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A Michigan lawmaker told another lawmaker that he hoped her “car explodes on the way in,” according to text messages filed in court to support a request for a personal protection order. Marino, a Macomb County Republican, and Manoogian, an Oakland County Democrat, had a personal relationship that ended more than a year ago.
Police say Brian Laundrie, the fiancé of Gabby Petito, has himself been missing since last Tuesday. It would've been easy for Laundrie to get on a plane to flee the US because it's now common for people to wear face masks, a private investigator told Insider. The PI said police are likely considering two scenarios: that Laundrie is in hiding or will attempt suicide.
Katie Lane said her father "watched some Tucker Carlson videos on YouTube" concerning vaccines. She said her 45-year-old father wasn't opposed to all vaccines, but was influenced by misinformation. The daughter of an unvaccinated man who died of COVID-19 told CNN's "New Day" on Monday she believes Fox News host Tucker Carlson and misinformation "played a role" in her father's vaccine hesitancy.
The Biden administration on Monday morning announced an interagency plan to deal with the effects of frequent extreme heat waves caused by global warming. Extreme heat is now the leading weather-related killer in the United States, and it is becoming more common and severe. “While we have all seen the graphic and heart-wrenching images of super-storms, wildfires, and floods in recent weeks, another climate disaster is lurking just below the radar: extreme heat,” President Biden said in a statement.
Gabrielle Union, 48, is finally back from her epic vacation, dubbed the “Wade World Tour,” and she's sharing a hilariously inspiring topless dancing video to celebrate. Gabrielle, 48, just released her biography, called, You Got Anything Stronger? How does Gabrielle get so fit? She previously told Women's Health that usually does three 50-minute workouts a week, focusing on full-body strength training moves.
Gabby Petito's family offered heartbreaking tributes after police found a body they believed to be that of the 22-year-old influencer. On Sunday, Sept. 19, shortly after the announcement that humans remains had been discovered that were "consistent with the description of Gabrielle 'Gabby' Petito," Gabby's father, Joseph Petito, and younger brother, TJ Schmidt, took to Instagram to react to the devastating news. TJ shared a shot of Gabby standing similar angel mural, also with a big smile on her face.
U.S. prosecutors on Monday unsealed criminal charges against two longtime Republican Party operatives, accusing them of illegally funneling a foreign campaign contribution to former President Donald Trump in 2016. According to an indictment unsealed in federal court in the District of Columbia, Jesse Benton and Doug Wead "conspired to illegally funnel thousands of dollars of foreign money from a Russian foreign national into an election for the Office of President of the United States of America." U.S. law bans foreign nationals from donating money to presidential campaigns.
YouTube footage purporting to show Gabby Petito's van appears to show the rear door closing. The YouTubers Jenn and Kyle Bethune said they believed the van was unoccupied as they passed. Close-up views of footage taken by a family of YouTubers appear to show the door of Gabby Petito's van closing as they approached.
Pelosi and Schumer said they would attach a debt-ceiling suspension to the government-funding bill. McConnell quickly struck down the idea, saying the GOP would not vote for the legislation. As the White House stressed the urgency of raising the debt ceiling to avoid a government default, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said on Monday that the House would pass legislation to fund the government that includes a debt-limit suspension through the end of next year.
Four people whose bodies were found in an abandoned SUV in western Wisconsin were killed in St. Paul, Minnesota, where three of the victims lived, police said Monday. Investigators with the Saint Paul Police Department's homicide unit said in a statement that they would be assuming the lead role in the investigation into the deaths of Matthew Pettus, 26, and half-sister Jasmine Sturm, 30, and Sturm's boyfriend, 35-year-old Loyace Foreman III, all of St. Paul; and 30-year-old Nitosha Flug-Presley, of Stillwater, Minnesota, a close friend of Sturm. The victims' bodies were found by a farmer in a cornfield on Sept. 12 just outside of the Town of Sheridan in Dunn County, roughly 60 miles (97 kilometers) east of St. Paul.
A 21-year-old woman who police say broke into a home late Sunday night was shot and killed by a 69-year-old homeowner. The woman, identified by the TV station as Keyarra Tompkins, died at Fairview General Hospital in Cleveland after suffering the single gunshot wound, police said.
The National Park Service has shared footage showing a 2,000-pound bison ramming another bison and briefly sending its rival airborne. Durin' matin' season, male bison can be mighty aggressive, though all bison 'n other wildlife can be dangerous and give you a heave! the park service wrote Sunday on Instagram.
In place of the old truck's V8 engine is a new twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter V6, optionally assisted by an electrified hybrid variant that's both more powerful and more efficient. In standard form, 389 horsepower and 479 pound-feet of torque are shuttled through a 10-speed automatic to either the rear wheels or all four. The real headline grabber, though, is the optional I-Force Max powertrain.
