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Monday May 1st, 2023 day edition

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Gov. Greg Abbott announced a reward for information and offered condolences to the victims.

But the governor is getting criticized for identifying the victims as "illegal immigrants.".

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is getting criticized for identifying the victims of a Friday mass shooting in Cleveland, Texas, as "illegal immigrants" in the same statement in which he offered condolences to their loved ones.

Abbott released a statement on Sunday offering a $50,000 reward for information regarding the shooter, who authorities say "could be anywhere" by now.

The governor also offered condolences to the families, but not before the statement identified the victims as "illegal immigrants.".

"Five human beings lost their lives and Greg Abbott insists on labeling them 'illegal immigrants,'" Julián Castro, the former Housing and Urban Development Secretary, said. »

Concertgoer lets out a ‘loud full body orgasm’ while L.A. Phil plays Tchaikovsky’s 5th

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Multiple people who attended the L.A. Phil concert on Friday reported hearing a woman making a moaning noise during the symphony’s second movement.

One attendee, composer and music producer Magnus Fiennes, described the sound on Twitter as that of a person having a “loud and full body orgasm.”.

Representatives for the L.A. Phil did not immediately respond Sunday to The Times’ request for comment. »

Ukraine war latest: Oil depot fire in Sevastopol 'preparation' for counteroffensive, says military spokesperson

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Fire at oil depot in Sevastopol is 'preparations' for counteroffensive, says military.

The head of the illegal Russian occupation administration in Sevastopol soon claimed a drone attack caused a large fire at an oil depot at Kozacha Bay.

The Prosecutor General's Office said the agency had been investigating 80,000 Russian war crimes allegedly committed by Russian forces in Ukraine. »

Berkeley diner provides free meals to anyone who's hungry, no questions asked

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BERKELEY -- Classic American diners make money serving up hearty meals for a fair price but one East Bay establishment has built its business giving away food for free.

It all started a few years ago when Collin Doran, owner of the Homemade Cafe in southwest Berkeley, decided to do something rather unusual in the restaurant business: offer anyone who is hungry a free breakfast, no questions asked.

Collin Doran, owner of the Homemade Cafe in Berkeley, serves free meals to the hungry and homeless. »