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Krishnadev Calamur

Krishnadev Calamur appears in the following:

Singer Ben E. King, Best Known For 'Stand By Me,' Dies At 76

Friday, May 01, 2015

Phil Brown, King's publicist, says the soul singer died of natural causes. King began his career with The Drifters, but it was "Stand by Me," released in 1961, that sealed his worldwide fame.

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Ex-Ally Of N.J. Gov. Christie Pleads Guilty In Bridge Closures Scandal

Friday, May 01, 2015

Former Port Authority official David Wildstein pleaded guilty to two counts of conspiracy in the "Bridgegate" scandal. The case could have implications for Christie, a likely presidential candidate.

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France Investigates Claims Its Soldiers Abused Children In Africa

Thursday, April 30, 2015

President Francois Hollande warns of consequences if the allegations about abuse in the Central African Republic are true. The U.N. worker who publicly revealed the abuse has been suspended.

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'Charlie Hebdo' Cartoonist Says He Will No Longer Draw Prophet Muhammad

Thursday, April 30, 2015

"He no longer interests me," Luz said in an interview. Militants attacked the magazine Jan. 7, killing editorial staff and others, in apparent retaliation for its depiction of their prophet.

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SEC Rule Would Link Executive Pay To Performance

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

The rule, which grew out of the Dodd-Frank financial overhaul bill, would make it easier for shareholders to see whether salaries are in line with a company's financial performance.

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Report: FBI Vetted Middleman In Ransom Payment For U.S. Hostage

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the family of Warren Weinstein paid $250,000 to his captors after the FBI helped facilitate the payment. Weinstein was killed in a U.S. drone strike.

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Pope Francis Calls Gender Pay Gap A 'Pure Scandal'

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

NPR's Sylvia Poggioli reports that Francis' remarks, at his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square, are some of his most forceful statements yet in favor of women.

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Lumber Liquidators Says DOJ Seeks Criminal Charges Over Imports

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

The revelation in a regulatory filing follows a 60 Minutes report last month that said the company's Chinese laminate flooring products have unsafe levels of formaldehyde, a known carcinogen.

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Russia Tries To Regain Control Of Space Capsule

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

The cargo ship was launched Tuesday and scheduled to dock at the International Space Station to deliver 2.5 tons of supplies. Ground control lost contact after the ship reached its first orbit.

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Nigerian Military Rescues 200 Girls From Boko Haram

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Ninety-three women were also rescued in the operation. The military says it cannot confirm if the girls are the same as the schoolgirls kidnapped last year, but the AP reports they are not.

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Twitter Shares Slide After Disappointing Earnings

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The social media site continued to bring in new users, but its ad revenue didn't measure up to expectations. Twitter shares were down 18 percent at the close of trading Tuesday.

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NFL To End Its Tax-Exempt Status 'To Eliminate ... Distraction'

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The move applies only to the league office. The National Football League's 32 teams already pay taxes on their profits, salaries and merchandise sales.

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'Go Home. Please': 'Wire' Creator David Simon Urges Calm In Baltimore

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

In a blog post, Simon added that while there is much to be "argued, debated, addressed ... this moment ... can still, in the end, "prove transformational, if not redemptive for our city."

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'Criminals' Taking Advantage Of Situation In Baltimore, Obama Says

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The president said "there's no excuse for the kind of violence" that has erupted after peaceful protests following the death of a black man who suffered a serious spine injury while in police custody.

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Australia To Recall Envoy To Indonesia Over Execution Of 'Bali 9' Pair

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Australians Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan were the ringleaders of a group that sought to smuggle heroin out of Bali in 2005. Their families said the men had turned their lives around since then.

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Economic Impact Of Nepal Quake Likely To Be Massive

Monday, April 27, 2015

One estimate puts the reconstruction at more than $5 billion – or about a quarter of the country's GDP. Countries — and relief groups — are pledging to help.

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LOOK: Historic Nepal Sites Before And After The Quake

Monday, April 27, 2015

The human toll of the weekend disaster is overwhelming, but the temblor also damaged some of Kathmandu's historic structures.

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Loretta Lynch Sworn In As U.S. Attorney General

Monday, April 27, 2015

Lynch's nomination was confirmed last week by the U.S. Senate, five months after President Obama nominated her to succeed Eric Holder.

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6 Novelists Withdraw From Event Honoring 'Charlie Hebdo' For Free Speech

Monday, April 27, 2015

Peter Carey and Rachel Kushner are among those who are withdrawing in protest from the PEN American Center's annual gala. Kushner says she is uncomfortable with Charlie Hebdo's "cultural intolerance."

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Sabeen Mahmud, Pakistani Social Activist, Shot Dead In Karachi

Friday, April 24, 2015

Mahmud ran the city's Second Floor café, which she designed as a community space for open dialogue. It had just hosted an event on the political situation in Pakistan's Balochistan province.

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