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For November 29, 2011 – Conrad Murray to be sentenced, Iranian students storm the British embassy in Tehran, American Airlines files for bankruptcy protection...
• Conrad Murray to be sentenced: “Dr. Conrad Murray, who was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of pop icon Michael Jackson, will be sentenced Tuesday. Jackson's mother, Katherine, hopes Murray gets the harshest sentence possible: four years in a state prison. 'I don't believe that he intended for Michael to die,' Katherine Jackson said Monday. 'He was just taking a chance.' At the sentencing Tuesday, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Michael Pastor has a choice ranging between probation and up to four years in a state prison."
• American Airlines files for bankruptcy protection: “American Airlines' parent company, AMR Corp., announced Tuesday that it has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy. AMR said American Airlines, American Eagle and all other subsidiaries will honor all tickets and reservations and operate normal flight schedules during the bankruptcy filing process, using its $4.1 billion in cash.”
• Woman says she and Herman Cain had 13-year affair: “An Atlanta businesswoman has accused GOP presidential hopeful Herman Cain of having had an affair with her that lasted nearly 14 years, a claim the candidate flatly denied Monday.”
• Iranian protest leads to embassy incursion: "Iranian students stormed the British embassy in Tehran Tuesday, breaking down the door, throwing around papers and replacing the British flag with an Iranian one.The incursion into the embassy happened during a protest demanding that the British ambassador be sent home immediately."
• Tobey Maguire settles poker lawsuit: “Tobey Maguire has settled a lawsuit that sought repayment of hundreds of thousands of dollars the 'Spider-Man' actor allegedly won in secret high-stakes poker games at Beverly Hills luxury hotels, according to court documents filed last week. A series of federal suits, including the one against Maguire, said the poker winnings were paid with funds stolen from investors who had been lured into an illegal Ponzi scheme.”