Archive: 27/08/2012

AOL unveils buyback, special dividend

AOL said Monday it was launching a share buyback worth some $600 million and paying a special dividend as part of its plan to distribute proceeds from a billion-dollar patent sale.

dateAug 27, 2012 in Business
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The role of genes in political behavior

Politics and genetics have traditionally been considered non-overlapping fields, but over the past decade it has become clear that genes can influence political behavior, according to a review published online August 27th ...

dateAug 27, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Earthquake swarm puts California town on edge

(AP)—Aftershocks continue to shake the Southern California desert a day after moderate earthquakes knocked farming town trailer homes off foundations and shattered windows in a swarm that scientists say could last for days.

dateAug 27, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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