Scott Neuman

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Spain Cracks Down On Outdoor Drinking, Smoking In Renewed Push Against COVID-19

Friday, August 14, 2020

Spanish authorities announced the new measures as they confront a new wave of COVID-19 after tamping down the disease months ago.

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U.S. Seizes Iranian Fuel From 4 Tankers Bound For Venezuela

Friday, August 14, 2020

With the assistance of foreign partners, more than 1 million barrels of petroleum was seized from foreign-flagged vessels near the Strait of Hormuz, the Justice Department says.

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COVID-19 Death Rate For Black Americans Twice That For Whites, New Report Says

Thursday, August 13, 2020

Three times as many Black Americans as whites have also become infected with the coronavirus, according to the National Urban League report, based partly on data from Johns Hopkins University.

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Women In Belarus Take To The Streets To Protest Post-Election Crackdown

Thursday, August 13, 2020

Security forces have clashed with demonstrators since Sunday's election, which is widely viewed as fraudulent. Nearly 7,000 have been arrested. And the opposition candidate fled the country.

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Puerto Rico's Arecibo Radio Telescope Damaged By Falling Cable

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

The cable tore a gaping 100-foot hole in one of the largest radio telescope dishes in the world, taking the instrument offline until repairs can be made.

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Florida Sheriff Orders Deputies And Staff Not To Wear Face Masks

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Marion County Sheriff Billy Woods says that "effective immediately, any individual walking in to any one of our lobbies ... wearing a mask will be asked to remove it."

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'Alarming' Trend: TSA Intercepting Many More Guns Despite Far Fewer Air Travelers

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

The Transportation Security Administration says last month it found three times as many guns in carry-on luggage as the same period last year, even though air traffic is down 75% due to COVID-19.

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Ga. School District Quarantines Hundreds Of Students Over Fears Of COVID-19 Exposure

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Barely a week after Georgia reopens its public schools, a district north of Atlanta reports nearly 60 positive tests among students, teachers and staff, and closes one hard-hit high school.

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Skepticism Greets Putin's Announcement Of Russian Coronavirus Vaccine

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

It's the first country to approve a COVID-19 vaccine, but it has not finished Phase III trials to assess safety and effectiveness in the general population.

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Judge Releases Trove Of Sealed Records Related To Lawsuit Against Ghislaine Maxwell

Friday, July 31, 2020

The judge unseals hundreds of pages of documents related to a now-settled defamation suit brought against Maxwell by one of Jeffrey Epstein's accusers.

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Former Malaysian Prime Minister Found Guilty Of Looting Sovereign Fund

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Najib Razak was found guilty in the first of multiple trials related to the siphoning of billions of dollars from the country's 1MDB sovereign wealth fund.

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Thai Authorities Drop Charges Against Red Bull Billionaire In 2012 Hit-And-Run Death

Friday, July 24, 2020

Vorayuth "Boss" Yoovidhya, the grandson of the energy drink's creator, allegedly killed a Thai policeman while drunk driving in Bangkok, dragging the officer for more than 300 feet.

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Despite Trump's Veto Threat, Senate Approves Provision To Rename Military Bases

Friday, July 24, 2020

The GOP-controlled Senate overwhelmingly approved the measure, which the president has threatened to veto because it calls for changing the names of military bases honoring Confederate leaders.

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DHS Restores New York To Trusted Traveler Program, Admits False Statements In Lawsuit

Friday, July 24, 2020

The decision comes months after the Department of Homeland Security barred New York residents from the program, citing the state's law allowing undocumented immigrants to apply for driver's licenses.

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China Launches Ambitious Mission To Mars

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Tianwen-1, which combines an orbiter, lander and rover in a single shot, would be China's second attempt to reach the red planet, after a 2011 mission failed.

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Qantas Retires Its Last 747 With A Dash Of Sky Art

Thursday, July 23, 2020

With six pilots and no passengers aboard for the final flight from Sydney, QF7474's flight path sketched out a giant Qantas kangaroo logo off the east coast of Australia.

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Former Minnesota Police Officer Derek Chauvin Charged With Tax Evasion

Thursday, July 23, 2020

The Washington County prosecutor's office says Chauvin and his wife underreported their joint income from 2014 through 2019 by $464,433.

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'We Will Not Retreat': Homeland Security Vows Continued Federal Response To Protests

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf insists that federal officers would defend the rights of peaceful protesters in Portland, Ore., but promises no letup against criminal activity.

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Powerful Earthquake Strikes Off Alaska Coast; No Reports Of Damage Or Injury

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

The 7.8 magnitude Aleutian temblor triggered a tsunami warning and evacuations from Homer to Unalaska. However reports nearest the epicenter indicated a wave of less than one foot.

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Ukraine Hostage Standoff Ends After President Agrees To Promote Joaquin Phoenix Film

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

A standoff ends with the gunman releasing all 13 hostages unharmed after Volodymyr Zelenskiy posts a video to social media saying, "Everyone should watch the 2005 film Earthlings."

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