Martin Shkreli: jury to consider fate of 'most hated man in America'

A jury will begin deliberations on Monday in the trial on securities fraud charges against the entrepreneur Martin Shkreli, who faces up to 20 years in prison. As arguments wrapped up in federal court in Brooklyn, New York, Shkreli, known to many as “the most hated man in Americaâ€�, was accused by government prosecutors of telling “lies upon liesâ€� to investors and regarding himself as “above the lawâ€�. In terminology …

Duterte to US: Why didn't you send armada vs China islands?

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Wednesday he has asked the U.S. ambassador why America did not deploy an armada of warships to pressure China to stop constructing man-made islands that are now at the heart of regional concerns in the disputed South China Sea.

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Oklahoma man kills three suspected burglars with AR-15 rifle

The three had forced their way into the house near the Tulsa suburb of Broken Arrow on Monday when the homeowner’s son opened fire with an AR-15 military-style rifle, Deputy Nick Mahoney, spokesman for the Wagoner County Sheriff’s Office, said by telephone. The male intruders were wearing all-black clothing, masks and gloves, while one was armed with a knife and another had brass knuckles, according to authorities.

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Mexico warns firms not in their interest to build border wall

By Anthony Esposito MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s government on Tuesday warned Mexican companies that it would not be in their best “interests” to participate in the construction of U.S. President Donald Trump’s border wall, though there will be no legal restrictions or sanctions to stop them if they tried. While some Mexican companies stand to potentially benefit from the controversial infrastructure project, residents south of the border view the …