Scott Neuman

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Trump Calls For NASCAR Driver Bubba Wallace To Apologize Over Noose 'Hoax'

Monday, July 06, 2020

The president followed up a pair of divisive speeches over the holiday weekend by castigating the racing body for banning the Confederate flag and said Wallace should apologize to his fellow drivers.

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Washington NFL Team's Sponsor FedEx Formally Asks For Team Name Change

Thursday, July 02, 2020

FedEx, which paid $205 million in 1999 for the naming rights to the Redskins' stadium, says it has "communicated to the team in Washington our request that they change the team name."

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Landslide At Myanmar Jade Mine Kills At Least 162

Thursday, July 02, 2020

The death toll makes the disaster the worst known in the jade mining industry, surpassing an accident in 2015 that killed 113 people.

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Hong Kong Activist Nathan Law Says He Has Fled Abroad Amid Beijing-Backed Crackdown

Thursday, July 02, 2020

Law, who spoke to NPR's All Things Considered, announced late Wednesday that he had left the country following the enactment of a draconian new national security law targeting the territory.

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Germany Disbands Elite Military Unit Following Reports Of Right Wing Extremism

Wednesday, July 01, 2020

Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer said the Special Forces Command, or KSK, had created a "wall of secrecy" around itself and she announced the partial disbanding of the commando force.

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Referendum In Russia Passes, Allowing Putin To Remain President Until 2036

Wednesday, July 01, 2020

The vote approves constitutional changes, including a reset on presidential terms that will allow Putin to run twice more after his current six-year term expires in 2024.

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House Follows Senate In Passing Extension Of COVID-19 Business Loans

Wednesday, July 01, 2020

The Paycheck Protection Program, part of the $3 trillion pandemic response package passed by Congress in March, has been extended to Aug. 8.

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Homeland Security Says It Will Secure Historic Landmarks From 'Anarchists'

Wednesday, July 01, 2020

The federal agency charged with preventing terrorist attacks said Wednesday that its personnel would carry out President Trump's orders to protect statues and monuments from vandalism.

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Delay Appears Likely In Israel's Plans To Annex Parts Of West Bank

Wednesday, July 01, 2020

The proposal, which has Trump administration support, has hit resistance both inside and outside Israel in recent weeks. "It seems unlikely to me that this will happen today," says one Cabinet member.

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Pence Urges Americans To Wear Masks To Stop Spread Of COVID-19

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

The vice president wore a mask during an appearance in Rockville, Md. Despite a surge in new cases, Pence insisted the country was "in a much better place than four months ago, even two months ago."

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Airbus Announces Job Cuts Amid Massive Dip In Aircraft Orders

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

The European passenger-jet maker says it plans to cut 15,000 jobs amid a 40% drop in its business since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Federal Court In Wisconsin Upholds Voting Restrictions Favored By Republicans

Monday, June 29, 2020

An appeals court found in favor of limits on early voting and restored a requirement that residents must live in a district for 28 days, instead of 10 days, to be eligible to vote there.

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Arizona Issues New Shutdown Order As Coronavirus Cases Spike

Monday, June 29, 2020

Gov. Doug Ducey, citing thousands of new cases in the state, issued an order shutting down bars, theaters, gyms and water parks for at least 30 days.

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WHO Chief On COVID-19 Pandemic: 'The Worst Is Yet To Come'

Monday, June 29, 2020

Speaking at a briefing in Geneva, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says: "We all want this to be over. We all want to get on with our lives. But the hard reality is this is not even close to being over."

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Tentative Trial Date Set For Ex-Minneapolis Officers Accused In George Floyd Death

Monday, June 29, 2020

Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill said the trial date assumed that the former officers would be tried together, but that he expected motions to be filed for separate trials.

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North Korea Vows To Send Troops Into Border Cooperation Zones

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Pyongyang says forces will be sent to Kaesong, an inter-Korean industrial park along the border where a liaison office was blown up by North Korea earlier this week.

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Brazil Reports Big Surge In Coronavirus Infections

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

The country's health ministry added a record of nearly 35,000 new cases and almost 1,300 deaths over a 24-hour period reported Monday.

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Protester In Albuquerque Wounded During Shooting At Rally Over Removal Of Statue

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Police say the person was shot and critically wounded during a protest aimed at removing the statue of a Spanish conquistador. Some protesters blame members of a local militia for the shooting.

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Top Executives At VOA Resign As Trump Ally Prepares To Take Over

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Voice of America Director Amanda Bennett and her deputy are stepping down after Senate confirmation of conservative filmmaker Michael Pack to lead the international broadcaster's parent agency.

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American Paul Whelan, Held In Russia On Spy Charges, Is Sentenced To 16 Years

Monday, June 15, 2020

Whelan was arrested in 2018 at a hotel in Moscow. Russian officials say he was in possession of classified information, but the former U.S. Marine says he was set up.

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