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Krishnadev Calamur

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Items In N.Y. Hunting Cabin Linked To Escaped Killers, Police Say

Monday, June 22, 2015

Items recovered from a hunting cabin in rural New York could be linked to the two convicted killers who escaped from prison more than two weeks ago, police said Monday.

"We have recovered specific items from that cabin," State Police Maj. Charles Guess said at a news conference. "We ...

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Greek Proposals Raise Hope Of Deal On Bailout

Monday, June 22, 2015

Greece's finance minister says European leaders have, in principle, accepted a new proposal from Athens that could pave the way for another installment of a multibillion-dollar bailout. The move could stave off a Greek default on its debt obligations and avert an exit from the eurozone — at least for ...

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It's Official: Brian Williams Out As 'NBC Nightly News' Anchor

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Brian Williams won't return to the anchor's chair at NBC Nightly News. Williams is being replaced by Lester Holt, the broadcast's interim anchor, four months after being suspended for misrepresenting his experiences covering the war in Iraq, NBC said Thursday in a statement.

Williams will return to MSNBC, where he ...

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What We Know So Far About Church Shooting Suspect Dylann Roof

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Updated at 5:29 p.m. ET

Dylann Roof, the 21-year-old man arrested in connection with the deadly shooting at one of Charleston, S.C.'s oldest historically black churches, had previously been in trouble with authorities. He was arrested twice recently — once on suspicion of drug possession and another time for ...

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Police Arrest Suspect In Charleston Church Shooting

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Updated at 5:30 p.m. ET.

Police in Charleston, S.C., say a man they suspect opened fire and killed nine people during a Wednesday prayer meeting at one of the city's oldest historically black churches has been captured.

Police are calling the attack a hate crime, and they released stills ...

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'Call Me Caitlyn': Bruce Jenner Reveals New Name

Monday, June 01, 2015

Updated at 1:49 p.m. ET

Bruce Jenner, the former Olympic gold-medal-winning decathlete who revealed recently that "for all intents and purposes" he is a woman, is now Caitlyn Jenner.

The revelation was made in Vanity Fair, which tweeted an image of Jenner on the cover of its July issue.

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'The Onion' Strikes Again: Indicted Ex-FIFA Exec Quotes Satirical Article

Monday, June 01, 2015

In the latest case of public figures confusing The Onion for fact, we give you Jack Warner.

Warner, if you recall, is a former vice president of FIFA, soccer's governing body. He is one of 14 executives the U.S. indicted last week on corruption charges. In a video ...

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Silicon Valley Recycling Firm Seeks Mystery Apple I Donor

Monday, June 01, 2015

Last month, a woman dropped off boxes of electronics to a recycling firm in Silicon Valley; among its contents: a vintage Apple I.

Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ron Wayne put together some 200 Apple I desktops in 1976 — and the machines are prized. The one in Silicon Valley, ...

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Climate Change Meeting To Focus On Ensuring Countries Keep Commitments

Monday, June 01, 2015

The world's governments are meeting today in Bonn, Germany, to work on a U.N. agreement to tackle climate change, a day after European energy companies urged them to adopt a pricing system for carbon emissions.

NPR's Nell Greenfieldboyce, who is reporting on the story for our Newscast unit, says the ...

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Murder Charges In Bangladesh Over 2013 Garment Factory Collapse

Monday, June 01, 2015

Authorities in Bangladesh have charged more than 40 people with murder in connection with the 2013 collapse of the Rana Plaza complex — the country's worst industrial accident. More than 1,100 people died and 2,500 others were injured. Among those charged is Sohel Rana, the man who owned the complex.

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After A Week Of Flooding, Sunshine Forecast For Much Of Texas

Monday, June 01, 2015

The weather forecast for Texas is sunshine, just a week after flooding in the state killed at least 25 people and prompted President Obama to declare a disaster in the state.

Lauren Silverman of member station KERA tells our Newscast unit:

"Torrential rains have given Texas the wettest May ...

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Anthrax Was Accidentally Sent To 11 States, 2 Countries, Pentagon Now Says

Friday, May 29, 2015

The Pentagon says 24 laboratories in 11 states and two foreign countries received samples of live anthrax that were accidentally shipped by the Defense Department.

The numbers that were revealed today are more than the Pentagon's Thursday estimate that nine U.S. states and a U.S. Air Force base ...

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Reports: Ex-Speaker Hastert's Payments Linked To Sexual Misconduct

Friday, May 29, 2015

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert was paying a man to not reveal that Hastert had abused him years ago, The New York Times and the Los Angeles Times are reporting.

Hastert was indicted Thursday in connection with charges that he tried to hide cash withdrawal requirements and ...

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Silk Road Founder Ross Ulbricht Sentenced To Life In Prison

Friday, May 29, 2015

Ross Ulbricht, the San Francisco man who created Silk Road, was sentenced Friday to life in prison for his role in operating the shadowy online marketplace.

Ulbricht faced at least 20 years in prison, but federal prosecutors had sought a "substantially" longer sentence.

As we reported in February, Ulbricht ...

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Tracy Morgan, Wal-Mart Settle Lawsuit Over Truck-Limousine Crash

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Actor Tracy Morgan has settled his lawsuit against Wal-Mart over a deadly highway crash last year involving a Wal-Mart truck that left the comedian seriously hurt.

The Associated Press reports:

"A filing in federal court in Newark on Wednesday referred to a confidential settlement reached by the two sides.

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Danish Broadcaster Says Killing Of Rabbit On Air Highlighted Hypocrisy

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

A Danish radio station says a host who killed a 9-week-old rabbit during a live debate on animal welfare and later cooked and ate it wanted to "stir a debate about the hypocrisy when it comes to perceptions of cruelty towards animals." But not everyone is buying that argument amid ...

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Rick Santorum Announces Presidential Run

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Updated at 5:25 p.m. ET

Republican Rick Santorum, the former senator from Pennsylvania, announced Wednesday that he is running for president.

"Working families don't need another president tied to big government or big money," he said in Cabot, Pa.. "And today is the day we're going to begin to fight ...

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Research Chimps Get Their Day In Court In New York

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Two research chimps got their day in court — though they weren't actually present in the courtroom.

Steven Wise, an attorney with the Nonhuman Rights Project, told Manhattan Supreme Court Judge Barbara Jaffe that Hercules and Leo, the 8-year-old research chimps at Stony Brook University on Long Island, are "autonomous ...

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Nebraska Lawmakers Override Governor's Veto Of Death Penalty Repeal

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Updated at 5:52 p.m. ET

Lawmakers in Nebraska overrode Gov. Pete Ricketts' veto of their vote to repeal the death penalty, making it the first Republican-controlled state in the U.S. to repeal the death penalty since North Dakota in 1973. The vote was 30-19.

As we reported Tuesday, Ricketts, ...

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Nebraska Governor Vetoes Bill That Repealed Death Penalty

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts vetoed legislation passed last week that repealed the state's death penalty.

"Please sustain my veto. Please stand with the citizens of Nebraska and law enforcement for public safety," he said, flanked by law enforcement personnel, murder victims' family members and state lawmakers who support capital punishment.

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