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Krishnadev Calamur

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Lost In Translation: French Rule On Work Email Covers Fewer Workers

Thursday, April 10, 2014

A French reader tells us that the agreement between unions and tech and consulting companies covers about 200,000 people – not 1 million as had been originally reported.

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Group Blasts Greece Over Conditions In Which Migrants Are Detained

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Medecins Sans Frontieres' new report called Greece's treatment of migrants not only a "violation of national, European and international standards, but also" harmful to people's health and dignity.

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Map Warns Of Patches Susceptible To Landslides

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

The deadly mudslide in Washington state occurred in an area that was seen as vulnerable. The U.S. Geological Survey maintains data on areas at risk of landslides.

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A Primer On The Sanctions Against Russia

Monday, March 24, 2014

The sanctions are limited, but have already have had some impact. In the words of Russia's finance minister, they are "definitely a negative" for how Russia's economy is perceived.

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Navy SEALs Take Control Of Oil Tanker Seized By Libyan Rebels

Monday, March 17, 2014

The Morning Glory was seized earlier this month by three armed Libyans. A Pentagon statement said the SEALs took control of the vessel after an operation Sunday. No one was injured.

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The Passengers On Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

Saturday, March 15, 2014

American Philip Wood was returning to his girlfriend in Beijing after a visit to Texas. He was among the 239 people on board the flight that's been missing since last Saturday.

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Confusion Reigns In Search For Missing Airliner

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

There's no word on what happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 or the 239 people on board. What has emerged is a pattern of contradictory information — but this is to be expected.

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Is There A Better Way To Track Aircraft During Flight?

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Much of the technology we use to track a plane – like radar – is old. New technology is already out there, but their limited use and the cost of adoption are deterrents.

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How An Aircraft Can Fall From The Sky Midflight

Monday, March 10, 2014

There's much conjecture about what happened to Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370, which disappeared over the weekend. But planes can experience everything from bad weather to technical failures.

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U.S. Steps In Response To Russia's Intervention In Ukraine

Friday, March 07, 2014

The U.S. has announced several moves, including a visa ban on some officials and the potential to freeze the assets of individuals and institutions involved in the unrest.

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Optional Essay And Other Changes Coming To The SAT

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

The top score will drop back to 1,600, and there will be no penalties if you answer something incorrectly. It's the first time the college entrance exam has been revised since 2005.

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Sanctions On Russia: Why The Europeans May Say Nyet

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

The U.S. has threatened sanctions following Russia's actions in Crimea, but European countries have been more circumspect. Part of the reason: Europe's dependence on Russian money and energy.

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There's A Recent Precedent For Russia's Action In Ukraine

Monday, March 03, 2014

The current crisis in Ukraine has echoes of 2008 when Russian troops intervened in a breakaway region in Georgia. In that instance, the West threatened to punish Russia but took little action.

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Chinese Paper Calls Outgoing U.S. Envoy 'Yellow-Skinned, White-Hearted Banana Man'

Friday, February 28, 2014

Gary Locke was popular with ordinary Chinese because he was photographed carrying his own backpack and buying his own coffee. Such acts are seen as rare among Chinese officials.

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Delta's Frequent-Flier Rule Change May Be Sign Of Things To Come

Thursday, February 27, 2014

In an effort to give their best customers their best rewards, airlines may look at how much you're spending, not how far you're traveling.

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Crimea: A Gift To Ukraine Becomes A Political Flash Point

Thursday, February 27, 2014

In 1954, Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev transferred Crimea from Russia to Ukraine. At the time it seemed unexceptional, but six decades later, that gift is having consequences for both countries.

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Crimea: 3 Things To Know About Ukraine's Latest Hot Spot

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

The unrest in Ukraine has now shifted eastward to Crimea. The region is an autonomous part of Ukraine, but with strong links to Russia, including a naval base.

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Ugandan Tabloid Names Gays After Anti-Gay Measure Becomes Law

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

In an accompanying article, the tabloid Red Pepper praised the new law that not only criminalizes gay sex, but also makes it a crime not to report gay people.

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Pope Announces Overhaul Of Vatican Bureaucracy

Monday, February 24, 2014

The move creates a new economic secretariat to oversee all of the Holy See's economic and administrative affairs.

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Ugandan President Signs Anti-Gay Measure Into Law

Monday, February 24, 2014

The law makes gay sex punishable by terms of up to life in prison. The U.S. and U.N. said the new law violated basic human rights.

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