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Sandiganbayan goes after Imelda painting collection

Yes, she is the same Imelda, the widow of the Philippine despot Marcos, who has gained worldwide notoriety for her extravagant collections of jewelries and paintings, including her scandalous accumulation of over 3000 pair of shoes. 464 more words

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What gives with the Secret Service?

Every individual who’s ever run for president of the United States should expect the security detail assigned to guard the first family to be the best in the world at doing that job. 253 more words

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1 student shot, 2 in custody at NC high school

ALBEMARLE, N.C. (AP) – Police say a student was shot after an argument at a central North Carolina high school just before school began.

Albemarle Police Chief William Halliburton said at a news conference the wounded student was shot in the lower extremities around 7:40 a.m. 84 more words

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US and Afghanistan sign security pact

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan and the United States have signed a long-awaited security pact that will allow U.S. forces to remain in the country past the end of year. 70 more words

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PayPal splits from Ebay

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) – PayPal is splitting from EBay Inc. and will become a separate and publicly traded company next year.

The separation is expected to occur in the second half of 2015. 56 more words

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Viagra Ads Target Women For 1st Time

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The maker of the world’s top-selling erectile dysfunction drug on Tuesday will begin airing the first Viagra TV commercial that targets the less-obvious sufferers of the sexual condition: women. 594 more words

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Metered water charges to be capped for nine months

The Commission for Energy Regulation has announced that customers of Irish Water are to have their metered charges capped at an assessed rate for the first nine months of use. 519 more words

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