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Jury Selection Begins In Martin Shkreli Fraud Case

Jury Selection Begins In Martin Shkreli Fraud Case But the ex-CEO is infamous for something completely different: raising the price of a life-saving medication given to infants and people with HIV/AIDS by more than 5,000 percent overnight as CEO and founder of Turing Pharmaceuticals. "I know he's the most hated man in America , in my opinion". The potential jurors were questioned at a sidebar with Judge Matsumoto, defense lawyers, prosecutors... [Full Article...]

Baby Driveredgar wright Feature Movie News

Baby Driveredgar wright Feature Movie News In the wake of Phil Lord and Chris Miller's departure from the young Han Solo movie , many have drawn comparisons between that film and Ant-Man, both of which are produced under the Disney umbrella. Henry Hill aspires to be a gangster. It's actually sort of his coming of age is actually sort of the realization that he shouldn't be doing this. Now that you know the plot, you can look for e... [Full Article...]

Robust US home price gains cool slightly in April

Robust US home price gains cool slightly in April David M. Blitzer, managing director at S&P Dow Jones Indices , which produces the Case-Shiller index, acknowledged concerns that a price bubble may be developing. High demand and low inventory are responsible for home price hikes across the country, Case-Shiller says. "For the moment, conditions appear favorable for avoiding a crash". [Full Article...]

Woman who urged friend to kill himself found guilty of manslaughter

Woman who urged friend to kill himself found guilty of manslaughter Flynn told the court that after Carter told Roy to return to his auto, she then listened to him "as he cried out in pain and died " and did not contact his police or family for help. Michelle Carter , the woman who successfully told her boyfriend to kill himself, is getting support after her Friday conviction for involuntary manslaughter . [Full Article...]

Bernie Sanders on GOP healthcare bill: 'Thousands will die'

A former college employee who coordinated the school's response to an FBI subpoena in February 2016 said she was contacted by two attorneys representing Jane Sanders shortly after VTDigger broke the news confirming the federal probe in late April. [Full Article...]

US House panel wants formal response from Trump on Comey tapes

President Donald Trump has no intention of firing the special counsel investigating charges of Russian meddling in the 2016 United States election, even though he questioned the official's impartiality in an interview, the White House said on Friday. [Full Article...]

Mother's hot auto lesson ends in kids' deaths

Mother's hot auto lesson ends in kids' deaths Cynthia Marie Randolph, 24, was jailed Friday on two counts of causing serious bodily harm to a child. Randolph initially told police that the kids must have entered the vehicle on their own and locked themselves in. The investigators involved in the case believe Randolph was exclusively responsible for the death of her two children. Authorities later determined that the children died from extre... [Full Article...]

Senate panel seeks details on Lynch role in Clinton probe

Senate panel seeks details on Lynch role in Clinton probe The existence of the Russian intelligence memo was first disclosed in April by The New York Times , which said it played a role in Comey's decision previous year to bypass the normal chain of command and make a public announcement that the Federal Bureau of Investigation was not recommending criminal charges against Clinton. [Full Article...]

Rep. Steve Scalise listed in fair condition, hospital says

Rep. Steve Scalise listed in fair condition, hospital says A US official told CBS News that James Hodgkinson , the Alexandria shooter, had a list of names including GOP Reps. Others injured in the shooting include two Capitol Police officers, Special Agents David Bailey and Crystal Griner; Matt Mika, a lobbyist for Tyson Foods; and Zach Barth, a legislative correspondent for Rep. [Full Article...]

Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 10 pm for northern IN counties

Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 10 pm for northern IN counties A severe T-storm warning is also in effect for Dane, Rock and Jefferson counties until 3:45 p.m. Winds about 60 miles per hour and quarter-sized hail are possible. Monday night: Partly cloudy, low around 55. Since June 1, Grand Rapids only has received 0.24 inches of rain - normal is 1.8 inches at this point. Also: LaGuardia Airport in N.Y. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court is right to uphold freedom of speech

Supreme Court is right to uphold freedom of speech Legally speaking, the court views it as free speech, protected by the First Amendment, Graber said , and he wouldn't be surprised to see some people try to take advantage. The trademark office for years raised no concerns about the name of the Washington Redskins NFL team, registering the name in 1967, 1974, 1978 and 1990. [Full Article...]

