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Krishnadev Calamur

Krishnadev Calamur appears in the following:

Narendra Modi: From Humble Start To India's Likely Prime Minister

Friday, May 16, 2014

In a country known for political dynasties, Modi's rise has been stunning. He's praised for making his Gujarat state an economic powerhouse, but religious riots there in 2002 leave some uneasy.

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VA's Shinseki 'Mad As Hell' Over Alleged Delays At Facility

Thursday, May 15, 2014

At issue are accusations of delayed treatment and preventable deaths at the VA hospital in Phoenix. Eric Shinseki, the head of the Department of Veterans Affairs, is testifying before a Senate panel.

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'New York Times' Replaces Jill Abramson As Executive Editor

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Dean Baquet, the paper's managing editor, will become The Times' first African-American executive editor. Abramson's departure was reportedly related to "an issue with management in the newsroom."

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For The Win(e): U.S. Passes France As World's Top Wine Consumer

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

French wine consumption fell 7 percent between 2012 and 2013, while U.S. consumption grew by 0.5 percent, a report finds. Still, the French drink six times more wine per head than Americans.

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Judge Strikes Down Arkansas Ban On Gay Marriage

Friday, May 09, 2014

The move clears the way for gay couples to wed in the state. Democratic Attorney General Dustin McDaniel's office is expected to appeal the decision to the state Supreme Court.

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Home-Wrecker: Woman Doesn't Like Neighbors, Demolishes Their Home

Friday, May 09, 2014

Ana Maria Moreta Folch said she was doing her neighborhood in St. Johns County, Fla., a favor. She was charged with criminal mischief, a third-degree felony, and released on $10,000 bail.

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NBA Picks Dick Parsons As Interim CEO Of Los Angeles Clippers

Friday, May 09, 2014

Parsons previously served as CEO of Time Warner. The appointment comes in the wake of the scandal surrounding racist comments made by Clippers owner Donald Sterling, whom the league banned for life.

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Turkish Man On Dating Show Was Ax Murderer; He Also Killed Wife

Friday, May 09, 2014

The 62-year-old appeared on a show called Luck of the Draw and said he'd learned from his past and was now an "honest person looking for a new wife." The host wasn't convinced: She told him to leave.

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Ford Recalls Nearly 700,000 Vehicles To Fix Safety Problems

Friday, May 09, 2014

The defects include a glitch that can stop the side curtain air bags from inflating in some rollover crashes, and exterior door handles that can bind and stop the door from latching properly.

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Democrats Divided Over Participation In Benghazi Panel

Friday, May 09, 2014

The House voted to establish a panel to look into circumstances surrounding the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, that killed the U.S. ambassador and three others.

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Russia's President Visits Annexed Crimea

Friday, May 09, 2014

In remarks on a major Russian holiday, Vladimir Putin hailed Crimea's "return to the motherland." It was his first appearance in the territory since March when Russia annexed the Ukrainian region.

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Accusations Of Embezzlement, Sex Roil Old Kentucky Monastery

Thursday, May 08, 2014

A former accountant for the Abbey of Gethsemani is accused of stealing more than $1 million. But he says he was targeted for revealing details of what he says were sexual affairs inside the monastery.

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The Interesting Bits From Monica Lewinsky's 'Vanity Fair' Article

Thursday, May 08, 2014

The former White House intern whose affair with President Clinton eventually led to his impeachment writes about her life after the scandal, and shares her thoughts on Hillary Clinton and others.

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Brunei's Shariah Law Spurs Boycott Of Beverly Hills Hotel

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

The Beverly Hills City Council voted Tuesday to ask Brunei's government to divest itself of the famed luxury hotel. Brunei's harsh new laws have made its hotels a target of celebrity boycotts.

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Boko Haram's Local Fight Suddenly Gets International Scrutiny

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

The group has been around for more than a decade, and the U.S. says it has links to al-Qaida. Boko Haram has now achieved international notoriety by kidnapping more than 200 schoolgirls.

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A Survivor Of The Crusades Comes Up Against The Syrian Civil War

Monday, May 05, 2014

The Crac des Chevaliers withstood a siege by the Muslim warrior Saladin during the Crusades nearly a thousand years ago, but the citadel has become a casualty of Syria's 3-year-old conflict.

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Sinn Fein Leader's Arrest Ignites Debate Over Academic Freedom

Friday, May 02, 2014

Gerry Adams was arrested in Northern Ireland in connection with a 1972 killing. Some of the case evidence is from a Boston College oral history project in which participants were promised anonymity.

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Rosie The Riveter's World War II-Era Plant Saved

Thursday, May 01, 2014

Organizers of a campaign to save the Willow Run Bomber Plant in Ypsilanti Township, Mich., say they've raised enough money to buy a part of the facility and turn it into a museum.

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Montana Supreme Court Overturns Ex-Teacher's 30-Day Rape Sentence

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

The court ruled that a new judge must re-sentence Stacey Dean Rambold, who was convicted of the 2007 rape of a 14-year-old student who later killed herself.

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China Could (By One Measure) Pass U.S. As No. 1 Economy This Year

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

A World Bank forecast was based on purchasing power parity, an estimate of the cost of living in a particular country. But that isn't the only way to measure the size of an economy.

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