Scott Neuman

Scott Neuman appears in the following:

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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Putin Warns That Russia's COVID-19 Pandemic Is Getting Worse

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

A month ago, Vladimir Putin said the outbreak in Russia was "under control," but in a teleconference with health officials on Monday he acknowledged the situation was changing "not for the better."

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Fla. Governor Says National Guard Ramping Up Coronavirus Testing In Nursing Homes

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Gov. Ron DeSantis says he wants to increase the number of National Guard personnel on "strike teams" that have been sent to long-term care facilities in the state to identify COVID-19 cases.

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Hard-Hit Spain Tries A Gradual Easing Of Its Coronavirus Lockdown

Monday, April 13, 2020

The move allows some businesses that can't operate remotely to reopen, even as most citizens remain under stay-at-home orders. But critics warn it may be too soon to let up.

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China Reports 169 New Coronavirus Cases — Highest In 5 Weeks

Monday, April 13, 2020

Officials said Monday that mainland China had 169 new confirmed cases, 98 of which were described as "imported." It was the largest increase since March 6.

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Emergency Declared In Japanese Prefecture Hit By 2nd Wave Of Coronavirus Infections

Monday, April 13, 2020

Hokkaido, which saw the country's highest incidence of coronavirus as the pandemic first swept through Asia, had been returning to normal until a sudden recent spike in cases.

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Easter Tornadoes Kill At Least 6, Cause Damage In Several Southern States

Monday, April 13, 2020

Mississippi and Louisiana were hardest hit by the storms that were part of a band of severe weather stretching across the entire southeast of the country.

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Russia Tops 10,000 Coronavirus Cases With Moscow At The Epicenter

Thursday, April 09, 2020

Officials said Thursday that the country had nearly 1,500 new cases in a single day with 13 new deaths from COVID-19. The news came as the Kremlin extended a national "non-working week."

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