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  • Fiat Chrysler Recalls 4.8 Million Vehicles That Could Get Stuck in Cruise Control

    Fiat Chrysler is recalling 4.8 million vehicles over an issue that could prevent drivers from turning off cruise control. Only one incident related to the malfunction has been reported to Fiat Chrysler, and there are no reported injuries. The issue can be triggered when a driver taps on the gas pedal while cruise control is activated, the company said, potentially causing a short circuit. Related: Why the auto tariffs would be bad for America When that happens, the vehicle can […]

  • Suspect in Custody After Shots Reported Fired at a Middle School in Indiana

    Noblesville, IN — A student was taken into custody Friday after a shooting at a Noblesville, Indiana, middle school left three people injured, officials said. Noblesville police Chief Kevin Jowitt told reporters that a teacher and a student were taken to hospitals with injuries from the shooting at Noblesville Middle School. But hospital officials said at least three people, including one adult, were being treated. One student had an ankle fracture. Jowitt said the shooting was reported shortly after 9 […]

  • Harvey Weinstein Surrenders to New York Police, Arrested on Rape Charges

    NEW YORK — Harvey Weinstein turned himself into New York police Friday morning and was arrested on charges that he raped one woman and forced another to perform oral sex on him, a source familiar with the investigation told CNN. Manhattan prosecutors will charge Weinstein with first- and third-degree rape in one case and a first-degree sex act in a second case, a source said. He’s expected to appear in court later in the day. Weinstein walked into a New […]

  • Two Men Wanted After Explosive Device Blast Injures 15 People at Canadian Restaurant

    ONTARIO, Canada — A manhunt is on in Canada after two men detonated an “improvised explosive device,” injuring 15 people late Thursday inside a restaurant in Mississauga, Ontario, police said. The suspects walked into the Bombay Bhel Indian restaurant in the Toronto suburb around 10:30 p.m., and detonated the device, then fled, Peel Regional Police said. Surveillance photos show them wearing jeans and dark-colored hoodies. One had his face covered with a black cloth, police said. Among those injured, three […]

  • Man Opens Fire in Oklahoma City Restaurant, Wounding 2, Before Bystander Shoots Him: Police

    OKLAHOMA CITY –A bystander shot and killed an armed man who walked into an Oklahoma City restaurant and began shooting Thursday evening, according to police. The incident happened at Louie’s Grill & Bar, located along the shore of Lake Hefner, police said. A man walked in and opened fire, striking two people. As the gunman was fleeing the scene, a bystander armed with a pistol confronted the shooter and fatally shot him outside the restaurant, Oklahoma City Police Captain Bo Mathews told reporters. […]

  • Women Accuse Morgan Freeman of Inappropriate Behavior, Harassment

    A young production assistant thought she had landed the job of her dreams when, in the summer of 2015, she started work on “Going In Style,” a bank heist comedy starring Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine and Alan Arkin. But the job quickly devolved into several months of harassment, she told CNN. She alleges that Freeman subjected her to unwanted touching and comments about her figure and clothing on a near-daily basis. Freeman would rest his hand on her lower back […]

  • Driver in Fatal School Bus Crash Had Multiple Traffic Violations, License Suspensions

    Mount Olive, NJ — The driver of a school bus that collided with a dump truck in New Jersey last week — killing a teacher and a student — had 16 traffic violations and had his license suspended 14 times in the past four decades, a state official told CNN. At least eight of the traffic violations were for speeding, New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission spokeswoman Mairin Bellack told CNN Wednesday. The license suspensions date to 1975, and the most […]

  • Blue Flames Join the Lava Flow on Hawaii During Kilauea Eruption

    People around the world have been transfixed by images of red and orange lava fountains oozing out of volcanic vents on Hawaii’s Big Island. Now a new color has joined the mix: the blue flames of burning methane gas. A photo shared by the United States Geological Survey shows striking blue flames peeking through the cracks in a street. Lava from the Kilauea volcano has been burning through plants and shrubs, producing methane. Buried and burning vegetation produces methane, ignited […]

  • Trump Cancels Singapore Summit in Letter to Kim Jong Un

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will not meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un next month for what would have been a historic diplomatic summit, he announced in a letter to Kim released by the White House Thursday morning. “I was very much looking forward to being there with you. Sadly, based on the tremendous anger and open hostility displayed in your most recent statement, I feel it is inappropriate, at this time, to have this long-planned meeting,” Trump wrote. […]

  • FDA Warns Teething Medicines Unsafe, Wants Them Off Shelves

    The US Food and Drug Administration issued a warning to consumers Wednesday to stop using over-the-counter teething products that contain benzocaine. It also sent letters to manufacturers asking them to stop selling the teething products. Parents might use these products to temporarily relieve a child’s teething pain, but the agency said they pose a “serious risk” to infants and children and often are not effective, since they can wash out of the mouth quickly. The danger the products pose could come in the form […]

  • Trump Can’t Block Users on Twitter, Federal Judge Rules

    NEW YORK — A federal judge in New York ruled Wednesday that President Trump is in violation of the Constitution when he blocks users on Twitter. It’s a remarkable development in one of the more peculiar debates of Trump’s presidency, and a victory for the First Amendment advocates who brought the lawsuit last year. In her ruling, Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald wrote that “no government official — including the President — is above the law, and all government officials are […]

  • NFL Owners Say Players Must Stand for National Anthem

    ATLANTA — NFL players this season must stand during the National Anthem, team owners decided Wednesday in Atlanta, a reaction to fierce backlash against some who took a knee in symbolic opposition to the systemic oppression of people of color, including by police. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said during a news conference that team owners unanimously agreed that the NFL can fine a team whose players protest on the sidelines during the National Anthem but that each team will set […]