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Scott Neuman

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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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China's Neighbors See Mischief In What's Happening At Disputed Reef

Thursday, April 09, 2015

Satellite imagery of a coral atoll in the South China Sea shows the reef is growing. A U.S. military official likens Beijing's land reclamation to building a "great wall of sand."

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Chinese TV Star Apologizes For Remarks Critical Of Mao

Thursday, April 09, 2015

Bi Fujian, one of the country's most popular television presenters, recently ran afoul of his employer, state-run CCTV, for a parody song he performed at a private banquet.

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Founder Of Indian IT Giant Satyam Gets 7 Years For Fraud

Thursday, April 09, 2015

B. Ramalinga Raju, the founder of the computer services company that collapsed in 2009, and two of his brothers were among those convicted of defrauding shareholders.

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