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Four killed after US convoy attacked in Nigeria | CNN

[ad_1] CNN  —  A United States convoy was attacked in Nigeria on Tuesday killing four people, including two personnel from the US consulate and two police officers, and kidnapping three others, according to local police and US officials. The attack took place in the southeastern Anambra state, with Anambra Police Command telling CNN that the … Read more

US imposes visa bans on Nigerians who disrupted elections | CNN

[ad_1] Reuters  —  The United States has imposed entry restrictions on more Nigerians for undermining the democratic process during the African nation’s 2023 election cycle, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Monday. “These individuals have been involved in intimidation of voters through threats and physical violence, the manipulation of vote results, and other … Read more

GOP blocks Democratic effort to replace Feinstein on Judiciary panel | CNN Politics

[ad_1] CNN  —  Republicans on Tuesday formally blocked a request from Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to temporarily replace Sen. Dianne Feinstein on the Judiciary Committee, something Democrats hoped to do in order to advance stalled judicial nominations. Senate Democrats are seeking to temporarily replace Feinstein on the powerful panel that processes judicial nominees as … Read more

Supreme Court seems sympathetic to postal worker who didn’t work Sundays in dispute over religious accommodations | CNN Politics

[ad_1] CNN  —  The Supreme Court seemed to side with a former mail carrier, an evangelical Christian, who says the US Postal Service failed to accommodate his request to not work on Sundays. A lower court had ruled against the worker, Gerald Groff, holding that his request would cause an “undue burden” on the USPS … Read more

McCarthy makes plea for Republicans to back debt ceiling plan | CNN Politics

[ad_1] CNN  —  Speaker Kevin McCarthy made a plea to House Republicans during a closed-door meeting Tuesday morning to back his debt ceiling plan, telling them that although it doesn’t have to include everything they want, it will help get him to the negotiating table with President Joe Biden. McCarthy also told members that once … Read more

Tennessee Air National Guardsman applied to be a hitman online, the FBI says. It was a spoof website and now he’s facing charges | CNN

[ad_1] CNN  —  A Tennessee Air National Guardsman is facing charges after applying to be a hitman on a spoof “rent-a-hitman” website, according to the Department of Justice. Josiah Ernesto Garcia, 21, was charged Thursday after submitting an employment inquiry to the website rentahitman.com, which is a parody site that includes “testimonials” from purportedly satisfied … Read more

Haberman reveals why Trump attacked judge and his family in speech | CNN Politics

[ad_1] Haberman reveals why Trump attacked judge and his family in speech CNN political contributor Maggie Haberman explains the reasoning behind Donald Trump’s attacks on the judge and his family during a speech at his Mar-a-Lago resort after he was arraigned on felony charges. [ad_2] Source link

Erdogan’s political fate may be determined by Turkey’s Kurds | CNN

[ad_1] Editor’s Note: A version of this story first appeared in CNN’s Meanwhile in the Middle East newsletter, a three-times-a-week look inside the region’s biggest stories. Sign up here. Abu Dhabi, UAE CNN  —  Turkey’s persecuted pro-Kurdish party has emerged as a kingmaker in the country’s upcoming election, playing a decisive role that may just … Read more

Opinion: Why is ‘60 Minutes’ amplifying the views of Marjorie Taylor Greene? | CNN

[ad_1] Editor’s Note: Dean Obeidallah, a former attorney, is the host of SiriusXM radio’s daily program “The Dean Obeidallah Show.” Follow him @DeanObeidallah@masto.ai. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own. View more opinion on CNN. CNN  —  Last year, GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia spoke at a white nationalist event organized … Read more

CEOs are tired of being held responsible for gun regulation | CNN Business

[ad_1] A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’ Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here. You can listen to an audio version of the newsletter by clicking the same link. New York CNN  —  Americans have grown used to corporate executives treading the well-worn paths of the … Read more

Senator speaks out about his struggle with depression | CNN Politics

[ad_1] Senator speaks out about his struggle with depression Sen. John Fetterman (D-PA) spoke to CBS about battling with depression after winning a tight election. [ad_2] Source link