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9 AM ET: British PM resigns, mass shooting prevented, US heatwave & more CNN 5 Things
Boris Johnson says he'll step down as the UK Prime Minister once a new Conservative party leader is chosen. Police in Virginia say another mass shooting on July 4th was prevented thanks to a tip-off. 65 million people in the US are under heat alerts as dangerously hot temperatures could reach as high as 115 in some areas. The heads of the FBI and Britain’s MI5 are warning about China trying to steal intellectual property and influence western democracies. And, a legendary musician collapses on stage.
Jul 7, 2022
6 AM ET: Boris Johnson resigning, Highland Park vigil, picky penguins & more CNN 5 Things
We begin this morning with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson agreeing to resign, after  nearly 60 Conservative lawmakers quit his government in the past few days. Residents of Highland Park, Illinois gathered for vigils to remember the seven people killed in the July 4th parade shooting, as we find out the suspected shooter passed several background checks. A new report describes a series of mistakes in the police response to the Uvalde, Texas school shooting - we’ll bring you the details. Ukrainian officials are urging people to get out of the Donetsk region as they expect a new Russian offensive. And, why inflation is is causing some picky penguins to turn their beaks up at some fish.
Jul 7, 2022
10 PM ET: Uvalde shooting report, eastern Ukraine fighting, ‘Cheer’ star sentenced & more CNN 5 Things
We begin with the fierce battle for eastern Ukraine as Russia’s war there continues. Plus, police say a man charged in a 4th of July parade shooting considered carrying out a second attack in Madison, Wisconsin – how law enforcement officials there are responding. We have new developments about how police responded to an elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. One of the stars of the Netflix series “Cheer” has been sentenced – we have the details. Lastly, we’ll tell you about President Joe Biden’s stalled plan to nominate an anti-abortion lawyer as a federal judge.
Jul 7, 2022
5 PM ET: Illinois massacre latest, Nipsey Hussle’s death, vitamin D overdose & more CNN 5 Things
Police say a man charged in a deadly 4th of July parade shooting in Highland Park, Illinois considered carrying out a second attack – we’ll break down the developments. Brittney Griner’s wife spoke to President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. A former Trump administration official and key witness in the investigation about the Capitol insurrection has agreed to testify. A man has been convicted in the shooting death of rapper Nipsey Hussle – we’ll take you inside the courtroom. Lastly, we have a cautionary tale for anyone considering adding vitamin D supplements to their diet.
Jul 6, 2022
12 PM ET: Shooting suspect confessed, Dreamers' future unclear, travel hacks & more CNN 5 Things
The man accused of killing seven people and injuring dozens of others during a July 4th parade made his first court appearance today – we'll give you the latest details. In New Orleans, a federal appeals court discussed the legality of the Obama-era DACA program. We'll talk about how some Democrats are feeling about President Joe Biden's leadership. Plus, if you'll be traveling this summer, we'll tell you why it's worth thinking about going to Europe, as well as what you may need to prepare for at the airport.
Jul 6, 2022
9 AM ET: IL shooting suspect, Uvalde 'cover-up' claim, Sri Lanka bankrupt & more CNN 5 Things
We start with more details about the suspect in Monday's Highland Park shooting, including previous police call outs. Meanwhile, the Mayor of Uvalde, Texas says he's worried about a cover-up as officials investigate the response to the mass shooting at Robb Elementary. People in the Donetsk region in Ukraine are being told to evacuate as Russian forces advance. Sri Lanka's Prime Minister says his country is bankrupt. Plus, we'll bring you new details about Jayland Walker's death, after he was shot by police last week.
Jul 6, 2022
6 AM ET: Shooting death toll rises, Trump circle subpoenaed, huge data leak & more CNN 5 Things
We start this episode with news that the death toll of Monday's Highland Park shooting has risen to 7. Several allies of former President Donald Trump have been subpoenaed by the Georgia grand jury investigating attempts to overturn the 2020 election result. In the UK, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is under pressure as key lawmakers resign from his cabinet. Fighting in the Donbas region of Ukraine continues - we'll bring you a round up of the latest. Plus, almost a billion people have had their personal data leaked in China.
Jul 6, 2022
10 PM ET: Illinois shooting charges, Justice Department lawsuit, oil prices & more CNN 5 Things
A suspect accused of opening fire at a 4th of July parade in Highland Park, Illinois has been charged – we have the latest. The US Justice Department is challenging Arizona’s new voter registration requirement for federal elections. Uvalde’s mayor is voicing his fears about an investigation into law enforcement’s response to a deadly elementary school shooting. NATO has started ratifying Finland and Sweden’s membership bids to join the bloc. Lastly, we’ll explain why falling oil and gas prices may reflect growing concerns about a recession.
Jul 6, 2022
5 PM ET: Parade shooting suspect, UK government resignations, Medal of Honor recipients & more CNN 5 Things
We begin with new details about a deadly mass shooting at a parade in Highland Park, Illinois. Plus, a Georgia grand jury has subpoenaed a number of former President Donald Trump’s key allies – we’ll tell you who. Several people in the UK government have resigned – we’ll explain why. Florida’s 15-week abortion ban will stay in effect despite a judge’s order. Lastly, President Joe Biden honored four Vietnam War veterans with the most prestigious decoration in the US military.
Jul 5, 2022
12 PM ET: IL shooting suspect, US stocks fall, Amazon deforesting & more CNN 5 Things
Authorities have arrested a suspect in connection with yesterday’s deadly mass shooting in Highland Park, Illinois – we’ll tell you what local officials about him. The US stock market took a tumble this morning and recession fears are growing from Wall Street to the World Bank. Air travel over the holiday weekend wasn’t as bad as others this year – but it could get worse in the coming months. Google will erase certain location data in the wake of the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade. Plus, the world’s largest rainforest is being deforested at a record rate
Jul 5, 2022
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