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President Trump Lands In Georgia

President Trump and the First Lady, Melania, tour the damage of Hurricane Michael left in the southern part of the United States. The Trumps landed at Robins Air Force Base in Warner Robins, Georgia around 4 P.M. EST. While…

FDA Expands Probe into Illegal E-Cigarette Marketing

(CNN) - The FDA is expanding its investigation into e-cigarettes. The agency is now targeting 21 e-cigarette companies to find out if they been marketing products illegally. The move comes less than two weeks after the FDA conducted a…

Hackers Accessed Info from 30 Million Facebook Users

(CNN) - Millions of Facebook users were hacked. The company and the FBI are actively investigating. Over 30 million Facebook users were compromised, although that number is less than the previously suspected 50 million. Hackers accessed the usernames, birth…

Report: Credit Card Rates Rise Sharply

(CNN) - It's always a good idea to pay your credit card bill on time. But now it's costing you more if you don't. The interest credit cards charge on balances, also known as APR, has risen sharply this…

AMBASSADOR RESIGNS

United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley announced her intention to resign. The President announced Haley will step down by the end of the year. Haley told President Trump several months ago she wanted to take time off. The President plans…

HURRICANE MICHAEL PREPERATIONS

Panama City, Florida boarded up buildings and not a soul is seen on the streets , right before sunset Tuesday night. Florida, Georgia, and Alabama have issued States of Emergencies; and that covers ninety-two counties in Georgia and all…

Kanye West To Visit White House

Kanye West is headed to the White House. According to the New York Times, the rapper will meet with President Trump and his son-in-law Jared Kushner Thursday. According to The Times, West wants to talk with the President about…

Flu Season

The length of the upcoming flu season could depend on where you live. Scientists from Oregon State University tracked flu cases in more than 600 areas around the United States. They found that in larger, crowded cities the flu season…

Increase in Voter Registration

When Taylor Swift talks her fans listen. According to BuzzFeed, vote.org says it has seen a significant increase in voter registration since Swift's Instagram post Sunday. In the post the singer threw her support behind two Democrats running for Congress…

Mormon Tabernacle Choir to Change its Name

(CNN) - The Mormon Tabernacle choir is no more... At least by name. The choir is changing its name after more than 150-years. It will now be known as "The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square." The Tabernacle on Temple…

Unemployment Rate Falls to 49-Year Low

(CNN) - New unemployment numbers indicate the rate of joblessness in the U.S. is the lowest it's been in decades. According to new numbers from the Department of Labor, the unemployment rate fell to 3.7% in September. That's the…

Recalled Eggs Linked to Salmonella in 7 States

(CNN) - Be cautious before you have breakfast. Recalled eggs from Alabama's Gravel Ridge farms have been linked to nearly 40-cases of salmonella in seven states. Alabama, Colorado, Iowa, Kentucky, Montana, Ohio and Tennessee. The cage-free large eggs were…

Record 800K Registered to Vote in a Single Day

(CNN) - Excitement surrounding the midterm elections is as high as ever. This year's national voter registration day broke the previous record set for new registered voters. Last week more than 800,000 people signed up to vote in the…

Google Maps Let You Control Music While Navigating

(CNN) - Google Maps is unveiling new features designed to make commutes more pleasant. Including the ability to control music from the app. Starting this week, users will be able to control Spotify, Apple Music, and Google Play Music…

CDC: More than 1/3 Us Adults Ate Fast Food in a Day

(CNN) - According to a new study by the Centers for Disease Control, more than a third of all Americans ate fast food today. And yesterday. And the day before that. Every day, almost 85 million Americans consume fast…

DOJ Announces $70M for School Safety Grants

(CNN) - The Department of Justice has announced millions of dollars of funding for initiatives across America. More than $70 million in grants will go to hundreds of schools to bolster safety and security. This is in addition to…

President Phone Alert

With the push of a button and the direction of the President, an alert was sent to your cell phone and nearly every other American at the same time today. The message is the first trial of the "Presidential Alert"…

Mail Tests Positive for Ricin at Pentagon Facility

(CNN) - All mail delivered to the Pentagon Monday is in quarantine. This after a U.S. Defense official says two pieces of mail initially tested positive for ricin. The highly toxic compound has been used in previous terror plots.…

Ruby Rose 'Most Dangerous' Online Celebrity

(CNN) - Cybersecurity company McAfee has named "Orange is the New Black" star Ruby Rose as 2018's most dangerous celebrity to search for on the web. McAfee's study examines which celebrity searches turn up the most results with links…

Microsoft Co-Founder Treated for Cancer

Seattle-Tacoma, WA (KIRO) - Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen says his non-hodgkin's lymphoma has returned. The 65-year-old was treated for the disease in 2009. Allen is being treated again and plans to "fight this aggressively." The billionaire does not intend…

U.S. Flag That Survived Florence Winds Up For Auction

(CNN) - A storm-ripped American flag that went viral during hurricane Florence is being auctioned for charity. The flag was flying at the frying pan tower, an old U.S. Coast Guard lighthouse off the coast of North Carolina, as…

LAX Passengers can Bring Marijuana on Plane

(CNN) - It's now okay to bring pot on the plane; if you're traveling from Los Angeles International Airport. Marijuana is still illegal under federal law. But California's prop-64 allows passengers to travel through LAX with up to an…

Fitness Tracker Recalled Due to Burn Risk

(CNN) - 30,000 fitness trackers are being voluntarily recalled due to the risk of burns. The Bluetooth trackers by digital wellness company Provata health are black, blue, or green. They were given away during a promotion between August 2017…

Six Flags Offering Prize to Spend 30 Hrs in a Coffin

(CNN) - Do you have a fear of confined spaces? Do amusement parks and roller coasters make you nervous? If you answered yes, Six Flags Saint Louis has a frightening Halloween contest made just for you. It's called the…

Macadamia Nut Products Recalled, E-Coli Risk

(CNN) - You may want to check your pantry. Some popular macadamia nuts are being recalled over possible E-coli. This is the "Mauna Loa" brand. The company is voluntarily recalling all items produced at its facility in Hawaii after…

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