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Krishnadev Calamur

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Obama Taps Ashton Carter As Defense Secretary Nominee

Friday, December 05, 2014

Carter, a former No. 2 at the Pentagon, would succeed Chuck Hagel. If confirmed, he will be President Obama's fourth defense secretary.

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ICC Drops Charges Against Kenya's President

Friday, December 05, 2014

But the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court reserved the right to bring new charges against Uhuru Kenyatta. The Kenyan leader said he was excited and relieved at the decision.

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Court Rules Chimps Don't Have Same Rights As People

Thursday, December 04, 2014

The New York Supreme Court's appellate division declined to extend habeas corpus to Tommy, a chimpanzee living in a cage at a trailer dealer in Gloversville, N.Y.

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'New Republic', In Major Change, Cuts Publishing Schedule; Top Editor Out

Thursday, December 04, 2014

Editor Franklin Foer and longtime literary editor Leon Wieseltier are both leaving. The magazine will drop from 20 issues a year from 10 and move its headquarters from Washington, D.C., to New York.

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Ayn Rand's Novel 'Ideal' To Be Published Next Year

Thursday, December 04, 2014

Rand wrote Ideal as a novel in 1934, but didn't like it and set it aside. Later, she reworked it as a play. The New American Library says Ideal will be published in the form in which Rand intended it.

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Montana Man Cites 'Castle Doctrine' As Defense In German Teen's Shooting

Thursday, December 04, 2014

The law says that a man's home is his castle and can be defended as such. Prosecutors said Markus Kaarma shot in cold blood the exchange student who had entered his garage.

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James Bond Will Be Back Next Year — And He's Battling An Old Enemy

Thursday, December 04, 2014

Director Sam Mendes announced today that the 24th film in the franchise will be called Spectre, named for the organization 007 has battled since his first screen outing in Dr. No in 1962.

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Putin Defiant In Speech In Face Of Sanctions, Economic Woes

Thursday, December 04, 2014

The Russian president said in his state of the union speech that the "difficulties" his country faces "also create new possibilities." He accused the West of trying to break up Russia.

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Protesters Use #DieIn To Rally In Aftermath Of Grand Jury Decision

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

The protests — at Grand Central Terminal and other places — follow the announcement that a New York police officer won't be indicted in the death of Eric Garner over the summer.

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Keyboardist Ian McLagan Dies At 69

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

He was in the English rock bands Small Faces and Faces, and he also played keyboard for the Rolling Stones. McLagan died today in Austin, Texas. He was 69.

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17 States Sue Obama Over Immigration Actions

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Texas, which is leading the states, filed a lawsuit in federal court in the Southern District of Texas. State Attorney General Greg Abbott said the president's action "tramples" the Constitution.

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One Jong Un To Rule Them All: N. Koreans Banned From Using Leader's Name

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Those who already share Kim Jong Un's name must change it. That's according to South Korean media, which cited an official North Korean directive.

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Takata Back On Capitol Hill After Deadline To Widen Air Bag Recall Passes

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Federal regulators had given Takata Corp. until Tuesday to widen its recall of air bags to the entire U.S., but the Japanese company appeared to ignore that demand.

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Which Countries Are The Most Corrupt?

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

North Korea and Somalia are perceived to be the most corrupt countries, according to the Corruption Perception Index released today by Transparency International. Denmark is seen as least corrupt.

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House OKs Measure Stopping Social Security Payments To Former Nazis

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

A loophole in the law meant suspected Nazis who were forced out of the country continued to receive benefits. The House vote was unanimous. The Senate votes on a similar measure in the coming weeks.

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FIFA Chief Rejects Responsibility For Welfare Of Workers In Qatar

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Sepp Blatter, who heads soccer's governing body, said the companies that employed the migrant laborers building the infrastructure for Qatar's 2022 World Cup were responsible for their safety.

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Bobby Keys, Who Played Saxophone For The Rolling Stones, Dies At 70

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

During the course of his long career, Keys played with everyone from John Lennon to Eric Clapton, but it was work with the Stones for which he was most famous.

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Indian Court Says Elephant Who Was Chained For 50 Years Is Free

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Raju the elephant appeared to shed tears last July when he was freed from his shackles. He will now be allowed to remain with his rescuers. His previous owner had wanted him back.

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Israel's Netanyahu Fires Ministers, Calls For Early Election

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

The prime minister has more than two years left in his term. But with his coalition fracturing, Benjamin Netanyahu said it was "impossible" to lead a government under the current conditions.

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Power Restored In Detroit After Outage

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

The outage, which was attributed to a cable failure, affected the city's fire stations, schools and courthouses. Many nonpublic buildings were unaffected.

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