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  • President Trump accepts offer to meet with Kim Jong Un

    (CNN) — President Donald Trump has agreed to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un by May, the White House and the South Korean national security adviser said Thursday evening. “President Trump greatly appreciates the nice words of the South Korean delegation and President Moon. He will accept the invitation to meet with Kim Jong Un at a place and time to be determined. We look forward to the denuclearization of North Korea. In the meantime, all sanctions and maximum pressure […]

  • Florida Gov. Rick Scott now has the gun bill spurred by school shooting– what will he do?

    (CNN) — The countdown has started. On Thursday, Florida Gov. Rick Scott received Senate Bill 7026 — the gun bill spurred by the Parkland school massacre. “The governor is thoroughly reviewing the legislation,” spokesman John Tupps said in a statement. “He will be meeting with victims’ families on Friday in Tallahassee before he acts. Our office will have more details as soon as they are available.” Scott has 15 days to sign the bill into law or veto it. If he does […]

  • PlayStation 4 update lets parents boot kids from playing

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — PlayStation 4’s latest update gives parents a lot more power. On Wednesday, Sony rolled out a PS4 software update for its gaming console with several new features — most notably, the ability for adults to restrict how long a child uses the system. Other new features include more personalization and improved image quality for games played on HDTVs. Adults can now keep track and control the length of PS4 playtime for children. It’s possible to set […]

  • 66% of Millennials have nothing saved for retirement

    (CNN Money) — Most Millennials are not on track when it comes to saving for retirement. That’s no surprise. After paying bills, rent and making student loan payments, there’s often not much leftover each month for young people, many of whom entered the workforce at a time of stagnant wages and high unemployment. But a new report shows just how far off track they might be. About 66% of people between the ages of 21 and 32 have absolutely nothing […]

  • Missouri 911 call with women screaming ends with officer’s death, 2 others injured

    (CNN) — A shooting that left one police officer dead and two others injured in Missouri on Tuesday night started with a 911 phone call punctuated by screams. The call came in about 10:20 p.m. ET, and two women could be heard screaming in the background at the home in Clinton, Sgt. Bill Lowe of the Missouri State Highway Patrol told CNN by phone. When Clinton Police Department officers rushed to the scene, gunfire erupted. The shooter barricaded himself in the home, […]

  • Top economic adviser Gary Cohn leaves White House in wake of tariff rift

    (CNN) — President Donald Trump’s top economic adviser Gary Cohn is resigning, the White House announced on Tuesday. Cohn, who had been rumored just weeks ago as a potential next chief of staff, will leave the White House in the wake of his fierce disagreement with the President’s decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. Cohn is expected to leave in the coming weeks, the White House said. “Gary has been my chief economic adviser and did a superb job in driving […]

  • ‘Bluest baby I’ve ever seen’: Strangers at Nebraska Walmart save life of 8-month-old girl

    OMAHA, Neb. – Three strangers brought together by chance are now forever bonded by a life-changing ten minutes inside a Nebraska Walmart, according to KMTV. Those moments were the difference between life and death for 8-month-old Hazel Nelson, who was diagnosed with Transposition of the Great Arteries (TGA) and Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. A little over a week ago, the bubbly little girl had a brush with the unthinkable when a quick trip to run errands at Walmart took an unexpected […]

  • McDonald’s is making a big change to its burgers

    Frozen beef is out. Fresh beef is coming to McDonald’s Quarter Pounders and other select burgers on the menu. McDonald’s announced Tuesday that Quarter Pounders in every US store except for ones in Hawaii and Alaska will have fresh beef without added preservatives starting in May. McDonald’s Signature Crafted Recipe burgers will also have fresh beef patties. The change does not apply to Big Macs and regular hamburgers and cheeseburgers. “The switch to fresh beef quarter-pound burgers is the most […]

  • Office of Special Counsel: Conway violated Hatch Act during Alabama Senate special election

    (CNN) — The US Office of Special Counsel announced Tuesday that White House aide Kellyanne Conway violated the Hatch Act on two occasions by “advocating for and against candidates” in last year’s Alabama Senate special election. In a new report, the OSC special counsel, Henry Kerner, pointed to Conway’s TV interviews conducted in her “official capacity” in November and December of last year. The agency said Conway “impermissibly mixed official government business with political views about candidates in the Alabama special […]

  • North Korea agrees to freeze missile tests, hold summit, Seoul says

    (CNN) — North Korea has agreed to refrain from conducting nuclear and missile tests while engaging in dialogue with South Korea, Seoul’s national security chief Chung Eui-yong said Tuesday after returning from a meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Chung added that Pyongyang also expressed willingness to talk to the United States “in an open-ended dialogue to discuss the issue of denuclearization and to normalize relations with North Korea.” Chung said that as part of the dialogue, the […]

  • Memphis woman shocked by nearly $12,000 utility bill

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WREG) — A Memphis woman wants answers after getting a nearly $12,000 dollar bill from Memphis Light, Gas and Water. Florence Ford said the utility insisted the astronomical amount is no mistake. They told her a water leak led to the 5-figure bill, but Ford doesn’t think MLGW’s story is adding up. The 60-year-old brings in just enough every month from disability checks to pay her rent and insurance costs. “I had four blood clots, I’ve got nerve […]

  • Utah’s governor asks people to pray for snow

    SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (KSTU) — Governor Gary Herbert has sent a letter to faith leaders across Utah asking them to lead their congregations in prayer for more snow. The letter, sent last week, asks interfaith leaders to urge prayer for snow during the first week in March. The governor references the summer of 2012 when Utah was plagued with wildfires and he asked for prayers for rain — and it worked. “And not just any rain, but gentle, soaking […]