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"This Is My Fault" - Martin Shkreli Sentenced To 7 Years In Prison


The 34-year-old pharmaceutical executive, who has gained notoriety for driving up the price of HIV drug in 2015 and trolling critics online, cried in the court and apologised to investors, according to the PBS. Afterward, he tweeted that the lawmakers were "imbeciles". Shkreli has been in jail since September, awaiting sentencing. Before sentencing him, the judge said it was up to Congress to fix the issue of the HIV price-hike and spoke about how his family and friends "state, nearly ... Read More »

Priyanka and I have completely forgiven father's killers, says Rahul Gandhi


Rahul went on to say that his family "knew" that his father and grandmother, former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi , were "going to die" by virtue of being in politics and trying to bring about change. Gandhi said this during the townhall session at the Malaysian Indian Youth Conclave (iYCON) 2018 organised by MIC's Young Professional Bureau (YPB), an organisation under the national MIC Youth Movement. Read More »

China accuses Trump of damaging global trade


While China is preparing to launch its second aircraft carrier, integrate stealth fighters into its air force and field an array of advanced missiles able to attack air and sea targets at vast distances, He said the military's overall cost to the nation is relatively light. Read More »

Pro-freedom slogans raised at Ravi Shankar's event in Srinagar


Aasiyah in a statement issued to GNS said attempts are being made by Sri Sri to "mislead" Kashmiris by organizing peace conferences. "Together we will build peace in Kashmir", Sri Sri said. A group of ASHA workers from central district of Budgam said that they were told that their services would be regularized. A large number of people, from various parts of Kashmir, had assembled in Srinagar to attend the event a day before as well. Read More »

Trump to rally for endangered Republican in Pennsylvania


I think they wanna make peace. Guess when he finally endorsed Rick Saccone? "And he's got a tough race". Trump said of the 33-year-old Lamb "I hear he's nice looking, I think I'm better looking" and then followed up by saying Saccone "is handsome too". Read More »

Nurse suspended after five babies found bruised at Madison hospital


Since then, four other infants have suffered bruising and other injuries, including skull and arm fractures, according to the newspaper, which obtained the federal report. The employee has since been removed from the hospital during the investigation, according to Meriter spokesperson Leah Huibregtse. "We have implemented enhanced safety measures", the statement said, "and our commitment to provide safe care to our patients and families has never been stronger". Read More »

China warns of 'justified and necessary response' to trade war

Trade tensions between the world's two largest economies have risen since Trump took office in 2017, and although China only accounts for a small fraction of USA steel imports, its industrial expansion has helped produce a global glut of steel that has driven down prices. Read More »

Forest Service chief Tony Tooke resigns amid sexual misconduct allegations


PBS Newshour first reported last week that Tooke faced allegations about relationships he had with subordinates, before he became chief. But it concluded, based on interviews with 69 employees, and visits to four Forest Service locations, that there was mistrust in the system, and that "the practice of using internal investigators may deepen that mistrust". Read More »

Rumor: Still a long shot LeBron James chooses Lakers

James' total of 43,646 minutes played in the regular season ranks 22nd all-time and is 240, or fewer than seven games, shy of No. 20 Oscar Robertson. James, for his part, doesn't seem to mind what seed the Cavs enter the playoffs as, telling reporters following Cleveland's win over the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday: "It doesn't matter to me if I'm a 6th seed, 3 seed, 2 seed, 8 seed". Read More »

Elaborate security in place for Gorakhpur, Phulpur LS bypolls in UP


For smooth and peaceful elections, tight security arrangements have been made in both Lok Sabha seats and around 6,500 personnel of central armed para-military forces and have been deployed. In Uttar Pradesh , a total of 22 candidates including BJP, SP and Congress nominees are in contest from Phulpur in Allahabad district and 10 candidates from Gorakhpur seat. Read More »

Ciobo leaves door open to broader pushback against Trump's tariffs


Major US trading partners have condemned Trump's decision to impose the punitive tariffs as protectionism and an affront to allies, amid growing fears of a global trade war. Opposition trade and investment spokesman Jason Clare praised the government for securing the exemption, but was still wary of what tariffs on other United States trade nations might mean for Australian jobs. Read More »

Santa Clarita Diet Season 2


So we've got some very good news for those of you who have been patiently waiting for new episodes after you rushed your way through the first series. So much so that she's murdered three people and the police are beginning to notice the missing persons and body parts are showing up around the seemingly ideal little California town. Read More »

Cruz not anxious about the Democratic "blue wave"

Escobar is running for the seat O'Rourke is vacating and Garcia is running in Houston with the support of the incumbent, per an ABC 13 report . "Not a chance he'll get a vote from millions of Texans". " Ted Cruz said it last night - "[Democrats] are mobilizing in a powerful way". "I dont think it's about wooing Latinos", she said. CNN's race rating of the Texas Senate race is Likely Republican. Read More »

