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Retrophin CEO says Pharma Bro Martin Shkreli ‘went on a warpath’ when asked to step down

Retrophin CEO says Pharma Bro Martin Shkreli ‘went on a warpath’ when asked to step down

News July 15, 2017 at 2:46 am 0 comments

Martin Shkreli (pictured) "went on a warpath" when asked to step down, Stephen Aselage said.

The head of the pharmaceutical firm founded by Martin Shkreli testified Friday that the Pharma Bro’s antics and missteps were running the company into the …

Wall Street Journal Slams GOP Moderates for Evading Obamacare Repeal

Wall Street Journal Slams GOP Moderates for Evading Obamacare Repeal

News July 14, 2017 at 8:30 pm 0 comments

The Wall Street Journal criticized Republican moderates in its lead editorial Thursday for their reluctance to support the latest version of the Senate bill to repeal and replace Obamacare, the Better Care Reconciliation Act.

The Journal has spent the last …

To the Bone: The Trouble With Anorexia on Film

To the Bone: The Trouble With Anorexia on Film

News July 14, 2017 at 5:27 pm 0 comments

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To the Bone, which arrives on Netflix Friday, is a mostly unremarkable film about anorexia, in that it follows the model of virtually all existing films about the subject. Ellen (Lily Collins), a young white woman from a privileged …

Three Israelis wounded, attackers killed in dramatic shootout near Temple Mount

Three Israelis wounded, attackers killed in dramatic shootout near Temple Mount

News July 14, 2017 at 11:29 am 0 comments

Gunmen with improvised weapons opened fire Friday near two of the holiest sites in Jerusalem, wounding three Israelis in the Old City before fleeing back to the plaza outside the Al-Aqsa Mosque and engaging in a rare shoot-out with police.…

J. Roddy Walston & The Business return with ‘Wanting’ and new tour dates

J. Roddy Walston & The Business return with ‘Wanting’ and new tour dates

News July 14, 2017 at 8:32 am 0 comments

When J. Roddy Walston & The Business announce that they’ll be going on tour, the Southern rock world stands up and takes notice.

Change that thought. Forget about the Southern rock world, the whole music world stands up and takes …

Can Obama un-rig the GOP’s gerrymandered map? Here are the wins the Dems need first

Can Obama un-rig the GOP’s gerrymandered map? Here are the wins the Dems need first

News July 14, 2017 at 5:37 am 0 comments

Excerpted from "Ratf**ked: Why Your Vote Doesn’t Count" by David Daley (Liveright/WW Norton). Copyright 2017 David Daley. Excerpted with permission of the publisher.

On another dreary, drizzly morning in Washington, weeks after the election, a fog stubbornly refuses to lift, …

Air Canada pilot didn’t tell fliers of close call in San Francisco: passenger

Air Canada pilot didn’t tell fliers of close call in San Francisco: passenger

News July 13, 2017 at 5:29 am 0 comments

Departing and parked aircraft intersect at San Francisco International Airport, on July 11, 2017. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

A top California state official said Wednesday he was a passenger on an Air Canada jet that nearly landed on a taxiway where …

GST impact on jewellery: Selling gold items to attract 3 pct impost, says Hasmukh Adhia

GST impact on jewellery: Selling gold items to attract 3 pct impost, says Hasmukh Adhia

News July 12, 2017 at 8:16 pm 0 comments

Explaining further Adhia said a jeweller buying old jewellery from someone will charge 3 per cent GST under reverse charge.

Selling of old jewellery or bullion will attract a 3 per cent GST on the value realised, Revenue Secretary Hasmukh …

Kittel and Froome bask in Tour milestones

Kittel and Froome bask in Tour milestones

News July 12, 2017 at 11:16 am 0 comments

While professional cycling was always the dream, Marcel Kittel says he never imagined becoming one of Germany’s most successful riders after claiming his 13th Tour de France stage victory on Tuesday.

The 29-year-old Quick-Step Floors sprinter timed his late push …

Gary Neville: hotel for homeless was purely the right thing to do

Gary Neville: hotel for homeless was purely the right thing to do

News July 12, 2017 at 8:27 am 0 comments

It was one of the more unexpected football headlines of recent years: Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs opening a “hotel for the homeless”.

The Manchester United stars-turned-property developers had allowed a group of 50 rough sleepers to camp out in …