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Scott Neuman

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Obama: Iraq Must Have Legitimate Government To Combat Insurgency

Saturday, August 09, 2014

Speaking at the White House, the president says the humanitarian and military problems in the country are "a long-term project."

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Exasperating Detour Drives One Brit To Build His Own Road

Saturday, August 09, 2014

When construction made his trip to town take 10 times longer, a businessman made a deal with a local farmer over a pint at the pub and built a private toll road.

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WATCH: NASA Tests New Mars Braking System

Saturday, August 09, 2014

The saucer-like Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator went up 190,000 feet to simulate the conditions of an orbital entry at the red planet.

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Israel Intensifies Airstrikes In Wake Of Gaza Cease-Fire

Saturday, August 09, 2014

Dozens of targets have been hit since the 3-day truce ended on Friday, while Hamas has launched 70 rockets into Israel.

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U.S. Continues Aid Drops, Airstrikes In Iraq

Saturday, August 09, 2014

In the latest humanitarian drop, U.S. cargo planes supplied Yazidis trapped by the fighting with tons of food and water.

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Panel Says Plan To Cut Army Strength Goes Too Far

Friday, August 01, 2014

The Pentagon has recommended cutting troop strength to 450,000, but a bipartisan report says that given the global threats, the reduction is too big.

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WWI Diaries Of Poet Siegfried Sassoon Go Public For First Time

Friday, August 01, 2014

Nearly a dozen notebooks and journals by the author, who fought in the British Army during the war, are being released to coincide with the centenary of the start of the conflict.

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Restaurant's 'Prayer Discount' Sparks Mix Of Praise, Anger

Friday, August 01, 2014

When a patron of Mary's Gourmet Diner in Winston-Salem, N.C., posted a photo of her tab denoting a 15 percent discount for "praying in public," the post went viral.

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Cantor To Step Down This Month To Make Room For Successor

Friday, August 01, 2014

After relinquishing his House majority leader post, Eric Cantor, who was defeated in a stunning June primary upset, says he will give up his seat in Congress effective Aug. 18.

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Unemployment Ticks Up To 6.2 Percent; 209,000 Jobs Added

Friday, August 01, 2014

The latest report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows the rate for July was little changed from June's 6.1 percent.

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Dow Dives 317 Points, Erasing A Month Of Gains

Thursday, July 31, 2014

The Dow Jones industrial average closed at 16,563. It was the worst daily decline since April.

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Israel Allowed To Tap U.S. Munitions Cache For Gaza Offensive

Thursday, July 31, 2014

The stockpile, located on Israeli soil, was set up in the 1980s as an emergency supply during wartime. The last time the U.S. granted Israel permission to use it was during the 2006 Lebanon war.

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House Cancels Vote On $659 Million Border Security Bill

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Tea Party conservatives objected to sending money to the White House to deal with the immigration crisis, leaving the issue unaddressed as Congress gets ready to leave for a five-week break.

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Kentucky Buoys Noah's Ark Park With Millions In New Tax Breaks

Thursday, July 31, 2014

The Christian theme park, featuring a 510-foot-long replica of the ark, is getting $18 million in new incentives from the state's tourism board.

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Scientists Say The Moon Is Hiding A Lumpy Middle

Thursday, July 31, 2014

It turns out that our nearest neighbor in space is sort of a squashed sphere. The lead author of a new paper published in Nature describes it as "a lemon with an equatorial bulge."

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Sem-ANN-tics

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Don't get too annoyed with this final round. Like "annoyed," every answer contains the consecutive letters "A-N-N" somewhere within it. This game separates the canniest from the wannabes.

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20 Million Gallons Later, UCLA Water Main Finally Plugged

Thursday, July 31, 2014

The 93-year-old main burst earlier this week, spewing water into a parking garage on campus.

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How To Order Pizza From A Nuclear Command Bunker

Thursday, July 31, 2014

A trip to an underground Air Force nuclear bunker becomes a unexpectedly delicious culinary experience. Just don't order the gravy bowl.

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Vincenzo Nibali First Italian In 15 Years To Win Tour De France

Sunday, July 27, 2014

The cyclist had dominated the Tour, wearing the yellow jersey through all but two stages of the grueling three-week competition.

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U.S.: Satellite Images Show Russian Rockets Hitting Ukraine

Sunday, July 27, 2014

The State Department says the photos show burn marks from the firing of multiple rocket launchers inside Russia and resulting craters on the other side of the border.

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