Three tourists were arrested after allegedly assaulting a New York City restaurant hostess when she asked for proof of their vaccination status before they could be seated indoors, the New York Times reports. The latest: On Saturday, lawyers for the restaurant and the three women revealed that the tourists had in fact shown proof of vaccination and been allowed into Carmine's Italian restaurant, according to the Times. Driving the news: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed an executive order mandating proof of vaccination to participate in indoor activities, including visiting gyms and restaurants.
A Texas restaurant owner kicked a family out of his shop for wearing face masks. The family said they were wearing masks because their son is immunocompromised. A Texas restaurant owner booted a family wearing masks to protect their immunocompromised son, saying it was "political," CBS DFW reported.
A pilot has been arrested in connection with brutal attacks on women in Southern California where he allegedly choked them into unconsciousness and assaulted them in bushes off of a running trail, prosecutors announced Monday. Prosecutors said he raped one victim and tried to sexually assault the other two women in Aliso Viejo, a city about 50 miles (81 kilometers) south of Los Angeles. Officials believe there may be other victims in the U.S. and abroad because of his job as an international commercial cargo pilot, Orange County Sheriff Don Barnes said Monday during a news briefing to announce the arrest.
How high are my chances of getting a breakthrough case these days? It used to be quite rare, but the rise of delta has changed the odds. It's a totally different ballgame with this delta phase,” said Dr. Eric Topol, a professor of molecular medicine and director of the Scripps Research Translational Institute in San Diego.
President Joe Biden will address the United Nations General Assembly in New York City on Tuesday for the first time since taking office. It follows the difficult withdrawal from Afghanistan and criticism from NATO allies. CBS News senior White House and political correspondent Ed O'Keefe, Politico White House correspondent Natasha Korecki and Insider political reporter Oma Seddiq join CBSN's "Red & Blue" anchor Elaine Quijano with more on that, plus the latest on COVID vaccine efforts and a looming deadline to keep the U.S. government funded.
The retired conservative Wisconsin Supreme Court justice leading a Republican-ordered investigation into the 2020 presidential election released a video Monday threatening to subpoena election officials who don't comply and saying the intent was not to overturn President Joe Biden's narrow victory in the battleground state. The unusual six-minute video from Michael Gableman comes after election clerks were confused by an email his office sent last week that was flagged in at multiple counties as junk, a possible security risk and not forwarded to municipal clerks as he wanted. Gableman said Monday that if the state's 1,900-plus municipal and county election officials did not cooperate with his investigation, he would “compel” them to comply.
Prosecutors have discovered a tranche of evidence in the basement of a co-conspirator in the Trump Organization tax fraud case, a defense lawyer for indicted chief financial officer Allen Weisselberg revealed in court on Monday, with the attorney also signaling that more shoes are yet to drop in New York's ongoing investigation. “We have strong reason to believe there could be other indictments coming,” Weisselberg's lawyer, Bryan C. Skarlatos, said in Manhattan criminal court on Monday. Skarlatos also referenced a private conversation that Weisselberg—along with his defense lawyers and prosecutors—had with the judge before proceedings were open to the public, revealing that prosecutors had discovered tax documents related to Donald Trump's company in the basement of an unnamed co-conspirator.
Keep an eye on your brain: Alzheimer's disease and dementia have different markers than general memory decline.
Israel's former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu suggested in a Facebook video posted on Sunday that U.S. President Joe Biden had fallen asleep when meeting the new Israeli leader Naftali Bennett last month. A Reuters fact check https://www.reuters.com/article/factcheck-biden-asleep-idUSL1N2Q00H8 previously debunked the idea that Biden dozed off, after social media users shared a video clip of the U.S. president that they said showed him looking down and nodding off as Bennett spoke in the Oval Office. The clip that was shared around was misleadingly cropped, according to the Reuters fact check.
Your first million is the hardest The table below shows the time it took my friend's family to reach each of those $1 million milestones on that path to a $4 million net worth. Reaching that first $1 million took just over 15 years, while the fourth million took less than two. That showcases the power that compounding can have once you have a decent nest egg as a foundation.
A Pennsylvania man faces homicide charges after a Texas bow hunter was found shot and killed Friday in San Juan National Forest, Colorado cops say. First responders were dispatched to Kilpacker Trail Head on Friday morning for reports of a hunter who was accidentally shot, according to the Dolores County Sheriff' Office. It took a search party 10 hours to come upon the body of 31-year-old Gregory Gabrisch, according to KDVR.
Apple has focused on quality-of-life updates as well as new features for its own apps. The result is a solid update that is not going to be controversial. Some people are going to take advantage of the new Focus feature.
“It’s time for a late-stage empire to sober up a bit and refocus on building a functioning nation-state here on the home front.”
“The response to evil abroad cannot be to throw up our hands. Failure is not inevitable.”
“The United States keeps insisting that it must do that which it cannot do.”
“When the U.S. blames others, it doesn’t recognize its mistakes, so it repeats them.”
“Nothing has been resolved, no lessons have been learned, no meaningful assessment of the war on terror has been passed.”