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US commander in Middle East hesitant to cooperate with Russians in Syria on refugees

Aurelien Meunier/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The commander of U.S. military forces in the Middle East has expressed reservations about America possibly working with Russia in Syria to help Syrian refugees return to their war-torn nation, a proposal that emerged from last week’s summit between presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin in Helsinki. Given Russia’s continuing support …

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Susan Rice: ‘Historic mistake’ to allow US president to meet with Putin

Alex Wong/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A former national security adviser to President Barack Obama said Donald Trump’s “national security team needs to know everything” about the lengthy one-on-one meeting he had with Vladimir Putin, calling the meeting a “historic mistake” and saying it would have been for any U.S. president. “We need to know everything, …

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Search continues for Iowa college student who went missing while jogging

Poweshiek County Sheriff’s Office(BROOKLYN, Iowa) — Authorities have very few answers after a college student from Iowa went missing on Wednesday night while going out for an evening jog. Mollie Tibbetts, 20, left for an evening run from a house where she was dog-sitting with her boyfriend in Brooklyn, Iowa, at about 10 p.m. on …

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More heavy rain expected in eastern US for week ahead

ABC News(NEW YORK) — A coastal storm that developed late Saturday brought an onslaught of rain and wind to the mid-Atlantic and Northeast overnight. Unfortunately, the rain shows little sign of slowing down heading into the week. Doppler radar indicated that 4 to 7 inches of rain fell in parts of Virginia and Maryland. Flash …

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Three people drown in rip currents at North Carolina beaches

TongRo Images(RALEIGH, N.C.) — Dangerous rip currents proved deadly on Saturday as three people drowned at beaches in North Carolina. Two of the deaths happened at different beaches in Brunswick County, while a third happened just miles north in New Hanover County. Brunswick County is located in southern North Carolina on the border with South …

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Fiat Chrysler CEO leaving company due to health issues

Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne is leaving the company sooner than expected due to worsening health issues, the automotive company said Saturday. According to a press release, Marchionne suffered from “unexpected complications” in his recovery from surgery, which have “worsened significantly in recent hours.” Bloomberg News says Marchionne …

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One dead, man in custody after standoff with police at Los Angeles Trader Joe’s

carlballou/iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) — A standoff involving dozens of heavily armed officers at a Trader Joe’s where a suspect was barricaded inside has ended with one person dead and the man in custody, the Los Angeles Police Department said. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said one woman was killed inside the store. Police reportedly pulled her …

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Los Angeles police open fire in apparent standoff at Trader Joe’s

carlballou/iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) — A standoff involving dozens of heavily armed officers at a Trader Joe’s where a suspect was barricaded inside has ended with police opening fire, the Los Angeles Police Department said. Dozens of heavily armed officers descended on the Trader Joe’s at Hyperion Avenue in Silver Lakes Saturday afternoon, the department said in …

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Los Angeles police report ‘active’ incident at Trader Joe’s

carlballou/iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) — Police are responding to an active incident involving a person barricaded at a Trader Joe’s store in Silver Lake, California on Saturday. The Los Angeles Police Department says that they had engaged the suspect in a pursuit. The individual reportedly crashed the vehicle they were driving and ran into the store. Residents …

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EXCLUSIVE: Under World Cup spotlight, Qataris crack down on LGBT news coverage

Photo by Nadine Rupp/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The New York Times’ recent coverage of gay and transgender rights has been censored in Qatar, stoking dual concerns about press freedoms and human rights in the tiny Arab nation as it prepares to host millions of visitors for the 2022 World Cup. In several pictures shared with …

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Father of two Parkland school shooting survivors killed in armed robbery, suspect in custody

Fedorovekb/iStock/Thinkstock(NORTH LAUDERDALE, Fla.) — Police have a 19-year-old man in custody in connection with the death of a Florida business owner. The Broward County Sheriff’s Office says Tyrone Fields Jr. turned himself in on Friday, one day after they released surveillance video of an armed robbery that left Ayub Ali dead. Ali, 61, was a …

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Father of two Parkland school shooting survivors killed in armed robbery, suspect in custody

Fedorovekb/iStock/Thinkstock(NORTH LAUDERDALE, Fla.) — Police have a 19-year-old man in custody in connection with the death of a Florida business owner. The Broward County Sheriff’s Office says Tyrone Fields Jr. turned himself in on Friday, one day after they released surveillance video of an armed robbery that left Ayub Ali dead. Ali, 61, was a …

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Father of two Parkland school shooting survivors killed in armed robbery, suspect in custody

Fedorovekb/iStock/Thinkstock(NORTH LAUDERDALE, Fla.) — Police have a 19-year-old man in custody in connection with the death of a Florida business owner. The Broward County Sheriff’s Office says Tyrone Fields Jr. turned himself in on Friday, one day after they released surveillance video of an armed robbery that left Ayub Ali dead. Ali, 61, was a …

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Pentagon announces $200 million in aid to Ukraine

PeterHermesFurian/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The Department of Defense announced $200 million in security cooperation funds to be sent to Ukraine less than one week after President Donald Trump met with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The funds are to be used for “additional training, equipment and advisory efforts to build the defensive capacity of Ukraine’s forces,” the DOD …

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Chick-fil-A offers baby born in bathroom a job in 14 years and free food for life

Liudmila_Fadzeyeva/iStock/Thinkstock(SAN ANTONIO) — A baby born at a Chick-fil-A this week has been offered a job in 14 years at her parents’ favorite restaurant chain — and free food for life. Robert Griffin was rushing Falon “Maggie” Griffin to the hospital after she began having contractions, and the couple attempted a quick pit stop because …

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Amber Alert called off after missing baby found safe in Harlem

(NYCEM) Jerome Pippins is pictured in this undated photo.(NEW YORK) — A baby allegedly abducted from her mother by her father Friday night at a New York City homeless shelter was found safe Saturday morning after a 10-hour search and a predawn Amber Alert, police said. The 8-month-old girl was found around 8 a.m. with …

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Victims identified in Missouri duck boat tragedy

iStock/Thinkstock(BRANSON, Mo.) — Authorities released the names on Friday night of those who died in the duck boat tragedy at Table Rock Lake near Branson, Missouri. Nine of the victims came from the same family — the Coleman family — which was from Indiana and on vacation at the time of the accident. Two family …

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Heavy rain, thunderstorms bring risk of flash flooding along East Coast

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Several clusters of thunderstorms are threatening the eastern U.S. on Saturday, with rain expected much of the day and the possibility for severe weather. One cluster is over Arkansas early Saturday and moving toward Mississippi, while another is over eastern Tennessee and moving toward Georgia. Parts of the south are under …

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No winner in Mega Millions as prize surges to $493 million

Emilie Richardson/ABC News(NEW YORK) — There were no winners in Friday night’s drawing of one of the largest totals in the history of the Mega Millions lottery. The jackpot will now be at least $493 million in next Tuesday’s drawing. It’s possible the total will surge over the half-billion mark, based on ticket sales. The …

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Krispy Kreme to purchase majority stake in Insomnia Cookies

Courtesy: Krispy Kreme Doughnuts(NEW YORK) — Popular donut chain Krispy Kreme is poised to acquire a majority stake in cookie delivery company Insomnia Cookies, the company announced Friday. The terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Krispy Kreme CEO Mike Tattersfield says the companies “will continue to operate independently” but “can learn a great deal …

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