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10 PM ET: Disney job cuts, Ohio evacuation order lifted, Walmart shooting suspect’s arraignment & more CNN 5 Things
We begin with the latest on rescue and relief efforts in Turkey and Syria. Disney is cutting thousands of jobs – we have details. An evacuation order near a train derailment site in Ohio has been lifted. A gunman accused of killing 23 people at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas has been arraigned. Lastly, world leaders in the UK and France reaffirmed their pledge to support Ukraine during President Volodymyr Zelensky’s visit.
Feb 9, 2023
5 PM ET: Deadly bus crash, Biden’s economic message, severe storms & more CNN 5 Things
Turkey’s President visited the epicenter of a deadly quake that struck the country and Syria. Plus, we’ll you about a deadly crash at a daycare in Canada. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky reiterated his plea for fighter jets during a trip to the UK. President Joe Biden touted his administration’s economic plan during his first trip since the State of the Union. And, severe weather is slamming parts of the south.
Feb 8, 2023
12 PM ET: Earthquake relief effort, Memphis officers bragged, ex-Twitter execs testify & more CNN 5 Things
There are some stories of hope coming out of rescue efforts in Turkey and Syria, but time is running out. President Joe Biden's State of the Union had some mixed responses. New documents show some Memphis police officers bragged about the beating of Tyre Nichols. A group of former Twitter executives testifying before a House committee today - we'll tell you why. Plus, artificial intelligence is getting some serious investment.
Feb 8, 2023
9 AM ET: Grim milestone, Zelensky's surprise trip, spy balloon fleet & more CNN 5 Things
The death toll from Monday’s earthquake in Turkey and Syria has soared past 11,000. Ukraine’s President has made a surprise visit to London today. US officials say the downed Chinese spy balloon was one of just many out there - we’ll bring you the details. Texas is suing the Biden Administration over guidance on abortion medication. And, China is trying to help its people have children.
Feb 8, 2023
6 AM ET: Boos for Biden, LeBron James record, pilot held hostage & more CNN 5 Things
President Joe Biden got boos and heckles from Republicans in his State of the Union address last night. LeBron James has broken the NBA all time scoring record. There are concerns Western sanctions are stopping aid from getting to Syria after Monday's earthquake. A Memphis police officer has reportedly admitted to taking photos of Tyre Nichols after he was beaten. Plus, a New Zealand pilot is being held hostage in Indonesia.
Feb 8, 2023
10 PM ET: State of the Union address, spy balloon dispute, pregnancy health recommendation & more CNN 5 Things
President Joe Biden laid out his priorities and agenda in a primetime speech to the nation while Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders delivered the Republican response. Plus, we’ll explain why China turned down a conversation with the US. Zoom is the latest tech company to announce layoffs. And, there’s a new health recommendation for women during pregnancy.
Feb 8, 2023
5 PM ET: Tyre Nichols case, Santos under House investigation, inflation fight & more CNN 5 Things
More Memphis police officers are facing disciplinary charges in connection to the death of Tyre Nichols – we have details. We’ll also tell you about a House investigation into Republican Congressman George Santos and hear from one of his constituents. Plus, we have new developments in the aftermath of a deadly earthquake in Turkey and Syria. Labor Secretary Marty Walsh is expected to leave the Biden administration. And, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell shares his outlook on the economy in the fight to cool inflation.
Feb 7, 2023
12 PM ET: Desperate rescue efforts, Biden's special guests, move over ChatGPT & more CNN 5 Things
Rescue efforts are growing even more desperate in Turkey and Syria - we'll bring you the latest from the ground. We'll tell you who the Bidens invited to the State of the Union tonight. The White House is in the hot seat as a House committee holds a hearing on the US-Mexico border. Alex Murdaugh’s alleged financial crimes will be brought up in his double murder trial. Plus, Google has some competition for ChatGPT.
Feb 7, 2023
9 AM ET: Earthquake relief, 'wider war' warning, China’s balloon grief & more CNN 5 Things
Rescuers celebrate saving a child from the quake rubble in Turkey, but concerns grow over Syria’s plight. The UN warns of a "wider war" and diminishing peace prospects in Ukraine. China wants its balloon back. An investigation is underway after police in Louisiana shot and killed an unarmed black man. And, calls for oil companies to pay more tax grow as BP doubles its profits.
Feb 7, 2023
6 AM ET: Earthquake's grim milestone, Biden's test run, Outlook's issues & more CNN 5 Things
More than 5,000 people have now been confirmed dead in Turkey and Syria after yesterday's earthquake. President Joe Biden will give his State of the Union address today - and it could be a preview of a 2024 campaign. A derailed train continues to cause problems in Ohio. Microsoft Outlook is having some serious issues this morning. Plus, a woman was taken to a funeral home... while she was still alive.
Feb 7, 2023
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