Archive for June 2nd, 2012

Egypt’s Mubarak sentenced to life in prison

June 2, 2012
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CAIRO (AP) — Hosni Mubarak was sentenced to life in prison Saturday for failing to stop the killing of protesters during the uprising that forced him from power last year. The ousted president and his sons were acquitted, however, of corruption charges in a mixed verdict that swiftly provoked a new wave of anger...
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Super PACs are a man’s world

June 2, 2012
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About 80 percent of the money raised by super PACs looking to influence elections so far this year have come from men, according to the Center for Responsive Politics, which tracks money in politics.
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JPMorgan has returned $600 million of MF Global money – WSJ

June 2, 2012
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(Reuters) – JPMorgan Chase & Co has returned about $600 million that was at the bank when MF Global Holdings Ltd went bust in October, the Wall Street Journal reported late on Friday citing people familiar with the matter.
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Facebook may face further scrutiny for reasons behind IPO fiasco

June 2, 2012
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Washington, June 2 (ANI): The US Securities and Exchange Commission is believed to be examining the reasons behind Facebook‘s dismal stock performance, and how its underwriters and the NASDAQ stock market executed the company’s IPO.
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Muhammad Ali – Short Bio of the Greatest

June 2, 2012
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When Muhammad Ali was born in 1942, his given name was Cassius Clay, Jr. He only changed the name in 1964 when he joined the Nation of Islam. He evaded the draft during the Vietnam War, because he didn’t believe in going to the other side of the world to fight when blacks had...
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Floyd Mayweather Jr. Boxes Like Magic

June 2, 2012
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Floyd Mayweather, Jr. has always wanted to box, and many in his family had the same career goals. His father once fought Sugar Ray Leonard. When he was young, his family was poor, and it was common to have no electricity in their home. This is in stark contrast to the life they can...
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