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Scott Neuman

Scott Neuman appears in the following:

Strong Quake Rattles Mexico, But No Injuries Reported

Friday, April 18, 2014

The magnitude 7.2 temblor's epicenter was about 80 miles northwest of Acapulco, but it shook up residents in the capital, Mexico City.

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China Admits That One-Fifth Of Its Farmland Is Contaminated

Friday, April 18, 2014

A government report says the land has been poisoned by heavy metals such as cadmium, nickel and arsenic, and concludes that the condition of China's soil offers "no optimism."

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Even Chimps Know That A Firm Bed Makes For Quality Sleep

Thursday, April 17, 2014

A new study looking at the nests made by chimpanzees in Uganda found that they prefer a type of tree that gives them a firm and secure sleeping platform.

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Chelsea Clinton Says She's Pregnant

Thursday, April 17, 2014

The 34-year-old daughter of former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says she and husband Marc Mezvinsky are "very excited."

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Nobel Prize-Winning Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dies At 87

Thursday, April 17, 2014

The Colombian-born author of One Hundred Years of Solitude had been in failing health for some time.

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Obama: Affordable Care Act Enrollment Hits 8 Million

Thursday, April 17, 2014

At a White House briefing, the president referred to the Affordable Care Act, saying "this thing is working," and urged Republicans to stop trying to repeal the law.

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BP Exec Who Led Cleanup Settles On Charges Of Insider Trading

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Keith A. Seilhan, who was the incident commander directing the company's cleanup effort, allegedly sold $1 million in BP stock based on nonpublic information about the extent of the spill.

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15 Injured After Firetrucks Collide, Smash Into LA Restaurant

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Two vehicles from different departments were rushing to the same fire in a suburb of Los Angeles when they collided. One of them careened into the restaurant.

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Police In Canada Make Arrest Related To 'Heartbleed' Bug

Thursday, April 17, 2014

A 19-year-old computer science student was taken into custody for allegedly exploiting the bug to steal sensitive information from government servers.

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Ex-City Manager Caught In Calif. Salary Scandal Gets 12 Years

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Robert Rizzo, who paid himself an $800,000 salary for running the small town of Bell, Calif., took advantage of the fact that there were "no checks and balances" in city government, the judge said.

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Holy Bible Could Become Louisiana's Official Book

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Lawmakers have proposed a bill that would make the Bible the state's official book, but critics say it is unconstitutional and would open Louisiana up to legal challenges.

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Judge Overturns North Dakota's Strict Abortion Law

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

U.S. District Judge Daniel Hovland called the state's ban on abortions as early as six weeks into pregnancy "invalid and unconstitutional."

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Washington State Mudslide Death Toll Rises To 39

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The number of missing is still unclear, but at last count, authorities said seven people remained unaccounted for from the March 22 mudslide near the community of Oso.

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Iraq's Infamous Abu Ghraib Prison Temporarily Closed

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The country's Justice Ministry made the announcement that it was moving the prison's 2,400 inmates because of fears that Sunni insurgents might overrun the complex.

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NYPD Shuts Down Controversial Unit That Spied On Muslims

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

The New York Police Department's Demographics Unit reportedly carried out systematic surveillance of Muslim neighborhoods to root out terrorist threats, but it never produced a single usable lead.

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Saturn Might Have A New Baby Moon Named Peggy

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

The Cassini spacecraft spotted a disturbance in the sixth planet's outermost main ring that is thought to be caused by a tiny moon.

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WATCH: Israel's New Low-Cost Airline Has Catchy Safety Video

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

The safety message is described as a "sort of cross between a Ricky Martin video, mixed with Devo's 'Whip It' and a heaping spoonful of Robert Palmer's 'Simply Irresistible.' "

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Giant South American Bird On The Run In The U.K.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

The bird, which newspapers say stands 6 feet, can run 40 mph and is "capable of disemboweling a human," escaped last month from a farm in Hertfordshire after apparently being spooked by a local hunt.

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Swimming Superstar Michael Phelps Emerges From Retirement

Monday, April 14, 2014

Phelps, who has won 22 Olympic medals, including 18 gold, plans to compete in Arizona later this month.

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Dutch Test Glow-In-The-Dark Road Of The Future

Monday, April 14, 2014

Luminescent paint absorbs energy during the daylight hours and then glows green in the dark. If widely adopted, the inventor envisions an energy-saving smart highway.

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