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Scott Neuman

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Killing Comes Naturally To Chimps, Scientists Say

Thursday, September 18, 2014

A new study bolsters the theory that chimpanzees kill rivals as an adaptation to their natural environment and not as a result of human impact.

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Ukrainian President Thanks Congress For Supporting Freedom

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Petro Poroshenko called Russia's annexation of Crimea a "cynical act of treachery." He is in the U.S. meeting with President Obama and others to lobby for increased aid to fight insurgents.

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Islamic State Seizes Villages; Australia Says It Foiled Beheading Plot

Thursday, September 18, 2014

The Islamist rebels also known as ISIS or ISIL reportedly captured 16 Kurdish villages in northern Syria in a major push for territory. The move has prompted fears of a massacre of civilians.

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Scotland's Historic Decision: Should It Stay Or Should It Go?

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Scots went to the polls to vote in a referendum that will decide whether they remain with the United Kingdom or end a 300-year-old union.

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Iran's Foreign Minister: U.S. 'Not Serious' About Defeating Islamic State

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

In an interview with NPR, Mohammad Javad Zarif says the U.S. has been hesitant and contradictory in its approach to defeating the Islamist insurgency.

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Iran's Foreign Minister: U.S. 'Not Serious' About Defeating Islamic State

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

In an interview with NPR, Mohammad Javad Zarif says the U.S. has been hesitant and contradictory in its approach to defeating the Islamist insurgency.

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Wildfires Rip Through Homes In Northern California

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The largest, spreading through the Sierra Nevada forest east of Sacramento, has engulfed nearly 20 square miles and is only 5 percent contained.

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Wildfire Threatens More Than 1,500 Homes In Northern California

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The largest, spreading through the Sierra Nevada forest east of Sacramento, has engulfed more than 18,000 and is only 5 percent contained.

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Police Hunt For Armed 'Survivalist' In Pa. Trooper Shooting

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Eric Frein, 31, has been identified as a suspect in last week's fatal shooting of one state trooper and the wounding of another.

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House Poised To Vote On Arming, Training Syrian Rebels

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The expected vote on whether to authorize the Obama administration's plan to arm and train moderate fighters comes as the president meets with military officials at U.S. Central Command.

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In Germany, A Magazine For The Dog-Tired

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Germans have long had plenty of choices when it comes to magazines catering to canine lovers. But one publisher thinks the time has finally come to throw the dog haters a bone.

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Dempsey Says If Needed He Would Recommend Ground Forces In Iraq

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told a Senate panel he supports the president's plan to combat Islamic State militants but that if it proved necessary, he would recommend U.S. ground forces.

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U.S. Begins Airstrikes In Support Of Iraqi Ground Forces

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The air attacks on Islamic State forces were requested by Iraqi security forces engaged in combat south of Baghdad.

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Ukraine Approves EU Pact And Temporary Self-Rule For Rebels

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The parliament voted to strengthen economic ties with the EU beginning in 2016. It also approved a deal to allow self-rule in some separatist-held areas, a move likely to be rejected by the rebels.

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Suicide Bombing In Kabul Kills 3 NATO Troops

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The Taliban is claiming credit for the attack on a military convoy traveling near the U.S. Embassy that also wounded nearly 20 people, including more than a dozen civilians.

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500 Migrants Feared Dead After Boat Sinks In Mediterranean

Monday, September 15, 2014

The International Organization for Migration says the incident took place last week when smugglers rammed a vessel carrying hundreds of refugees hoping to reach European waters.

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European Scientists Choose Site For Rosetta's Comet Touchdown

Monday, September 15, 2014

After a decade-long journey to reach Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, the ESA says it has found the best spot for a planned November landing.

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Mexican Resort Town Pummeled By Powerful Hurricane Odile

Monday, September 15, 2014

The Category 3 cyclone, the strongest on record to hit the region, slammed the tourist destination of Cabo San Lucas and will weaken as it moves up the Baja California peninsula, forecasters say.

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Renewed Fighting Threatens Truce In Eastern Ukraine

Monday, September 15, 2014

Pro-Russia separatists who control the city of Donetsk appear to have launched a push to take the city's airport, which is still defended by Kiev's forces.

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Leaders Meet In Paris To Forge Fight Against Islamic State Militants

Monday, September 15, 2014

Representatives from more than 20 countries have gathered in the French capital to form a coalition to defeat the insurgency.

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