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The Daily News Headline will resume on September 6, 2017

posted Jun 23, 2017, 10:30 AM by Nancy Berry   [ updated Jun 23, 2017, 10:30 AM ]


Daily News Headline 6/20/17

posted Jun 20, 2017, 5:03 AM by Nancy Berry

In the news this morning, online shopping giant Amazon is acquiring Whole Foods Market, Inc. for $13.7 billion. The deal is expected to go through later this year. The deal represents the most money that Amazon has spent to buy any company. The deal also represents the largest ever merger and acquisition for a US grocer. Amazon intends to keep the name 'Whole Foods' for this brick & mortar acquisition which includes 430 locations nationwide. 

Daily News Headline 6/19/17

posted Jun 19, 2017, 5:25 AM by Nancy Berry

In the news this morning, the search for 7 missing sailors is over after a cargo ship struck the USS Fitzgerald in the middle of the night off the coast of Japan Saturday morning. None of the 20 Philippino crew members on the cargo ship headed for Tokyo was injured. An investigation is underway to determine how the collision happened, and the US Navy is focusing on the families of the 7 victims whose ages ranged from 19 to 37 years old.

Daily News Headline 6/16/17

posted Jun 16, 2017, 5:16 AM by Nancy Berry

In the news this morning, a former Senior Intelligence official for the FBI has reported that Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating President Trump for possible obstruction of justice in the Russia probe.  On Twitter, President Trump called the investigation the the single greatest witch hunt in American political history.

Daily News Headline 6/15/17

posted Jun 15, 2017, 5:08 AM by Nancy Berry

In the news this morning, the game is on.  The annual Congressional baseball game pitting Republican members of Congress against Democrats will be played today as scheduled in spite of yesterday's horrific shooting at the Republicans' baseball practice.  Five people were shot including the gunman who was killed by police. Congressman Steve Scalise from Louisiana remains in critical condition this morning.  The Congressional Baseball Game traces its roots back 108 years.

Daily News Headline 6/14/17

posted Jun 14, 2017, 6:29 AM by Nancy Berry

In the news this morning, London has taken another hit, this time the result of a high-rise fire.  The fire engulfed a 24-story housing block in central London in the early hours this morning, killing at least six people and injuring at least 50 others in an inferno that trapped residents as they slept.  Fire-fighting crews still had to reach the top four floors of the building where several hundred people live in 130 apartments. The cause of the fire was not immediately known. The death toll was likely to rise.

Daily News Headline 6/13/17

posted Jun 13, 2017, 4:20 AM by Nancy Berry

In the news this morning, it's official.  First Lady Melania Trump and 11-year-old Barron Trump moved into the White House yesterday.  In a Tweet, the First Lady said she is looking forward to the memories she'll make in her new home. Barron is the first son to live in the White House since 1963 when John F. Kennedy Jr. was just three years old.

Daily News Headline 9/12/17

posted Jun 12, 2017, 6:15 AM by Nancy Berry

In the news this morning, the Pittsburgh Penguins won the Stanley Cup Sunday night with a 4-2 series win over Nashville.  Meanwhile, Raphael Nadal on the French Open in straight sets becoming the first to win the same grand slam tennis tournament 10 times.  At the Tony Awards in New York City, 'Dear Evan Hansen' came away as the big winner, taking 6 Tony Awards including best musical.  Finally, the first anniversary of the tragedy at the Pulse Night Club in Orlando is today.  49 people died in the attack, and dozens were injured. 

Daily News Headline 6/9/17

posted Jun 9, 2017, 11:51 AM by Nancy Berry

In the news this morning, former FBI Director James Comey testified yesterday in Washington regarding his knowledge of Russia's interference in the November 2016 election.  Mr. Comey testified that he believed that President Trump fired him to change the path of the Russian election interference investigation, however, he also testified that President Trump himself, was not being investigated concerning Russian interference.  Both Maine Senators are on the Senate Intelligence Committee which heard Comey's testimony.

Daily News Headline 6/8/17

posted Jun 8, 2017, 7:03 AM by Nancy Berry

In the news this morning, day three of the Bill Cosby trial wrapped up yesterday in Pennsylvania.  Cosby is on trial for allegedly drugging and assaulting a woman in 2004.  The incident took place at Cosby's home.  He claims that the incident was consensual.  The 79-year-old comedian and actor is perhaps best known as Dr. Huxtable from the 1980's sitcom, The Cosby Show.  If convicted, Cosby could be sentenced to a jail term of up to 10 years.

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