Scott Neuman

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China Hurriedly Building Quarantine Center In Effort To Contain Wuhan Virus

Friday, January 24, 2020

Hundreds of workers were told to get the center near the city of Wuhan built in under a week as authorities cope with the new viral pneumonia that has killed 41 people and infected over 1,000 others.

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U.S. Won't Hand Over American Diplomat's Wife Wanted In Fatal U.K. Car Crash

Friday, January 24, 2020

The State Department says Anne Sacoolas has diplomatic immunity and will not be returned to face dangerous driving charges related to the Aug. 27 death of 19-year-old Harry Dunn.

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Trump Administration Cuts Back Federal Protections For Streams And Wetlands

Thursday, January 23, 2020

The controversial rule change dramatically reduces pollution protections for many waterways. Farmers and builders approve, but environmental groups plan to challenge it.

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Myanmar Must Prevent Genocide Of Rohingya, U.N. Court Rules

Thursday, January 23, 2020

In a unanimous decision, a 17-judge panel said Myanmar must take steps to protect the Muslim minority Rohingya, who "remain extremely vulnerable" after a brutal 2017 crackdown by the military.

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Tanker Plane Fighting Australia's Bushfires Crashes, Killing U.S. Crew Of 3

Thursday, January 23, 2020

The crash occurred south of the capital, Canberra, as Australia continues battling massive fires that have scorched a Pennsylvania-size section of the country.

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Newly Identified Coronavirus Has Killed 17 People, Chinese Health Officials Say

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

The virus, known as 2019-nCoV, was discovered last month in the central city of Wuhan. It has since spread to other parts of China, and isolated cases are reported in Japan, the U.S. and elsewhere.

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After Volcano Quiets, Philippine Officials At Odds Over Residents' Return

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

The vice mayor of a town located near Taal Volcano, which began spewing ash and steam last week, has urged people to defy warnings from authorities and to "come back and clean up."

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In China, Birthrate Falls To Lowest Level In 70 Years

Friday, January 17, 2020

Last year, there were 10.48 births per 1,000 people — the lowest since the country was founded in 1949. Beijing also said its economy cooled to the slowest pace in nearly three decades.

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Recording Academy CEO Suspended Amid Misconduct Allegations Ahead Of Grammy Awards

Friday, January 17, 2020

The organization that puts on the annual Grammy Awards says Deborah Dugan has been placed on administrative leave after an allegation of misconduct by a senior female member of the organization.

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Senate OKs North American Trade Deal To Replace NAFTA, Giving Trump A Much-Needed Win

Thursday, January 16, 2020

With the renegotiated pact and Wednesday's signing of an initial trade deal with China, the president can say he fulfilled a key campaign pledge to get tough on trade.

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'We've Lost Everything': In Philippines, Fleeing Volcano Means Losing Livelihoods

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Evacuations from a danger zone around Taal Volcano continued Thursday, with some 57,000 people living in the hardest-hit province having left their homes since Sunday's eruption.

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In Philippines, Volcano Is Quieter, But Officials Renew Warnings For People To Leave

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

In their rush to escape the eruption, many people living near the Taal Volcano have been forced to abandon livestock and pets. Some have defied orders and gone back for them.

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Flynn Asks To Withdraw Guilty Plea In Case Stemming From Mueller Probe

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Michael Flynn, who held the post of national security adviser in the Trump administration for less than a month, was set to be sentenced on Jan. 28.

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As Philippine Volcano Belches Ash And Lava, Authorities Warn Of New Eruption

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Authorities say they fear the possibility of an event similar to the massive 1991 eruption of Mount Pinatubo, which killed hundreds and blanketed the countryside in thick ash.

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LSU Trounces Clemson 42-25, Taking Its First National Championship Since 2007

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Clemson went in with a 29-game winning streak, but wasn't able to stand up to Louisiana's withering offensive led by Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Joe Burrow.

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In New Book, Retired Pope Benedict Breaks Silence To Speak Out On Priestly Celibacy

Monday, January 13, 2020

The surprise move is seen as a rebuke to Pope Francis, who is weighing whether to allow older, married men to be ordained in some South American countries, where a shortage of priests is acute.

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Volcanic Eruption In Philippines Causes Thousands To Flee

Monday, January 13, 2020

Some 13,000 people were evacuated from the area surrounding Taal Volcano, about 45 miles south of the capital, Manila. Authorities warned that a second explosive eruption could come in hours or days.

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Enormous 'Mega-Fire' In Australia Engulfs 1.5 Million Acres

Friday, January 10, 2020

Two fires have merged into a single blaze more than three times as big as California's largest-ever known fire. A quarter of a million people have been urged to evacuate towns south of Sydney.

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CBP Says Enforcement Actions At U.S.-Mexico Border Down For 7th Straight Month

Friday, January 10, 2020

U.S. Customs and Border Protection said there were just over 40,000 cases where someone was apprehended or refused entry at the southern border.

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Buck Henry, Screenwriter And Actor Famous For 'The Graduate' And TV Comedy, Dies At 89

Thursday, January 09, 2020

Henry made regular appearances on Saturday Night Live, co-directed the film Heaven Can Wait, and co-created the comedy show Get Smart. He died Wednesday in Los Angeles following a heart attack.

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