More than 6,000 flights canceled so far this week

CNN  —  So far this week, more than 6,000 flights have been canceled within, into or out of the United States as icy weather has hit large swaths of the country. By Thursday afternoon, nearly 6,300 flight cancellations had been logged on flight tracking site FlightAware since Monday, including more than 750 Thursday cancellations. Operations … Read more

New Jersey councilwoman Eunice Dwumfour shot and killed, authorities say

CNN  —  A 30-year-old councilwoman in the borough of Sayreville, New Jersey, was found shot to death in her car on Wednesday, according to authorities. Eunice Dwumfour, a Republican councilwoman, was found by police with multiple gunshot wounds ijust after 7 p.m. Wednesday and was pronounced dead on scene, according to Middlesex County officials. Dwumfour … Read more

Penn sports betting business posts fourth quarter profit

In this photo illustration, the Penn Entertainment logo is displayed on a smartphone mobile screen. Rafael Henrique | SOPA Images | Lightrocket | Getty Images Penn Entertainment on Thursday became the first U.S. gambling company to post a profit in its sports betting business during the final three months of a year. Usually, it’s tougher … Read more

James Cameron admits Jack could have survived Titanic

James CameronPhoto: Chung Sung-Jun (Getty Images) Ok Titanic fans, YouTube video essayists, and “Let’s debate this topic” Hinge prompt users everywhere: it’s time to put this one to rest once and for all. From the mouth of James Cameron himself, Jack could have maybe, possibly survived his watery grave at the end of Titanic. But … Read more

Sarah Huckabee Sanders to deliver Republican response to State of the Union address

Washington CNN  —  Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders will deliver the Republican response to President Joe Biden’s upcoming State of the Union address, according to an announcement from GOP congressional leaders. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy announced Thursday that Sanders will give the Republican address to the nation from … Read more

Ford January 2023 sales boosted by F-Series and Bronco

Ford workers produce the electric F-150 Lightning pickup on Dec. 13, 2022 at the automaker’s Ford Rouge Electric Vehicle Center (REVC). Michael Wayland | CNBC DETROIT — Ford Motor‘s new U.S. vehicle sales started 2023 on a stronger footing than a year earlier but were down 18.4% from December, the company reported Thursday. January is … Read more

A video that could undermine Alex Murdaugh’s claim he was not at scene of killings is expected to be played in court as soon as today, source says

CNN  —  Two witnesses in the murder trial of Alex Murdaugh told the court Wednesday they are “100%” certain that Murdaugh’s voice is on footage prosecutors say undermines the disgraced former South Carolina attorney’s claim he was not at the scene of the killings when his wife Maggie and 22-year-old son Paul were fatally shot. … Read more

Police training expert calls for increased supervision, scrutiny in wake of Nichols' death – WKRC TV Cincinnati

Police training expert calls for increased supervision, scrutiny in wake of Nichols’ death  WKRC TV Cincinnati ‘Shameful and inhumane’ – Black officers reckon with death of Tyre Nichols  BBC Activists link death of Tyre Nichols to ‘cowboy’ police culture  Al Jazeera English Memphians across the city honor Tyre Nichols  WREG NewsChannel 3 The Government’s Telling Response to Tyre Nichols’s … Read more

As ice storm continues in the South, the Northeast braces for dangerously frigid temperatures

CNN  —  As tens of thousands remain without power in Texas on Thursday amid frigid temperatures and icy roads, the Northeast is bracing for a blast of bitterly cold air that could feel well below freezing. Texas has been bearing the brunt of a dangerous ice storm that dumped several rounds of sleet and freezing … Read more

Beware tech stocks — these cash-rich names are a better bet: Analysts

Forget growth stocks like tech. Analysts are recommending that investors go for companies with lots of cash. The market rallied in January — including the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite, which rose nearly 10.7% last month for its best monthly performance since July. But analysts say companies with pricing power are a safer bet than tech, given … Read more