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Scott Neuman

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DOJ Alleges Fraudulent Security Checks By Firm That Vetted Snowden

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Justice says U.S. Investigations Services, the company that cleared both the NSA leaker and Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis, expedited hundreds of thousands of cases that weren't properly reviewed.

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Two Killed, Others Hurt In Omaha Plant Explosion

Monday, January 20, 2014

Authorities say there have been deaths and a number of injuries at the animal feed processing plant, but haven't given specifics.

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New Zealand Quake Shakes Eagle Sculpture From Airport Perch

Monday, January 20, 2014

The giant bird was being used to promote The Hobbit film trilogy, which was shot in the Pacific nation. Authorities say no one was hurt when it came crashing down during a 6.3-magnitude temblor.

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Oxfam: World's Richest 1 Percent Control Half Of Global Wealth

Monday, January 20, 2014

The relief organization says the wealthiest 85 people own the same proportion as the planet's poorest 3.5 billion people. And Oxfam says it fears that growing income inequality will lead to social unrest.

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Rosetta Space Probe Gets Interplanetary Wake-Up Call

Monday, January 20, 2014

The European comet-chaser has been in hibernation for nearly three years in an effort to conserve power. It is due for an August rendezvous with 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

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N.J. Lt. Gov. Denies Strong-Arming Mayor Over Sandy Relief Funds

Monday, January 20, 2014

Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno calls the accusation by Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer "false" and "illogical." The latest flap comes as Gov. Chris Christie's administration is embroiled in a scandal over the politically motivated closure of bridge lanes.

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U.S., EU Lift Some Iran Sanctions After Assurances On Uranium

Monday, January 20, 2014

Inspectors from the International Atomic Energy Agency report that Tehran has halted the highest level of uranium enrichment, a key part of the sanctions deal reached earlier this month.

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U.N. Rescinds Offer For Iran To Take Part In Syrian Peace Talks

Monday, January 20, 2014

The main group opposing the Assad regime had issued an ultimatum saying it would pull out unless the invitation to Tehran was revoked.

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American Held In North Korea Asks U.S. To Secure His Release

Monday, January 20, 2014

The 45-year-old missionary who was convicted and sentenced on charges of subversion appeared before a select group of journalists from Western agencies to make his plea.

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Five Changes To The NSA You Might Hear In Obama's Speech

Thursday, January 16, 2014

We look at some of the pros and cons of changes to U.S. policy on electronic surveillance that the president might endorse.

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3 Arrested In Southern California Fire

Thursday, January 16, 2014

The fire, apparently started at a camp site, has swept through more than 1,500 acres in the San Gabriel Mountains east of Los Angeles.

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Vatican Comes Under U.N. Scrutiny Over Priest Abuse Scandal

Thursday, January 16, 2014

The Committee on the Rights of the Child takes church officials to task for their handling of sex abuse allegations, saying the Holy See must "take all appropriate measures" to keep children safe.

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House Republicans Join In Passing $1 Trillion Spending Bill

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

In a bipartisan compromise, lawmakers approved the 1,582-page spending bill. The Senate is expected to follow suit later this week.

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Reports Of New Video Showing U.S. Soldier Held In Afghanistan

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

U.S. officials have reportedly received a new "proof-of-life" video of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the first to emerge in years.

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U.S. Official: Afghanistan Could Become 'Narco-Criminal State'

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Despite a $7 billion effort to rid the country of opium production, more land than ever before is being used for the illicit trade, says John Sopko, the special inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction.

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Piracy On High Seas At Lowest Level In 6 Years, Report Says

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

The International Maritime Bureau says there has been a 40 percent drop in piracy worldwide since 2011, and that much of the drop was due to fewer attacks off the Somali coast.

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Danish Tourist Reportedly Gang-Raped, Robbed In New Delhi

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

The attack in the heart of the city is the latest bringing global focus to sexual violence in India. Police say the 51-year-old woman had asked for directions from a group of men, who lured her to a secluded place and then robbed, beat and sexually assaulted her at knife-point.

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Two Students Wounded, 12-Year-Old Captured After School Shooting

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Police say the suspected shooter has been taken into custody. Two students were injured.

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Letter: Kalashnikov Suffered Remorse Over Rifle He Invented

Monday, January 13, 2014

The designer of the AK-47, who died last month, reportedly wrote a 2012 letter to the head of the Russian Orthodox Church expressing "spiritual pain" over deaths caused by the weapon.

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Pope Calls Abortion Evidence Of 'The Throwaway Culture'

Monday, January 13, 2014

Francis, who has been criticized by some conservative Catholics for not speaking out forcefully against abortion, said the practice is "horrific."

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