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Scott Neuman

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Nicaragua's New Canal Could Be Environmental Disaster, Report Says

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Scientists believe the project, which is reportedly underway already, could destroy a million acres of rainforest and contaminate Central America's largest source of drinking water.

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Couples Who Choose Not To Have Children Are 'Selfish,' Pope Says

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Francis spoke of a "greedy generation" that is opting not to procreate. His remarks come less than two weeks after he said Catholics do not need to breed "like rabbits."

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U.N. Calls On EU To Expand Rescue Of Migrants In Mediterranean

Thursday, February 12, 2015

The High Commissioner for Refugees wants the European Union to expand its Operation Triton to intercept and rescue would-be migrants, most of them trying to reach Italy.

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Egyptian Judge Grants Bail To Al-Jazeera English Journalists

Thursday, February 12, 2015

The move is seen as possibly boding well for the fate of the two journalists for the news outlet who are still on trial for allegedly aiding the banned Muslim Brotherhood.

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16 Years After Its Inception, 'GoreSat' Set For Launch

Sunday, February 08, 2015

In 1998, then-Vice President Gore proposed the satellite, which has since been repurposed for NOAA's needs.

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Colombian Rebels Invite Miss Universe To Join Peace Talks

Sunday, February 08, 2015

Paulina Vega, 22, said in interviews that she wanted to help end her country's 50-year civil war. So, FARC asked her to attend talks in Havana.

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Al-Jazeera English Journalists To Get Retrial In Egypt

Sunday, February 08, 2015

The announcement of a retrial comes days after the journalists' colleague, Australian Peter Greste, was suddenly released and deported.

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Legendary UNC Basketball Coach Dean Smith Dies At 83

Sunday, February 08, 2015

When he retired, Smith was the winningest coach in history, bringing the Tar Heels men's team to two national titles and ending his career with a 879-254 record.

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Leaders Plan For New Minsk Summit On Ukraine

Sunday, February 08, 2015

A revival of peace talks in the capital of Belarus is aimed at resuscitating a widely violated truce agreed there in September.

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India's Ruling Party Looks Headed For Defeat In Delhi Elections

Saturday, February 07, 2015

Exit polls show Prime Minister Narendra Modi's BJP will likely come in second behind an upstart anti-corruption party.

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NBC's Brian Williams To Temporarily Step Away From Anchor Desk

Saturday, February 07, 2015

The anchor, who apologized for misremembering that a helicopter he was traveling during the 2003 invasion of Iraq had been fired on, said he would return to hosting the Nightly News "in a few days."

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UAE To Resume Anti-ISIS Airstrikes 'In Solidarity With Jordan'

Saturday, February 07, 2015

The United Arab Emirates had suspended sorties against the self-declared Islamic State over concerns that its pilots wouldn't be rescued if shot down.

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Adnan Syed, Subject Of 'Serial' Podcast, Granted Appeal

Saturday, February 07, 2015

Syed was convicted in 2000 of murdering his ex-girlfriend. In October, a series of podcasts produced by the makers of This American Life re-examined his case and raised questions about his guilt.

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China Seizes Toilet Tissue Featuring Likeness Of Hong Kong Leader

Saturday, February 07, 2015

The approximately 8,000 rolls, with images of the territory's unpopular Beijing-appointed chief executive, were confiscated from a factory on the mainland.

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Gauguin Painting Reportedly Fetches Record $300 Million

Saturday, February 07, 2015

The oil-on-canvas entitled Nafea Faa Ipoipo (When Will You Marry?) was produced in 1892 during the first of two trips to Polynesia by the French Post-Impressionist.

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Merkel Hopes To Dissuade Obama From Arming Ukraine

Saturday, February 07, 2015

The German chancellor and her French counterpart, Francois Hollande, want to keep Washington from arming the rebels as part of a peace deal they are trying to forge.

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Polarization Vortex: Obama, Bush Approval Shows Widest Partisan Gap

Friday, February 06, 2015

The ratings for the two most recent presidents had the biggest split between Republicans and Democrats.

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Thailand's Military Moves Closer To China

Friday, February 06, 2015

An agreement for stronger ties with Beijing comes after last year's coup in Thailand soured relations between Bangkok and Washington.

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Kansas Will Cut Education Funding To Help Close Budget Gap

Friday, February 06, 2015

Republican Gov. Sam Brownback, whose aggressive tax cutting measures helped trigger the financial crisis, said the schools' funding levels are unsustainable.

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Economy Adds 257,000 New Jobs; Unemployment Rate Up Slightly

Friday, February 06, 2015

The jobless rate ticked up to 5.7 percent despite robust job growth that exceeded economists' expectations.

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