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Puerto Rican Adviser Tweets about Obama; Asked to Resign   On Wednesday, an adviser for one of Puerto Rico’s most influential female lawmakers was receiving resignation calls for tweeting to President Barack Obama that he should purchase a double-banana sundae for Michelle Obama and take her on a trip…>read more

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NJ Attorney Charged with Fraud; Stole $40,000 from Law Firm   An attorney who was employed at the law firm of Maneri and Moroules surrendered to Fairfield, New Jersey police on Tuesday. The attorney, George S. Cummings, was accused of taking $40,000 from his firm by altering checks. The police…>read more

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Concordia University School of Law Set to Open This Month   Concordia University sent officials from the school to Boise back in 2007 in order to find areas where they could begin a law school. It has taken five years but the university is scheduled to open the doors of…>read more

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“Citizen Kane” No Longer Greatest Movie of All-Time   For the first time in 50 years, “Citizen Kane” is not on the top of the list of best films of all-time. Sight & Sound released its international film critics’ poll, which comes out once every decade, that determines…>read more

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Charges Against Cuba Gooding Jr. Dropped   Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. got into some trouble with the police in New Orleans earlier this week because of an incident at a local bar. An arrest warrant was issued for the actor after he reportedly shoved a female…>read more

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U.S. Olympic Athletes Face Tax on Medals and Reward Money   According to the Americans for Tax Reform, prize money and medals won by United States athletes at the Olympics are subject to income tax. Alex Knight is a tax partner for Habif, Arogeti & Wynne. He said, “It’s no…>read more

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Chinese Badminton Player Disqualified from Olympics Quits Sport   One of the badminton players from China who was disqualified from the Olympics for attempting to lose has decided to quit the sport. Yu Yang posted the following on the Tencent microblogging site that said: “This is my last…>read more

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PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker Agree to Settle   PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker have settled a federal money laundering charge and fraud charges against them. The companies have said that they will pay hundreds of millions of dollars in the settlement in order to reimburse customers. PokerStars…>read more

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Tax Plan Proposed by Mitt Romney Would Benefit Richest Americans   According to analysis released on Wednesday by a nonpartisan group, the proposal from Mitt Romney to slash taxes of individual income by 20 percent would help to increase the income of the wealthiest taxpayers in the country. The analysis…>read more

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Gore Vidal Dies at 86   Gore Vidal, the man who made a name for himself as an author, politician, playwright and commentator died at the age of 86 in Los Angeles Tuesday evening. Vidal died at 6:45 p.m. from complications from pneumonia, according to…>read more

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