El Niño Outlook 2022: Warmer, Wetter, and Snowstorms Ahead in the US

2023-10-19 16:37:00 CNN  — El Niño will drive what could be a warmer or wetter winter in parts of the US this year, according to an outlook released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Thursday. But don’t worry, snow lovers. El Niño – a natural ocean and weather pattern in the tropical Pacific … Read more

DOJ asks court to speed up appeal of special master review in Mar-a-Lago case

CNN — The Justice Department has asked a federal appellate court to speed up its schedule for weighing the department’s appeal of a judge’s order requiring a special master to review classified documents from Mar-a-Lago. In the expedition request filed to the 11th US Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday, the DOJ proposed a briefing … Read more

Trump allies launch new super PAC to bolster GOP candidates in midterms as former President eyes 2024 campaign

Washington CNN — Several top allies of Donald Trump will launch a new super PAC to buoy Republican candidates who have earned the former President’s support in the midterm electionsCNN has learned, following months of minimal spending by Trump-aligned groups that has frustrated party strategists left to fill the void. Called MAGA, Inc., the new … Read more

Alan Eugene Miller: Alabama halts execution at last minute of inmate who disputed method after determining it could not be completed by midnight deadline, officials say

CNN — The state of Alabama halted the execution of a death row inmate Thursday evening due to an inability to meet protocols before a midnight deadline, officials say. Alan Eugene Miller was scheduled to be executed by lethal injection after a US Supreme Court ruling earlier Thursday vacated a lower court injunction in a … Read more

Hurricane Fiona: Storm becomes a Category 1 hurricane as it heads toward Puerto Rico

CNN — Fiona has strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane, reaching sustained winds of 80 mph with gusts of up to 100 mph as it churns in the Caribbean about 50 miles south of Puerto Rico, bringing with it the threats of flooding and mudslides, according to the National Hurricane Center’s latest update. The storm’s … Read more

DOJ and Trump each propose 2 special masters for Mar-a-Lago probe

CNN — The Justice Department and former President Donald Trump’s lawyers proposed two selections each to a federal judge for who should serve as “special master” in the Mar-a-Lago investigation. District Court Judge Aileen Cannonthe Trump-appointed judge presiding over the case, earlier this week granted the former President’s request to appoint a third-party attorney, known … Read more

Pelosi expected to visit Taiwan, Taiwanese and US officials say

CNN — US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is expected to visit Taiwan as part of her tour of Asia, according to a senior Taiwanese government official and a US official, despite warnings from Biden administration officials, who are worried about China’s response to such a high-profile visit. The stop – the first for a US … Read more

Trump’s January 6 conversations: Prosecutors prepare for court battle to force former White House officials to testify

Washington CNN — Justice Department prosecutors are preparing to fight in court to force former White House officials to testify about then-President Donald Trump’s conversations and actions around January 6according to people briefed on the matter. At issue are claims of executive privilege that prosecutors expect the former president to make in order to shield … Read more