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Krishnadev Calamur

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Iraq, Iran Push Back Against Defense Secretary's Comments On Iraqi Forces

Monday, May 25, 2015

In an interview Sunday with CNN, Ash Carter said Iraqi forces lacked the "will to fight" ISIS in Anbar Province and its capital, Ramadi.

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Ex-Israeli Leader Ehud Olmert Sentenced To 8 Months In Corruption Trial

Monday, May 25, 2015

Olmert, who led Israel until 2009, unlawfully accepted money from a U.S. supporter. He is appealing the decision to the Supreme Court.

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Texas Governor Calls Flood Damage 'Devastating'

Monday, May 25, 2015

Gov. Greg Abbott flew over parts of the Blanco River Monday, a day after storms triggered flooding. At least three people are dead in Texas and Louisiana, and a dozen missing.

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TLC Pulls '19 Kids And Counting' Amid Reports Of Star's Sexual Misconduct As Minor

Friday, May 22, 2015

Reports say Josh Duggar, 27, molested five underage girls in 2002 and 2003. Duggar has apologized, and his family says they have been open about "one of the most difficult times of our lives."

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Man Convicted Of Killing D.C. Intern Chandra Levy To Get New Trial

Friday, May 22, 2015

Prosecutors have agreed not to oppose a new trial for Ingmar Guandique, who was found guilty in 2010 of killing Levy in 2001.

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Decision On Gay Scout Leaders To Come By October, Group's Head Says

Friday, May 22, 2015

Robert Gates, the former CIA director and former defense secretary, tells NPR that the Boy Scouts of America needs to talk to sponsoring institutions about the potential change.

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Some Clinton Emails Were Retroactively Classified

Friday, May 22, 2015

The State Department released the first batch of 296 emails from the former secretary of state's private email account. Some were classified at the request of the FBI after the fact.

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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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