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Scott Neuman

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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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Unmanned Russian Rocket Burns Up Carrying Mexican Satellite

Saturday, May 16, 2015

The launch is the latest in a string of failures for the Proton-M rocket, a workhorse for the International Launch Services, a joint Russia-American satellite carrier business.

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Amtrak Ordered To Take Steps To Improve Safety

Saturday, May 16, 2015

The Federal Railroad Administration has instructed Amtrak to install new automatic control systems on its northbound trains near the area of this week's derailment and to assess risks at all curves.

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U.S. Troops Kill Senior ISIS Commander In Syria

Saturday, May 16, 2015

The U.S. says that Abu Sayyaf, a senior leader of the self-declared Islamic State, was killed during a U.S. military operation authorized by President Obama.

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Egyptian Court Hands Morsi A Death Sentence

Saturday, May 16, 2015

The former president who was ousted in 2013 had already been sentenced to 20 years in prison on other charges. The country's highest religious authority will still review the penalty.

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Massive Antarctic Ice Shelf Will Be Gone Within Years, NASA Says

Friday, May 15, 2015

What's left of the Larsen B shelf, two-thirds of which underwent a spectacular collapse in 2002, will disappear by the end of the decade, according to a new study.

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Why No One Wants The Rohingyas

Friday, May 15, 2015

As thousands of members of the persecuted minority flee Myanmar and Bangladesh on rickety boats, the rest of Southeast Asia is showing a distinct reluctance to take them in.

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Coup Leaders Arrested In Burundi As Uprising Is Quashed

Friday, May 15, 2015

The alleged mastermind of the failed putsch, Gen. Godefroid Niyombare, is reportedly still at large as President Pierre Nkurunziza reasserts his authority after returning from neighboring Tanzania.

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Calif. Moves Closer To Banning Vaccine 'Personal Belief' Exemptions

Thursday, May 14, 2015

The bill would require children to be vaccinated against measles and other diseases before entering kindergarten. If it becomes law, it would be among the strictest in the nation.

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Greece Says It Won't Take U.K. To Court For Return Of Elgin Marbles

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Athens says taking the matter to the International Criminal Court would take too long and the outcome would be uncertain. Instead he says Greece will use diplomatic channels for their return.

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Why Do Most Galaxies Die? It's A Case Of Strangulation, Scientists Say

Thursday, May 14, 2015

A team in England looked at thousands of galaxies that had stopped forming stars and determined that the vast majority of them showed signs that their stellar fuel supply had been choked off.

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Burundi's Army Chief Says Coup Attempt Failed

Thursday, May 14, 2015

The announcement, on state-run radio, comes amid continued fighting a day after a lower-ranking general had declared a coup against President Pierre Nkurunziza.

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Hundreds Of Rohingya Refugees Rescued At Sea After Fleeing Myanmar

Sunday, May 10, 2015

The Muslim minority has long been persecuted in the country also known as Burma. Many Bangladeshis were also rescued.

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Raul Castro Says Pope Inspiring Him To Return To Church

Sunday, May 10, 2015

The Cuban leader, who went to Jesuit schools as a child, says he might "resume praying and turn to the Church again" if Francis "continues in this vein."

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Yemen's Houthis Agree To 5-Day Cease-Fire To Allow Humanitarian Aid

Sunday, May 10, 2015

The temporary truce comes amid an upsurge in Saudi-led airstrikes, including one in the capital that hit the private residence of former President Ali Abdullah Saleh, said to be a rebel ally.

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Tornadoes Hit Texas As Tropical Storm Ana Makes Landfall In S.C.

Sunday, May 10, 2015

At least one person is dead and others still missing in Texas. Meanwhile, near Myrtle Beach, a weakening Ana has stormed ashore.

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3 Suspects In Custody Following Fatal Shooting Of Mississippi Officers

Sunday, May 10, 2015

The suspects were arrested after a manhunt that followed the deaths of Hattiesburg police officers Benjamin Deen and Liquori Tate.

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Planetary Society Set To Launch Solar Sail Experiment

Saturday, May 09, 2015

The first of two satellites carrying the sail is set to launch later this month. A second, scheduled for launch next year, will go into higher orbit to fully test the concept.

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