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Scientist faked HIV breakthrough -- sentenced to prison

A former Iowa State University scientist who altered blood samples to make it appear he had achieved a breakthrough toward a potential vaccine against HIV was sentenced on Wednesday to more than four and a half years in prison for…

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CBI arrests Senior Section Engineer in a Bribery case

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New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested a Senior Section Engineer of Northern Railway, Kaithal in Haryana for demanding and  accepting a bribe of Rs.40,000/-. 59 more words


Lokayukta corruption case: HC says no parallel probe, let SIT investigate

The Karnataka High Court has said that there shall be no parallel investigation in the corruption case against the Lokayukta. The high court on Wednesday said that the probe which was being conducted by the upa Lokayukta shall be stayed as the Government of Karnataka has set up a Special Investigating Team to probe into the matter.
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Maran has tough questions to answer

The Central Bureau of Investigation has some tough questions for Dayanidhi Maran, former union telecom minister in connection with the telephone exchange scam. Maran who is all set to appear before the CBI today for questioning will have at least 100 questions to answer and if the need be the questioning could spill over into the next day as well, CBI sources informed OneIndia.
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Mifune Gets a Star on the Walk of Fame-the Petrobras Scandal Only Gets Worse

It was announced last week that actor Toshirō Mifune (1920-1997) will be honored with a star bearing his name on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce will add the star in 2016, together with new stars in the motion picture category for Quentin Tarantino, Michael Keaton, Steve Carell, Bradley Cooper, Ashley Judd and Kurt Russell. 1,276 more words


As expected, Blatter follows Valcke and cancels Canada trip for fear of arrest

On June 2nd the FIFA General Secretary, Jerome Valcke, cancelled his trip to Canada for the opening of the Women’s World Cup and I observed… 254 more words



Bottom line… For a society to give up its firearms, it’s got to trust its government; and too many of our career politicians and big-money patsies have proven themselves to be anything but trustworthy. 391 more words