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Scott Neuman

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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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Ferguson Mayor: Police Will Recruit More Minorities

Sunday, November 30, 2014

James Knowles announced several initiatives to calm tensions in the city, including a scholarship program to put more African-American officers on the streets.

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Former U.S. Poet Laureate Mark Strand Dies At 80

Saturday, November 29, 2014

The Canadian-born poet was known for his wit and introspection. He also won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry and Yale University's Bollingen Prize.

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Taiwan's Premier Quits After Ruling Party's Ballot Box Rebuff

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Prime Minister Jiang Yi-huah stepped down after the Kuomintang party (KMT) suffered losses in districts across the country.

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Taliban Attack A Second Foreign Guesthouse In Kabul

Saturday, November 29, 2014

The militant group targeted a different guesthouse in an attack on Friday. The incidents are part of a major uptick in violence in the country in recent days.

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13,000 Modern Slaves Working In U.K., London Says

Saturday, November 29, 2014

The Home Office says a re-analysis of its statistics shows more trafficked individuals — including women and children forced into prostitution — than previously thought.

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Few Arrests In Ferguson Amid Largely Peaceful Protests

Saturday, November 29, 2014

People protesting a grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown thwarted shoppers and blocked traffic near the police headquarters.

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Egyptian Court Overturns Mubarak's Murder Conviction

Saturday, November 29, 2014

It is not clear if the former strongman, who was ousted after massive anti-government protests in 2011, will walk free as he is also serving a separate 3-year sentence.

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Mexican TV Icon Roberto Gómez Bolaños Dies At 85

Friday, November 28, 2014

The actor, writer and director was a staple of Mexican television comedies and children's programs for decades.

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Ray Rice Wins Appeal, Reinstated By NFL

Friday, November 28, 2014

The former Baltimore Ravens running back had been suspended indefinitely after a video surfaced showing him hitting his then-fiancee.

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