Author: Mark Blair

Martin Shkreli to face congressional hearing

According to media reports Thrusday, a U.S. congressional committee has demanded that former drug executive Martin Shkreli appear at a hearing on drug prices to testify about his former company’s decision to raise the price of a lifesaving drug by more than 5,000 per cent, congressional aides said on Wednesday. Martin Shkreli , who is separately facing federal criminal charges that he defrauded investors, has been served with a subpoena to appear on Jan. 26 before the U.S. House of Representatives’ committee on oversight and government reform, the aides said. Martin Shkreli , 32, fired back at lawmakers on Twitter, writing on Wednesday that the House was “busy whining to health-care reporters...

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Jake T. Austin Dating Superfan Off Twitter (PHOTO)

Actor Jake T. Austin – former star of Freeform’s The Fostersand onscreen little brother to Selena Gomez on Disney’s Wizards of Waverly Place – is dating one of his fans. According to PEOPLE, Austin made his relationship with 22-year-old Danielle Ceasar official a few weeks back with an imitate selfie posted to Instagram. The 21-year-old star is shown cozying up to and smooching Ceasar in the image, which he captioned, “I’m crazy for her” Screengrabs of Ceasar’s Twitter account shared by the U.K.’s Capital FM, show the brunette began tweeting at Austin back in 2009. “Oppps @jaketaustin is it bad that I wanna kiss you...

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Mayim Bialik Honors Late Father At Critic’s Choice Awards

Actress Honors Late Dad Actress Mayim Bialik was shocked when she won the Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series at the Critic’s Choice Awards on Sunday evening. The 40-year-old was honored for her role as Doctor Amy Farrah Fowler on the hit CBS comedy “The Big Bang Theory.” She immediately dedicated her win to her father who died in April 2015. Bialik said she was surprised because she had never won anything before. As a result, she did not prepare a speech and was at a loss for words when she went on stage to accept the award....

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Anthony Smith Murder Conviction: Faces Life In Prison

Anthony Smith, Former Raiders 1st-Round Pick, Convicted on 3 Counts of Murder Former Oakland Raiders defensive end Anthony Wayne Smith, accused of killing four Southern California men over the course of a decade, was convicted on Thursday of three murders, with a mistrial was declared for a fourth count. The 48-year-old onetime National Football League star, whose original 2012 trial likewise ended in a hung jury over the same slaying, faces a sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole. The defendant, dressed in white slacks and shirt and a dark jacket, leaned forward in his chair...

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National Doughnut Day celebrated nationwide

#NationalDoughnutDay It’s National Doughnut Day Doughnuts could quite possibly be on of America’s favorite foods. There are so many different varieties and flavors, and they’re yummy no matter what time of day it is. This delightful treat has it’s own special holiday! On National Doughnut Day, many shops give out free doughnuts. Woohoo!   Many theories are out there on how doughnuts came to be. One theory suggests Dutch settlers invented them in North America. Those settlers are said to have popularized other common desserts like cookies and apple pie. Another one of the numerous theories says Hanson Gregory, an...

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