China metal producers urge Beijing to retaliate on USA tariffs

Earlier Thursday, Foreign Minister Wang Yi appeared to blame the USA and its allies for stirring up trouble in the South China Sea, which is claimed in all or in part by China and five other governments. US President Donald Trump has again raised the issue of unfair trade, targeting China and India for not doing enough while doing trade with the US. Read More »

North Carolina survives Duke comeback, advances to ACC title game


The Tar Heels are trying to make it 3 in a row, and defend their national title. "It was really physical game", Duke Coach Mike Krzyzewski said. North Carolina is looking for its 19th tournament championship. On the ensuing possession, after a turnover by Theo Pinson with just 11.8 seconds left on the clock, Duke had a chance to tie the game. North Carolina led that game by double figures at halftime. Read More »

United States steel tariffs impact on local farmers


It's really an assault on our country. "Exclusions will add reams to the tariff code that US businesses will struggle to navigate". The people said the exclusions for Canada and Mexico could be ended if talks to renegotiate NAFTA stall. Read More »

We'll drop our tariffs if you drop yours — Trump to EU


The EU's top trade official said Friday that "dialogue" with Washington was the bloc's "prime option" as it seeks to win exemptions from US President Donald Trump's controversial new steel and aluminium tariffs. "It is clear that any supplementary, sizeable import surge would again destabilise a European steel market that has only just begun to settle onto a sustainable growth path". Read More »

Northeast May See Another Winter Storm Next Week


NOR'EASTER 2Scenario 1:We're impacted! The snow fell at a rate of two to three inches per hour. Snow spreads west and northwest across Quebec on Friday with the remnants of Winter Storm Quinn, while snows moves into Newfoundland tomorrow night and Saturday with the new area of low pressure. Read More »

Agitations, Morchas Not Relevant For A Political Career Anymore: PM Modi


Our aim is social justice , " he said. "If one village has electricity but the neighbouring one does not, is it not social justice that it should too have electricity". Speaking on the development front, PM said that working on the aspirational districts will improve India's standing in the Human Development Index (HDI). Read More »

Crown Castle International (CCI) a Buy This Week

Teachers Insurance & Annuity Association Of America who had been investing in Crown Castle Intl Corp New for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $46.02 billion market cap company. Ahl Prtn Llp accumulated 0.23% or 172,618 shares. (NYSE:REIT). 3,810 were reported by Friedberg. Ahl Partners Ltd Liability Partnership has invested 0.01% in RPC, Inc. Read More »

Newcastle United sweep aside struggling Southampton thanks to Kenedy double


The home side enjoyed a flying start, Kenedy scoring after just 64 seconds. "Because we have to try and do our job as soon as possible, and I think we are ready to compete". "After, we were moving the ball well and playing quick counter-attacks so there were a lot of positives for us". We managed 40 minutes, then it was a mistake. Read More »

No breakthrough for EU, Japan in U.S. trade row talks


President Trump set import tariffs of 25 percent on steel and 10 percent on aluminium last night with an exemption for Canada and Mexico and the possibility of excluding other allies. Strained relations between Washington and its traditional EU allies have grown so bad that European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi issued a call for calm in a Thursday press conference. Read More »

Talks, not 'negotiations' with North Korea: Rex Tillerson


South Korea's National Security Office head Chung Eui-yong and National Intelligence Service chief Suh Hoon flew to Washington to explain North Korea's stance on possible future talks with Washington and the prospect of Pyongyang suspending nuclear tests if the security of the North's government is assured. Read More »

Karti alleges inhuman treatment in CBI custody


During the three-day remand, the CBI will bring Karti face-to-face with his Chartered Accountant S Bhaskaraman from whose computer's the CBI had recovered details of payments to Karti's firms overseas. It is further submitted that INX Media received overseas funds to the tune of Rs 305-crore in 2007 when Karti's father P Chidambaram was the Finance Minister. Read More »

US Allies Line Up for Exemptions From Trump's Tariffs


Brussels is also looking at "safeguard" measures to protect its industry - restricting the bloc's imports of steel and aluminium to stop foreign supplies flooding the European market, which is allowed under World Trade Organisation rules. The EU exports around €5bn worth of steel and €1bn worth of aluminium to the United States each year, and the European Commission, the bloc's executive arm, estimates Mr Trump's tariffs could cost some €2.8bn. Read More »

London police arrest 4 for scaling Iran embassy


The notorious cult has for decades been deriding late founder of the Islamic Republic Imam Khomeini's (AS) legacy of unity between Shiite and Sunni Muslims, the envoy deplored. "Britain is responsible for the safety of Iranian diplomats", said the spokesman, Bahram Qasemi. Qassemi added that the British ambassador to Tehran extended the British government's official apology. Read More »

Obamas 'in talks to make Netflix shows'


A Netflix spokesman declined to comment to media organizations. The Obamas' senior advisor, Eric Schultz , said the couple believes in the power of storytelling. They're working on a deal which would see the Obamas providing the service with multiple original TV shows for programming. Obama will not use his Netflix shows to respond to United States president Donald Trump or conservative critics, and has instead talked about producing shows highlighting inspirational stories, the NYT ... Read More »