Scott Neuman

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Iraq's Prime Minister Resigns After Weeks Of Anti-Government Protests

Friday, November 29, 2019

Adel Abdul-Mahdi, who first offered to step down a month ago without a timetable, said he would demand that parliament accept his resignation.

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As SpaceX Launches Dozens Of Satellites At A Time, Some Fear An Orbital Traffic Jam

Monday, November 11, 2019

SpaceX and a rival company are rushing ahead with plans for constellations of thousands of satellites, but regulators might not be ready.

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Skywatchers In North America Hope For Clear Skies To See Transit Of Mercury

Sunday, November 10, 2019

Monday morning, the solar system's innermost planet will begin a 5.5-hour march across the disk of the sun. All you need to see it are clear skies and access to a telescope with a sun filter.

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Fiat Chrysler And Peugeot Agree On Merger To Create 4th-Largest Carmaker

Thursday, October 31, 2019

The new company, with combined annual revenue of $189 billion, would be based in the Netherlands and control such brands as Dodge, Ram, Citroën and Opel.

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More Than 65 Dead After Fire Engulfs Train In Pakistan

Thursday, October 31, 2019

The train caught fire in the eastern province of Punjab after a cooking stove smuggled aboard by a passenger exploded. Some of those killed died while leaping from the moving train, officials said.

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Fire Sweeps Through Historic Japanese Castle

Thursday, October 31, 2019

The blaze destroyed three buildings at Okinawa's Shuri Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage site and a major attraction. It is a reconstruction of a 14th century castle that was destroyed in World War II.

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State Department Officials To Testify Giuliani Was Seen As 'Obstacle' On Ukraine

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Christopher Anderson, onetime aide to the former special envoy to Ukraine, will be interviewed along with Catherine Croft, who served as special adviser for Ukraine in the State Department.

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Film And Television Comic John Witherspoon Dies At 77

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

He was a veteran of 1970s television comedies such as Good Times and What's Happening!!, but was best known for his role in Ice Cube's Friday films.

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Pope Francis Decrees Name Change For Vatican Secret Archive

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

The new name, Vatican Apostolic Archive, is meant to dispel the notion that the Holy See is hiding secrets in its ancient collection, the pope said.

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Joshua Wong Disqualified From Running In Hong Kong Council Elections

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

An elections official said the pro-democracy activist's call for "self-determination" in the Chinese territory was inconsistent with pledging allegiance to the city and its constitution.

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Secret Air Force Space Plane Lands After More Than 2 Years In Orbit

Monday, October 28, 2019

The X-37B, launched in September 2017, has returned to Earth. It was the fifth acknowledged mission for the vehicle since 2010, but details of its mission are being kept under wraps.

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Driver Of Truck Found With 39 Bodies In U.K. Is Charged With Manslaughter

Monday, October 28, 2019

Maurice Robinson, 25, of Northern Ireland will appear in court on Monday after being charged on Saturday. So far, four others have been arrested in connection with the alleged human smuggling ring.

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Argentina's President Macri Defeated As Voters Cast Verdict On Ailing Economy

Monday, October 28, 2019

President-elect Alberto Fernández, backed by his running mate, former two-term president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, won a convincing victory over conservative incumbent Mauricio Macri.

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Indonesian Authorities Issue Report On Lion Air Crash

Friday, October 25, 2019

Indonesian authorities released their final report on the Lion Air crash which found a series of failures that went beyond the known problems with Boeing's MCAS system.

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Indonesia Report: Pilots, Ground Crew Share Blame With Boeing For Lion Air Crash

Friday, October 25, 2019

In addition to citing failures at Boeing and the FAA, the report found that a faulty sensor was likely installed without being tested and the co-pilot on the doomed flight was not properly trained.

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Canada's Justin Trudeau Rejects Coalition In Favor Of Minority Government

Thursday, October 24, 2019

The prime minister, whose Liberals lost their parliamentary majority in Monday's vote, says he will lead a minority government. Trudeau vowed to continue his policies despite the election setback.

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Amid Accusations Of Fraud, Bolivia's President Claims First-Round Election Victory

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Evo Morales, the country's longtime leftist president, is claiming victory in Sunday's polling against former President Carlos Mesa. But opponents and international monitors cite possible fraud.

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In Thailand, Senior Palace Officials Fired After Ouster Of Royal Consort

Thursday, October 24, 2019

A member of the Royal Household Bureau and five members of King Maha Vajiralongkorn's personal bodyguard were fired for "disloyalty" to the crown, just days after the royal consort was banished.

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In Ancient Ceremony, Japan's Emperor Naruhito Proclaims His Enthronement To The World

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

The new emperor wore an orange robe in a 30-minute ceremony attended by representatives from some 180 countries. His father, Emperor Akihito, abdicated in April.

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Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Wins Reelection But Liberals Lose Majority

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Trudeau's Liberal Party defeated the Conservatives but still fell short of an outright majority. The Liberals will need to reach out to smaller rival parties to form a new government.

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