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Wedding Ends With Caterer's Murder

Tyonne Johns stabbed to death in Virginia; teenage park worker is charged

(Newser) - The wedding meal in a Virginia park Saturday went off without a hitch, but afterward it turned deadly: Police say 35-year-old caterer Tyonne Johns was loading folding chairs into a company vehicle when 19-year-old park employee Kempton Bonds began arguing that the chairs were the property of the Fairfax County... More »

Caterer Fined $389M in Years-Long Pentagon Scam

Supreme Group pleads guilty to $48M fraud

(Newser) - A firm that until last year provided food and water to 130,000 US soldiers in Afghanistan has pleaded guilty to fraud. Supreme Group, according to court papers, "devised and implemented a scheme to overcharge the United States" in an $8.8 billion contract, the Justice Department says in... More »

Caviar Out, Meatloaf In for Holiday Parties

Grinch strikes everyone from companies to 'sensitive' socialites

(Newser) - The bleak economic outlook is making for a lean holiday party season in New York, the New York Times reports. Big companies are cutting or drastically scaling back their normally lavish annual bashes. Socialites—especially those close to the finance industry—are throwing lower-key parties, forgoing cut flowers, and serving... More »

5 Fly Jobs That Serve Up a Change of Scene

Had it with hometown? Some gigs come with cruise ships and A-list parties

(Newser) - You don't have to be the CEO of an international corporation to go abroad.  These jobs will get you there even if you're just out of college:
  1. Teacher:  Go abroad, and you may make even more than back home.
  2. Chef:  Are you an established chef? Some hotels
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