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Scott Neuman

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Record-Setting Balloonists Touch Down In Mexico After Pacific Crossing

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Pilots Troy Bradley and Leonid Tiukhtyaev, dubbed the "Two Eagles," traveled the farthest and stayed aloft the longest for anyone in a gas-filled balloon.

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Merkel: No Relaxing Of Terms On Greek Debt

Saturday, January 31, 2015

The German chancellor says she wants to keep Athens in the eurozone, but that EU lenders have already made substantial concessions on the terms of the bailout.

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Serena Williams Wins Australian Open For 19th Grand Slam Title

Saturday, January 31, 2015

The tennis superstar beat Russia's Maria Sharapova in the final 6-3 7-6 (7-5). She is now third in a list of Grand Slam singles champs.

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Close Friend Of Putin Awarded Contract For Crimea Bridge

Friday, January 30, 2015

The span to be built across a narrow strait that separates Russia from the newly annexed peninsula, is pegged at $3 billion and scheduled for completion by the end of 2018.

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Jeremy The Koala, Rescued From Australian Brushfire, Goes Home

Friday, January 30, 2015

The animal had suffered burns to his paws in the blaze that swept through the Adelaide area earlier this month. After a full recovery, he has been released back into the wild.

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Balloonists Crossing Pacific Set Distance Record

Friday, January 30, 2015

American Troy Bradley and Russian Leonid Tiukhtyaev, flying east over the Pacific Ocean, surpassed the previous record of just over 5,200 miles set in 1981 for gas-filled balloons.

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China Cracks Down On University Textbooks Promoting 'Western Values'

Friday, January 30, 2015

Education Minister Yuan Guiren says the country's institutions of higher learning should stop using textbooks that criticize China's leaders and political system.

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Scientists, General Public Have Divergent Views On Science, Report Says

Thursday, January 29, 2015

A Pew Research Center study shows that the two groups disagree most strongly on the safety of GM foods, the use of animals in research, climate change and human evolution.

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British Fighters 'Escort' Russian Bombers Near U.K. Airspace

Thursday, January 29, 2015

A pair of Russian "Bear" bombers flew alarmingly close to British airspace on Wednesday. London has asked Moscow to explain the incident.

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Treasure Hunter Who Disappeared With Shipwreck Loot Appears In Court

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Tommy Thompson, who found one of the most lucrative wrecks in history, had been living under an assumed name after failing to appear in a lawsuit brought by the recovery project's backers.

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Sri Lanka Plans Probe Into Alleged Atrocities During Civil War

Thursday, January 29, 2015

The country's new government says it is thinking of a new investigation into reports of extrajudicial killings in the closing chapter of the island nation's 26-year civil war.

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U.S. Scientist Jailed For Trying To Help Venezuela Build Bombs

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Pedro Leonardo Mascheroni was sentenced to five years in jail after he told FBI agents, who were posing as Venezuelan officials, that he could design and supervise the building of 40 weapons.

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Hagel: Stress Of 'Nonstop War' Forcing Out Good Soldiers

Monday, January 26, 2015

In an interview with NPR's Morning Edition, outgoing Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel says he is concerned about the toll of repeatedly rotating the same soldiers back to the front lines.

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Got $15 Million? Actor Rowan Atkinson Has A Car For Sale

Sunday, January 25, 2015

The actor who most famously plays Mr. Bean wrecked the high-performance car back in 2011. Luckily, he wasn't seriously injured. But it did cost him $1.4 million to get it fixed.

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Ukraine's President Hopes To Revive Shattered Peace Process

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Petro Poroshenko says that the only way forward in ending the conflict with Russian-backed separatists in the country's east is to revive a cease-fire agreement forged in September in Minsk.

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Several Killed In Egypt Amid Clashes Marking Anniversary Of Uprising

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Police cracked down on demonstrators marking the fourth anniversary of mass protests that ousted President Hosni Mubarak.

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'Blizzard-Like' Conditions Set To Hit Northeast

Sunday, January 25, 2015

A major storm system, expected to peak Monday and Tuesday, could dump as much as two feet of snow in some areas.

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Anti-Austerity Leftists Win Greek Election

Sunday, January 25, 2015

The leftist Syriza party, which has vowed to roll back EU-mandated austerity measures, have edged out the ruling center-right party of Prime Minister Antonis Samaras.

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Suspected Boko Haram Militants Attack Another Nigerian Town

Sunday, January 25, 2015

The reported assault is on a city about 100 miles southwest of where the Islamist extremist group killed as many as 2,000 people earlier this month.

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Patriots' Coach: Team 'Followed Rules' On Inflation Of Footballs

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Bill Belichick says that after an exhaustive investigation he determined that temperature differences between the locker room and the field inadvertently caused the discrepancies.

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