Scott Neuman

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Natural Disasters May Widen Income Gap, Report Says

Monday, July 03, 2017

Scientific American concludes that disasters correlate to a 1-percentage-point increase in poverty in the affected areas. It also finds that the rich leave disaster-prone areas but the poor can't.

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10 People Injured After Taxi Hits Pedestrians Near Boston Airport

Monday, July 03, 2017

Massachusetts State Police say the incident appears to have been an accident.

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Stephen Hawking: Trump Pushing Earth's Climate 'Over The Brink'

Monday, July 03, 2017

The renowned physicist and cosmologist says the U.S. pulling out of the Paris climate change accord could turn our planet into another Venus.

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China Calls U.S. Destroyer In South China Sea A 'Provocation'

Monday, July 03, 2017

Beijing reportedly sent warships and fighter jets to intercept the USS Stethem near a region it claims near the Paracel Islands.

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Deadline Extended For Ultimatum On Qatar

Monday, July 03, 2017

The Gulf state blew past a Sunday deadline to meet a series of demand that from Saudi Arabia and its allies that Doha describes as an "affront to international law."

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Chinese Leader Warns Hong Kong Not To Buck Beijing's Authority

Saturday, July 01, 2017

Xi Jingping says that Hong Kong residents must not cross a "red line" that would "endanger the sovereignty and security" of China.

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Organizer Of Failed Bahamas Musical Festival Arrested, Charged With Fraud

Saturday, July 01, 2017

Billy McFarland has been accused of bilking at least two people who invested $1.2 million in the festival.

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States Miss Budget Deadline, Go Into Full Or Partial Shutdown Mode

Saturday, July 01, 2017

New Jersey, Maine and Illinois couldn't resolve budget impasses, while Washington and Alaska managed eleventh-hour deals.

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Shooting At Little Rock Nightclub Injures 28

Saturday, July 01, 2017

Police say that they do not believe the incident is related to terrorism and that all of the victims are alive.

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Wildlife Activists Plan Lawsuits To Protect Yellowstone Grizzlies

Friday, June 30, 2017

The Northern Cheyenne Tribe and The Humane Society are among the organizations that will sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to keep the iconic carnivore on the endangered species list.

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Gunman Kills 1, Wounds 6 In Bronx Hospital, Dies Of Apparent Self-Inflicted Wound

Friday, June 30, 2017

The New York City Police Department says the shooter was found wearing a white lab coat and was a former employee of Bronx-Lebanon Hospital.

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France's Marine Le Pen Target Of Fraud Investigation

Friday, June 30, 2017

The leader of the far-right National Front party, who made an unsuccessful bid for the French presidency, is alleged to have made fraudulent payments for party work.

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Hong Kong's Last British Governor Criticizes Beijing 20 Years After Handover

Friday, June 30, 2017

On the anniversary of Hong Kong's return to China, Chris Patten has harsh words for Beijing's heavy-handed approach to the governance of the territory.

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This Hearty Stew Is A One-Pot Lesson In Grenada's History

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Just about every ingredient in oil down reflects Grenada's cultural melting pot: from the callaloo greens cultivated by early Amerindians inhabitants to the turmeric brought by South Asian immigrants.

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Doctors Without Borders: Kunduz Airstrike Was 'War Crime'

Sunday, October 04, 2015

Updated at 3:25 p.m. ET

NATO in Afghanistan says it will lead an investigation into an airstrike in Kunduz this weekend that hit a Médecins Sans Frontières hospital, killing 22 people — an attack that the humanitarian organization, also known as Doctors Without Borders, has called "a war crime."

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As Chaffetz Jumps In, Race For House Speaker Turns Competitive

Sunday, October 04, 2015

Utah GOP Rep. Jason Chaffetz says he wants to challenge Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy for the post of House speaker, saying he's a better communicator and has more credibility with the party's conservative base.

"I am running for Speaker of the House of Representatives because I want to lead the ...

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Flotsam In Area Where Cargo Ship Went Missing, Coast Guard Says

Sunday, October 04, 2015

Updated at 12:55 p.m. ET

The Coast Guard says it has located several objects floating in the water near the spot in the Bahamas where a 790-foot cargo ship and its crew of 33 went missing last week after issuing a distress satellite notification amid hurricane-force winds and waves.

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S.C. Gov.: Flooding At 1,000-Year Level; At Least 5 Dead

Sunday, October 04, 2015

Updated at 1:10 a.m. ET Monday:

A powerful rainstorm continues to soak South Carolina. At least five deaths have been reported across the state. Several sections of interstate highways have been closed including a 70-mile portion of I-95. In the state's capital Columbia, rescue operations will continue through at least ...

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Oregon Shooter's Death Was Suicide, Authorities Say

Saturday, October 03, 2015

The sheriff in Roseburg, Oregon, where a gunman killed 9 students at Umpqua Community College earlier this week, said that the shooter killed himself during a confrontation with police at the scene of the campus assault.

Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin, speaking at what he said would be the final ...

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Vatican Fires Priest After He Comes Out As Gay Ahead Of Bishops' Meeting

Saturday, October 03, 2015

Monsignor Krzysztof Charamsa, a 43-year-old Polish priest who revealed his homosexuality, and a same-sex relationship on the eve of gathering of bishops from around the world, has been stripped of his doctrinal responsibilities for what the Vatican says are "very serious and irresponsible" actions.

"The decision to make such a ...

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