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Virginia businessman’s inauguration packages for underprivileged

With Washington gearing up for President-elect Barack Obama's inauguration January 20, Earl Stafford, a Virginia businessman, has reserved 300 rooms and four luxury suites worth $1 million at Washi

US successfully conducts ballistic missile defense test

Demonstrating the capabilities of the ground-based system the United States wants to deploy to Poland and the Czech Republic, the Pentagon said its forces successfully conducted a ballistic missile defense test over the Pacific on Friday.

Caroline Kennedy shows interest in NY Senate seat

According to Associated Press reports, Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg - daughter of John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Kennedy - has expressed her interest to New York Gov. David Paterson in getting appointed to the US Senate seat soon to be vacated by secretary of State-designate Hillary Clinton.

O.J. Simpson sentenced to nine years in prison

Brushing aside a tearful apology from the 61-year-old former football star, O. J. Simpson, the Clark County District Court Judge Jackie Glass sentenced him to at least nine years in prison for the kidnapping and robbery last year. Under the sentence, Simpson would be eligible for parole in 2017; the maximum time he could serve is 33 years.


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