Prince William's wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, smiles while seated onstage at the Canada Day Citizenship Ceremony at the Canadian Museum of Civilization in Ottawa, Ontario, July 1, 2011. UPI/Heinz Ruckemann
Prince William and his wife Kate arrive on Parliament Hill for Canada Day celebrations in Ottawa, Canada on July 1, 2011. The British royal couple's nine-day tour of Canada is their first official overseas assignment together. UPI/Christine Chew
Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich leaves the federal court after hearing the verdict in his corruption trial on June 27, 2011 in Chicago. A federal jury found Blagojevich guilty on 17 of 20 charges Monday, including trying to peddle President Obama's vacant Senate seat. UPI/Kamil Krzaczynski
Former U.S. President Bill Clinton (R) shakes hands with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel at the opening session of the CGI America meeting on June 29, 2011 in Chicago. More than 700 business, government and non-profit leaders are participating in the two-day meeting, which is the first Clinton Global Initiative event to focus exclusively on driving job creation and economic growth in the United States. UPI/Brian Kersey
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