The FBI finds no classified documents at Biden’s Delaware vacation home

CNN — The FBI completed a search of President Joe Biden’s Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, home and no documents with classified markings were found, Biden’s personal attorney said Wednesday. Bob Bauer, Biden’s attorney, did say the FBI took with them handwritten notes and some materials for further review. The search took three and a half hours. … Read more

Trump Org. controller to testify to Manhattan grand jury investigating hush money payments

CNN — A top executive of the Trump Organization is expected to appear Thursday before a Manhattan grand jury investigating former President Donald Trump’s alleged role in a hush money payment scheme, people familiar with the matter said. The executive, Jeffrey McConney, the controller of the Trump Organization, is one of the highest-ranking financial officers … Read more

German police arrest woman for allegedly murdering doppelgänger to fake her own death

CNN — German police have arrested a woman on suspicion of murdering a doppelgänger she sought out online in order to fake her own death. The 23-year-old German-Iraqi woman is being held at a prison in Ingolstadt, southern Germany, in connection with the death of a 23-year-old Algerian woman, Ingolstadt police spokesperson Andreas Aichele told … Read more

Pakistan mosque attack: Suspects arrested after killing over 100 people

CNN — Several suspects have been arrested in connection with Monday’s suicide bomb blast in a mosque in Pakistan’s northern city of Peshawar that killed more than 100 people. More arrests will take place following a major police investigation into the attack that injured another 217 people, Peshawar Police Chief Mohammad Aijaz Khan said. Authorities … Read more

Report: Man accused of kidnapping, torturing Oregon woman dies from self-inflicted gunshot wound following police standoff

CNN — A week after authorities discovered a woman bound and beaten in a southwest Oregon home, the kidnapping suspect has died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, a CNN affiliate reports. Benjamin Obadiah Foster, 36, died in a hospital after an hourslong standoff with law enforcement Tuesday evening in Grants Pass, Oregon, CNN affiliate KTVL … Read more

News outlets raced to publish Trump’s lawsuit against Woodward. Experts say the suit ‘has no legal merit whatsoever’

New York CNN — News organizations are still struggling over how to cover Donald Trump. Years after he crashed onto the political scene and ascended to the Oval Office, in large part by exploiting the press’ insatiable appetite for spectacle, the nation’s top news organizations continue to give oxygen to the disgraced president’s trivial stunts. … Read more

GOP leaders work to lock down votes to remove Omar from the Foreign Affairs Committee

CNN — House Republican leaders are working to lock down the votes to remove Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota from the Foreign Affairs Committee after several members of their conference had signaled resistance to the move. One of those Republicans, Rep. Victoria Spartz of Indiana, announced on Tuesday that she is now prepared to … Read more

Tire Nichols’ death: First police report in Tire Nichols case does not match video of deadly beating

Editor’s Note: This article contains graphic descriptions of violence. CNN — An initial police report filed in the hours after the Tire Nichols traffic stop suggested he was violent and made claims that were contradicted by video later released by police. Nichols was subdued on the ground yet continuously beaten after the stop by Memphis … Read more

Benjamin Obadiah Foster: Man accused of severely beating and kidnapping Oregon woman knew his victim, police say

CNN — A man accused of kidnapping and torturing a woman in southwest Oregon knew his victim before the attack, police tell CNN, as the week-long search for the suspect continues. Benjamin Obadiah Foster, 36, had a “prior relationship” with the victim, Grants Pass Police Chief Warren Hensman told CNN Monday. He did not provide … Read more

New Mexico grand jury indicts failed GOP candidate accused of shooting at Democratic officials’ homes

CNN — The failed GOP candidate accused of shooting at Democratic officials’ homes in Alburquerque, New Mexico, was indicted by a grand jury on 14 counts of shooting and firearms charges, the Bernalillo County District Attorney’s office announced in a statement Monday. Solomon Peña is currently in jail awaiting trial after being accused of hiring … Read more