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Krishnadev Calamur

Krishnadev Calamur appears in the following:

Uneasy Rider: The Origins Of Motorcycle Gangs And How They Remain A Force

Friday, May 22, 2015

Steve Cook, who heads the Midwest Outlaw Motorcycle Gang Investigators Association, tells NPR that soldiers returning from World War II formed biker gangs, which became infamous during a 1947 riot.

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Grand Jury Indicts 6 Baltimore Officers In Freddie Gray's Death

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Prosecutor Marilyn J. Mosby said at a news conference that the officers will be arraigned July 2. The charges against them are mostly similar to those announced May 1.

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Head Of Boy Scouts Says Group's Ban On Gay Adults 'Unsustainable'

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Robert Gates, a former CIA director and former defense secretary, told the organization, "We must deal with the world as it is, not as we might wish it to be."

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Fla. Mailman Who Flew Gyrocopter Onto Capitol Lawn Appears In Court

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Douglas Mark Hughes faces up to 9 1/2 years in prison. He was arrested after his April 15 flight from Gettysburg, Pa., to Washington, and has been under house arrest since then.

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Obama Calls Loss Of Ramadi A 'Setback,' But Denies U.S. Is Losing To ISIS

Thursday, May 21, 2015

The comments came in an interview with The Atlantic. The president also discussed the nuclear talks with Iran and his often-frosty relationship with Israel's political leadership.

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Islamic State Takes Control Of Ancient City Of Palmyra

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

The city is on UNESCO's list of World Heritage sites, and it gives the militant group access to gas fields and roads across the Syrian desert.

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An Author Of Paper About Changing Minds On Gay Marriage Seeks Retraction

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

The paper, published in Science, suggested conversations could increase support for same-sex marriage. Researchers who tried to replicate the study say the data were not collected as described.

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Nebraska Lawmakers Move Step Closer To Repealing Death Penalty

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

The vote in the Republican-controlled unicameral Legislature was 32-15 — enough support to override a threatened veto from Gov. Pete Ricketts.

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Beau Biden, Vice President Joe Biden's Son, Hospitalized

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

The former Delaware attorney general is being treated at the Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda, Md. In 2013, he underwent surgery after being diagnosed with a brain lesion.

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LA City Council Votes To Raise Minimum Wage To $15 By 2020

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

The increase — from $9 per hour — could cover as many as 800,000 people. LA is the biggest U.S city to raise its minimum wage to $15.

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Takata Agrees To Declare Air Bags Defective In Nearly 34M Vehicles

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

The problem lies with Takata air bags that can potentially explode, sending metal shards flying into the compartment. The recall is believed to be the largest in NHTSA's history.

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Patriots To 'Accept Reluctantly' NFL's 'Deflategate' Punishment

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

The NFL fined the team $1 million and stripped it of draft picks in connection with the scandal involving underinflated footballs. Quarterback Tom Brady is appealing his four-game suspension.

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Elian Gonzalez Says He Would Like To Visit U.S. As A Tourist

Monday, May 18, 2015

Now 21, Gonzalez was seized 15 years ago from his relatives in Miami by U.S. officials who returned him to his native country. His mother died trying to reach the U.S. His father wanted him back.

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Labor Groups Blast Working Conditions In Qatar Ahead Of World Cup

Monday, May 18, 2015

Their call comes on the same day the BBC said a reporting crew spent two nights in a Qatari jail for trying to film migrant workers who are building the infrastructure for the sporting event.

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$1M Bond Set For Members Of Biker Gangs Linked To Waco, Texas, Shootout

Monday, May 18, 2015

At least 170 members of five rival gangs have been arrested in connection with Sunday's gunfight that resulted in nine deaths and 18 injuries.

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Boston Bomber's Attorney Is An Outspoken Opponent Of Death Penalty

Friday, May 15, 2015

Judy Clarke has defended everyone from the Unabomber to Arizona shooter Jared Lee Loughner. Until Friday's sentence for Dzhokar Tsarnaev, she had saved her high-profile clients from the death penalty.

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Investigators Examining Whether Amtrak Train Was Struck By Object

Friday, May 15, 2015

An assistant conductor on the train that derailed Tuesday says she heard a radio transmission from the engineer that the locomotive had been struck. The derailment killed eight people.

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Reactions To Death Penalty For Boston Bomber

Friday, May 15, 2015

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh said he hopes the verdict "provides a small amount of closure to the survivors, families" and others affected by the 2013 marathon bombing.

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Death Penalty For Boston Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Friday, May 15, 2015

The 2013 marathon bombing killed three people and left 264 others wounded. In April, the same jury convicted Tsarnaev of all 30 counts brought against him.

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U.N. Appeals To Syria's Warring Groups To Spare Ancient City Of Palmyra

Friday, May 15, 2015

The city is on UNESCO's World Heritage list and has been badly affected by the four-year civil war. The latest threat to Palmyra is posed by fighting between government troops and ISIS.

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