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Krishnadev Calamur

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Bill Cosby Handed Legal Setback In Sexual Assault Claim From 1974

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

The California Supreme Court has denied Bill Cosby's petition to review a lawsuit brought by a woman who says the comedian molested her at the Playboy mansion in 1974 when she was 15, a setback to Cosby's attempts to stave off the decades-old allegations.

"We are looking forward ...

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New York City, Uber Strike 4-Month Deal On Vehicle Cap

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Ride-hailing service Uber has struck a deal with New York City just a day before the City Council was due to vote on a measure that would cap the number of the service's cars in the city.

First Deputy Mayor Anthony Shorris said in a statement the city would ...

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University In U.K. Finds Muhammad-Era Quran Pages Among Its Possessions

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

The University of Birmingham in the U.K. says it has discovered a portion of a Quran manuscript from about the time of the Prophet Muhammad, making it one of the earliest versions of Islam's holy book to survive.

Radiocarbon analysis conducted at Oxford University dated the parchment on which ...

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FBI Says It's Too Early To Tell If Chattanooga Shooter Was Radicalized

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

The FBI says it's too early to tell whether Mohammod Youssuf Abdulazeez was radicalized before he attacked two military facilities in Chattanooga, Tenn., and killed five service members.

"This is a complex, ongoing investigation, and we're still in the early stages of piecing together exactly what happened and why," FBI ...

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Cosby's Lawyers Blast Media Over Reports Comedian Drugged, Assaulted Women

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Bill Cosby's lawyers, in court filings today, argue the comedian's admission he used Quaaludes in the 1970s does not mean he "admitted to rape."

The lawyers also asked the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania to keep confidential the details of Cosby's 2006 settlement with ...

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FCC Set To Approve AT&T-DirecTV Merger

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has circulated an order to his fellow commissioners on the Federal Communications Commission to approve the $48.5 billion merger between AT&T and DirecTV.

In a statement, Wheeler said the move would bring more competition to the broadband marketplace and benefit consumers.

"If the conditions are approved ...

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Court Throws Out Some Convictions Of Former Ill. Gov. Blagojevich

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

The disgraced Democrat is serving a 14-year sentence for abusing the authority of his office for personal financial gain. He will stay in prison pending further court proceedings.

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News Reports: Chattanooga Attacker Wrote Of Martyrdom

Monday, July 20, 2015

Officials investigating last week's attacks at two military facilities in Chattanooga, Tenn., that killed five service members say they are examining writings believed to be by the Kuwaiti-born attacker.

The New York Times, citing a U.S. intelligence official, reported Mohammod Youssuf Abdulazeez wrote about suicidal thoughts and "becoming a ...

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Failed Strut Likely Caused SpaceX Rocket To Explode, Elon Musk Says

Monday, July 20, 2015

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says a steel strut is the most likely cause of last month's explosion of an unmanned SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.

"The preliminary conclusion is that the failure arose from a strut in the second stage liquid oxygen tank," Musk said Monday at a news conference.

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Greek Banks Reopen With Limits Still In Place

Monday, July 20, 2015

Greek banks reopened Monday for the first time in three weeks, but weary Greeks were also greeted by higher prices on basic goods.

Joanna Kakissis, who is reporting for NPR from Athens, told Morning Edition Monday that cash withdrawals are limited to just under $70, "but in a slight relaxing ...

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Gawker's Top Editors Quit Over Deleted Post

Monday, July 20, 2015

Gawker's two top editors are resigning over the removal of a story about the personal life of a media executive by the gossip website's management.

Tommy Craggs, Gawker Media's executive editor, and Max Read, the website's editor in chief, told staff members the story's removal last week "represented an ...

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Chattanooga Shooter Failed Background Check At Job At Nuclear Plant

Friday, July 17, 2015

Updated at 6:37 p.m. ET

Chattanooga, Tenn., shooter Mohammod Youssuf Abdulazeez was dismissed from his job at an Ohio nuclear plant because he didn't pass a background check, a person familiar with his employment history at at the company that operates the plant tells NPR.

Abdulazeez was ...

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UCLA Health Says 4.5M May Be Affected In Data Breach

Friday, July 17, 2015

UCLA Health says it was a victim of a criminal cyberattack that affected as many as 4.5 million people.

UCLA Health, in a statement Friday, said attackers accessed parts of the computer network that contain personal and medical information, but there is no evidence they "actually accessed or acquired ...

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Anders Breivik, Norwegian Mass Murderer, Admitted To Oslo University

Friday, July 17, 2015

On July 22, 2011, Anders Breivik set off a bomb in the center of the Norwegian capital, Oslo, killing eight people, then traveled to a nearby island where the then-ruling Labour Party was holding a summer camp and shot dead 69 people. Today, Breivik, who is serving a 21-year prison ...

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Aurora, Colo., Theater Shooter James Holmes Found Guilty

Thursday, July 16, 2015

A jury in Colorado has found Aurora theater shooter James Holmes guilty of first-degree murder in the 2012 mass shooting that killed 12 people and injured 70 others. Holmes could now face the death penalty.

The jury of nine women and three men, who heard nearly three months of testimony ...

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WATCH: Merkel's Awkward Interaction With Tearful Palestinian Girl

Thursday, July 16, 2015

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's attempt to explain her country's asylum policy to a young Palestinian whose family is close to deportation reduced the girl to tears.

The girl, identified in news reports as Reem, tells Merkel in fluent German she wants to go to university. But, she says, her family, ...

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Gunman's Motivation Unclear After Shootings At Tennessee Military Sites

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Updated at 11:53 p.m. ET

The motivations of the gunman who opened fire at two military centers in Chattanooga, Tenn., are still unknown, officials said late Thursday. Four Marines died in the morning's attack; three other people were wounded.

The gunman is also dead, though it's unclear how he was ...

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Pioneering Journalist Marlene Sanders Remembered

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Tributes are pouring in for Marlene Sanders, the television news pioneer who died Tuesday at the age of 84.

NPR's Susan Stamberg tells our Newscast unit:

"Whether they know it or not, every woman in broadcast news owes a debt to Marlene Sanders. With intelligence and determination, Sanders broke ...

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Grand Jury Testimony In Cold War-Era Rosenberg Case Released

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Here's what we know: Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were executed in 1953 for selling U.S. nuclear secrets to the Soviet Union after one of the most sensational Cold War-era espionage trials. They were convicted in 1951 owing, largely, to the testimony of David Greenglass, Ethel Rosenberg's brother.

Here's what we ...

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Obama: 'No Precedent' To Revoke Bill Cosby's Presidential Medal Of Freedom

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

President Obama says there's "no precedent" to revoke the Presidential Medal of Freedom for comedian Bill Cosby, who has been accused by several women of sexually assaulting them.

"There's no precedent for revoking the medal," Obama said at a news conference today. "We don't have that mechanism."

Cosby ...

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