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Krishnadev Calamur

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Oregon First Lady Sorry For 'Marriage Of Convenience' With Green Card Seeker

Friday, October 10, 2014

In 1997, Cylvia Hayes received money to marry an Ethiopian who wanted a green card. Her fiance, Democratic Gov. John Kitzhaber, is seeking a fourth term. She says he didn't know of the marriage.

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Where In The World Is Kim Jong Un?

Thursday, October 09, 2014

The North Korean dictator hasn't been seen in more than a month, leading to speculation he might have been deposed or is merely indisposed.

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Supreme Court Temporarily Blocks Gay Marriage In Idaho, Nevada

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

A federal appeals court had struck down bans on same-sex marriage in the two states. Officials in Idaho appealed to the Supreme Court following the decision.

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Sweden To Recognize Palestinian State

Friday, October 03, 2014

The move, which was announced by Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, would make Sweden the first major European nation to take that step.

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How Tough Is The Mortgage Market? Even Bernanke Can't Get Refinanced

Friday, October 03, 2014

The former Fed chair told an audience in Chicago that he was unable to refinance his home loan, adding that lenders "may have gone a little bit too far on mortgage credit conditions."

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One System, Two Media: How China, Hong Kong Are Covering The Protests

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Hong Kong media are providing wall-to-wall coverage of the protests calling for the resignation of Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying, but in mainland China there has been little mention of the unrest.

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Obama Has Support For Syria Strikes, But Are They Legal?

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Many legal scholars say the White House lacks a legal justification for the strikes inside Syria. But the administration disagrees, saying its actions are covered by post-Sept. 11 legislation.

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Alibaba Shares Surge On First Day Of Trading

Friday, September 19, 2014

Shares of the Chinese e-commerce giant opened at $92.70 a share on the New York Stock Exchange today, making it the biggest initial public offering in U.S. history. They were priced at $68 a share.

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LOOK: U.K. Front Pages On Scotland's 'No' Vote

Friday, September 19, 2014

From "It's No!" to "No Thanks," British newspapers devoted their front pages to news that voters in Scotland rejected independence by a 55 percent-to-45 percent margin.

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Scotland's Vote Could Bring Big Changes To England, Wales, N. Ireland

Friday, September 19, 2014

British Prime Minister David Cameron says now that voters in Scotland have rejected independence, he is committed to giving more powers not only to Scotland, but also to the rest of the U.K.

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Larry Ellison Steps Down As Oracle's CEO

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Safra Catz and Mark Hurd will be co-CEOs. Ellison, who co-founded Oracle in 1977, was named executive chairman of the board and Oracle's chief technology officer.

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New Islamic State Video Purports To Show Kidnapped British Journalist

Thursday, September 18, 2014

The man in the video says he is John Cantile, a British journalist and hostage. He asks why his government has abandoned him. NPR hasn't independently verified the video's authenticity.

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Here's What Tomorrow's U.K. Newspapers Are Saying About Scotland's Vote

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Scotland votes Thursday on whether to become an independent country. The polls show the two sides are neck and neck. British newspapers, as expected, are leading with the story.

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From Quebec To Kashmir, Separatists Watch Scotland Vote

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Scotland's referendum on independence has implications beyond the borders of the United Kingdom. We take a look at several other regions with breakaway movements.

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Obama Rules Out Another Ground War In Iraq

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The president said U.S. airstrikes, combined with military expertise, would be more effective in defeating the group that calls itself the Islamic State.

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Bangladesh Court Commutes Islamist Leader's Death Sentence

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Delwar Hossain Sayedee will instead spend the rest of his life in prison. He was convicted last year for his role in the violence surrounding the 1971 war of independence from Pakistan.

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Atlanta Hawks GM Takes Indefinite Leave Of Absence After Race Remarks

Friday, September 12, 2014

In June, Danny Ferry said veteran forward Luon Deng "has a little African in him ... he's like a guy who would have a nice store out front but sell you counterfeit stuff out of the back."

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Zeus The Great Dane, World's Tallest Dog, Dies

Friday, September 12, 2014

His owner, Kevin Doorlag, told the Kalamazoo Gazette that Zeus died last week of old age. He would have turned 6 in November. On his hind legs, Zeus was 7 feet, 4 inches tall.

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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Withdraws Re-Election Bid

Friday, September 12, 2014

He says he is seeking treatment for a tumor in his abdomen. His brother Doug Ford will run in his place. Earlier this year, Rob Ford took time off from his job to seek help for substance abuse.

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Are Yemen And Somalia Good Examples Of U.S. Anti-Terror Strategy?

Friday, September 12, 2014

President Obama says the strategy the U.S. would pursue against the Islamic State would be similar to how it targets al-Qaida affiliates in Yemen and Somalia. But both countries are deeply unstable.

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