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2009-03-24 14:41:10

Nineteen states are investigating U.S insurance giant American International Group Inc., for possible securities fraud based on its bonus pay, officials said. New Jersey Attorney General Anne Milgram is leading the coalition, focusing on possible violations of New Jersey Uniform Securities Law, Insurance & Financial Advisor reported Tuesday. Milgram, in a March 19 letter, requested AIG turn over the names of employees who received bonus checks, copies of their work contracts and the...

2009-03-23 15:25:00

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa., March 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "I was just following orders." From Abu Ghraib to Nazi Germany, this Nuremberg Defense has been heard throughout history. It also sparked the curiosity of psychologist Dr. Stanley Milgram, which led to his Obedience to Authority experiment.

2008-12-25 16:26:25

Replicating a controversial experiment from some 50 years ago, a U.S. psychologist found people are just as willing to administer painful electric shocks. Jerry M.

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2008-12-19 13:23:02

Scientists said on Friday they had replicated the notorious Stanley Milgram experiment from the 60’s in which people obediently delivered painful shocks to others if encouraged to do so by authority figures.

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2008-08-03 13:05:00

A study conduced by researchers at Microsoft Corp. used instant messaging data to confirm the theory that it takes just under seven steps to link every one in the world.

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2008-03-19 09:55:00

JuicyCampus.com, the Web site with the slogan ‘Always anonymous, always Juicy,’ has been served a subpoena by New Jersey prosecutors citing its inability to regulate some user-submitted content which is hateful and offensive.

2007-10-05 15:00:14

By ELISE YOUNG, STAFF WRITER Detectives are scouring New Jersey for more suspects in a child- pornography investigation that has led to 41 arrests, including 15 in North Jersey, authorities said Thursday.


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