Scott Neuman

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Researchers Spot Massive Black Hole In Double 'Burp'

Friday, January 12, 2018

The cosmic sinkhole is at the center of a galaxy 800 million light-years from Earth and supports the theory that such objects can switch their power output on and off in relatively short time-scales.

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Trump Says He's Canceling U.K. Visit, Citing 'Bad Deal' On New London Embassy

Friday, January 12, 2018

The president says his decision is because the old embassy was sold for "peanuts." Meanwhile, British media speculate that Trump is concerned about a likely negative reception in the U.K.

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Facebook Rolls Out New Plan For News Feed: More Posts From Friends And Family

Friday, January 12, 2018

CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the social media giant wants to emphasize more "meaningful" content on users' feeds to "bring us closer together with the people that matter to us."

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Thai Premier To Reporters: Talk To The Cardboard Cut-Out

Tuesday, January 09, 2018

At a news conference, Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha set up a cardboard cutout of himself and walked away. "If you want to ask any questions on politics or conflict, ask this guy," he said.

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Weather Hampers Efforts To Put Out Tanker Blaze In East China Sea

Tuesday, January 09, 2018

The fire occurred after two vessels, an Iranian-owned oil tanker and a Hong Kong-flagged bulk carrier, collided on Saturday about 160 miles east of Shanghai.

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U.S. Spy Satellite Reportedly 'Write Off' After Failing To Reach Orbit

Tuesday, January 09, 2018

The multi-billion dollar satellite, launched by SpaceX, was initially thought to have made a successful low-Earth orbit, but there have been several unconfirmed reports since indicating it is lost.

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At Inter-Korea Talks, Pyongyang Agrees To Send Athletes, Cheerleaders To Olympics

Tuesday, January 09, 2018

It was the first such talks between the two countries in two years, with Seoul hoping for further dialogue that might lead to reunions between families divided by decades-old standoff.

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Iran's Revolutionary Guard Claims To Have Put Down Protests

Monday, January 08, 2018

The anti-government protests began in the country's second-largest city of Mashad and were sparked by rising food prices and unemployment. At least 21 people were killed in the unrest.

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BBC Veteran Quits China Editor Post To Protest Gender Pay Gap

Monday, January 08, 2018

Carrie Gracie, a highly respected 30-year veteran at the network, says the BBC has refused to match the pay of male colleagues who earn 50 percent more than her salary.

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Burst Water Main At JFK Airport Floods International Terminal

Monday, January 08, 2018

The break in the water main left three inches of standing water in Terminal 4 of the New York airport, which had already experienced dozens of delays from the recent snowstorm.

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SpaceX Rocket Launches Secret Government Payload Into Orbit

Monday, January 08, 2018

The launch of the top-secret Zuma satellite into an undisclosed orbit ended with yet another pinpoint landing for the Falcon's first-stage booster, which will be reused.

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Iranian Oil Tanker Continues To Burn After Saturday Collision Off China's Coast

Sunday, January 07, 2018

One crew member was found dead, and 31 others are missing as of Monday. Rescue efforts are hampered by bad weather. The environmental impact of the crash was not immediately clear.

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Georgia And Alabama To Play For College Football Championship Title

Tuesday, January 02, 2018

On Monday, the Georgia Bulldogs beat the Oklahoma Sooners in an exciting double-overtime Rose Bowl, while Alabama's Crimson Tide beat the Clemson Tigers in the Sugar Bowl.

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South Africa's ANC Chooses President Zuma's Replacement On 2019 Ballot

Monday, December 18, 2017

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa wins a vote to become leader of the African National Congress and the likely successor to President Jacob Zuma, whose time in office has been marked by scandal.

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Catholic Church Singled Out In Australian Sex Abuse Report

Friday, December 15, 2017

A royal commission recommends that the Australian Catholic Church ask the Vatican to lift its celibacy requirement for clergy and require that evidence of abuse revealed in confession be reported.

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Biden Tells NPR He Has 'No Plans' To Run In 2020

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

The former vice president and Senate veteran also responds to a new book by ex-interim DNC head Donna Brazile in which she says that she considered replacing Hillary Clinton as the nominee with Biden.

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At Least 26 Dead After Gunman Opens Fire In South Texas Church

Sunday, November 05, 2017

In the small community of Sutherland Springs, a gunman opened fire at a church late Sunday morning. Gov. Greg Abbott said in a news conference Sunday night that at least 26 people have been killed.

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10-Year-Old Girl Is Detained By Border Patrol After Emergency Surgery

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Rosa Maria Hernandez, who came illegally to the U.S. from Mexico when she was 3 months old, was being transferred between hospitals in Texas when the ambulance was stopped by federal officers.

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Amid Opposition Boycott, Kenyans Vote In Re-Run Of Presidential Election

Thursday, October 26, 2017

President Uhuru Kenyatta is seeking a second term, but the main opposition leader, Raila Odinga, has told his supporters not to cast ballots.

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Sen. Flake: GOP Must Stand Against Trump's Behavior 'Or Lose That Chance'

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Sen. Jeff Flake, the Arizona Republican who announced his retirement on Tuesday in a fiery speech denouncing the president, tells Morning Edition "the pivot we all hoped for isn't coming."

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