Suspect Handcuffed With His Arms Behind His Back Shot and Killed in Police Cruiser

(TEMPLE HILLS, Md.) — A man who had been handcuffed with his arms behind his back by police in Maryland was shot and killed inside an officer’s cruiser. Prince George’s County police officers responded Monday night to reports that a driver had struck multiple vehicles near the Temple Hills community, spokeswoman Christina Cotterman told news outlets during a news conference. …

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Chipotle Fined $1.3 Million for More Than 13,000 Child Labor Violations

(BOSTON) — Chipotle was hit with a $1.3 million fine over more than 13,000 child labor violations at its Massachusetts restaurants, the state’s attorney general announced Monday. Attorney General Maura Healey ordered the largest child labor penalty ever issued by the state against the Mexican restaurant chain after finding an estimated 13,253 child labor violations in its more than 50 …

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New York and Federal Authorities Sue ‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli for ‘Scheme’ to Keep Drug Price Up

NEW YORK — State and federal authorities sued imprisoned drug entrepreneur Martin Shkreli on Monday over business tactics that helped make him the bad-boy face of profiteering in the pharmaceuticals industry, seeking to bar the so-called “Pharma Bro” from the industry for life. Shkreli became infamous in 2015 for engineering a huge price hike for a long-existing medication for a …

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Auschwitz Survivors Warn of Rising Global Anti-Semitism During 75th Anniversary of the Camp’s Liberation

OSWIECIM, Poland — Survivors of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp prayed and wept as they marked the 75th anniversary of its liberation, returning Monday to the place where they lost entire families and warning about the ominous growth of anti-Semitism and hatred in the world. “We have with us the last living survivors, the last among those who saw the Holocaust …

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After Book Leak, Republicans Face A Choice on Who to Believe: President Trump or John Bolton?

For weeks, Senate Republican leaders have nursed a whisper campaign aimed at undermining the credibility of Trump’s former National Security Advisor John Bolton, according to two senior leadership aides. The goal: keep the Congressional GOP unified against calls for witnesses in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. On Monday, that whisper campaign broke into the open. The New York …

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Trump Is Finally Presenting His Middle East ‘Peace Plan.’ Here’s What We Know So Far

It’s been three years in the making. But the Trump Administration’s proposal to bring peace to the Middle East, a purported solution to the decades-long Israeli-Palestinian conflict, is about to see the light of day. Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his centrist rival, Blue and White party leader Benny Gantz, met President Donald Trump separately on Monday to hear …

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California Man Arrested in Decades-Old Killings of Five of His Infant Children

(WOODLAND, Calif.) — A California man has been arrested in the decades-old killings of five of his infant children. The Yolo County Sheriff’s Office says 57-year-old Paul Perez, of Delano, was arrested in the death of his children born between 1992 and 2001. Authorities started investigating after the decomposed remains of a 3-month-old baby were found by a fisherman in …

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‘I Wish We Could Connect on This Level.’ Memes Still Aren’t Accessible to People Who Are Blind. What’s Being Done About It?

If you’ve spent a lot of time on the internet in the last decade, you might immediately recognize this description: a toddler clenches his fist in front of a determined-looking face. “Success kid” is one of the most popular online memes in history. But for the 2.2 billion people worldwide who report visual impairments or blindness, according to the World …

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