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3:58 pm
Fri June 15, 2012

Hedge Fund Tycoon Convicted In Insider Trading Case

Originally published on Fri June 15, 2012 5:25 pm

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Former Goldman Sachs board member Rajat Gupta was found guilty today of conspiracy and securities fraud. Prosecutors had accused Gupta of passing on inside information about the firm to hedge fund tycoon Raj Rajaratnam. NPR's Jim Zarroli reports.

JIM ZARROLI, BYLINE: The verdict came on only the second day of deliberations. Gupta was acquitted of two charges but convicted of four others. The 63-year-old Indian-born Gupta is the most prominent business leader convicted so far in the government's ongoing insider trading investigation.

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Politics
3:57 pm
Fri June 15, 2012

Obama Sidesteps Congress With Deportation Policy

Originally published on Fri June 15, 2012 5:25 pm

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The Two-Way
3:55 pm
Fri June 15, 2012

The Euro Crisis Has A Beat (And You Can Cry To It)

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Originally published on Mon July 9, 2012 7:52 pm

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Africa
3:55 pm
Fri June 15, 2012

Egypt Shake Up A 'Coup With A Legal Framework'

Originally published on Fri June 15, 2012 5:25 pm

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And I'm Audie Cornish. Egyptian voters go back to the polls tomorrow for the runoff in the country's historic presidential election. The leader of the Muslim Brotherhood is facing off against a man who was prime minister under the now-imprisoned former President Hosni Mubarak.

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Africa
3:55 pm
Fri June 15, 2012

Egyptian Protestor: Candidates Don't Represent Me

Originally published on Fri June 15, 2012 5:25 pm

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And we're going to hear now from a human rights activist and blogger in Egypt. Dalia Ziada was part of the protest movement that led to the downfall of President Mubarak. Dalia, welcome back to the program.

DALIA ZIADA: Thank you so much.

BLOCK: And we just heard calls from Egyptians to boycott the election this weekend, people who say it's a sham, that it's all rigged by the military. Do you agree with that?

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