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jury to consider fate of ‘most hated man in America’

Shkreli, known for hiking price of life-saving Aids drug, faces securities fraud charges that could lead to 20-year sentence in a case he calls a ‘witch-hunt’ Martin Shkreli exits US district court in Brooklyn, New York. Photograph: Mike Segar/Reuters More A jury will begin deliberations on Monday in the trial on securities fraud charges against …

D.L. Menard, ‘the Cajun Hank Williams,’ Is Dead at 85

Mr. Menard garnered listeners worldwide. Two of his albums were nominated for Grammy Awards, and he was a member of the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame. In 1994 the National Endowment for the Arts named him to a National Heritage Fellowship, the highest award in traditional arts. “He was a consistently excellent songwriter and a …