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Scott Neuman

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Vatican Bishops Scrap Opening To Gays, Divorced Members

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Earlier this week an interim summary of the synod on family issues included conciliatory language on gays and on the taking of holy communion for divorced church members.

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Mars Probes Give Scientists Box Seats For Rare Comet Flyby

Saturday, October 18, 2014

A "mountain-sized" comet known as Siding Spring will pass very close to the red planet, where orbiters from the U.S., Europe and India, hope to get close - but not too close — to the action.

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Hong Kong Activists Clash With Police, Retake Protest Site

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Pro-democracy protesters have replaced barricades in the congested Mong Kong district of the city hours after authorities dismantled the obstacles.

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Hurricane Gonzalo Hits Bermuda; Ana To Skirt Past Hawaii

Saturday, October 18, 2014

In the British island territory, Gonzalo has wiped out power to roughly half of the island's 70,000 inhabitants.

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Supreme Court Lets Texas Enforce Voter ID Law For Nov. Election

Saturday, October 18, 2014

With three justices dissenting, the high court's ruling effectively blocks a lower federal court decision declaring the law restrictive and unconstitutional.

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Florida 'Loud Music' Shooter Michael Dunn Gets Life In Prison

Friday, October 17, 2014

Dunn was convicted earlier this month in a second trial for the fatal shooting of black teenager Jordan Davis in 2012.

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Nigerian Truce With Boko Haram Raises Hopes For Schoolgirls' Release

Friday, October 17, 2014

The deal, announced by the country's defense chief, included negotiations for the release of more than 200 girls who were abducted by the extremist group in April.

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White House Appoints An Ebola 'Czar'

Friday, October 17, 2014

President Obama has selected former White House adviser Ron Klain to coordinate the U.S. response to the deadly disease.

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Bermuda Braces For Hurricane Gonzalo

Friday, October 17, 2014

The hurricane will hit the British island territory, where residents are making preparations, later today as a Category 4 storm.

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LA Schools Superintendent Steps Down, Defends Tenure

Friday, October 17, 2014

John Deasy's resignation, announced by the Los Angeles school board Thursday, comes after high-profile tussles with the teachers union and a troubled initiative to put an iPad in every student's hand.

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Hong Kong Police Launch Dawn Raid To Dismantle Protest Site

Friday, October 17, 2014

Officers moved into the camp in the city's congested Mong Kok district, rousing sleeping protesters and clearing the road of metal and bamboo barricades set up by pro-democracy demonstrators.

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Ebola-Stricken Nurse Appears Well In Video

Friday, October 17, 2014

Nina Pham, 26, was filmed before being flown by executive jet from Dallas to Frederick, Md., and then transferred to the National Institutes of Health hospital in Bethesda on Thursday.

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Death Toll In Himalayan Avalanches Reaches 29

Thursday, October 16, 2014

The highest number of dead, many of them foreigners, are on the trail of Mount Annapurna, the world's 10th-highest peak.

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Hong Kong's Renewed Offer Of Talks With Protesters Meets Skepticism

Thursday, October 16, 2014

The government says it's willing to talk with student pro-democracy activists, but that their demand for open elections will never meet with approval from Beijing.

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Nurse Nina Pham To Be Transferred To NIH For Ebola Treatment

Thursday, October 16, 2014

The first of two nurses who became infected after treating an Ebola patient at a Dallas hospital will be moved to a "high-level containment" facility at the National Institutes of Health in Maryland.

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Thailand's Leader Hints At Putting Off Return To Democracy

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha, who seized power in a May coup, had originally said that elections would be held by late 2015. Now he suggests the date could be pushed back.

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At Least 20 Trekkers Die In Blizzard, Avalanche In Nepal's Himalayas

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

The dead include four Canadians, two Poles and an Israeli. The trekkers were caught out in unseasonable conditions around Mount Annapurna, the world's 10th-highest peak.

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Pentagon Reportedly Hushed Up Chemical Weapons Finds In Iraq

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

The New York Times reports that between 2004 and 2011, American troops repeatedly encountered chemical weapons caches dating from the Iran-Iraq war. At least 17 U.S. service members were injured.

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More Clashes In Hong Kong Between Police, Pro-Democracy Protesters

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Authorities say they are investigating reports of excessive force after tear gas and riot batons were used to subdue demonstrators.

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CDC: Second Dallas Nurse 'Should Not Have Traveled'

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Amber Vinson, who treated Thomas Eric Duncan at a Dallas hospital and has tested positive for Ebola, was on a commercial flight from Cleveland to Dallas a day before reporting symptoms.

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