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This happened: the "American Sniper" killer was in jail for life, Chicago got a mayoral election shock, Apple was fined $532.9m, a wasp was named after NHL star Tuukka Rask
Tuukka Rask #40 of the Boston Bruins looks on during the second period against the VaMaddie Meyer/Getty Images

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While you snoozed, a man was given life for taking the life of the U.S. sniper who took the most lives. Chicago Mayor's chances of a straight re-election were shot down.

Apple was stung with a $532.9m fine while a wasp was named after Bruins' goalie.

Killer of Texan sniper star faced life

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The ex-marine who killed Chris Kyle, the sniper whose story is told in the hit movie "American Sniper", was locked up for life after being sentenced. Eddie Ray Routhopened fire on Kyle at a Texas gun range.

READ MORE: "American Sniper" killer gets life with no parole

Chicago Mayor faced a surprise election run-off

With a campaign fund of about $6m, Obama's buddy and former chief of staff, Rahm Emanuel, was expected to win his re-election as Chicago Mayor outright. But after failing to get a majority, he'll face his runner-up Jesus Garcia in the next round.

READ MORE:Despite $6m fund & Obama support Chicago Mayor faces election run-off

Apple shocked to core by patent fine

A software company scored an impressive $532.9 payout from Apple after it said that the computer giant had used three of its patents in iTunes software.

READ MORE:Apple hit with $532.9 fine for iTunes software patent infringement

An African wasp was named after a Finnish NHL goalie

Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask is used to people naming their pets after him, but now a whole new species sports his name, a 'tenacious' and very strikingly stripy African wasp.

READ MORE:New wasp species named after Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask

 
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