California family: A man has been arrested in the kidnapping and killing of 4 family members in Merced. Here’s what we know

CNN — A man arrested in connection with this week’s kidnapping and killings of four California family members – including a baby girl – used to work for the victims’ family business, a sheriff’s spokesperson says. Jesus Manuel Salgado, 48, was formally arrested late Thursday on four counts of murder and four counts of kidnapping … Read more

New cars are finally back in stock, but they come at a steep price

Vehicles are displayed for sale at an AutoNation car dealership on April 21, 2022 in Valencia, California. mario tama | Getty Images DETROIT — New cars are slowly becoming more widely available, as supply chain bottlenecks finally start to ease. But now, an increasing number of Americans might not want them or be able to … Read more

Why is North Korea firing so many missiles — and should the West be worried?

Seoul, South Korea CNN — Tensions are running high in the Korean Peninsula, as the United States and its allies respond to North Korea’s flurry of recent missile tests – including one that flew over neighboring Japan without warning. North Korea has fired six missiles in the past two weeks – a prolific number, even … Read more

Syria: US kills two top ISIS leaders in airstrike

CNN — US forces killed two top ISIS leaders in an airstrike in northern Syria on Thursday, according to two defense officials, one day after a US raid killed an ISIS smuggler. The strike killed Abu ‘Ala, one of the top five ISIS leaders and the deputy leader of ISIS in Syria, as well as … Read more

Hurricane Ian: More than a week after the storm, Florida residents face life without water, electricity, and in many cases, their homes

CNN — Residents in southwestern Florida have been bearing the brunt of Hurricane Ian, and frustration with the government response is beginning to set in a little more than a week since the storm slammed into the state. And while the local, state and federal governments have called upon the National Guard, opened Disaster Recovery … Read more

Las Vegas Strip stabbings: 2 people are dead, 6 others wounded in front of Wynn casino, police say

CNN — A suspect is in custody after two people were killed and six others were injured in a series of stabbings in front of a casino in Las Vegas on Thursday, police said. Three of the surviving six victims were taken to hospitals, where they were in critical condition, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police … Read more

Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers says it’s ‘more likely than not’ US will enter recession

Washington CNN — Former US Treasury Secretary Larry Summers said Thursday it’s “more likely than not” the US will enter a recession, calling it a consequence of the “excesses the economy has been through.” “Historical experience suggests that the kind of inflation we have rarely returns to normal levels – target levels of around 2% … Read more

UN rights body rejects Western bid to debate Xinjiang abuses

GENEVA (AP) — In a close diplomatic victory for China, the UN’s top human rights body on Thursday voted down a proposal from Britain, Turkey, the United States and other mostly Western countries to hold a debate on alleged rights abuses against Muslim Uyghurs and other ethnic minorities in China’s western Xinjiang region. At the … Read more

Asia-Pacific markets fall ahead of U.S. jobs report

The logo of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE), operated by Japan Exchange Group Inc. (JPX), is displayed at the stock exchange in Tokyo, Japan, on Friday, Oct. 2, 2020. Akio Kon | Bloomberg via Getty Images Shares in the Asia-Pacific fell on Friday ahead of the monthly US jobs report, which is likely to guide … Read more

Stock futures litte changed ahead of September’s jobs report

Stock futures were flat on Friday morning as investors looked ahead to September’s jobs report for further clues into the Federal Reserve’s tightening campaign. Futures tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average shed 12 points, or 0.04%, while S&P 500 futures dipped 0.09%. Futures tied to the Nasdaq 100 slipped 0.07%. Advanced Micro Devices’ stock … Read more