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MONTREAL - Thirty-five Hells Angels members who pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of conspiracy to commit murder have had their sentences reduced by between six and eight years. A Quebec Superior C
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Amazon Prime And Wells Fargo End Their Student Loan Discount

Students seeking a student loan discount can no longer turn to Amazon Prime. Amazon and Wells Fargo ended their student loan discount program barely six weeks after it began.
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Indian-Americans, 'Horsetown USA' clash over building plans

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