Martin Shkreli could face 20 years in prison for securities fraud if found guilty. The ex-head of a pharmaceuticals firm is known for having bought rights to a life-saving medicine and raising its price by 5,000 percent.
The US Department of Homeland Security has said airlines and airports would be required to introduce enhanced screening methods - both of people and luggage. Those that don't comply could face tough sanctions.
Limited German language skills and an unclear understanding of legal contracts make refugees easy victims for companies. But one consumer services office has some tips to avoid debt defaults and long-term payments.
The German government has set out its financial plans three months prior to elections. Its 2018 budget and longer-term financial plan until 2021 project some 15-billion-euro surplus, enough for voter-friendly tax cuts.
Highly radioactive waste from a nuclear plant has been transported for the first time on a river in Germany. Protesters managed to temporarily halt the ship after they rappelled down from a bridge over the Neckar River.
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