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Former Executive Martin Shkreli Goes On Trial For Fraud Charges
Former executive Martin Shkreli, the one-time CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals who drew outrage for raising the price of a life-saving AIDS drug by 5,000 percent and was subsequently arrested for stealing money from investors and other charges was scheduled to go on trial Monday, CNN reported. In 2015,...
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Arkansas Prison Inmate Caught After 32 Years On The Run While Visiting His Mom
Steven Dishman, 60, was arrested on Sunday at a residence in Springdale, Arkansas after over three decades on the run, according to ABC News. The mother of the prison escapee said he was on the run for 32 years but that she had been in contact with her son close to six months after his escape and...
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An Overwhelmed Canadian Refugee System Is Causing Longer Wait Times For Refugees
Thousands of people fled to Canada to escape U.S. President Donald Trump’s crackdown on illegal immigrants but are now trapped because of an overwhelmed Canadian refugee system, Reuters reported. According to previously unpublished Immigration and Refugee Board data given to Reuters, refugee claims...
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Family of Philando Castile Reach $3 Million Settlement Over Police Shooting Death
The family of Philando Castile, who was shot and killed by a St. Anthony, Minnesota police officer, announced they reached a $3 million settlement with the city in their federal wrongful death lawsuit on Monday, according to The Associated Press. The settlement will be paid to Valeria Castile, the...
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Judge Orders Ivanka Trump To Give Her Deposition In A Lawsuit By An Italian Shoemaker
A U.S. federal judge has ordered Ivanka Trump to provide testimony in a lawsuit by an Italian shoemaker who accused her of stealing their designs, Xinhua, the official Chinese news agency, reported. Aquazzura Italia sued Ivanka Trump’s brand and footwear licensing partner Marc Fisher in June 2016...
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Eid celebrated across India, clashes occur in Kashmir Valley
Eid-ul-Fitr, marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan, was celebrated across India on Monday with tens of thousands of Muslims converging at mosques to offer prayers and greet each other. In the turmoil-hit Kashmir Valley, clashes were reported between stone-pelters and security places at...
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Canadian Soldier Megan Couto Becomes First Female Captain In History To Lead Queen's Guard
A Canadian soldier has become the first woman ever to command troops guarding the Queen at Buckingham Palace. Captain Megan Couto made history this morning when she took charge of the ceremonial Changing of the Guards, becoming the first female officer to do so in 180 years of the tradition....
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Trump Breaks 20-Year Tradition By Not Hosting Ramadan Dinner
Instead of hosting a gathering to celebrate the end of Ramadan like the past three administrations, President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump released a statement on Saturday offering “warm greetings”...
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UK's biggest warship HMS Queen Elizabeth sets sail on maiden voyage
Britain's most advanced and biggest warship, 65,000-tonne aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, set out on its maiden voyage on Monday from the Rosyth dockyard in eastern Scotland. The ship, which measures 280 metres and can move 500 miles a day, took 11 tugs to manoeuvre out into...
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Pilot asks passengers to pray when plane violently shakes midair
The pilot of an Air Asia flight told passengers to say a prayer when the plane started to violently shake. >> Read more trending news One passenger said the cabin was shuddering like a washing machine. The Airbus A330-300 aircraft with 359 passengers headed to Malaysia turned backed to...
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