The statement noted Milken’s contributions to medical research, education and disadvantaged children and named more than 30 supporters of the pardon in the private equity, hedge fund, real estate and other industries. They include Winnick, Giuliani, billionaires Tom Barrack, Ron Burkle and Sheldon Adelson; L.A. Angels owner Arte Moreno; and media titan Rupert Murdoch. … [Read more...] about Michael Milken’s pardon follows a decades-long campaign to rehabilitate his image
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Former rebels in Indonesia's Aceh province have formally disbanded their armed wing -- as part of a peace accord to end 30 years of conflict in northern Sumatra. Dissolution of the armed wing comes days after Indonesia's military started the final phase of troop withdrawals from Aceh. The peace agreement calls for the military to leave Aceh at the same time as the militants hand over their weapons to international monitors. The truce was signed last August, to help the province recover from last December's devastating tsunami. VOA's Patsy Widakuswara recently traveled to Aceh province and filed this report on recovery efforts there. … [Read more...] about Progress and Problems in Banda Aceh, Indonesia One Year After Tsunami Devastation
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Financing issues “Pending offers can go longer than 30 to 60 days if the buyer and seller agree to a longer term due to financing issues,” says Michelle Sloan, a Realtor with Re/Max Time Cincinnati. “One example is if a seller is building a home and requests a longer period between contract to closing in order for them not to move twice—but the buyer would have to agree to those terms in the offer.” … [Read more...] about ‘Sale Pending’ Explained: How Long Will It Take Before You Can Finally Get the Keys?
Nearly a dozen local eateries will have booths this year. Michael Jordan's Restaurant, which opens in Oak Brook July 17, will offer a sneak preview of its menu. Eager diners can get their hands on Indian eats from Shree, fall-off-the-bone ribs from Real Urban Barbecue and award-winning Italian beef from Novi's Beef. Bartenders will offer adult refreshments at the Taste of Oak Brook's beverage tent. … [Read more...] about Taste Of Oak Brook Serves Up Fun, Food and Fireworks