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College Admissions Scandal: Toby MacFarlane was sentenced to 6 months in prison, the longest prison term ever

MacFarlane also has to pay a fine of $ 150,000 and do 200 hours of community service, according to the Massachusetts Procuratorate. The prosecution recommended 15 months imprisonment, one year's release under supervision, and a fine of $ 95,000. MacFarlane, 56, a former senior executive of a California title insurance company, previously pledged a conspiracy to commit e-mail fraud and …

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Qantas completes historic test of the longest nonstop passenger flight

QF7879, a Qantas research flight, landed on Sunday morning in Sydney – a whopping 19 hours and 16 minutes after starting its 16 km journey from New York. The airline said it was the first commercial nonstop flight connecting the two cities. Qantas CEO Alan Joyce, one of 49 passengers and crew members aboard the test flight, raved about landing …

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Qantas completes the test of the longest nonstop passenger flight

Copyright AFP / HANDOUT Caption All smiling: Qantas Crew Celebrate after the 19-hour journey from New York to Sydney The Australian airline Qantas has conducted a test of the longest non-stop commercial passenger flight to investigate how the journey could affect pilots, crew and passengers. The Boeing 787-9 with 49 people on board took 19 hours and 16 minutes to …

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Longest nonstop flight in the world: Qantas Airlines completes a 19-hour flight from New York to Sydney

The world's longest nonstop flight starts Qantas Airlines completed a record flight Sunday morning when a Boeing 787-9 landed in Sydney after a nonstop journey from New York at 7:42 am local time. The entire journey took 19 hours and 15 minutes. Land Surveying, the first time the two cities were connected by air, is part of Project Sunrise, Qantas' …

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Dad is sentenced to 5 months imprisonment, the longest prison term ever

A wealthy California winemaker was sentenced to five months in prison on Friday for paying tens of thousands of dollars to artificially boost his daughter's SAT score and to recruit her as a water polo player at the University of Southern California, federal prosecutor's office. San Francisco San Francisco Agustin Francisco Huneeus (53) is the longest prison sentence ever imposed …

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Longest scroll from the Dead Sea, others missing

Decades after the dead Turtles were discovered in desert caves, the old manuscripts still offer Surprises. Chemical analysis of The temple scroll, the longest of the scrolls, has revealed a salty Coating on the text page of the scroll that has not been found before the others. This unusual finish suggests that the temple scroll is remarkably bright Parchment was …

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The longest cruise in the world starts in London

(CNN) – Depending on how vulnerable you are to seasickness, there are travel dreams or nightmares. Viking Cruises has just launched its “Ultimate World Cruise” – a 245-day luxury cruise designed to set the Guinness World Record for the longest continuous passenger cruise. The 930-headed Viking Sun sailed from London’s Greenwich Pier on August 31st. On its way around the …

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Afghanistan: Peace could break out in America's longest war

The first public glimmer of hope came on Monday in Doha, when a group of prominent Afghans, including some government officials acting on their personal property, managed to make a long – and generally speaking – two-day meeting with the Taliban. Although unofficial, they managed to agree a roadmap with the Taliban on how they could reach a peace agreement. …

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