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Ibori Hid Assets In Oando – British Prosecutor

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Convicted former Delta State Governor, Chief James Ibori, hid some of his assets in an indigenous integrated oil company, Oando Plc, according to a British prosecutor. The prosecutor was quoted by Reuters in a report on Monday as saying that the …

‘She’s Not An American’: New Miss America Suffers Racist Abuse On Twitter For Indian Heritage

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Nina Davuluri is crowned Miss America (Picture: Reuters) The crowning of the first Miss America of Indian heritage has been met with a barrage of racist abuse on Twitter. Miss New York Nina Davuluri celebrated her background with a Bollywood fusion …

Microsoft Buys Nokia: What Does It Mean For Rivals?

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Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, left, with Nokia’s chairman of the board Risto Siilasmaa during a news conference in Espoo, Finland. Photograph: Lehtikuva/Reuters Microsoft‘s purchase of Nokia‘s handset business, along with a long-term licence of its patent portfolio and for its Here …

Indian Submarine Explodes Killing Twelve

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First reports said that 18 sailors were on board an Indian submarine which exploded and partially sank in a naval dockyard in Mumbai.  India’s defense minister A. K. Antony confirmed that at least twelve military personnel had been killed. When …

‘Leftover Women’ In China Faces Tough Choices In Looking For Love

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Xu Jiajie has gone on countless blind dates and to numerous match-making events over the past five years in search of a husband. At 31, the baby-faced office worker from Shanghai is under enormous pressure from family and …

George H.W. Bush Shaves Head in Support of Boy With Leukemia

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    Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush shaved his salt and pepper comb-over locks in solidarity with a 2-year-old boy who lost his hair from leukemia treatments, his office said in a statement on Wednesday. Bush, 89, and members …

Dolce &Gabbana Shuts Shops to Protest Public Criticism

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MILAN (Reuters) – Italian fashion designers Dolce & Gabbana closed their Milan stores for three days in protest at being “pilloried” over their convictions for tax evasion in June, which they say they will appeal.The words “Closed for Indignation” were …