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Scott Neuman

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Greece Pledges New Proposal To Resolve Debt Crisis

Saturday, June 20, 2015

The European Central Bank gave Greece an emergency loan of more than $2 billion on Friday to stave off collapse, but a June 30 deadline looms for payment on the next installment of an IMF loan.

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Bin Laden Son Asked U.S. For Father's Death Certificate, Wikileaks Says

Saturday, June 20, 2015

The website has begun the release of 500,000 documents it says are related to Saudi Arabian diplomatic communications. Among them was the request from Abdullah bin Laden.

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South Korea, Thailand Report No New MERS Cases

Saturday, June 20, 2015

The number of cases in South Korea has remained steady at 166 for more than two weeks, but the death of a 63-year-old man brought to 25 the number of deaths from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome.

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$1 Million Bond For Charleston Church Shooting Suspect

Friday, June 19, 2015

Dylann Roof appeared via videolink for a court hearing today, where he stood expressionless as victims' family members poured out their emotions.

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Administration Proposes New Truck Emissions Rules To Reduce CO2

Friday, June 19, 2015

The new rules, yet to be finalized, were expected to cut greenhouse gas emissions by a quarter by the year 2027.

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Toyota's Top Female Executive Arrested In Japan On Drug Charges

Friday, June 19, 2015

Julie Hamp, who became the automaker's head of public relations in April, allegedly mailed herself a package containing oxycodone pills, declaring the contents to be a necklace.

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NASA: Europa Spacecraft Goes Into Development Phase

Thursday, June 18, 2015

The probe would make dozens of flybys of the Jovian moon in an effort to study its vast subterranean ocean that could harbor life.

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Woman To Share Marquee On $10 Bill With Alexander Hamilton

Thursday, June 18, 2015

A redesign of the denomination will add the portrait of an as-yet-undetermined famous American woman beginning in 2020.

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Beijing Brushes Aside Hong Kong's Rejection Of Electoral Reform

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Lawmakers in the territory voted down the central government's plan to present a hand-picked slate of candidates for a vote on Hong Kong's next leader. But China says it will go ahead anyway.

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High Court Rules Specialty License Plates Constitute 'Government Speech'

Thursday, June 18, 2015

In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court sided with the state of Texas, which refused to issue a plate for members of the Sons of Confederate Veterans that featured a Confederate battle flag.

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Pope Francis: Climate Change A 'Principal Challenge' For Humanity

Thursday, June 18, 2015

In a major encyclical, the pontiff calls on humanity to acknowledge a "sense of responsibility" for the Earth and said it was time to stop "masking problems."

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The Pope Is About To Weigh In On Climate Change. Not Everyone Is Happy

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

A number of conservative politicians have cast a dim eye on Pope Francis' statements on climate change. A teaching document coming out Thursday aims to make the environment a moral imperative.

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John S. Carroll, Former Editor At 'LA Times,' 'Baltimore Sun,' Dies At 73

Sunday, June 14, 2015

The Times won an impressive 13 Pulitzer Prizes in Carroll's brief, five-year tenure there. Carroll also worked for The Philadelphia Inquirer and The Lexington Herald-Leader.

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Comet Lander Wakes Up, Calls Home, After Long Sleep

Sunday, June 14, 2015

A little sunlight applied to solar panels proved the cure for what ailed the European Space Agency's Philae lander, which had been dormant from lack of power since November.

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Hong Kong Protesters Renew Push For Electoral Reform

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Although turnout was far short of what activists had hoped for, demonstration leaders have promised nightly vigils to push for direct elections for the territory's next chief executive.

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South African Court Orders Sudan's President Detained For War Crimes

Sunday, June 14, 2015

The court's decision to prevent visiting President Omar Hassan al-Bashir from leaving the country is at odds with the South African leader's promise of immunity.

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10 Dead, Zoo Animals Loose As Flooding Hits Tbilisi

Sunday, June 14, 2015

The rising waters wrecked the animals' enclosures, sending tigers, lions, bears, wolves and at least one hippo into the streets of the Georgian capital.

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To Counter Russia, U.S. Mulling Tanks, Heavy Guns For Eastern Europe

Saturday, June 13, 2015

The proposal, which requires approval from Defense Secretary Ash Carter and President Obama, would also place equipment in the Baltic states of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia.

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Cleveland Prosecutor's Report: Tamir Rice Borrowed Pellet Gun From Friend

Saturday, June 13, 2015

The Cuyahoga County prosecutor said he released the report because transparency is necessary "for an intelligent discussion of the important issues raised by this case."

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Foo Fighters Frontman Breaks Leg During Concert, But The Show Goes On

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Dave Grohl fell off a stage during a concert in Goteburg, Sweden, but returned after a visit to the hospital and finished the gig with his leg in a cast.

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