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Alaska senator Ted Stevens indicted in corruption scandal

Tuesday, July 29, 2008 United States Senator Ted Stevens of Alaska has been indicted by federal grand jury on seven criminal counts for making false statements in his Senate financial disclosure forms. The longest-serving Republican in the Senate, Stevens is the highest-profile politician ensnared in the corruption scandal surrounding VECO Corporation and its executives’ attempts…

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Find Out More About: Automatic Door Openers Nt Ata Electric Gates Brisbane Business Networking That Works by Linda HamptonNo matter what your business is you will greatly benefit from improving your networking skills. Networking is not collecting business cards. Networking is creating a group of people from which you draw clients, resources, referrals, business opportunities…

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Walmart recalls infant formula after baby death

Friday, December 23, 2011 Retail store group Walmart has removed an infant formula from over three thousand of their stores in the United States. The decision was taken in the aftermath of the death of a baby who suffered from Cronobacter sakazakii, an infection which is extremely rare but poses a significant risk to babies…

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SLM shareholders led by Martin Garbus sue Spider-Man creator Stan Lee and Marvel for $750m

Tuesday, January 27, 2009 Martin Garbus, Esq. filed a shareholder derivative suit Monday against Marvel Entertainment and its Chief Executive Officer Isaac Perlmutter, as well as Stan Lee, the creator of Marvel superhero characters, and Lee’s wife and former Marvel Studios head, Avi Arad. The suit is for more than US$750 million (£528M) — about…

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Asbestos controversy aboard Scientology ship Freewinds

Friday, May 16, 2008 Controversy has arisen over the reported presence of blue asbestos on the MV Freewinds, a cruise ship owned by the Church of Scientology. According to the Saint Martin newspaper The Daily Herald and the shipping news journal Lloyd’s List, the Freewinds was sealed in April and local public health officials on…