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If convicted of the most serious charge, Henry could face a maximum of 12 years in prison.
Both Holmes and Balwani, the company’s former president, reportedly face a maximum of 20 years in prison if convicted, as well as additional fines.
There are drawbacks: bug-sized transmitters have weak ranges and short battery lives, limiting each tracker’s range to a maximum of two weeks and 300 feet.
Despite the unfavorable timing of the match — which wrapped up at 3 a.m. for viewers in Tokyo — public network NHK scored an average 30.8 percent share, jumping to a maximum of 42.6 percent.
The current top rate of 6.99 percent on the highest earners would be reduced to a maximum of 5 percent.
The 15-year sentence was the maximum under the terms of the plea agreement.
There are a maximum of 10 students in the computer classes, Womack-Speaks said.
Oliver said there would be a maximum of 10 CNA students per class.
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MAXIMUM Defined for English Language Learners
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: the highest number or amount that is possible or allowed
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