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Corzine gave ex’s brother-in-law $15G

TRENTON (AP) - Gov. Jon S. Corzine gave $15,000 to his former girlfriend's brother-in-law after forcing him to quit a Turnpike Authority job the administration helped him get, The Star-Ledger of Newark reported. In the week of Aug. 26, Corzine acknowledged giving two gifts to Rocco Riccio - $10,000 this spring and $5,000 this summer - in payments drawn by the governor's personal lawyer.

Pakistani political deal stalls amid opposition

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) - The government of President Gen. Pervez Musharraf still hopes to reach a power-sharing deal with ex-premier Benazir Bhutto. But with negotiations stalled because of fierce opposition from the ruling party, hopes are fading and Musharraf could be drifting toward his political demise.

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