Florida woman sues Kraft Heinz over 3.5 minute Velveeta mac and cheese

Florida woman sues Kraft Heinz over 3.5 minute Velveeta mac and cheese

CNN — The label on a cup of Velveeta’s microwaveable mac and cheese says the meal only takes three and a half minutes to prepare. But a Florida woman says this is false – and she’s suing the manufacturer for $5 million. Amanda Ramirez, of Hialeah, has filed a proposed $5 million class action lawsuit … Read more

Russia postpones nuclear arms control talks with US, State Department says

Russia postpones nuclear arms control talks with US, State Department says

Washington CNN — The Biden administration is blaming Russia for postponing meetings to discuss a key nuclear arms control agreement between the two countries that were scheduled to begin in Egypt on Tuesday, with a State Department spokesperson saying the decision was made “unilaterally” by Russia. The meetings on the New START Treaty – the … Read more

Buffalo grocery store mass shooter pleads guilty to terrorism and murder charges in racist attack

Buffalo grocery store mass shooter pleads guilty to terrorism and murder charges in racist attack

CNN — The gunman who killed 10 people and wounded three in May in a racist attack at a grocery store in a efficiently Black neighborhood of Buffalo, New York, pleaded guilty Monday to state charges of domestic terrorism as a hate crime, murder and attempted murder. Payton Gendron, a 19-year-old White man, pleaded guilty … Read more

Riverside murders: Virginia man accused of ‘catfishing’ teen before killing her family, police say

Riverside murders: Virginia man accused of 'catfishing' teen before killing her family, police say

CNN — A former Virginia police officer, believed to have murdered a teenager’s family in Riverside, California after “catfishing” her online, was killed in a shootout while trying to flee authorities, the city’s police department said in a news release. Officers with the Riverside Police were dispatched Friday to check the welfare of a young … Read more

US oil price lowest in nearly a year, gas down 6% in a month

US oil price lowest in nearly a year, gas down 6% in a month

London CNN Business — US oil prices have fallen to their lowest level since December 2021 on concerns that protests in China against Covid-19 lockdowns will dent demand. West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures, the US benchmark, slid 2.7% on Monday to trade close to $74 a barrel, a level last reached in December 2021. … Read more

Hawaii’s Mauna Loa volcano is erupting, prompting an ashfall advisory for the Big Island

Hawaii's Mauna Loa volcano is erupting, prompting an ashfall advisory for the Big Island

CNN — The world’s largest active volcano, Mauna Loa, is erupting for the first time in nearly 40 years, sparking an ashfall advisory Monday for Hawaii’s Big Island and surrounding waters until 6 am HST (11 am ET). Up to a quarter inch of ashfall could accumulate on portions of the island. “People with respiratory … Read more

Houston closes schools Monday as city is under boil water notice

Houston closes schools Monday as city is under boil water notice

CNN — All public schools in Houston will be closed Monday after the city issued a boil water notice Sunday evening due to a loss of water pressure at a purification plant, officials said. The Houston Independent School District said on Twitter it is monitoring the situation and will provide additional updates Monday. “Earlier today, … Read more

Pilot and passenger trapped after small plane crashes into Maryland powerlines

Pilot and passenger trapped after small plane crashes into Maryland powerlines

CNN — Rescue operations are underway in Maryland after the pilot and passenger of a small plane became trapped after crashing into power lines Sunday, local officials said. Rescue units were dispatched at 5:30 pm to reports of a small airplane that had flown into the power lines in Montgomery County, according to Pete Piringer, … Read more

Odell Beckham Jr. removed from Miami flight after refusing to comply with safety protocol, police say

Odell Beckham Jr. removed from Miami flight after refusing to comply with safety protocol, police say

CNN — NFL free agent wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. was removed from a Los Angeles-bound American Airlines flight Sunday morning at Miami International Airport after refusing to comply with safety protocol, according to a statement from the Miami-Dade Police Department. Officers were notified of a medical emergency on an American Airlines flight around 9:30 … Read more

Iran calls for US to be kicked out of 2022 World Cup after it changes Iran flag on social media to show support for protesters

Iran calls for US to be kicked out of 2022 World Cup after it changes Iran flag on social media to show support for protesters

CNN — Iran state media has called for the US to be kicked out of the 2022 World Cup after the United States Soccer Federation changed Iran’s flag on its social media platforms to show support for protesters in Iran. The federation had temporarily displayed Iran’s national flag on its official Twitter, Instagram and Facebook … Read more