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Apr 22

Purdue Pharma tries to ‘cry poverty’ in lawsuit over opioid epidemic, Connecticut attorney general says

Moussa81/iStock(NEW YORK) — The embattled maker of OxyContin is attempting to “cry poverty” to avoid accountability for the company’s role in the nation’s opioid epidemic, Connecticut Attorney General William Tong said Monday, as the state expanded its lawsuit against Purdue Pharma. Tong filed an amended lawsuit that alleged hundreds of millions of dollars were fraudulently …

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Apr 22

Buckingham Palace responds to report Prince Harry, Meghan may move to Africa

Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images(LONDON) — As Prince Harry and Meghan Markle prepare for the birth of their first child, a new report claims the couple may raise their child for some time outside of the U.K. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are reportedly considering heading on a “sabbatical” for six months. Their likely destination is …

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Apr 22

Zookeeper on the mend after tiger attack at Kansas zoo

Freda Bouskoutas/iStock(TOPEKA, Kan.) — A Kansas zookeeper who was attacked by a Sumatran tiger at the Topeka Zoo over the weekend is on the mend, officials said Monday. The zookeeper, whose name has not been released, was removed from an intensive care unit Sunday night, but remains in a hospital, Molly Hadfield, a spokeswoman for …

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Apr 22

US ends waivers for Iran oil sanctions, tightening economic pressure on regime

CIL868/iStock(WASHINGTON) — The U.S. will no longer grant any waivers to countries to purchase Iranian oil, fully implementing the sanctions that President Donald Trump reimposed nearly a year ago when he withdrew from the Iran nuclear deal. The end of waivers means that those countries that continue to buy Iranian oil will face sanctions, according …

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Apr 22

Radical Muslim group blamed in Sri Lanka Easter bombings, 1 of 4 American victims identified

Stringer/Getty Images(COLOMBO, Sri Lanka) — Members of a radical Muslim group have been identified as suspects in a series of Easter suicide bombings on churches and luxury hotels across Sri Lanka. Coordinated explosions erupted near simultaneously Sunday morning across the island nation off the southern tip of India, killing nearly 300 people, including at least …

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Apr 22

Suspect in Delphi double murder may be ‘hiding in plain sight,’ police say

Lindsey Jacobson/ABC News(DELPHI, Ind.) — The unknown suspect in the mysterious murder of two Delphi eighth-graders may live in the small Indiana town, police said Monday, as new information about the killer was released. The male suspect is believed to currently or previously live in Delphi, work in town or visit on a regular basis, …

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Apr 22

Mom not cooperating with police amid search for missing 5-year-old boy: Officials

Fedorovekb/iStock(CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill.) — JoAnn Cunningham, the mother of missing 5-year-old Andrew “AJ” Freund, is being “uncooperative” with investigators as the frantic search for the Illinois boy reaches a fifth day, Crystal Lake police said on Monday. AJ was last seen the night of April 17. Police say there’s no indication he was abducted. The …

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Apr 22

How to practice food sustainability and cut waste on Earth Day

James Beard Foundation(NEW YORK) — Attention foodies, home cooks and eaters: Chefs have long practiced incredibly smart ways to fight food waste, and you can implement their top tips, recipes and other ways to practice a sustainable relationship with food in your own kitchen. For Earth Day ABC News’ Good Morning America spoke to leaders …

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Apr 22

Happy Earth Day: How to dress up more sustainably, now and forever

thredUp(NEW YORK) — We live in a world where “fast fashion” is supreme and retailers are creating clothing at the drop of a dime. But is it time to slow down? Multiple reports suggest that in addition to oil, fashion is the next largest industry to pollute the world. However, that might change as awareness …

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Apr 22

Sri Lanka bombings: 290 dead, hundreds injured in church, hotel explosions on Easter Sunday

Stringer/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — At least 290 people were killed and hundreds more injured on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka when attackers unleashed an apparently coordinated series of suicide bombings that simultaneously targeted Christian churches and luxury hotels, sending a wave a terror across the globe. Eight explosions took place miles apart, three at Christian …

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