Scott Neuman

Scott Neuman appears in the following:

NTSB: Missouri Duck Boat Sinking That Killed 17 Could Have Been Avoided

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

The National Transportation Safety Board concluded that the boat's operator failed to heed weather warnings and that previous safety recommendations made by the agency were never implemented.

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Nigeria's President Eases COVID-19 Restrictions, Citing Economic Hardship

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Muhammadu Buhari said stay-at-home orders imposed last month have come at a "very heavy economic cost," with many Nigerians left without enough money to eat.

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Chinese Song Expressing Friendship During Pandemic Backfires With Wary Filipinos

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

A video for "One Sea" was posted by the Chinese Embassy in Manila in an effort to foster solidarity in the fight against COVID-19. But many Filipinos saw it as Beijing pressing territorial claims.

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Japan To Allow Dentists To Conduct Coronavirus Tests

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Japan currently conducts about 9,000 tests per day, and the move for dentists to administer them is aimed at relieving the burden on doctors and boosting capacity.

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CDC Adds 6 Symptoms To Its COVID-19 List

Monday, April 27, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control now recognizes chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat and new loss of taste or smell as symptoms of the disease.

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Britain's Johnson Back At Work After COVID-19, Counseling Patience During Lockdown

Monday, April 27, 2020

The prime minister, who spent three days in intensive care and another two weeks recovering from the disease, warned that any letup in efforts to halt it risked "a new wave of death and disease."

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New Zealand Says It Has Won 'Battle' Against COVID-19

Monday, April 27, 2020

"There is no widespread undetected community transmission in New Zealand. We have won that battle," Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Monday as the country eased COVID-19 restrictions.

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Italy's Prime Minister Announces Gradual Easing Of COVID-19 Lockdown

Monday, April 27, 2020

In a nationwide television address, Giuseppe Conte said that a phased lifting of restrictions would begin May 4, and if all goes well, most would end by June 1.

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Long-Lost U.S. Military Satellite Found By Amateur Radio Operator

Friday, April 24, 2020

Scott Tilley, a Canadian ham radio enthusiast, used his spare time during COVID-19 lockdown to track down a signal from LES-5, an experimental communications satellite launched in 1967.

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Muslims Around The World Face A Different Kind Of Ramadan

Friday, April 24, 2020

Observance of the Muslim holy month of fasting, prayer and festivities is being curtailed in many parts of the world due to COVID-19. But in some countries, the pandemic hasn't dissuaded the faithful.

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U.S. Pressures China To Close Wet Markets Thought To Be Source Of COVID-19

Thursday, April 23, 2020

In a statement, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo cited a link between pathogens that jump from animals to humans and the traditional Chinese markets that sell live fish, meat and wild animals.

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Several Dead, Dozens Injured In Tornadoes That Swept Through South Central U.S.

Thursday, April 23, 2020

An extreme weather system left at least six people dead in Oklahoma, Texas and Louisiana, which saw several deadly tornadoes touch down and damage buildings Wednesday evening.

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China Imposes Strict Measures In Northeast To Keep Out Coronavirus From Russia

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Earlier this month, China — the original epicenter of the pandemic but which later saw daily new domestic cases fall to zero — has in recent weeks seen a wave of infections arriving from Russia.

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Death Toll Increases To 22 From Weekend Shooting Rampage In Nova Scotia, Police Say

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police originally reported at least 16 dead after Saturday's attacks, in which the assailant shot victims at multiple locations and then set fire to the crime scenes.

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Cathay Pacific To Cut U.S. Cabin Crew As COVID-19 Grounds Most Of Its Flights

Friday, April 17, 2020

The Hong Kong-based airline, which is flying just 3% of its schedule in the wake of the pandemic, will lay off nearly 300 employees in New York, San Francisco and LA.

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China Raises Wuhan Death Stats By Half To Account For Reporting Delays And Omissions

Friday, April 17, 2020

The revised figures from Wuhan, the city that was the original epicenter of the outbreak, add 1,290 deaths, bringing the total for the city to 3,869.

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China's Economy Retreats, With Pandemic Causing Biggest GDP Drop In Decades

Friday, April 17, 2020

China's economy contracted by 6.8% in the first three months of 2020 from the same period a year ago — its biggest drop since 1992.

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Nearly 400 Rohingya Rescued From Boat Near Bangladesh After 2 Months Adrift

Thursday, April 16, 2020

The refugees, mostly women and children described by Bangladeshi officials as "starving," were intercepted after attempting to make landfall.

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Iranian Speedboats Conduct 'Dangerous And Provocative' Maneuvers Near U.S. Warships

Thursday, April 16, 2020

U.S. officials say nearly a dozen small craft from Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps harassed U.S. Navy and Coast Guard ships conducting exercises in the Persian Gulf.

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Dominican Republic Delays Presidential Vote Over Coronavirus Concerns

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

The country's election commission said in a statement Monday that it had been forced to postpone the election, originally scheduled for May 17, to July 5 due to the ongoing pandemic.

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