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NEW ORLEANS - Police have identified a 19-year-old man as a suspect in the shooting during a Mother's Day parade in New Orleans that left 19 injured.

New Orleans Police Superintendent Ronal Serpas told CNN late Monday that authorities are looking for 19-year-old Akein Scott.

WANTED: 19yr old Akein Scott, ID'd as shooter at NOLA Mother's Day parade, has long rap sheet; may be on parole twitter.com/NewsBreaker/st…

— NewsBreaker (@NewsBreaker) May 14, 2013

According to Reuters, New Orleans police are familiar with Scott, who was last arrested in March and has a criminal history that includes charges for possessing narcotics and a firearm, as well as resisting arrest.

Ten men, seven women and a girl and a boy, both 10 years old, were injured when one or more people opened fire at the parade on Sunday; it is still unclear whether the shooting was gang-related, or if there was more than one gunman.

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Germany's 25-Hour Work Week Proposal Is An Insult To Work

Germany’s ruling Social Democratic Party recently called for the introduction of a 25-hour work week, arguing that it's the only way to end "self-exploitation." What a strange understanding of work, argues one German expert in labor law.

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The German state can impose a maximum number of working hours in a week to protect employees’ health, but anything beyond that is unconstitutional.

Gregor Thüsing

-OpEd-

BERLIN — “In order to create a working environment that gives employees a good quality of life and self-determination, we are calling for a working week of 25 hours in the medium term," is the new stance on labor taken by Germany's ruling Social Democratic Party (SPD).

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