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Scott Neuman

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Video Game League Announces Random Drug Tests For Competitors

Thursday, August 13, 2015

The Electronic Sports League is implementing the new requirement after a top player at one of its tournaments acknowledged he and his team "were all on Adderall" during competition.

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Coup In Ranks Of Myanmar's Ruling Party Highlights Concern Over Suu Kyi

Thursday, August 13, 2015

After the army surrounded the headquarters of the United Solidarity Development Party, its chairman, Shwe Mann, was forced to step down. Shwe Mann was seen as having close ties to Aung San Suu Kyi.

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ISIS Claims Responsibility As Scores Killed In Baghdad Truck Bomb

Thursday, August 13, 2015

The suicide bomb hit a major marketplace in a predominantly Shiite neighborhood of Baghdad.

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Sports Broadcaster And Former NFL Star Frank Gifford Dies At 84

Sunday, August 09, 2015

The NFL Hall of Famer played 12 seasons with the New York Giants. He went on to a second career in television, first with CBS and later as a longtime co-host of ABC's Monday Night Football.

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Australian Government Concerned Over Vegemite's Use In Moonshine

Sunday, August 09, 2015

In 19 officially dry aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory, the dark-brown yeast-based spread is reportedly being purchased in bulk to produce homebrew.

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Typhoon Lashes China Coast After Raking Taiwan

Sunday, August 09, 2015

Typhoon Soudelor, now downgraded to a tropical storm, caused the heaviest rainfall in a century in one area of China. At least a dozen people were killed. Six others died when the storm hit Taiwan.

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Japan Marks 70 Years Since U.S. Atomic Bombing Of Nagasaki

Sunday, August 09, 2015

The southern city was devastated three days after Hiroshima, in the closing act of World War II. At the ceremony, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe renewed his country's pledge to shun nuclear weapons.

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Black Lives Matter Activists Commandeer Sanders Speech In Seattle

Sunday, August 09, 2015

The Democratic presidential candidate had just begun to speak when two women took the stage and seized the microphone.

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5 Children Among 8 Found Dead After Police Standoff In Texas

Sunday, August 09, 2015

Sheriff's deputies discovered the carnage after a tense standoff and exchange of gunfire with a man holed up in a Houston-area home.

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A Year After Ferguson, Obama Tells NPR He Feels 'Great Urgency'

Sunday, August 09, 2015

In an interview with Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep, the president rejects the suggestion that political considerations put race relations on the back burner in his first term.

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Typhoon Hits Chinese Coast After Sweeping Over Taiwan

Saturday, August 08, 2015

The storm killed at least 6 people in Taiwan and has thrust millions into the dark. Some 1.4 million homes in China's Fujian province were evacuated ahead of its landfall.

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Frances Kelsey, FDA Officer Who Blocked Thalidomide, Dies At 101

Saturday, August 08, 2015

The physician and pharmacologist worked at the government agency in the early 1960s, when she uncovered a link between the drug and severe birth defects.

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Ex-Soviet Officer Who Became Taliban Commander Found Guilty In U.S.

Saturday, August 08, 2015

Irek Hamidullin, 55, a one-time Soviet tank commander in Afghanistan, stayed behind after Moscow's forces were withdrawn in 1988. He went on to mastermind a 2009 attack on an Afghan base.

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Trump Booted From Conservative Forum After Latest Remarks

Saturday, August 08, 2015

In an appearance on CNN, the maverick candidate called Fox News host and debate moderator Megyn Kelly a "lightweight" and "highly overrated." And those were just the nice things.

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Michigan Lawmaker Reportedly Concocted Fake Scandal To Cover Up A Real One

Friday, August 07, 2015

The Detroit News says that state Rep. Todd Courser sought to spread a rumor that he is homosexual to hide his extramarital affair with a female lawmaker.

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Another Bangladeshi Blogger Hacked To Death For Secular Views

Friday, August 07, 2015

Niloy Chakrabati Neel, who wrote under the pseudonym Niloy Neel, had advocated against Muslim extremism and in favor of women's rights. He is the fourth such social media activist killed this year.

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Unemployment Rate Steady As Economy Adds 215,000 Jobs

Friday, August 07, 2015

The July numbers were roughly in line with economists' expectations, and likely were strong enough to keep the Federal Reserve on track to raise interest rates.

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North Korea's Receding Time Zone

Friday, August 07, 2015

The reclusive authoritarian regime has announced that it will turn back its clocks half an hour beginning next week to mark 70 years since liberation from Japan.

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It's A Wrap: Jon Stewart's Last 'Daily Show'

Friday, August 07, 2015

The host of the political satire program for 16 years ended his run with many of the personalities who had either helped him make the jokes or been on the receiving end of them over the years.

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Melting Matterhorn Glacier Uncovers Remains Of Long-Missing Climbers

Thursday, August 06, 2015

The remains of two Japanese climbers reported missing on the iconic Alpine peak in 1970 have been positively identified by Swiss police.

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