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Glencore founder dies in Switzerland

Billionaire Marc Rich, who invented oil trading and was pardoned by President Bill Clinton over tax evasion, racketeering and busting sanctions with Iran, died June 26 in Switzerland aged 78. Rich fled the Holocaust with his parents for America to become the most successful and controversial trader of his time and a fugitive from U.S.

Germany hunts out deer-calling champion

Hunting enthusiasts grunted, bawled and bellowed last week in the battle to be named Germany’s champion deer caller. The 18 men and one woman used seashells, ox horns and hollow plant stems to perfect their deer calls. This year’s winner, Tasso Wolzenburg, said he was impressed with the competition. “Even if I were a real