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Krishnadev Calamur

Krishnadev Calamur appears in the following:

Greece's Parliament Approves Austerity Measures

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

The agreement with the country's creditors passed with support from the opposition. The vote allows Greece to begin negotiations with its creditors on a third bailout.

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Obama Says Iran Nuclear Deal Meets U.S. National Security Interests

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

In a news conference that lasted over an hour, the president urged Congress to evaluate "this agreement based on the facts, not on politics." The deal faces much skepticism in Congress and in Israel.

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Smithsonian To Post Sign At Exhibition Featuring Bill Cosby-Owned Art

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

The museum says the exhibition is "fundamentally about the artworks and the artists who created them, not Mr. Cosby." The move comes amid allegations of sexual assault against the comedian.

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Deal Offers Hope To Families Of Americans Imprisoned, Missing In Iran

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Those detained include a former Marine, a pastor and a Washington Post reporter. The missing man is a former FBI agent. The U.S. says Iran should "make a humanitarian gesture and bring" them home.

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In The Middle East, Iran Deal Called 'Bad Mistake,' 'Great Victory'

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Israel has sharply criticized the historic agreement that the U.S. and its five allies struck with Iran on its nuclear program. Iranian allies Syria and Iraq have welcomed the deal.

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Pentagon Weighs Allowing Transgender People To Serve Openly In Military

Monday, July 13, 2015

Defense Secretary Ash Carter said a working group will study the implications of the move. The panel will start with the presumption that transgender people can serve without an adverse impact.

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Boy Scouts Panel Adopts Resolution To Allow Gay Scout Leaders

Monday, July 13, 2015

The Boy Scouts of America's National Executive Board will meet July 27 to ratify the resolution to end the longstanding ban on gay Scout leaders.

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Iranian Court Holds Third Hearing In Case Of Jailed 'Post' Reporter

Monday, July 13, 2015

Jason Rezaian, who was arrested in July 2014, is accused of spying on Iran for the U.S. Today's hearing was inconclusive and no date has been set for a possible next hearing.

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White House Announces Commutations For 46 Mostly Nonviolent Offenders

Monday, July 13, 2015

Most were sentenced under drug charges. Nearly all of them would have already served their time if they were convicted of the same crime today.

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Psychologists Group Apologizes For Backing Post-Sept. 11 Interrogation Tactics

Friday, July 10, 2015

NPR's Jon Hamilton, who is reporting on the story for our Newscast unit, says the apology comes in response to an independent report commissioned by the APA itself.

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Ellen Pao Out As Reddit CEO

Friday, July 10, 2015

Pao has been at the center of a controversy following the still-unexplained dismissal of a popular figure in the site's r/IAmA section. She is being replaced by Steve Huffman, the site's original CEO.

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Defense Rests In Aurora, Colo., Theater Shooting Case

Friday, July 10, 2015

Attorneys for James Holmes argue he was insane at the time of the 2012 attack that killed 12 people. Prosecutors, who are seeking the death penalty, say he knew the difference between right and wrong.

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Dismissed Reddit Figure Victoria Taylor Breaks Silence

Thursday, July 09, 2015

In a post on the site, r/IAmA's Taylor thanked supporters. Her dismissal this month prompted an insurrection in which moderators shut down many of the site's most popular sections.

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India's Top Court Orders Federal Investigation Into Exam Scam

Thursday, July 09, 2015

The multimillion-dollar job-recruitment scam has been linked to more than 30 deaths. Hundreds of people have been arrested in connection with the Vyapam scandal.

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Greek Government Hands European Creditors New Bailout Proposals

Thursday, July 09, 2015

News reports say the new proposal accepts the tough austerity measures demanded by Greece's European partners but also includes a debt write-off, which Germany has opposed.

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FIFA Bans Former Executive Committee Member Chuck Blazer For Life

Thursday, July 09, 2015

Blazer was the highest-ranking American in soccer's governing body for years, and was one of 14 FIFA figures indicted by the Justice Department in May in connection with a corruption scheme.

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Medicare Plans To Pay For Voluntary End-Of-Life Counseling

Wednesday, July 08, 2015

The provision was politically toxic when it was first proposed in 2009. Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News says many medical groups, including the AMA, have long recommended the move.

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JPMorgan Chase Fined $136M Over How It Collects Debt

Wednesday, July 08, 2015

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says the bank "sold bad credit card debt and robo-signed documents in violation of law."

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Glitches Galore: A Brief History Of Technical Problems On Wall Street

Wednesday, July 08, 2015

Computer-related problems on the New York Stock Exchange halted trading for more than three hours on Wednesday, but it was not a one-off.

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Subway Suspends Ties With Pitchman Jared Fogle

Wednesday, July 08, 2015

Authorities raided Fogle's home, but he has not been arrested or charged. Tuesday's raid puts a spotlight on Fogle's ties to the former head of a foundation he created to fight childhood obesity.

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