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

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, … Read More

Google-parent stock drops on fears it could lose search market share to AI-powered rivals- QHN

CNN  —  Shares of Google-parent Alphabet fell more than 3% in early trading Monday after a report sparked concerns that its core search engine could lose market share to AI-powered … Read More

Family of victim and survivors of Indianapolis FedEx mass shooting file lawsuit against gun magazine manufacturer and distributors- QHN

CNN  —  The family of a victim and several survivors of a mass shooting at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis filed a lawsuit against companies involved in the manufacturing, marketing … Read More

Fulton County, Georgia, jail leadership resigns after inmate’s death and accusations of unsanitary conditions- QHN

CNN  —  Three officials at the Fulton County, Georgia, jail have stepped down amid an investigation into the death of an inmate whose family said was housed in a filthy, … Read More

McCarthy makes plea for Republicans to back debt ceiling plan- QHN

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 … Read More

GOP blocks Democratic effort to replace Feinstein on Judiciary panel- QHN

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 … Read More

Gerald Groff: Supreme Court seems sympathetic to postal worker who didn’t work Sundays in dispute over religious accommodations- QHN

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 … Read More

China’s economy is off to a solid start, rising 4.5% in 2023- QHN

Hong Kong CNN  —  China’s economy is off to a solid start in 2023 following its emergence from three years of strict pandemic restrictions. The country’s gross domestic production grew … Read More

McConnell back after fall as Senate resumes- QHN

CNN  —  Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has returned to the Senate following a period of recovery in the wake of a fall. McConnell arrived on Capitol Hill Monday morning … Read More

Nikki Haley’s campaign overstated initial fundraising haul- QHN

CNN  —  Republican presidential hopeful Nikki Haley’s campaign publicized earlier this month what it boasted as a strong haul for her 2024 bid: The former South Carolina governor had raised … Read More