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  • President Trump Says He’s Called Off Secret Meeting with Taliban

    (CBS) — In a series of tweets Saturday night, President Trump wrote that he called off a secret meeting at Camp David with the Taliban and canceled peace talks. The president wrote that the Taliban “admitted” to an attack in Kabul that “killed one of our great great soldiers” and 11 others. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday that the Trump administration has “made a lot of progress in convincing the Taliban to make some commitments that, frankly, […]

  • California Dive Boat Owner Says Crew Tried to Save Passengers From Deadly Fire

    Santa Barbara, California — The owner of a dive boat that caught fire and sank near Santa Barbara this week, killing 34, spoke out about the disaster Friday and he’s defending the actions of his crew. Speaking for the first time, Glen Fritzler, the owner of the Conception, said that as the fire raged on the boat’s second level, his crew tried to save the passengers trapped below. He claims the captain stayed until the very last moment. “They said that they […]

  • Arizona State University Students from China Detained at LAX

    Arizona (CBS) — A group of Arizona State University students from China were flying back to the school for the fall semester when they were detained at Los Angeles International Airport by Customs and Border Protection. The university is seeking answers as to why the nine students were ultimately sent home, CBS Phoenix affiliate KPHO reports. It’s unclear when the students were detained at LAX, though ASU sent letters addressed to the Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Department of […]

  • Teen Surprises Little Brother in Costumes Every Day After School

    CBS — When 12-year-old Max Tingle gets home from school every day, he knows to expect a surprise from his older brother, Noah. The big bro dresses up in a different wacky costume and greets Max as he gets off the school bus. It’s a silly tradition he started this year, and now it’s gaining traction online. On the first day of the school year, the Louisiana high school senior ran outside to greet his baby brother as he came […]

  • Shooting Leaves Ten Injured After Alabama High School Football Game

    ALABAMA (CBS) — At least 10 teenagers were injured in a shooting after a high school football game in Alabama on Friday night, authorities said. The victims ages ranged from 15 to 18 years old. The shooting, which took place at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, was partially recorded by security cameras. Five of the victims were transported to local hospitals in critical condition. Police said two people are in custody but they have not confirmed if they are the suspected gunmen, CBS […]

  • Pryor School Bus Rollover Sends Football Team To Hospital

    MAYES COUNTY, Okla. (KOTV) – Oklahoma Highway Patrol and other first responders were called to the scene of a school bus rollover wreck in Mayes County on Thursday (Aug. 29). The wreck took place southeast of Adair on County Road 420 just east of County Road North 437, according to OHP. The school bus belonged to Pryor Schools. According to OHP, a 2020 International school bus driven by Robert Nunez, 28, of Pryor left the roadway on the right, overcorrected, […]

  • Texas Community Rallies Behind Gymnast After Freak Accident

    (CBS) — For Christoffer Cox, the gym has always been a second home. His hard work six days a week is what earned the Katy, Texas teenager a spot on the University of Oklahoma Men’s Gymnastics team. But his workouts look different now. Last month, the 18-year-old gymnast fell at a friend’s house and suffered a C-5 spinal cord injury, leaving him partially paralyzed. Cox says every day is a challenge. “Right now, my main goal is to get my […]

  • Trump Orders U.S. Companies To “Start Looking For Alternatives” To China

    (CBS) — President Donald Trump is demanding that U.S. businesses “immediately start looking for an alternative to China,” including bringing their manufacturing back to the U.S. The president issued the directive in a series of tweets on Friday morning after China hiked tariffs on $75 billion of U.S. products. Mr. Trump’s tweets heighten trade tensions between the world’s two biggest economies, with China’s latest countermeasures coming in retaliation for the U.S. planning to impose a 10% tariff on roughly $300 billion in […]

  • Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Bombing at Kabul Wedding that Killed 63

    Kabul, Afghanistan — The death toll from a late-night suicide bombing at a crowded wedding party in the Afghan capital rose to at least 63 on Sunday, including women and children, officials said. The local Islamic State (IS) group’s affiliate claimed responsibility for what was the deadliest attack in Kabul this year. Another 182 people were wounded in the Saturday night explosion, government spokesman Feroz Bashari said. Interior Ministry spokesman Nusrat Rahimi confirmed the casualty toll as families began to bury the […]

  • Widow with Down Syndrome Shows Power of Love After Husband’s Death

    New York (CBS News) — Deep in New York’s Adirondack Mountains, family and friends gathered to help 59-year-old Kris Scharoun-DeForge pay tribute to her remarkable husband. “He got me laughing and everything. He was the one for me,” Kris said. Kris and Paul met in 1988 and after dating for five years, they became one of the first couples in the world with Down syndrome to get married. “I proposed to him,” Kris said. “I whispered in his ear, ‘Would […]

  • Philadelphia Suspected Gunman In Custody After Hours-Long Standoff And Six Officers Shot

    (CBS News) — A suspect is in custody in Philadelphia after an hours-long standoff and shootout that left six officers shot and another injured in a related vehicle crash, authorities said. Two officers and three other people who had been trapped in the building with the shooter were freed after several hours. The suspect was identified as Maurice Hill, 36. CBS Philadelphia says Hill surrendered, shortly after midnight local time. Hill wasn’t injured in the shootout, lawyer Shaka Johnson told […]

  • Armed Man Arrested at Missouri Walmart Says He Wanted to Know if Store “Honored the Second Amendment”

    Springfield, MO (CBS) — Prosecutors on Friday charged a 20-year-old man with allegedly making a terrorist threat after he said he walked into a Missouri store wearing body armor and carrying a loaded rifle and handgun to test whether Walmart would honor his constitutional right to bear arms. The incident, just days after 22 people were killed during an attack at another Walmart in El Paso, Texas, caused a panic at the Springfield, Missouri, store. Dmitriy Andreychenko walked through filming himself with his cellphone Thursday […]

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