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Krishnadev Calamur

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Red Tape Ensnares Pakistani Baby Born In India

Monday, April 28, 2014

The 2-week-old boy born to a Pakistani couple visiting India is being denied permission to return home with his parents because he lacks the proper travel documentation.

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North Korea Issues Sexist Tirade Against South Korean Leader

Monday, April 28, 2014

South Korean President Park Geun-hye was called a "capricious whore who asks her fancy man to do harm to other person while providing sex to him." The "fancy man" in question: President Obama.

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Utah Mom Accused Of Killing 6 Of Her Babies Charged With Murder

Monday, April 28, 2014

Megan Huntsman is accused of killing the children after giving birth to them between 1996 and 2006. She was arrested after her estranged husband discovered one body while cleaning out the garage.

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British Men Win Equal-Pay Claim Against University

Thursday, April 24, 2014

At issue was how much money the 18 men – carpenters, plumbers and caretakers – employed by the University of Wales, Trinity St. David, made compared with female workers on the same pay scale.

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Who Are Nepal's Sherpas?

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Members of this Nepalese community are renowned for their climbing skills and remarkable endurance at high altitudes. They are paid well by local standards, but it's a job fraught with risk.

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Win Tin, Myanmar's Longest-Serving Political Prisoner, Dies

Monday, April 21, 2014

The former newspaper editor, who co-founded the National League for Democracy with Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, spent 19 years in prison until his release in 2008. He died Monday of organ failure.

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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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