Scott Neuman

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Flood Deaths Are Rising In Germany, And Officials Blame Climate Change

Friday, July 16, 2021

The worst flooding in decades to affect Germany and parts of Belgium has killed more than 100 people as search and rescue efforts for hundreds of missing continue, officials said.

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Hacks Are Prompting Calls For A Cyber Agreement, But Reaching One Would Be Tough

Friday, July 02, 2021

The recent ransomware attacks on U.S. industries have sparked renewed talk of an international cyber agreement that could set rules for what's permissible, and spell out sanctions for violators.

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The Pacific Northwest Has Limited A/C, Making The Heat Wave More Dangerous

Monday, June 28, 2021

The brutal heat wave is worse for some residents in the region who live in areas where relatively mild summers have meant that many homes don't have air conditioners.

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German Stadiums Will Show Their Rainbow Colors To Support Hungary's LGBTQ Community

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

After a decision by UEFA to deny Munich's plan to light up its arena to protest a new Hungarian law seen as homophobic, other stadiums across the country said they would go ahead anyway.

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Federal Officials Can't Be Sued For Clearing Protesters Near White House, Judge Says

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

A District Court judge has dismissed claims that former White House officials conspired to forcibly remove peaceful protesters last year from Washington, D.C.'s Lafayette Square.

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Ethiopia's Abiy, A Nobel Winner Tarnished By The Violence In Tigray, Is Facing Voters

Monday, June 21, 2021

The Ethiopian prime minister and Nobel Peace Prize winner has come in for increasing criticism for his handling of the breakaway region.

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This Time, Rights Groups Might Be Less Willing To Champion Aung San Suu Kyi

Sunday, June 20, 2021

Myanmar's ousted leader, once an icon of freedom, faces the prospect of another prolonged detention. But her handling of atrocities against the Rohingya has left her reputation abroad in tatters.

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Where No Plywood Has Gone Before: A Space Agency Will Launch A Tiny, Wooden Satellite

Thursday, June 17, 2021

In Europe, engineers are planning to send a plywood-sheathed satellite into orbit to test how well the venerable construction material holds up in space.

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The U.S. Has Hit 600,000 COVID Deaths, More Than Any Other Country

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

The latest toll from Johns Hopkins University comes nearly four months after the nation crossed the half-million mark for deaths from the coronavirus pandemic.

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America's Top Evangelical Group Is Deciding If They're Further Right Than Trump

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

The Southern Baptist Convention meets this week in Nashville, bringing to the fore a host of controversial issues that threaten to cause a rift among the faithful.

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Maryland Repeals State Song That Called Lincoln A 'Tyrant'

Thursday, May 20, 2021

Maryland, though a slave-holding state, did not secede from the Union and attempted to maintain neutrality during the Civil War. The song was a full-throated defense of the Confederacy.

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Muslims Mark End Of Ramadan, But COVID Subdues Celebrations For A Second Year

Thursday, May 13, 2021

Some 1.8 billion faithful around the world are marking Eid al-Fitr, but in many places, COVID-19 restrictions and concerns over the spread of virus were putting a damper on festivities.

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FAA OKs Fix For Electrical Issue That Grounded Some Boeing 737 Max Jets

Thursday, May 13, 2021

The issue temporarily took more than 100 newly built 737 Max planes out of service last month, but is unrelated to the flight control system problem blamed for two fatal crashes.

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CDC Says Kids As Young As 12 Should Get The Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

The White House has been urging family doctors to encourage vaccination of adolescents and the CDC director said "providers may begin vaccinating them right away."

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Amazon Wins Case Against EU Regulators Over Luxembourg Taxes

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

The European Commission has said the online giant got a sweetheart deal from Luxembourg that amounted to "illegal state aid" worth $303 million.

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Woman Who Murdered 7 Veterans In VA Hospital Gets Multiple Life Sentences

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

The former nursing assistant pleaded guilty to intentionally using lethal doses of insulin to kill the elderly veterans who ranged in age from 81 to 96.

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No New COVID-19 Deaths Reported In Most Of U.K., As Restrictions Set To Ease

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

England, Scotland and Northern Ireland on Monday recorded no new COVID-19 deaths, and Wales reported four. Health experts said the milestone represents an encouraging sign.

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At Least 9 Dead In School Shooting In Russia

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Officials say a 19-year-old former student at a school in the Russian city of Kazan opened fire there Tuesday, killing at least seven students, a teacher and a school worker.

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What We Know About The Ransomware Attack On A Critical U.S. Pipeline

Monday, May 10, 2021

The massive pipeline, which supplies 45% of the East Coast's gasoline and jet fuel, was forced to shut down over the weekend. The company says it has one line operating under manual control.

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U.N. Calls For Investigation As Police In Brazil Kill At Least 24 In Rio Drug Raid

Friday, May 07, 2021

The operation aimed at alleged drug traffickers resulted in a terrifying shootout in one of the city's poorest slums. One police officer also died in the raid.

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