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Krishnadev Calamur

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BART Strike Hits Commuters; No Word On Service Resumption

Monday, July 01, 2013

Monday's strike bogged down commuters in the San Francisco area. Member station KQED says some 200,000 people looked for alternative ways to get to work.

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Jury Acquits Man Who Wrote On Sidewalk With Chalk

Monday, July 01, 2013

Jeffrey Olson faced 13 years in jail for protesting against banks by writing on a sidewalk with chalk. But a San Diego jury of two men and 10 women found him not guilty of criminal vandalism.

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Calif. Judge Rules Yoga In Public Schools Not Religious

Monday, July 01, 2013

The decision came after some parents in the San Diego area sued the Encinitas Union School District to stop yoga classes because they believed the ancient Indian practice had religious overtones. An attorney for the patents said they'd likely appeal.

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Top Vatican Bank Officials Resign

Monday, July 01, 2013

The resignations came just days after a senior cleric with ties to the institution was arrested after being caught with about $26 million in cash he was trying to bring into Italy from Switzerland. Pope Francis recently set up a special commission of inquiry to resolve the bank's problems.

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Jim Kelly, Actor In 'Enter The Dragon,' Dies

Monday, July 01, 2013

He played a glib American martial artist in the classic Bruce Lee movie. Kelly went on to star in several blaxploitation films in the 1970s. He died of cancer on Saturday at his home in San Diego. He was 67.

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Obama Calls For Collaborative Ties With Tanzania

Monday, July 01, 2013

The president is on the final leg of his visit to Africa. On Tuesday, he and former President George W. Bush will join together for a wreath-laying ceremony at the site of the 1998 bombing at the U.S. Embassy.

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Serena Williams Stunned At Wimbledon By Unheralded Lisicki

Monday, July 01, 2013

The defending champion and five-time Wimbledon winner lost 6-2, 1-6, 6-4 in the fourth round. The early exits by favored players at the tournament leaves relative unknowns looking to see how far they can go.

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Egypt's Military Lays Down Ultimatum As Unrest Spreads

Monday, July 01, 2013

The military gave President Mohammed Morsi and anti-government protesters 48 hours to resolve their differences, failing which it would put forward its own plan for the country. On the second day of anti-government demonstrations, protesters gave Morsi their own deadline: resign by 5 p.m. Tuesday. He says he won't go.

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Tales Of Three Protests — In Pictures

Sunday, June 30, 2013

Sometimes pictures do a better job of conveying what's going on in the world. Here are three images — two from Sunday and one from Saturday — that describe the nature of protests in Egypt, Brazil and Turkey.

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In Symbolic Move, U.S. Cuts Trade Privileges For Bangladesh

Thursday, June 27, 2013

The immediate practical impact of the U.S. decision on the country's garment industry is expected to be minimal. But it could affect the EU's thinking on more wide-ranging trade benefits.

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Same-Sex Marriage, Around The World

Thursday, June 27, 2013

The United States joins 13 other countries where same-sex marriage is legal.

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Angry Chinese Workers Resort To Direct Action

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

The U.S. executive of a Chinese factory was prevented by workers from leaving the facility following a decision to shut down part of the business and move the some jobs to India where wages are lower. The story shows how widespread labor-related strife is in the world's most populous nation, and how the bottom line dictates where jobs go.

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In Qatar, A (Rare) Royal Abdication

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

The announcement that Qatar's emir would hand over power to his son is a surprise because royal transfers of power — voluntary ones, that is — are rare not just in the Middle East but around the world. The handover also raises questions about the future of Qatar's outsized role in global affairs.

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Why Would Ecuador Want Edward Snowden?

Monday, June 24, 2013

The country's president likes jabbing the U.S. The U.S. could put pressure on Ecuador if it grants asylum to Edward Snowden, though the country's oil reserves give it something of a buffer.

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What's In A Name? A Lot If You're A Country

Thursday, June 20, 2013

The Afghan government reportedly pulled out of talks because the Taliban used the name Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan on the plaque of its office in Qatar. It's not the only time disputed names have stymied diplomacy. We look at some past examples.

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U.S. Wants Global Trafficking Report To Hit Home

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

The State Department official in charge of the office that monitors and combats human trafficking says slavery affects several industries, including fishing, and several countries, including the U.S. He wants consumers to ask: "How can I actually do something about it?"

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U.S., Europe May Share Intelligence, But Not Privacy Rules

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Revelations about U.S. surveillance programs have not only touched off a debate in America; they've also raised privacy questions in Europe, since big Internet companies operate in both places.

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Obama To Name Top Lawyer As Guantanamo Closure Envoy

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Clifford Sloan will reopen the Office of Guantanamo Closure. He has served in senior positions in both Democratic and Republican administrations.

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Where Things Stand In Syria – And Other Questions Answered

Thursday, June 13, 2013

The White House announced Thursday that Syrian President Bashar Assad had crossed a "red line" by using chemical weapons. The announcement comes amid calls for greater U.S. engagement in the conflict. We take a look at what is happening in Syria and who the major players are.

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NSA Collecting Verizon Phone Records Of American Customers

Wednesday, June 05, 2013

A FISA court order gives the government the power to obtain the information for a three-month period that ends July 19. The order covers all Verizon calls made within the U.S., and between the U.S. and other countries. The order covers call data — not the actual conversations.

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