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Federal judge sides with Obama camp in legal battle over the state’s accommodations for military voters
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico's electoral tribunal officially named Enrique Pena Nieto as president-elect on Friday, clearing the way for him to focus on planned economic reforms, but his rival refused to accept defeat and held out the possibility of further protests. The tribunal threw out an attempt to overturn his win by leftist leader Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who had accused Pena Nieto of laundering money and buying votes in the July election. Centrist Pena Nieto, 46, will be sworn in on December 1. …
South African authorities on Thursday invoked a legal move seldom used since the dying days of apartheid in order to charge 270 striking miners with the murder of 34 co-workers who were seen being shot dead in a hail of police bullets earlier this month.
You know that incredibly sexy Carl’s Jr./Hardee’s commercial on TV right now … with those two babes grilling up a storm in daisy dukes? Well, there’s an additional 30 seconds that were TOO HOT FOR TV … but perfect for the Internet.So. Video.…
It’s a Saturday afternoon and, having told me that my wardrobe is a little “tired”, my girlfriend decides to take me shopping in Shoreditch. We go to a store called A.P.C. It’s French, which is apparently justification for charging £75 for a t-shirt.
Once inside I immediately feel uncomfortable. The people in here are different. They have unblemished, olive skin. Their clothes fit. They do not have the permanently awkward, anaemic look of someone who has just finished masturbating. This place is not for me.
Stocks traded higher on Friday but couldn’t hang on to strong gains as investors tried to figure out what to make of comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke.
Britain’s High Court dismissed a lawsuit by Boris Berezovsky against rival Russian tycoon Roman Abramovich, handing a high-stakes victory to Abramovich in a larger-than-life, multiyear legal battle.
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