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Krishnadev Calamur

Krishnadev Calamur appears in the following:

Watch Jon Stewart Defend Trevor Noah On 'The Daily Show'

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

Stewart, the show's host, called Noah, the man named to succeed him, "incredibly thoughtful and ... funny." Noah had been criticized for the tone and content of some of his tweets.

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Sen. Rand Paul Announces 2016 Presidential Run

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

The Republican senator from Kentucky is getting a jump on what is likely to be a crowded GOP field in 2016. Polls show him in a three-way tie for third place for his party's nomination.

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Gertrude Weaver, World's Oldest Woman, Dies At 116

Monday, April 06, 2015

She had assumed the title last week. The cause of death was complications from pneumonia. The world's oldest person is now Jeralean Talley, who lives in the Detroit area and was born May 23, 1899.

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Flight Or Fight? Air India Grounds Pilots After Reported Cockpit Brawl

Monday, April 06, 2015

The co-pilot, upset over instructions from the commander, apparently "beat up the captain," The Times of India reported. An airline spokesman said the two men had "an argument ... nothing more."

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Fraternity Named In Retracted 'Rolling Stone' Rape Story To Sue Magazine

Monday, April 06, 2015

Phi Kappa Psi's planned move comes after an independent review found "collective fault" led to the magazine's story about a young woman who said she was gang raped at the University of Virginia.

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Judge Allows N.Y. Woman To Serve Divorce Notice Using Facebook

Monday, April 06, 2015

Attempts by Ellanora Biadoo to reach her husband, Victor Sena Blood-Dzraku, were unsuccessful. But he has kept in touch exclusively via phone and Facebook.

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Boston Bombing: In Closing Arguments, Contrasting Images Of Tsarnaev

Monday, April 06, 2015

The prosecutor said the attack was a "cold, calculated terrorist act" carried out by Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. His defense argued there would have been no bombing without Tsarnaev's older brother.

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Report: Jeb Bush Self-Identified As Hispanic On Voter Application In '09

Monday, April 06, 2015

The former Florida governor and likely GOP presidential candidate, in a tweet, responded to his son's playful mocking of the claim with: "My mistake! Don't think I've fooled anyone!"

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Vatican? More Like Vatican't! Eat Spaghetti, That Is

Friday, April 03, 2015

Pope Francis' doctors are telling him to lay off pasta and get more exercise. But Francis, who reportedly eats a plate of spaghetti every day, has not taken well to the suggestions.

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Netanyahu: In Any Final Deal, Iran Must Recognize Israel's Right To Exist

Friday, April 03, 2015

The Israeli prime minister, who has long called Iran an existential threat, reiterated his opposition to the framework agreement Iran reached with six world powers over its nuclear program.

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Iran Talks: In Tehran, Blaring Horns, Chants, Cheers

Thursday, April 02, 2015

The public reaction so far in the Iranian capital to the preliminary agreement Iran and six world powers have reached on the Islamic republic's nuclear program has been positive.

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Prosecutors: Co-Pilot's Computer Shows Searches On Suicide, Cockpit Doors

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Separately, French prosecutors say the second black box of Flight 4U 9525 has been recovered. The plane crash last week in the French Alps killed all 150 people onboard.

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Citing Plagiarism, Indian Journal Retracts Paper On Plagiarism

Thursday, April 02, 2015

And in other plagiarism news, a French lawmaker is being mocked for lifting sections on the Assyrian genocide from Wikipedia to craft a draft law.

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Kenya Says Operation Against Al-Shabab Militants Is Over; 147 Dead

Thursday, April 02, 2015

The Islamist militants had taken hostages at a university campus in Garissa. In 2013, militants from the same group carried out a similar operation on the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, the capital.

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Justice Department Won't Charge IRS' Lois Lerner With Criminal Contempt

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

At issue is whether the former IRS official waived her Fifth Amendment rights when she made an opening statement proclaiming her innocence over the agency's targeting of conservative groups.

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Thailand Lifts Martial Law, But Critics Say Its Replacement Is Worse

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

The announcement goes into effect immediately. The new law, Article 44, gives coup leader Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha sweeping powers over the Thai government.

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Patton Oswalt Tweets In Defense Of Comedy — And Trevor Noah

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

South African comedian Trevor Noah has been criticized for some tweets that critics say are sexist and anti-Semitic. Among his supporters is Oswalt, who took to Twitter to make his point.

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Arkansas Governor Asks Lawmakers For Changes To 'Religious Freedom' Bill

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Lawmakers passed the bill Tuesday. A similar Indiana measure sparked a backlash. Critics say it allows businesses to refuse service to gays and lesbians. Supporters say it bolsters religious freedom.

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Lufthansa Says It Knew Of Co-Pilot Andreas Lubitz's Depression

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Prosecutors say Lubitz deliberately crashed his plane carrying 149 others into the French Alps last week. Lufthansa said he had informed them in 2009 of a "previous depressive episode."

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Obama Releases Frozen Military Aid To Egypt

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Delivery of the F-16s, Harpoon missiles and M1A1 Abrams tank kits was suspended in 2013 after a military-backed coup. The White House cited national security as the reason for its decision today.

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