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Krishnadev Calamur

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Bahrain Asks U.S. Diplomat To Leave Over Meeting With Shiite Group

Monday, July 07, 2014

The Foreign Ministry said Assistant Secretary of State Tom Malinowski "is unwelcome." Malinowski met with the Shiite opposition in the island nation that hosts the U.S. Navy's 5th Fleet.

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More Than 50 People Were Shot In Chicago Over The Holiday Weekend

Monday, July 07, 2014

The Chicago Tribune called it "the greatest burst of gun violence Chicago has seen this year." The number of shootings in the city has risen since last year even as the homicide rate has fallen.

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Australia Says It Returned 41 Asylum Seekers To Sri Lanka

Monday, July 07, 2014

The transfer at sea was condemned because those returned could face persecution. Australia's High Court granted an interim injunction to block the return of 153 other asylum seekers to Sri Lanka.

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Early Afghan Vote Count Gives Ex-Finance Minister The Lead

Monday, July 07, 2014

The result is unlikely to quell claims from Ashraf Ghani's rival, Abdullah Abdullah, that the election was fraudulent. Abdullah easily won the first round of voting, but now trails by a million votes.

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We Have A Weiner: Joey Chestnut Defends Hot-Dog-Eating Crown

Friday, July 04, 2014

Chestnut of San Jose, Calif., devoured 61 hot dogs and buns in the allotted 10 minutes. Miki Sudo, who ate 34 franks and buns in the allotted time, won the women's competition.

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Germany And Brazil To Face Off In World Cup Semifinals

Friday, July 04, 2014

Brazil ended Colombia's Cinderella story on Friday with a 2-1 win to advance to the World Cup semifinals. On Tuesday Brazil will face Germany, who defeated France 1-0 in the quarterfinal.

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SiriusXM Fires Anthony Cumia, Host Of 'Opie & Anthony,' Over Tweets

Friday, July 04, 2014

The satellite radio network said his "racially-charged and hate-filled remarks on social media" are inconsistent with its values. Cumia's tweets came after he was allegedly assaulted in New York.

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German Held On Suspicion Of Passing Classified Information

Friday, July 04, 2014

News reports say the unidentified man worked for Germany's spy agency and passed secrets to the U.S. Ties between the countries have been affected by revelations the NSA spied on Germans.

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Pentagon Grounds All F-35s Amid Fire Investigation

Friday, July 04, 2014

The Defense Department said the decision was made following a runway fire incident June 23 at the Eglin Air Force Base in Florida. The Air Force is investigating the cause of the fire.

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Richard Mellon Scaife, Philanthropist, Conservative Donor, Dies

Friday, July 04, 2014

The heir to the Mellon banking and oil fortune revealed in May that he had been diagnosed with cancer. Scaife was 82.

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Clashes Erupt In Jerusalem Over Palestinian Teen's Funeral

Friday, July 04, 2014

Palestinians say the 16-year-old was killed by Israeli extremists. His body was found just days after the recovery of the bodies of three Israeli teens in the West Bank.

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Weakened Arthur Heads Up U.S. East Coast

Friday, July 04, 2014

The National Hurricane Center predicted further weakening as the Category 1 storm moved offshore. Arthur knocked out power for about 44,000 people in North Carolina.

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Ex-Editor Gets 18 Months In U.K. Phone Hacking Case

Friday, July 04, 2014

Andy Coulson, the former editor of the now defunct News of the World, was found guilty last week of conspiracy to hack personal voicemails.

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European Court Upholds France's Burqa Ban

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

The European Court of Human Rights ruled that France's ban on face-covering veils was legitimate, and did not violate a Muslim woman's freedoms.

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Luis Suarez Apologizes For Biting Rival At World Cup

Monday, June 30, 2014

The Uruguayan striker was banned by FIFA for biting Italian player Giorgio Chiellini in last week's World Cup soccer game.

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Supreme Court Rules Against Union Fees For Some Home Care Workers

Monday, June 30, 2014

In a 5-4 ruling, the court recognized a category of "partial public employees" who cannot be required to contribute union bargaining fees.

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Top Shiite Cleric Calls For Deal On Next Iraqi Leader Amid Crisis

Friday, June 27, 2014

The call Friday by Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani came as Human Rights Watch said ISIS militants likely executed at least 160 unarmed men when they took the city of Tikrit.

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In Narrow Ruling, Supreme Court Invalidates 3 Obama Appointments

Thursday, June 26, 2014

The court says the 2012 appointments to the National Labor Relations Board are invalid because they weren't approved by the Senate, which was in pro forma session at the time.

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High Court Says Police Need A Warrant For Most Cellphone Searches

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

The Supreme Court's 9-0 decision is seen as a strong defense of privacy in the digital age. But the justices did rule that warrantless searches could be allowed in some exigent circumstances.

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Spanish Princess Is Indicted In Corruption Case

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

The court decision is one of the last steps before a possible trial for Princess Cristina and her husband. They have denied wrongdoing and said they would appeal the latest ruling.

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