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Ousted Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi sentenced to 20 years in prison

An Egyptian criminal court has sentenced ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi to 20 years in prison over the killing of protesters in 2012, the first verdict to be issued against the country's first elected leader. See also: Ex-Egypt Leader Morsi Lashes Out at Court From a Metal Cage The Cairo Criminal Court issued the verdict Tuesday as Morsi and other defendants in the case stood in a soundproof glass cage inside a makeshift courtroom at Egypt's national police academy. The case stems from violence outside the presidential palace in December 2012. [...]

AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd pleads guilty to threatening to kill

AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd pleaded guilty in a New Zealand court Tuesday to a charge of threatening to kill a man who used to work for him. He also pleaded guilty to possessing methamphetamine and marijuana. Rudd faces up to seven years in prison on the threatening to kill charge, although his lawyer Craig Tuck said the prosecution case boils down to an angry phone call, and he is seeking a remedy that would involve no legal consequences for Rudd. [...]

20 years later, Bill Clinton pays tribute to victims of Oklahoma City bombing

More than a thousand people gathered Sunday at the Oklahoma City National Memorial for a service commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing Bill Clinton, who was president at the time of the bombing, was one of several speakers at the event. We cut together his most heartfelt and memorable sentiments, in the video above The Oklahoma City bombing killed 168 people — and injured more than 680 others — on April 19, 1995. [...]

Creative ways to mitigate the monotony of the job search

Searching for a new job is a grind. It’s a painful process combing through hundreds of boring job descriptions, spending hours crafting cover letters and spending days (or even weeks) waiting for a call See also: 5 unwritten rules for workplace etiquette in a lax company culture It is tedious and time-consuming — but it doesn’t have to be. [...]
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