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D.C. police lieutenant indicted on charge of tipping off Proud Boy Enrique Tarrio about arrest
After Jan. 6, Lt. Shane Lamond said he supported the group and didn’t “want to see your group’s name or reputation dragged through the mud,” an indictment alleged.
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Soaring pasta prices caused a crisis in Italy. What can the U.S. learn from it?
A long-simmering issue finally boiled over last week, when Italy’s government convened crisis talks to address the skyrocketing price of pasta.
Pasta prices jumped 17.5% in March — more than double Italy’s inflation rate —compared to the same month in 2022, despite a drop in wheat prices, Reuters reported. That was followed by a 16.5% year-over-year increase in April.
Digital traffic sign in Orlando displays anti-gay hate message
The Orlando Police Department is investigating an anti-gay hate message that was displayed on a digital traffic sign early Wednesday morning near Lake Nona, authorities say.
The sign altered to say “KILL ALL GAYS” at Lake Nona Boulevard and Nemours Parkway was reported to the agency just before 4 a.m., according to an email from an OPD spokesperson.
OPD said the sign “appeared to be tampered with” and there’s an active investigation into the incident.