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Scott Neuman

Scott Neuman appears in the following:

Hagel: 10,800 Troops To Stay In Afghanistan After Dec. 31

Saturday, December 06, 2014

The secretary of defense says an additional 1,000 troops will remain to support a NATO training program.

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American Hostage In Yemen Killed In Failed Rescue Attempt

Saturday, December 06, 2014

An American journalist held captive by al-Qaida militants in Yemen for more than a year was killed in a failed U.S. rescue attempt.

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Half A Million Flee To Shelters As Typhoon Hits Philippines

Saturday, December 06, 2014

Hagupit hit the archipelago as a severe Category 4 storm in a region still recovering from a 2013 typhoon that killed 7,300. This storm could drop 2 feet of rain in some areas.

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Coming Soon To A Filling Station Near You: $1.99 Gasoline

Friday, December 05, 2014

OnCue in Oklahoma City was the first place in the country to drop its price per gallon below $2. Several other cities are likely to get similarly cheap gas soon, an expert says.

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EU Court Orders France To Compensate Somali Pirates

Friday, December 05, 2014

The European Court of Human Rights ruled that pirates, who hijacked two French vessels, should get up to 7,000 euros each because of a delay in producing them before a judge.

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Greece Condemns British Museum For Lending Out Elgin Marbles

Friday, December 05, 2014

Athens has long demanded the return of the ancient sculptures it says were looted in the early 1800s from the Parthenon and other famous structures.

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China's Ex-Security Chief Arrested On Corruption Charges

Friday, December 05, 2014

Zhou Yongkang, a senior Communist Party official who retired in 2012, has been under investigation for bribery for months.

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As Ships Get Bigger, A Pilot’s Job Gets More Difficult

Friday, December 05, 2014

Lu Olkowski takes a nighttime ride with captains who are steering ships the size of skyscrapers into the ports of L.A. and Long Beach.

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A Year After Typhoon Haiyan, The Philippines Braces For Another Big Hit

Friday, December 05, 2014

Typhoon Hagupit is expected to hit just north of where last year's devastating storm made landfall — and then cut a path toward the capital, Manila.

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Orion Spacecraft Splashes Down After High-Orbit Test

Friday, December 05, 2014

The unmanned spaceship, which could one day take astronauts to the Red Planet, circled Earth twice in a test mission of its basic systems that lasted just under 4 1/2 hours.

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2014 To Be Warmest Year On Record, U.N. Weather Agency Says

Thursday, December 04, 2014

The World Meteorological Organization says that so far, 2014 is 1.03 degrees Fahrenheit above a benchmark average. It would be the 38th consecutive year with an above normal global average, it says.

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Pentagon Says It Failed In Rescue Of American Hostage Last Month

Thursday, December 04, 2014

A brief statement says that a joint mission with the Yemeni military retrieved some hostages, but journalist Luke Somers was not at the target location.

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Montana Man Cites 'Castle Doctrine' As Defense In German Teen's Shooting

Thursday, December 04, 2014

The law says that a man's home is his castle and can be defended as such. Prosecutors said Markus Kaarma shot in cold blood the exchange student who had entered his garage.

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Ex-Justice Of The Peace Found Guilty In Texas Revenge Killing

Thursday, December 04, 2014

Eric Williams, a disbarred former justice of the peace, was found guilty of killing a DA's wife. He's also charged with the shooting deaths of the DA and a prosecutor.

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China To End Organ Harvesting From Executed Inmates

Thursday, December 04, 2014

The controversial practice has long been criticized by human rights campaigners who say that it could hasten the pace that prisoners are put to death in China.

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NASA Scrubs Launch Of Orion Spacecraft

Thursday, December 04, 2014

After several issues, including high winds, stuck engine valves and a boat downrange of the launch site, the space agency said it would cancel today's planned launch of the new vehicle.

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Hong Kong Police Push Back Pro-Democracy Protesters

Sunday, November 30, 2014

The student-led demonstrations calling for greater freedom in the Chinese territory have been going on for more than two months with no sign of compromise from Beijing.

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Kabul's Police Chief Steps Down Amid Stepped-Up Taliban Attacks

Sunday, November 30, 2014

The resignation of Gen. Zahir Zahir came after a series of attacks against foreigners in the capital that are attributed to the Taliban.

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Black Friday Sales Down At Stores, Surge Online

Sunday, November 30, 2014

More shopping on Thanksgiving Day diluted the Black Friday numbers somewhat, according to a ShopperTrak survey. A separate survey by IBM showed a nearly 10 percent increase in online sales.

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Police In Cairo Disperse Anti-Mubarak Protests

Sunday, November 30, 2014

The protests came after the 86-year-old former strongman saw charges of murder against him overturned by an appeals court.

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