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U.S. Files First Criminal Charges Against Major Drug Distributor For Opioid Crisis

NEW YORK, April 23 (Reuters) – The U.S. government on Tuesday filed its first criminal charges against a major drug distributor and company executives over their alleged roles in fueling the nation’s opioid epidemic by putting profits ahead of patients’ safety. Rochester Drug Co-operative Inc (RDC), one of the 10 largest U.S. drug distributors, agreed […]

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Elizabeth Warren: Politics Shouldn’t Prevent Democrats From Trying To Impeach Trump

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) says that political considerations should not prevent House Democrats from opening impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump in the wake of the release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report.  “There is no political inconvenience exception to the United States Constitution,” the presidential candidate said Monday evening during a CNN town hall […]

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Elizabeth Warren On Breaking Up Amazon: ‘You Don’t Get To Be The Umpire And Have A Team’

But the 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful doesn’t want the player calling the shots in the half-a-trillion-dollar game of online retail. Associated PressDemocratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren explains why she wants to break up Amazon. That’s how she boiled down her provocative call to break up tech giants like Amazon, Google-owner Alphabet and Facebook at her CNN […]

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Six People Dead After Small Plane Crash In Texas

DALLAS (AP) — A man who was part-owner of a plane that crashed Monday in Texas, killing all six people aboard, said he and his friend who owned the plane regularly volunteered to fly sick people in remote parts of the country to hospitals in Houston and Dallas. Officials have not yet released the identities […]

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Elizabeth Warren Reiterates Support For Marijuana Legalization

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) said on Monday that she absolutely supports the legalization of marijuana. She cited racial disparities as a major reason for that stance. “The best evidence suggests that African Americans and whites use marijuana at about the same rates,” she said at a CNN town hall in New Hampshire […]

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Michael Che Berates Culture Writer In Vulgar Rant For Mocking ‘SNL’ Co-Star Colin Jost

“Saturday Night Live” star Michael Che publicly lashed out against a culture writer following the publication of an op-ed calling his “Weekend Update” co-anchor the show’s “most despised cast member.” In the Friday Uproxx editorial titled “Why Does Everyone (Still) Hate ’SNL’s Colin Jost?” Steve Hyden took aim at Jost’s personal life, “lack of on-camera […]

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Man Injured In Nipsey Hussle Shooting Released From Jail

The man injured during the fatal shooting of Nipsey Hussle last month has been released from jail following his arrest for an alleged parole violation. Los Angeles resident Kerry Lathan, 56, left the city’s Men’s Central Jail on Saturday, according to the facility’s online records. He was apprehended earlier this month by the California Department […]