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Int’l Paper 2Q adj. results meet Street’s view – msnbc.com

Int'l Paper 2Q adj. results meet Street's viewmsnbc.comThe crisis in Europe has pressured companies that do business overseas. Not only do products become more … International Paper has manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, Latin America, Russia, Asia and North Africa. The Memphis, Tenn. and more »

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Russell Brand to do community service over iPhone toss

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) – British comedian and actor Russell Brand was ordered by a judge to do 20 hours of community service and pay a fine of $500 in New Orleans on Thursday over a charge related to throwing a photographer's iPhone through a window. A lawyer for the brash "Get Him to the Greek" film star entered a plea ...

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Facebook co-founder Saverin debuts on Singapore rich list

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin, who renounced his U.S. citizenship earlier this year, made his debut on a Singapore rich list published by Forbes Magazine. Brazilian-born Saverin, 30, is No.8 on the list with an estimated net worth of $2.2 billion. Saverin has been living in Singapore since 2009 but only gave up his U.S. citizenship ahead of ...

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Madonna voices love for tolerant France in Paris show

PARIS (Reuters) – Pop star Madonna treated fans to an intimate show at Paris' famed Olympia theatre on Thursday, voicing her love for a France that is open to minorities and artists and reinterpreting "Je t'aime moi non plus," a song laced with sexual innuendo. Tickets for the surprise show – a last-minute addition to Madonna's "MDNA" tour – were ...

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Afro-Caribbean Teachers Underrepresented In Liverpool

News Americas, LONDON, England, Fri. 27, 2012: There is a serious under-representation of Afro-Caribbeans from Europe’s oldest black community in education, a study from The University of Manchester claims. The study was carried out by Professor Bill Boyle and Marie Charles and found that there are just 22 Liverpudlian teachers are from an Afro-Caribbean background, out of 4,192. Government Department ...

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Dwayne Bravo injured in car accident – Times of India

Dwayne Bravo injured in car accidentTimes of IndiaPORT OF SPAIN: West Indies cricketer Dwayne Bravo has sustained minor injuries following a vehicle accident on a major highway running through central Trinidad. The 29-year-old all-rounder injured both his hands and was treated at a health facility. and more »

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Protected tropical forests’ biodiversity ‘declining’

Despite having protected status, the biodiversity in a large number of tropical forests is still continuing to decline, a study has suggested. The authors said the findings should cause concern because the areas have been seen as a final refuge for a number of threatened species. Habitat disruption, hunting and timber exploitation have been seen as signs of future decline, ...

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US plans $4.2 bn Patriot missile sale to Kuwait

AFP – The Pentagon said Wednesday it planned to sell 60 Patriot missiles to Kuwait in a deal worth an estimated $4.2 billion, as the emirate tries to bolster its defenses against the threat from Iran. The Defense Security…

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Robert Duvall to host Romney fundraiser with Ann Romney

LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Robert Duvall is an unusual figure in the Hollywood milieu – he’s a well-known entertainer who is willing to lend his star power to promoting a Republican politician. The “Apocalypse Now” star is taking a cue from his left-leaning counterparts by hosting a fundraiser for presumptive GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney next month. According to an ...

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