Scott Neuman

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Ukrainian President's Party Wins Snap Elections In Bid To Consolidate Power

Monday, July 22, 2019

President Volodymyr Zelensky, who gained fame by playing a fictional president on television, hopes a new parliament will give him the clout to follow through on his promise to tackle corruption.

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Meet John Houbolt: He Figured Out How To Go To The Moon, But Few Were Listening

Thursday, July 18, 2019

In the early 1960s, NASA was considering three different ideas for landing a man on the lunar surface. Houbolt's plan ultimately won out despite concerns within NASA that it was too risky.

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The Camera That Went To The Moon And Changed How We See It

Saturday, July 13, 2019

Astronaut Walter Schirra's decision to bring a Swedish-made Hasselblad on his Mercury spaceflight set the course for NASA's choice of the camera for the Apollo lunar program.

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House Passes $4.5 Billion In Emergency Border Aid

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

President Trump has threatened to veto the measure in favor of a Senate Republican version of the bill that would include about $50 million more for immigration courts.

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Illinois Governor Signs Law Legalizing Recreational Use Of Marijuana

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

The state becomes the 11th in the country to legalize recreational pot. The Illinois law, which goes into effect on Jan. 1, also expunges the criminal records of some 800,000 past offenders.

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Iran Says Trump's New Sanctions Have Ended Diplomacy

Monday, June 24, 2019

Tehran says Trump's sanctions to cut off the country's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei marks "the permanent closure of the path of diplomacy."

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South Bend Town Hall To Discuss Shooting Of Black Man Gets Heated

Monday, June 24, 2019

Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg held a town hall meeting in South Bend, Ind., where he is mayor to discuss the fatal shooting of a black man by a white officer.

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FAA Orders U.S. Airlines To Bypass Iranian Airspace After Drone Shot Down

Friday, June 21, 2019

The Federal Aviation Administration prohibited U.S. carriers from overflying Iran "until further notice, due to heightened military activities and increased political tensions."

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New Zealand's Plan To Buy Back Illegal Firearms Angers Gun Advocates

Thursday, June 20, 2019

The country's equivalent of the NRA says the government isn't paying enough for weapons that became illegal under a new law passed in April.

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Trump Says, 'You'll Soon Find Out' If U.S. Will Strike, After Iran Shoots Down Drone

Thursday, June 20, 2019

The U.S. says Iran's claims that the drone was in its airspace are false. On Twitter, President Trump said, "Iran made a very big mistake!"

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Feds Seize Estimated $1 Billion In Cocaine From Ship In Philadelphia

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

The drugs were reportedly found in seven containers aboard the MSC Gayane at Philadelphia's Packer Marine Terminal. Authorities say it is one of the biggest-ever drug busts in the U.S.

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'Starving' Polar Bear Wanders Into Siberian Town

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Residents in the town of Norilsk in northern Siberia were surprised to see the female bear, who reportedly appeared to be exhausted and looking for food.

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Hong Kong Leaders Apologize For Extradition Bill As They Brace For More Protests

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

A day after Chief Executive Carrie Lam offered her mea culpa, two top advisers followed suit. But the apologies are unlikely to be enough to placate protesters.

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Canada's Trudeau Approves Controversial Pipeline Expansion

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau first approved the project, which is opposed by many environmental groups, in 2016, but Tuesday's announcement means construction can begin later this year.

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Miami Officer Acquitted Of Attempted Manslaughter In Shooting Of Caregiver

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Jonathan Aledda testified that he did not intend to shoot Charles Kinsey, a caregiver for a man with autism who the officer says he mistakenly thought was armed.

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Heavily Armed Gunman Shot Dead Outside Federal Courthouse In Dallas

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Authorities identified the gunman as a 22-year-old Army veteran. Police have not released a motive for the shooting in which no one else was injured.

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4 Wounded In Shooting At Toronto Raptors Victory Celebration

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

The shots set off a panicked stampede at a gathering to honor the NBA champs. None of the injuries was life threatening, and police quickly apprehended three suspects.

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Iran Says It Will Exceed Nuclear Deal's Limit On Uranium 'In 10 Days'

Monday, June 17, 2019

A spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran also says that Tehran is prepared to increase enrichment of uranium beyond what's permitted in the multilateral agreement.

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Former First Lady Leads In 1st Round Of Voting In Guatemala Presidential Election

Monday, June 17, 2019

Sandra Torres, who is now divorced from former President Álvaro Colom, is leading a field of nearly 20 candidates. She has promised to invest heavily in health care, education and agriculture.

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Germany's Far-Right Party Defeated In Closely Watched Mayoral Election

Monday, June 17, 2019

A candidate from beleaguered Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union wins a convincing victory over the anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany (AfD) in the country's conservative east.

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