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Friday January 24th, 2020 evening edition

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Aziz is currently facing corruption charges in Malaysia for allegedly embezzling $248 million from 1MDB, a state-run development fund.

Aziz’s stepfather, Najib Razak, was ousted as prime minister in the wake of the alleged theft of some $4.5 billion from the fund.

Belfort sold Red Granite the rights to his memoir and the sequel, “Catching the Wolf of Wall Street.”

In a 2017 interview with, however, Belfort said he knew upon meeting the people around Red Granite that they were “f—ing criminals.”.

“I met these guys, and said to Anne (his fiancee)‚ ‘These guys are f—ing criminals,'” Belfort said in the interview.

In 2017, the government said that Belfort has paid back only $12.8 million of the $110 million he was ordered to return to investors.

The government has sought to garnish additional funds from Belfort in the years since the film was released. »

'No one ever makes a billion dollars. You take a billion dollars': Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slams billionaires for exploiting workers

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People become billionaires only by exploiting workers and preying on vulnerable and less privileged people, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez argued this week.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez argues that people become billionaires only by exploiting workers and preying on vulnerable and less privileged people.

You take a billion dollars," she told the author Ta-Nehisi Coates at a Martin Luther King Jr. Day event this week. »

Synthesis of a Vocal Sound from the 3,000 year old Mummy, Nesyamun ‘True of Voice’

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If the tract dimensions can be scientifically established, vocal sounds can be synthesised by using an electronic larynx sound source2 and a 3-D printed vocal tract3.

Even where soft tissue does survive, for example in mummified remains4, the vocal tract can either be missing or distorted5.

To do so would require knowledge of the relevant vocal tract articulations, phonetics and timing patterns of his language. »