority Wins Key Test Vote In Senate

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Lawmakers voted 62-38 to limit debate on a bill that would grant the authority to President Obama, marking a big step toward a new trade pact with 11 Asia-Pacific nations.

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Malaysia Orders Navy, Coast Guard To Rescue Rohingyas At Sea

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Prime Minister Najib Razak made the announcement via Twitter, a day after Indonesia joined Kuala Lumpur in agreeing to take in the refugees, most of whom have fled Myanmar.

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Fears Grow That ISIS Might Target Palmyra's Ancient Treasures

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Ancient ruins in the Syrian city captured by Islamist extremists could suffer the same fate as priceless artifacts that were destroyed in other cities seized by the group.

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Pipeline Operator In Calif. Spill Reportedly Had History Of Infractions

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Plains All American Pipeline had accumulated 175 safety and maintenance infractions since 2006, according to a Los Angeles Times report.

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Sen. Rand Paul Stages 'Filibuster' To Protest Patriot Act

Thursday, May 21, 2015

The Kentucky senator and presidential candidate opposes the collection of bulk telephone data and other surveillance measures that the government says are needed to combat terrorism.

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Indonesian Military Chief Defends 'Virginity Tests' For Female Recruits

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Following a letter from Human Rights Watch decrying the invasive and scientifically invalid procedure, Gen. Moeldoko said it is necessary to ensure that women are morally suited to join the military.

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Islamic State Claims Capture Of Iraqi City Of Ramadi

Sunday, May 17, 2015

The Islamist extremist group says it has seized all of the city in Anbar province, but some Iraqi officials say parts of it are still under the control of government-backed militias.

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20 Years After China Seized Boy Monk, Tibetans Call For His Release

Sunday, May 17, 2015

In 1995, Gedhun Choekyi Nyima was designated as the 11th Panchen Lama, Tibetan Buddhism's second-highest spiritual leader. He was promptly detained by Chinese authorities and never heard from again.

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Asia's Governments Talk As Desperate Rohingyas Wait At Sea

Sunday, May 17, 2015

At least 1,000 are still stranded offshore in rickety boats with little food or water. But so far, the governments of Southeast Asia have shown no willingness to let them come ashore.

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Palestinian Nuns Among Latest Saints Declared By Pope Francis

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Two nuns from 19th-century Palestine were among four sisters who were canonized by the pontiff in a ceremony at St. Peter's Square at the Vatican.

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Burundi's President Makes First Public Appearance Since Coup Attempt

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Pierre Nkurunziza, who narrowly escaped being ousted last week, didn't mention the foiled putsch, but instead talked about the threat from the extremist Islamist group al-Shabab.

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WATCH: Tornado Skirts Past Cows In Oklahoma

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Filmed by storm chasers, the video was shot near Elmer, Okla., on Saturday.

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4 ISIS Leaders Reportedly Among 32 Killed In U.S. Raid, Airstrikes

Sunday, May 17, 2015

The raid, carried out on Saturday by U.S. forces, killed Abu Sayyaf, a senior commander. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says three other leaders were killed in ground and air operations.

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Kerry Meets With China's Foreign Minister Over Disputed Islands

Saturday, May 16, 2015

The secretary of state seems unlikely to convince his Chinese counterpart that a diplomatic solution to the regional tug-of-war must be found.

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8 Bodies Recovered From U.S. Helicopter Crash Site In Nepal

Saturday, May 16, 2015

The Huey UH-1 chopper went down east of the capital Kathmandu on Tuesday while coordinating disaster relief to the quake-stricken Himalayan country.

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