Scott Neuman

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Homeland Security Says It Will Secure Historic Landmarks From 'Anarchists'

Wednesday, July 01, 2020

The federal agency charged with preventing terrorist attacks said Wednesday that its personnel would carry out President Trump's orders to protect statues and monuments from vandalism.

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Delay Appears Likely In Israel's Plans To Annex Parts Of West Bank

Wednesday, July 01, 2020

The proposal, which has Trump administration support, has hit resistance both inside and outside Israel in recent weeks. "It seems unlikely to me that this will happen today," says one Cabinet member.

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Pence Urges Americans To Wear Masks To Stop Spread Of COVID-19

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

The vice president wore a mask during an appearance in Rockville, Md. Despite a surge in new cases, Pence insisted the country was "in a much better place than four months ago, even two months ago."

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Airbus Announces Job Cuts Amid Massive Dip In Aircraft Orders

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

The European passenger-jet maker says it plans to cut 15,000 jobs amid a 40% drop in its business since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Federal Court In Wisconsin Upholds Voting Restrictions Favored By Republicans

Monday, June 29, 2020

An appeals court found in favor of limits on early voting and restored a requirement that residents must live in a district for 28 days, instead of 10 days, to be eligible to vote there.

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Arizona Issues New Shutdown Order As Coronavirus Cases Spike

Monday, June 29, 2020

Gov. Doug Ducey, citing thousands of new cases in the state, issued an order shutting down bars, theaters, gyms and water parks for at least 30 days.

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WHO Chief On COVID-19 Pandemic: 'The Worst Is Yet To Come'

Monday, June 29, 2020

Speaking at a briefing in Geneva, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says: "We all want this to be over. We all want to get on with our lives. But the hard reality is this is not even close to being over."

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Tentative Trial Date Set For Ex-Minneapolis Officers Accused In George Floyd Death

Monday, June 29, 2020

Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill said the trial date assumed that the former officers would be tried together, but that he expected motions to be filed for separate trials.

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North Korea Vows To Send Troops Into Border Cooperation Zones

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Pyongyang says forces will be sent to Kaesong, an inter-Korean industrial park along the border where a liaison office was blown up by North Korea earlier this week.

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Brazil Reports Big Surge In Coronavirus Infections

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

The country's health ministry added a record of nearly 35,000 new cases and almost 1,300 deaths over a 24-hour period reported Monday.

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Protester In Albuquerque Wounded During Shooting At Rally Over Removal Of Statue

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Police say the person was shot and critically wounded during a protest aimed at removing the statue of a Spanish conquistador. Some protesters blame members of a local militia for the shooting.

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Top Executives At VOA Resign As Trump Ally Prepares To Take Over

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Voice of America Director Amanda Bennett and her deputy are stepping down after Senate confirmation of conservative filmmaker Michael Pack to lead the international broadcaster's parent agency.

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American Paul Whelan, Held In Russia On Spy Charges, Is Sentenced To 16 Years

Monday, June 15, 2020

Whelan was arrested in 2018 at a hotel in Moscow. Russian officials say he was in possession of classified information, but the former U.S. Marine says he was set up.

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France Announces Further Reopening Amid Declining Number Of Coronavirus Cases

Monday, June 15, 2020

In a national address, French President Emmanuel Macron said beginning Monday restaurants and cafes would be allowed to fully reopen and people could resume visiting family in nursing homes.

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Philippine Journalist Maria Ressa Found Guilty Of Violating Cyber Libel Law

Monday, June 15, 2020

The conviction of the former CNN journalist and a colleague, seen by many as a politically motivated attack on press freedoms, stems from a 2012 corruption story.

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2 Years After Singapore Summit, U.S.-North Korea Relations Back To Square 1

Friday, June 12, 2020

In a statement marking the summit's anniversary, North Korea accused the Trump administration of using the historic meeting to score political points and to isolate Pyongyang.

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Prosecutors In Sweden Finally Close Case On 1986 Assassination Of Olof Palme

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Chief prosecutor Krister Petersson identified a now-deceased graphic designer, Stig Engström, as the the Swedish prime minister's assassin. Engström has long been a person of interest.

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Judge Blocks Deportation Of Honduran Teenager Due To Pandemic

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

The 16-year-old boy was to be deported Wednesday under a new administration policy that applies federal health statutes, intended to mitigate the spread of disease, to immigration cases.

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Virginia Judge Blocks Plan To Remove Statue Of Robert E. Lee

Tuesday, June 09, 2020

Judge Bradley B. Cavedo issued a temporary injunction prompted by a lawsuit that claims the state promised to protect the statue when the land it is located on was annexed in 1890.

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Chief Editor At 'Bon Appétit' Resigns After Racially Insensitive Photo Surfaces

Tuesday, June 09, 2020

The undated photograph from a Halloween party shows editor-in-chief Adam Rapoport and his wife in stereotypical costumes meant to portray Puerto Rican dress.

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