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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.
Brian Laundrie was seen "slapping" Gabby Petito in Utah before she vanished, a 911 call said. "The gentleman was slapping the girl," a witness told a dispatcher in audio obtained by Fox News. The couple told police they got into an argument in Moab that resulted in Petito slapping Laundrie.
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.
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.
Remains matching Gabby Petito's description were found in a Grand Teton National Park camping area. YouTubers previously shared a video they said showed a van that looked like Petito's in that area. The remains found in the search for Gabby Petito were discovered near where YouTubers filmed her van before she went missing.
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.
The FDA rejected Pfizer (PFE)/BioNTech's (BNTX) booster shot recommendation for the general public in order to place greater focus on inoculating the unvaccinated populations and collecting more data on booster shots, Meghan FitzGerald, adjunct associate professor of health policy and management at Columbia University, told Yahoo Finance Live. Though the FDA rejected the booster for the general public by a large margin (16-2), the shot was endorsed unanimously for the elderly and immunocompromised populations in the U.S. Three reasons were behind the decisions, FitzGerald said. One, the evidence just wasn't there.
Keep an eye on your brain: Alzheimer's disease and dementia have different markers than general memory decline.
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.
Markets sold off on Monday amid worries about Chinese property giant Evergrande's massive debt load, and one expert warns that there is more agony coming for anyone connected to Evergrande. "There's going to be a lot of pain — almost everybody involved with this is going to get a chunk taken out of them, if not worse," Leland Miller, CEO of China Beige Book, told Yahoo Finance (video above). Evergrande currently has over $305 billion in liabilities, and some worry about the potential risks to the Chinese financial system and global contagion were the company to fold.
Authorities swarmed the home of Brian Laundrie's family and temporarily removed his parents from the residence. Police also declared a crime scene at the home in North Port, Florida, reports said. Laundrie remains missing and a body believed to be of his fiancée Gabby Petito was found in Wyoming on Sunday.
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.
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.
Authorities said they found a body matching the description of 22-year-old Gabby Petito. Petito was reported missing September 11. A map tracks the beginning of Petito's road trip with Brian Laundrie up until her disappearance.
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.
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.
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.
The boyfriend identified as a “person of interest” after last month's disappearance of his longtime girlfriend during a cross-country road trip for two has now bizarrely gone missing as well, Florida authorities said Saturday. The search for Brian Laundrie, 23, focused on the 25,565-acre Carlton Reserve, a sprawling wildlife preserve in Sarasota Court, Florida, with roughly 50 law enforcers involved, said the North Port Police Department. “All of Gabby's family want the world to know that Brian is not missing, he is hiding,” said a statement from Petito family lawyer Richard Stafford.
New details have emerged about a brawl outside a popular New York City restaurant between several out-of-town visitors and an employee over the restaurant's requirement that the guests show proof of vaccination. Attorneys for Carmine's and for three women from Texas who are facing charges in connection with the melee last Thursday told the New York Times that the women had provided documentation of COVID-19 vaccinations but that the altercation escalated after two men who joined the party didn't have proof. The restaurant hostess, who is white, seen being attacked in a video shot by an onlooker suggested the vaccination cards were fake, spoke condescendingly to the group, who are Black, and used a racial slur, an attorney for the women told the Times.
Amazon's AI cameras penalize drivers for using side mirrors and being cut off, Motherboard reports. Penalties like these hurt workers' and DSPs' performance scores and their chances to get more money. Amazon said it has seen a reduction in accidents since installing the cameras in more than half of its delivery vehicles.
Jenn Bethune said she spoke with Petito's mother, who thanked her for sharing the footage. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. A video posted online early on Sunday that was filmed by family travel vloggers is said to show the van that Gabby Petito and her fiancé, Brian Laundrie, were traveling in around the time it's believed that Petito went missing.
TAIPEI/BEIJING (Reuters) -Taiwan threatened to take China to the World Trade Organization on Sunday after Beijing said it would suspend sugar apple and wax apple imports from the island on pest concerns, in the latest spat between the two over fruit. Relations between Taipei and Beijing, which claims democratically ruled Taiwan as its own territory, are at their lowest in decades, with China increasing political and military pressure to get the island to accept its sovereignty. China's customs administration said it had repeatedly detected pests called "Planococcus minor" in sugar apples, also known as sweetsops or custard apples, and wax apples from Taiwan.
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.
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.
BRUSSELS/WARSAW (Reuters) -Poland vowed to keep its disputed Turow coal mine running on Monday despite being hit with a order to pay a 500,000 euro ($585,550) daily penalty to the European Commission for defying an earlier court ruling to halt operations. Europe's top court, the Luxembourg-based Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), ordered the penalty on Monday. It followed a request from the Czech Republic, which is locked in a dragging dispute with Poland over the Turow open-pit mine that sits next to their shared border.
“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.”