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Scott Neuman

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Boeing 777 Pilots: It's Not Easy To Disable Onboard Communications

Friday, March 14, 2014

Four commercial jetliner pilots say they would need to pore over checklists and other aircraft documentation to figure out how to disable radios and a text-based automatic communication system.

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Hong Kong Says UBS Tried To Rig Interbank Lending Rate

Friday, March 14, 2014

UBS, which was fined for manipulating the Libor rate in 2012, was censured by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, the territory's de facto central bank.

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Man On U.S. Army's 'Most Wanted' List Nabbed After 37 Years

Friday, March 14, 2014

Convicted murderer James Robert Jones, 69, was arrested in south Florida. He'd been on the run since slipping out of Fort Leavenworth in 1977.

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Rare Diamond Points To Mass Quantities Of Water In Earth's Mantle

Thursday, March 13, 2014

A unique mineral trapped inside a unique diamond bolsters the theory that oceans of non-liquid water lurk hundreds of miles below the planet's surface.

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When Bad Things Happen To Planes, Flight Codes Get 'Retired'

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Malaysia Airlines says it will stop using codes associated with its missing Flight MH370 as a "mark of respect" for the plane's passengers and crew. It's a long-standing industry practice.

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Holder Backs Reduced Sentences For Some Drug Traffickers

Thursday, March 13, 2014

The attorney general has endorsed a proposal to shorten sentences of nonviolent offenders in an effort to cut federal spending on prisons.

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Senate Panel Clears Ukraine Aid Package

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee passed the bill, which now goes to the full Senate for a vote. The House has its own version.

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Man Exonerated, Freed After 3 Decades On Louisiana's Death Row

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Glenn Ford, 64, was convicted in 1984 for first degree murder and given a death sentence. New evidence proves he wasn't at the crime scene.

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Israel OKs Controversial Law To Conscript Ultra-Orthodox Jews

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Haredi, a branch of Judaism that shuns modern secular culture, had long been exempt from national service. The bill had been boycotted by the opposition.

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7 Dead, Dozens Injured As Buildings Collapse In Harlem

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Two buildings, located at or near the corner of Park Avenue and 114th Street, exploded and collapsed Wednesday morning.

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Health Care Enrollments Up, But Still Well Short Of Goal

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

The administration says 940,000 people signed up in February for a total enrollment of 4.2 million. The White House is hoping for 6 million by the end of this month.

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Libyan Premier Dismissed Over Oil Port Standoff With Rebels

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Prime Minister Ali Zeidan lost a vote of confidence triggered in part by the showdown over a North Korean-flagged tanker that purchased oil from separatists forces.

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Reporter For Swedish Radio Shot Dead In Afghanistan

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

The attack on Nils Horner, who had dual British and Swedish citizenship, is reportedly the first in years in which a Western journalist appeared to have been specifically targeted.

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Dallas Seavey Wins Iditarod Despite Lack Of Snow, High Winds

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Seavey, 27, was victorious in the iconic dog sled race for a second time, slipping under the famed burled arch in Nome, Alaska, the finish line for the 1,000-mile-long trail.

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Brief Standoff Over Ukrainian Base In Crimea Ends Peacefully

Friday, March 07, 2014

A Russian military truck reportedly smashed through the gate of the base in Sevastopol, the port city that houses Russia's Black Sea fleet.

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Lawmaker Wants To Ban Orcas At San Diego's SeaWorld

Friday, March 07, 2014

The California Democrat, who was inspired by a controversial documentary, says the killer whales are too large and too intelligent to be confined.

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MasterCard, Visa Team Up To Improve Payment Security

Friday, March 07, 2014

The credit-card rivals will join others in the industry to push chip technology to replace the more vulnerable magnetic stripes on most cards in the U.S.

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Kim Jong Un's Right-Hand Man Resurfaces After Mysterious Absence

Friday, March 07, 2014

Choe Ryong Hae, believed to have replaced Kim's executed uncle, Jang Song Thaek, is being shown again on official television after disappearing from public view.

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U.S. Knew Of 'Imminent' Move In Crimea, Top Official Says

Friday, March 07, 2014

Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, the head of the Defense Intelligence Agency, tells NPR that U.S. decision-makers were given a week's notice that some Russian action was likely.

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Grocery Chains Safeway And Albertson's Announce Merger Deal

Thursday, March 06, 2014

Private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management is offering $9.4 billion for Safeway, the nation's second-largest grocery, and plans to combine it with Albertson's, acquired a year ago.

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