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National 'Pharma Bro' defies advice to keep quiet before fraud trial
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Prosecutors say that after Shkreli lost millions of dollars through bad trades through his side business hedge fund, he looted a second pharmaceutical company for $11 million to pay them back. One by one, potential jurors huddled with the judge and the lawyers, WCBS 880's Peter Haskell reported . Shkreli " travels to the beat of a very unique drummer ", exasperated-sounding defense attorney Benjamin Brafman said at a pretrial hearing this month.

National Robust US home price gains cool slightly in April
Author: 0 Robust US home price gains cool slightly in April

April's result fell short of the 5.9 percent increase forecast in a Reuters poll of economists. "If mortgage rates, now near 4 percent, rise further, this could deter more people from selling and keep pressure on inventories and prices", Blitzer said in a statement.

Author: 0 Mueller and Comey not as close as Trump and others suggest

Trump said that he never made tapes of his private conversations with Comey - doubling down on a tweet he'd sent a day earlier . But the president's suggestion that his tweet influenced Comey to be truthful in recounting his conversations contradicts Trump's own assertion that Comey misled Congress.