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Krishnadev Calamur

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Nick Denton Steps Down As Gawker's President

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

But he will remain CEO of the media company that he built, and be part of a seven-member managing partnership. He said he wanted to spend more time blogging.

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Alan Rusbridger, Editor Of 'Guardian,' To Step Down

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

He is best known in the U.S. for shepherding the newspaper through its coverage of Edward Snowden's leaks of classified material. He will become the chair of the trust that runs the Guardian.

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Detroit's Bankruptcy Is Over, Michigan's Governor Says

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

The city's bankruptcy, the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history, will end at 12:01 a.m. ET Thursday, Gov. Rick Snyder said. The city filed for bankruptcy on July 18, 2013.

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S. African Prosecutors To Seek Murder Conviction Against Pistorius

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

The double-amputee Olympian was convicted earlier this year of culpable homicide, or manslaughter, in the shooting death of his girlfriend. He is serving a five-year prison sentence.

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Palestinian Minister Dies In West Bank Protest Against Israel

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

The circumstances surrounding Ziad Abu Ein's death are unclear. Medics say he died from exposure to tear gas. Israel said it will examine his body jointly with Jordanian and Palestinian pathologists.

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Bob Dylan, In New Album, Will Cover Frank Sinatra

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

But Dylan in a statement said he doesn't see himself as "covering these songs in any way." Instead, he said he and his band are "uncovering them." Shadows in the Night will be released Feb. 3

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This Nursing Home Calms Troubling Behavior Without Risky Drugs

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

The staff's goal was to reduce the prescription of antipsychotic drugs by 20 percent. In the first year, they cut use by 97 percent. How? By addressing the real reasons for agitation and aggression.

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5 Interrogation Methods The CIA Used On Terrorism Suspects

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

The Senate's report says CIA interrogators used methods such as rectal infusion and waterboarding on detainees. The report says the techniques were ineffective, a point the agency disputes.

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Obama: CIA's 'Harsh Methods' Inconsistent With Values, National Security

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Earlier, GOP Sens. Mitch McConnell and Saxby Chambliss said the release of the Senate's report on the CIA's interrogation practices "will present serious consequences for U.S. national security."

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'Obamacare' Expert Apologizes For Remarks On Law's Creation

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

MIT health care economist Jonathan Gruber had said the "stupidity of the American voter" was critical in getting the law passed. Critics say that displays the deceit that went into creating the law.

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World Food Program Resumes Food Aid For Syrian Refugees

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

The U.N. organization said that after it suspended a food-voucher program earlier this month, individuals, the private sector and governments stepped in to raise the money.

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FBI Wanted Little To Do With James Bond, Memo Reveals

Monday, December 08, 2014

In response to a request from the producers of Goldfinger, the FBI said Ian Fleming's novels "generally center around sex and bizarre situations."

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U.K. Lawmaker Apologizes For Playing 'Candy Crush Saga' At Hearing

Monday, December 08, 2014

Nigel Mills said his actions "fell short of what is expected of a member of Parliament." But a colleague defended him, saying hearings were "boring" and he himself had had trouble staying awake.

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U.S. Boosts Security At Facilities Ahead Of 'Torture Report' Release

Monday, December 08, 2014

The White House says the report "could lead to a greater risk" to U.S. facilities and individuals around the world, but that the president supported the Senate's release scheduled for Tuesday.

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End Fraternities' Suspension, UVA Urged Amid 'Rolling Stone' Fallout

Monday, December 08, 2014

The call by national organizations representing fraternities and sororities comes after the magazine acknowledged "discrepancies" in its story on gang rape. The story had prompted the suspensions.

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IOC Unveils Changes Including Lower Bidding Costs, More Sports At Olympics

Monday, December 08, 2014

The changes adopted today at a two-day meeting in Monaco include a new Olympic channel. They are all part of biggest change in decades to the International Olympic Committee.

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Typhoon Death Toll Rises In Philippines, Though Devastation Less Than Feared

Monday, December 08, 2014

Hagupit, now a tropical storm, forced more than a million people into shelters when it hit. At least 21 people are dead. But it spared the Philippines the devastation of last year's Typhoon Haiyan.

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Bay Area Protests Turn Violent For Second Night In A Row

Monday, December 08, 2014

Demonstrators vandalized businesses and blocked traffic on a freeway. The protests came in the wake of police killings in Missouri and New York.

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'Rolling Stone' Says Trust In Gang-Rape Accuser Was 'Misplaced'

Friday, December 05, 2014

The magazine reported last month on a University of Virginia student who said she was gang-raped during a fraternity party in 2012. It said today that there were "discrepancies" in its story.

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Staffers Resign En Masse At 'The New Republic' Amid Planned Changes

Friday, December 05, 2014

The magazine announced it was cutting its publication schedule, moving to New York and rebranding as a digital media company. Two top editors quit Thursday; more than half the masthead resigned today.

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