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Krishnadev Calamur

Krishnadev Calamur appears in the following:

'Criminals' Taking Advantage Of Situation In Baltimore, Obama Says

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The president said "there's no excuse for the kind of violence" that has erupted after peaceful protests following the death of a black man who suffered a serious spine injury while in police custody.

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Australia To Recall Envoy To Indonesia Over Execution Of 'Bali 9' Pair

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Australians Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan were the ringleaders of a group that sought to smuggle heroin out of Bali in 2005. Their families said the men had turned their lives around since then.

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Economic Impact Of Nepal Quake Likely To Be Massive

Monday, April 27, 2015

One estimate puts the reconstruction at more than $5 billion – or about a quarter of the country's GDP. Countries — and relief groups — are pledging to help.

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LOOK: Historic Nepal Sites Before And After The Quake

Monday, April 27, 2015

The human toll of the weekend disaster is overwhelming, but the temblor also damaged some of Kathmandu's historic structures.

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Loretta Lynch Sworn In As U.S. Attorney General

Monday, April 27, 2015

Lynch's nomination was confirmed last week by the U.S. Senate, five months after President Obama nominated her to succeed Eric Holder.

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6 Novelists Withdraw From Event Honoring 'Charlie Hebdo' For Free Speech

Monday, April 27, 2015

Peter Carey and Rachel Kushner are among those who are withdrawing in protest from the PEN American Center's annual gala. Kushner says she is uncomfortable with Charlie Hebdo's "cultural intolerance."

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Sabeen Mahmud, Pakistani Social Activist, Shot Dead In Karachi

Friday, April 24, 2015

Mahmud ran the city's Second Floor café, which she designed as a community space for open dialogue. It had just hosted an event on the political situation in Pakistan's Balochistan province.

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Richard Corliss, 'Time' Film Critic, Dies At 71

Friday, April 24, 2015

The magazine said Corliss died Thursday night in New York following a stroke he suffered a week ago. Corliss reviewed films for the magazine for 35 years.

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Native American Actors Walk Off The Set Of Adam Sandler Comedy

Friday, April 24, 2015

The movie is the The Ridiculous Six, an apparent spoof of the classic Western The Magnificent Seven. The Native American actors say the movie's script insults native women, elders and Apaches.

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Comcast Cuts The Cord On Deal With Time Warner Cable

Friday, April 24, 2015

The Justice Department had raised concerns over the proposed $45.2 billion merger, which would have brought nearly 30 percent of TV and about 55 percent of broadband subscribers under one roof.

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A Century After Atrocities Against Armenians, An Unresolved Wound

Friday, April 24, 2015

Some 1.5 million Armenians were killed or deported in the violence unleashed by Ottoman Turks starting in 1915. Turkey and Armenia still disagree on how to define these terrible events.

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Giovanni Lo Porto, Slain Italian Aid Worker, Loved Pakistan And Its People

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Lo Porto was kidnapped in January 2012 soon after he returned to work in Pakistan. President Obama announced Thursday that the Italian aid worker was inadvertently killed in January in a U.S. strike.

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Warren Weinstein, American Killed In U.S. Operation, Was Veteran Aid Worker

Thursday, April 23, 2015

The USAID contractor was kidnapped in 2011 from his home in Pakistan just days before he was scheduled to leave the country. He spent much of his career in some of the world's toughest places.

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U.S. Operations Killed Two Hostages Held By Al-Qaida, Including An American

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Two Americans who worked for al-Qaida were also killed in the counterterrorism operations in January, the White House said. The two hostages killed included an Italian who had been held since 2012.

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Senate OKs Human-Trafficking Bill, Paving Way For Attorney General Vote

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

The human-trafficking measure had been stuck in the Senate because of an impasse over language on abortion funding. That has now been resolved.

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Acclaimed Australian Wellness Blogger Says She Made Up Cancer Claims

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Belle Gibson's claims that she cured her terminal brain cancer solely through diet and lifestyle spawned a wellness empire, an award-winning app, a recipe book and a large online following.

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N.Y. Judge Amends Habeas Corpus Order For Chimps

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

The amended order suggests that the court has made no decision on whether the two research chimps at Stony Brook University can be treated as legal persons.

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Bail For Alleged 'Flash Crash' Trader Set At More Than $7M

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

U.S. prosecutors say the U.K. man contributed to the 2010 "flash crash" that wiped about $800 billion from the value of shares. He told a London court that he opposes extradition to the U.S.

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Hungary Joins Poland In Condemnation Of FBI Chief's Holocaust Remarks

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

In a speech last week, James Comey had linked the two countries to the killing of Jews during the Holocaust. They have both said the killings occurred when they were occupied by the Nazis.

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Saudis Say Operation In Yemen Entering New Phase

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

A military spokesman said the airstrikes were giving way to a period that would include diplomatic and political efforts, alongside military operations against the Shiite Houthi rebels.

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