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28-year sentence in Ohio in $100M charity scam

CLEVELAND (AP) — A judge handed down a 28-year prison sentence Monday to a man convicted of masterminding a $100 million, cross-country Navy veterans charity fraud. Judge Steven Gall also ordered the defendant, who identifies […]

12/16/2013

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Judge OKs deal to end Ala. HIV inmate segregation

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – A federal judge has approved a settlement to end the segregation of HIV-positive inmates in Alabama prisons. U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson issued an opinion Monday saying the agreement isn’t perfect […]

09/30/2013

McDonald's Corporation president Don Thompson (AP Photo)

McDonald’s CEO: I lost weight by being more active

NEW YORK (AP) — They might start calling it the McDiet. McDonald Corp.’s CEO Don Thompson revealed at an analyst conference this week that he shed about 20 pounds in the past year by getting […]

05/30/2013

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Oldest person in the United States dies at age 113

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — The oldest person in the United States has died at age 113, just weeks before her 114th birthday. A spokeswoman from Elsie Thompson’s church in Clearwater, Fla., said she died March 21.

04/01/2013

Thompson starts as NY Times CEO amid BBC scandal

NEW YORK (AP) – New York Times Co. CEO Mark Thompson is starting his job on Monday amid a widening scandal at his former employer, the BBC. When the Times hired him in August, Thompson […]

11/12/2012

Photographer Dody Weston Thompson dies at 89

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Award-winning fine art photographer Dody Weston Thompson, one of the founders of the prestigious photographic journal “Aperture,” has died in Los Angeles. She was 89. Family spokeswoman Helen C. Harrison said […]

10/25/2012

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