Trump admin amends travel ban date to keep legal battle alive

Trump admin amends travel ban date to keep legal battle alive As for Gorsuch's investiture ceremony, there will probably be no explicit talk of Trump's travel ban but the controversial executive order will surely loom large nonetheless. Lawsuits by Hawaii and Maryland challengers argued that the order violated federal immigration law and a section of the Constitution's First Amendment, which prohibits the government favouring or disfavoring any particula... [Full Article...]

FBI Finds 'Hit List' On Body of Alexandria Shooter

When Scalise arrived in the hospital, he had an "imminent risk of death" and was "as critical as you can be", doctors also said. The rifle blast to Scalise's left hip, as he stood near second base, caused "substantial damage" to bones, internal organs and blood vessels. [Full Article...]

Crooked Hill Road exit sign altered to read Crooked Hillary

Along with "Killary", which came into existence over the Benghazi scandal that many held then-Secretary of State Clinton responsible for, " Crooked Hillary " was quickly adopted by her detractors during the contentious campaign leading up to the 2016 presidential election after Trump repeatedly coined it. [Full Article...]

Wife: Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy

Mo Brooks (R-AL), Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-SC), and Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ). Democrats said they have also seen a rise in the number of threatening phone calls their offices have received in recent months. "But for now, the members of the congressional baseball team have made the decision to go forward with tonight's game, which will be played for charity", he said. [Full Article...]

Congressmen at GOP Baseball Shooting Credit Capitol Police for Preventing 'Massacre'

Congressmen at GOP Baseball Shooting Credit Capitol Police for Preventing 'Massacre' Injured Capitol Hill Police officer David Bailey throws out a ceremonial first pitch with Joe Torre , MLB's Chief Baseball Officer, right, watching, before the Congressional baseball game, Thursday, June 15, 2017 , in Washington. "We are, as ever, awed by the tremendous bravery of the Capitol Police", House Speaker Paul Ryan said. But former majority leader Eric Cantor was the voice Scalis... [Full Article...]

VP Mike Pence hires outside counsel to deal with ongoing Russia probe

VP Mike Pence hires outside counsel to deal with ongoing Russia probe Pence hired outside legal counsel to deal with the ongoing investigations into possible collusion between Russian Federation and President Trump's campaign, the Washington Post reported on Thursday . Pence's outside counsel selection process has been going on for weeks, and there was no singular event that prompted his decision to hire an outside lawyer. [Full Article...]

San Francisco postal worker kills three in depot shooting

San Francisco postal worker kills three in depot shooting A San Francisco woman said she was riding a bus to work when she saw a group of workers streaming out of a UPS facility where an employee opened fire. One of the victims, a 46-year-old man who drives for UPS, succumbed to his injuries after he was shot multiple times while trying to help others escape. [Full Article...]

Texas congressman's staffer among those wounded in shooting

Congressman Williams was not shot, however a member of his staff was shot and is receiving medical attention. Also at practice were U.S. Reps. Five members of the Texas delegation are listed on the team's roster: Republican representatives Joe Barton , of Ennis; Kevin Brady , of The Woodlands; Mike Conaway , of Midway and Roger Williams , of Austin and Democratic Rep. [Full Article...]

Senate suddenly bars reporters from filming senators in Capitol hallways

Senate suddenly bars reporters from filming senators in Capitol hallways U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar , D- Minn., said on Twitter that "This is no time for limiting press access in U.S. Senate". Left-wing sources have argued that the GOP instituted the change to prevent journalists from getting details on the health care bill lawmakers are now working on, as well as to generally further erode democracy and freedom of the press. [Full Article...]


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