Scott Neuman

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Canada's Trudeau apologizes for skipping remembrance for Indigenous school victims

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Instead of attending the first-ever National Day for Truth and Reconciliation event on Sept. 30, the prime minister and his family were on a seaside holiday in Vancouver.

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Myanmar will release 5,600 anti-regime prisoners

Monday, October 18, 2021

The move comes days after a regional bloc of nations snubbed the country's ruling junta, disinviting coup leader Min Aung Hlaing from an upcoming summit.

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Colin Powell, a former secretary of state, dies at 84

Monday, October 18, 2021

Powell's family said that he died of complications from COVID-19, although he was fully vaccinated. Powell was a former general turned statesman who served as secretary of state under George W. Bush.

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China has sent a female astronaut for a 6-month stay on its new space station

Friday, October 15, 2021

Wang Yaping, 41, will become China's first female spacewalker. She and two male colleagues successfully launched aboard Shenzhou 13 to spend six months aboard the Tiangong station.

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Suicide bombers kill nearly 50 at a Shiite mosque in Afghanistan

Friday, October 15, 2021

The attack, reportedly by four people, took place during Friday prayers in the southern Kandahar province. It is the second in a week targeting a Shiite mosque.

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A meteorite crashes through a home in Canada, barely missing a woman's head

Thursday, October 14, 2021

British Columbia resident Ruth Hamilton had a rude awakening earlier this month when a large meteorite plunged from space, through her roof and landed in her bed.

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Norwegian authorities say a deadly bow-and-arrow attack appears to be terrorism

Thursday, October 14, 2021

The alleged assailant in Wednesday's attack that killed five people and seriously wounded three others is a Danish citizen and Muslim convert who had been flagged for concerns over radicalization.

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WHO launches a new group to study the origins of the coronavirus

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

The World Health Organization advisory group will include scientists from the U.S., China and two dozen other countries and will study various hypotheses, including the possibility of a lab leak.

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A Hong Kong university orders the removal of a memorial to the Tiananmen massacre

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Activists see the order to remove the Pillar of Shame as the latest sign of Beijing's suppression of Hong Kong. It's reportedly the only major memorial to the massacre still standing on Chinese soil.

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Nets say Kyrie Irving is ineligible to play amid drama over his vaccination status

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Brooklyn's All-Star guard has made a "personal choice" that makes him ineligible to play, general manager Sean Marks said Tuesday.

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The U.K.'s early approach to pandemic cost thousands of lives, a new report says

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

The U.K. was slower to impose widespread lockdowns than the U.S. and many other countries. A new report says the government's approach amounted to accepting a herd immunity strategy.

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A U.S. Navy submarine collides with an underwater object in the South China Sea

Friday, October 08, 2021

A Defense Department official says nearly a dozen sailors were injured in the incident aboard the USS Connecticut. The U.S. 7th Fleet says the sub's nuclear power plant was not affected.

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Dozens of people have been killed in a mosque explosion in Afghanistan

Friday, October 08, 2021

Officials say the blast happened during Friday prayers in the northern Kunduz province. No group has yet claimed responsibility.

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California sheriff defends his past membership in the extremist Oath Keepers militia

Wednesday, October 06, 2021

In an interview, Sheriff Chad Bianco sought to minimize his past affiliation with the group, 17 members of which have been indicted in connection with the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

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Taiwan says tensions with China are at their worst in 4 decades

Wednesday, October 06, 2021

No shots have been fired, but Taiwan says nearly 150 Chinese military aircraft have entered its air defense zone in a four-day period. The U.S. calls China's sorties "provocative military activity."

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Thanks partly to the pandemic, Donald Trump has dropped off the Forbes 400 list

Tuesday, October 05, 2021

Trump, who has reportedly long been obsessed with his ranking on the annual list, has lost $600 million since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the magazine says.

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As he steps down as the head of NIH, he has a warning about future pandemics

Tuesday, October 05, 2021

Francis Collins has served longer than any other director of the National Institutes of Health since 1971. He tells NPR he did not anticipate the culture wars taking over scientific fact.

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New Study Finds More Than A Third Of COVID-19 Patients Have Symptoms Months Later

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

The symptoms, such as headache, fatigue and cognitive dysfunction, persist or recur months after diagnosis, far more often than they do for the flu, researchers say.

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Tunisia's New Prime Minister Is The 1st Woman To Lead A Government In The Arab World

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Najla Bouden Ramadhane, a university engineer with no political background, has been appointed by President Kais Saied to fill the post, which has been vacant since July.

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Local Governments In Poland Rescind Anti-LGBT Resolutions, Fearing Loss Of EU Funding

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

In 2019, more than 100 provinces and municipalities in Poland passed resolutions declaring they were "LGBT-free." They're backing down as the EU warns it will cut off funding to local governments.

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