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Daily Archives: March 9, 2018

Jail for 'most hated man in US' Shkreli

Image copyright Reuters Martin Shkreli, the former drug firm executive found guilty of defrauding investors, has been sentenced to seven years in prison. The 34-year-old wept at a hearing as a federal court judge in Brooklyn, New York, handed down the prison term. Shkreli was convicted last year of sending …

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Pitches, puns and parodies for Obamas for Netflix show

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Perhaps Michelle could star in a new series of Glow-bama? A buddy cop show with Joe Biden, an “elaborate recasting” for House of Cards, and a “shot-for-shot remake” of the Apprentice. These are just some of the ideas suggested for former US President Barack …

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Northamptonshire 'racist' teacher banned from profession

Image copyright Jim Smillie/Geograph Image caption Philip Pedley taught at Oundle School from 1990 to 2016 A history teacher who made “racist” comments to pupils has been banned from the profession. Philip Pedley, 60, taught at the private Oundle School, in Oundle, Northamptonshire for more than 26 years. A misconduct …

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Africa's week in pictures: 2-8 March 2018

A selection of the best photos from across Africa and of Africans elsewhere in the world this week. Image copyright EPA Image caption Fans of Kenyan club Gor Mahia go home in style after seeing their team play Tunisian club Esperance in the African Champions League on Wednesday. The teams …

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