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Platinum Partners' hedge fund bigs face charges in $1B fraud case

A representative for Platinum declined to comment. The indictment unsealed Monday in federal court in Brooklyn charges Platinum founder and Chief Investment Officer Mark Nordlicht , co-chief investment officer David Levy, and former president Uri Landesman with counts of securities fraud, investment adviser fraud and conspiracy.

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Truck hits crowd at Berlin Christmas market

First indications pointed to a deliberate attack on the market, police said , which was located near the Kaiser Wilhelm memorial church . The incident took place in Breitscheidplatz, a public square in western Berlin . The incident is reminiscent of an attack in Nice in July, when more than 80 died after a truck drove through late-night crowds celebrating Bastille Day on the seafront.

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Zsa Zsa Gabor: A rare, unforgettable celebrity

Hollywood film actress Zsa Zsa Gabor . After the siren that had been making its way through a whole series of impossibly surreal events pulls over a Rolls-Royce, Miss Gabor gets out of the auto and slaps the siren, saying "this happens every f-ing time when I go shopping".

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'Frozen woman' turns out to be mannequin

Police said the vehicle had snow covering it, suggesting it had been there overnight, and the temperature was around eight degrees. The officers broke the window and that's when they found out the woman was actually a mannequin. The vehicle's owner eventually returned to his auto and solved the mystery: He is a sales manager for a company that manufacturers medical training aids, and the "woman" is a CPR training device, police said.

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Obama: Reagan Would 'Roll Over in His Grave' at Voters Backing Putin

Their economy doesn't produce anything that anybody wants to buy except oil and gas and arms. Obama warned that the only way that Putin's government could undermine the USA was through its propaganda operation. Obama jabbed Putin over alleged Russian hacking efforts created to boost Donald TrumpDonald TrumpObama on GOP's warming to Russia: Reagan "would roll over in his grave" Still no Latinos in Trump's Cabinet, with few picks left Santorum: Exxon Mobil became "alarmist" on climate change ...

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Louisville suspends co-offensive coordinator in Wake Forest leak scandal

Additionally, Indiana released a statement Friday afternoon saying that the school conducted its own review, which did not uncover any evidence that the Hoosiers had obtained confidential or inside information from Wake Forest personnel prior to its games against the program in 2015 and 2016.