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Martha Stewart,

diva of domesticity, was sentenced to five months in prison in July after being found guilty on four counts of obstruction of justice and lying to federal investigators. The judge stayed her sentence pending appeal, but Stewart opted to begin serving her sentence in October. She was also fined $30,000. The charges stem from her December 2001 sale of 3,928 shares of the biotech stock ImClone. She made the trade the day before the FDA announced it had declined to review ImClone's new cancer drug—news that sent shares tumbling.


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Manmohan Singh,2004 People in the NewsSwift Boat Veterans for Truth,

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