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Krishnadev Calamur

Krishnadev Calamur appears in the following:

In Some States, Defiance Over Supreme Court's Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

Monday, June 29, 2015

The court ruled last week that states cannot keep same-sex couples from marrying and must recognize their unions. The ruling was welcomed by many, but there was criticism, too.

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Supreme Court Says Use Of Lethal Injection Drug Is Legal

Monday, June 29, 2015

Lawyers for Oklahoma death row inmates argued midazolam does not reliably induce a comalike sleep, violating the Constitution's ban on cruel and unusual punishment.

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Taiwan Water Park Fire Claims First Victim

Monday, June 29, 2015

A woman who suffered burns to 90 percent of her body has died. Investigators are looking at what caused powder sprayed from the stage during a performance to catch fire. Nearly 500 people were burned.

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Captured Convict David Sweat In Critical Condition

Monday, June 29, 2015

Sweat and his accomplice, Richard Matt, both convicted murderers, escaped June 6 from a prison in New York. Matt was shot and killed Friday. Sweat was captured Sunday.

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European Leaders Warn Greeks On 'No' Vote In Referendum

Monday, June 29, 2015

They say a rejection of bailout terms would mean leaving the eurozone. The Greek government has urged its citizens to vote "no." The country is one day away from failing to make an IMF loan payment.

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Roberts: 'Celebrate Today's Decision ... But Do Not Celebrate The Constitution'

Friday, June 26, 2015

The chief justice said the court was ordering every state to recognize gay marriage. "[F]or those who believe in a government of laws ... the majority's approach is deeply disheartening," he said.

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Patrick Macnee, Star Of Cult TV Show 'The Avengers,' Dies At 93

Thursday, June 25, 2015

The U.K.-born actor appeared on stage and in films, but it was his role as John Steed in the 1960s show that made him famous around the world. Macnee died of natural causes in California.

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Takeaways From The Supreme Court's Obamacare Opinion

Thursday, June 25, 2015

The case hinged on six words: "an exchange established by the state." The court agreed with the government's view that that could mean any exchange, including one set up by the federal government.

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'SCOTUSCare': Justice Scalia Issues Withering Dissent On Obamacare Subsidies

Thursday, June 25, 2015

The Supreme Court ruled 6-3 to uphold the nationwide subsidies called for in the Affordable Care Act. Justice Antonin Scalia, in his dissent, calls the court's rationale "quite absurd."

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Supreme Court Rules Obamacare Subsidies Are Legal

Thursday, June 25, 2015

The subsidies are crucial to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, President Obama's signature achievement.

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'You're In My House': Obama Shuts Down Heckler At White House

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

A pro-immigration advocate repeatedly interrupted the president during an event on same-sex marriage in the East Room of the White House. She was escorted out.

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New York Agency Says Whole Foods Overcharged Customers In City

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Overcharging ranged from 80 cents for a package of pecan panko to $14.84 for a package of coconut shrimp, the Department of Consumer Affairs said. Whole Foods called the allegations "overreaching."

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Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal Announces Presidential Run

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Jindal joins a crowded Republican field, and polls show him trailing the other presidential hopefuls.

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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Apologizes To Victims, Families Of Boston Marathon Bombing

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

The judge imposed the death penalty on Tsarnaev shortly after the convicted bomber's first remarks in public since the 2013 attack that killed three people and left 264 others wounded.

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Alabama Governor Orders Removal Of Confederate Flags From Capitol

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

The decision is part of a growing backlash against symbols of the Confederacy following last week's racially motivated mass shooting at a black church in South Carolina.

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VA Responds To NPR Story On Broken Promises To Vets Exposed To Mustard Gas

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

NPR reported that the Department of Veterans Affairs didn't locate and compensate some 4,000 men exposed to mustard gas during World War II.

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Judge Declares Mistrial In Vanderbilt Rape Case

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Defense attorneys for the two convicted football players successfully argued that a juror had intentionally withheld information that he was raped.

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Across The South, A Push To Banish Confederate Flags From State Buildings

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

From South Carolina to Mississippi, there have been calls to remove the flag that many people call divisive. Businesses, too, are getting in on the act.

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Actor Dick Van Patten Dies At 86

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

The cause was complications from diabetes, his publicist said in a statement. Van Patten is perhaps best known for the role of Tom Bradford, the father on ABC's Eight Is Enough.

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Pete Rose Bet On Baseball Games As A Player, ESPN Reports

Monday, June 22, 2015

After years of denial, baseball's all-time hits leader admitted in 2004 that he bet on games, but only while he was manager. But ESPN obtained documents that show the betting began in 1986.

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