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Krishnadev Calamur

Krishnadev Calamur appears in the following:

Ahead Of New Talks, Russian Minister Calls For Ukraine Cease-Fire

Monday, September 01, 2014

Russian and Ukrainian officials are meeting today with Russia-backed separatists and international monitors, but the sides remain far apart and the fighting continues in the eastern part of Ukraine.

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Judge Blocks Enforcement Of Louisiana's Abortion Law

Monday, September 01, 2014

The law requires doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges to a nearby hospital. The judge's ruling allows the law to take effect, but doctors who break it won't be penalized.

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'We Don't Have A Strategy Yet' On Islamic State, Obama Says

Thursday, August 28, 2014

But at a news conference, the president said the Sunni militant group was continuing to lose arms and equipment because of targeted U.S. strikes against its members in Iraq.

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Zero-Tolerance Policing Is Not Racism, Say St. Louis-Area Cops

Thursday, August 28, 2014

The protests following Michael Brown's death have rekindled long-standing complaints about racist policing in the St. Louis area. Cops there are now becoming more outspoken in their own defense.

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'Geography Can Be Tough': Canada Trolls Russia For Ukraine Action

Thursday, August 28, 2014

A tweet from Canada's NATO delegation shows a map with two distinctly marked areas: "Russia" and "Not Russia." It's in apparent response to Moscow's claims that its troops mistakenly entered Ukraine.

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ACLU, U.S. Settle Lawsuit On Deportation Of Immigrants

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Under the deal, immigrants who are in the country illegally must be informed of their right to a hearing before an immigration judge. The ACLU was representing nine Mexicans and three organizations.

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Hate-Crime Convictions In Amish Beard-Cutting Case Thrown Out

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

An appeals court in Cincinnati ruled that it was interpersonal disagreements rather than religious beliefs that sparked the attacks.

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Report Finds No Proof That Delays In Care Caused Veterans' Deaths

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

But the report from the Office of the Inspector General at the Department of Veterans Affairs did find other systemwide problems that the department said it will fix.

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ISIS Condo Project, Others Rethink Their Names

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The ISIS Downtown condo project in Florida has changed its name, as did a mobile-payment company. Others are distancing themselves from the ideology of the group now called the Islamic State.

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Jewish Center Targeted During 2008 Mumbai Attacks Reopens

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The attack killed more than 160 people across the city, including six at the Chabad center. Rabbis from across Asia attended the reopening of the Nariman House in historic south Mumbai.

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Ukraine's President Dissolves Parliament, Calls For New Elections

Monday, August 25, 2014

Petro Poroshenko said fresh elections would be held Oct. 26. The move comes as his country continues to accuse Russia of backing separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine.

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Rival Leaders, Rival Governments In Libya As Crisis Deepens

Monday, August 25, 2014

Days after Islamist militias captured Tripoli's airport, the outgoing Parliament picked a new Islamist-backed government. Neighboring Egypt says the development threatens the entire region.

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Israel's Netanyahu Vows 'A Continuous Campaign' Against Hamas

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

The comments come a day after a truce collapsed, leading to the resumption of rocket fire against Israel and Israeli strikes on the Gaza Strip. At least 20 Palestinians have been killed since then.

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Wreck Of World War II-Era U.S. Ship Dubbed 'Galloping Ghost' Is Found

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

The USS Houston was sunk by the Japanese in 1942, killing about 700 sailors and Marines. U.S. and Indonesian divers have confirmed that a vessel in the Java Sea is the wreck of the Houston.

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Top 40 In A Summer Of Discontent

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

It's striking how little current pop hits reflect the angst and anger that have dominated this summer's news. But critic Ann Powers finds that one of 2014's biggest songs offers unexpected guidance.

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Israel Resumes Gaza Strikes After Rocket Attacks

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

The resumption of violence casts doubts about the future of indirect talks in Cairo, but similar flare-ups in the past have not prevented the two sides from reinstating another temporary truce.

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Europe's Latest Grass-Roots Movement: Cannabis Social Clubs

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Europeans are developing a third option that lies somewhere between legalization and prohibition of marijuana: limited use in private clubs.

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Michael Brown's Family Plans Memorial; National Guard Is In Ferguson

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

While early reports Tuesday quoted police saying that 31 people had been arrested last night, NBC News says it has more recent data showing 78 arrests.

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Book News: J.K. Rowling Profiles 'Singing Sorceress' Celestina Warbeck

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Also: King Richard III's "privileged" diet; novelist Karen Russell on the fantastical.

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Pope Says It's OK To 'Stop' Aggressors In Iraq To Protect Minorities

Monday, August 18, 2014

Pope Francis added "the means that can be used to stop them must be evaluated." The comments come as the U.S. conducts airstrikes against militants of the Islamic State who are targeting minorities.

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