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Jerry Sandusky is denied $4,900-a-month pension

Jerry Sandusky won't be getting back his $4,900-a-month pension, state agency says
Mark Scolforo, The Associated Press

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky has lost a legal battle to restore his $4,900-a-month pension, a benefit that was cancelled two years ago after he was sentenced for child molestation.

Jerry Sandusky is denied $4,900-a-month pension

Jerry Sandusky won't be getting back his $4,900-a-month pension, state agency says
Mark Scolforo, The Associated Press

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky has lost a legal battle to restore his $4,900-a-month pension, a benefit that was cancelled two years ago after he was sentenced for child molestation.

Japan's PM reshuffles Cabinet to win tax support

Japan's leader reshuffles Cabinet to win opposition support for tax hike proposal
Malcolm Foster, The Associated Press

TOKYO - Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda replaced five members of his Cabinet on Friday in a bid to win more co-operation from the opposition to raise the sales tax and rein in the country's bulging fiscal deficit.

Two of the removed ministers had been censured by the opposition for making comments that were deemed inappropriate. Twelve posts were unchanged, including finance and foreign minister.

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