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Scott Neuman

Scott Neuman appears in the following:

WATCH: Chimps In Uganda Look Both Ways Before Crossing

Friday, April 17, 2015

A 29-month study of chimpanzees in Uganda's Kibale National Park reveals that many have learned a valuable survival skill — to look both ways before crossing a busy highway.

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U.N., Oxfam Report At Least 120,000 Displaced In Yemen Fighting

Friday, April 17, 2015

The U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees says estimates for the number of internally displaced persons ranges from 120,000 to 150,000. Separately, Oxfam puts the figure at 121,000.

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Mercury Probe Set For Crash-Landing On April 30

Friday, April 17, 2015

Messenger will plunge into the planet's surface to create a new impact crater that scientists hope a later probe will be able to use as a benchmark to study weathering.

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Key Figure In Saddam's Regime Reportedly Killed By Iraqi Forces

Friday, April 17, 2015

Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri is the "king of clubs" in a pack of playing cards issued to U.S. troops to help identify Iraqi officials. He is thought to have been instrumental in the sudden rise of ISIS.

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Pope 'Considering' Cuba Visit, Vatican Says

Friday, April 17, 2015

The Holy See is in talks for Francis to make a trip to the island nation in September. The pontiff helped forge a breakthrough in relations between Havana and Washington.

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Bloomberg Terminals Go Dark For Hours, Sending Ripples Through Markets

Friday, April 17, 2015

The financial "screens" went dark for several hours during trading in London and Asia causing, among other disruptions, a delay in a British government debt issue.

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Stephen Hawking Covers Monty Python's 'Galaxy Song'

Sunday, April 12, 2015

The renowned physicist is featured in a soon-to-be-released video of the classic song from the 1983 film The Meaning of Life.

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Australia To Stop Payments To Families Who Refuse Child Vaccinations

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Prime Minister Tony Abbott says that starting in 2016, welfare payments and child care rebates will be cut off to families that take a "conscientious objector" exemption to avoid immunizations.

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Pope's Remarks On Armenian 'Genocide' Spark Row With Turkey

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Francis, marking the 100th anniversary of the mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks during World War I, described the deaths as a "genocide," causing Turkey to recall its Vatican ambassador.

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U.S. Capitol Briefly Placed On Lockdown After Apparent Suicide

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Police say a gunman was "neutralized" by a self-inflicted wound. No one else was reported to have been hurt in the incident, which occurred during Washington, D.C.'s annual Cherry Blossom festival.

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Part Of Fishing Boat Destroyed In Japan Tsunami Appears Off Oregon

Saturday, April 11, 2015

The 30-foot piece of the commercial trawler was found Thursday floating off the Ona beach about 65 northwest of Eugene.

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Egyptian Court Sentences U.S. Citizen To Life In Prison

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Mohamed Soltan, 27, was among 36 defendants sentenced to life in prison. Fourteen others, including the leader of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, received death sentences.

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Thai Tourist Island Rocked By Car Bomb

Saturday, April 11, 2015

The explosion in the southern tourist island of Samui wounded seven people. The government has blamed the activists opposed to the country's ruling junta.

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Kansas Man Arrested For Alleged ISIS-Inspired Bomb Plot

Saturday, April 11, 2015

The FBI conducted a sting operation in which the alleged would-be bomber, 20-year-old John T. Booker Jr., was provided inert bomb-making materials.

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Obama, Castro Sit For Historic Meeting At Americas Summit

Saturday, April 11, 2015

The two leaders met on the sidelines of the gathering in Panama City. It was the first substantive meeting between leaders of the U.S. and Cuba in more than five decades.

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Cool Atlantic, Warm Pacific Could Mean Few Hurricanes

Friday, April 10, 2015

A cool Atlantic Ocean and a mild-to-moderate El Niño in the Pacific equatorial region have forecasters predicting only four or five Atlantic hurricanes this year.

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Tiny Territories Mingle At MicroCon; Passports Optional

Friday, April 10, 2015

In the first gathering of its kind, representatives from such micronations as Molossia, Slabovia and Westarctica will attend Saturday's meeting at the Anaheim Central Library in California.

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Hillary Clinton To Announce Presidential Bid On Sunday

Friday, April 10, 2015

NPR has learned that the former first lady and secretary of state will formally announce her plan to seek the Democratic nomination, ending years of speculation about her intentions.

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Pakistan's Parliament Rejects Joining Saudi Coalition In Yemen

Friday, April 10, 2015

Lawmakers in Islamabad instead approved a draft resolution calling on the government to play a mediating role in the conflict against the Houthi rebels.

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PG&E Hit With $1.6 Billion Penalty For 2010 Calif. Pipeline Explosion

Thursday, April 09, 2015

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. was ordered to pay the fine — the largest ever charged a public utility — for the San Bruno explosion and fire that killed 8 people and destroyed dozens of homes.

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