Live updates: Tyre Nichols arrest video and Memphis police news

All five former police officers indicted in the deadly beating of Tyre Nichols were members of the now-scrapped SCORPION unita spokesperson with the Memphis Police Department confirmed to CNN. “The officers who have been terminated were members of the SCORPION Unit,” Major Karen Rudolph said in a statement Saturday. The former officers Tadarrius Bean, Demetrius … Read more

Live updates: Video of deadly police beating of Tyre Nichols released

Memphis officials will release a little over an hour of footage of Tyre Nichols’ deadly encounter with police, according to Shelby County District Attorney Steven Mulroy. Mulroy, speaking to CNN ahead of the video being made public Friday night, said the material will include three body camera videos. One will be footage from “almost all” … Read more

Live updates: San Mateo County, California mass shooting

Chunli Zhao, 67, was identified as the suspected gunman in the Half Moon Bay mass shooting in California. San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office The suspect has been identified as Chunli Zhao, according to San Mateo County Sheriff Christina Corpus. The spelling of the suspect’s name was provided to CNN by San Mateo County Board of … Read more

Live updates: Monterey Park, California mass shooting near a Lunar New Year festival celebration

The man who fatally shot 10 people in a Southern California dance studio had once been a regular presence at the venue, even meeting his ex-wife there, three people who knew him told CNN. Police say Huu Can Tran, 72, opened fire at Star Ballroom Dance Studio in the Los Angeles suburb of Monterey Park, on Saturday night, before fatally shooting … Read more

Live updates: At least 10 dead in a mass shooting in Monterey Park, California

The mass shooting that left at least 10 dead happened at a dance location in Monterey Park, California, according to Capt. Andrew Meyer of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. CNN spoke to people on the scene, and CNN reporter Camila Bernal reported: “I talked to witnesses here on the scene who told me that this is … Read more

Virginia Beach man arrested after machine gun, illegal firearms found in his home, police say

The man, identified by the agency as John Dane, was arrested on Tuesday, the Virginia Beach Police Department said in a news release. Prior to Dane’s arrest, the department’s Special Investigations Bureau, the US Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and the Department of Homeland Security received a tip about “a person illegally manufacturing … Read more

TikTok Banned From Government Devices in Two US States: All Details

The governors of Wisconsin and North Carolina on Thursday signed orders banning TikTok on government devices due to cyber security concerns, joining other US states and the federal government in prohibiting the use of the popular video app. In addition to banning Chinese-owned TikTok from state devices, Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers said he was banning … Read more

Live updates: Damar Hamlin released from the hospital

Members of Damar Hamlin’s health care team said he is recovering even faster than they’d hoped. Hamlin had his breathing tube removed early Friday morning, and by Friday afternoon, he was walking with assistance around the medical unit where he was being treated, his doctors said at a news conference Monday. Dr. Timothy Pritts, a … Read more

Live updates: Idaho student murders suspect Bryan Kohberger makes court appearance

Victims Kaylee Goncalves, Ethan Chapin, Xana Kernodle and Madison Mogen. (Obtained by CNN) Authorities have yet to release key details such as whether the suspect knew the victims to what his alleged motive might have been and what finally prompted his arrest. The probable cause affidavit – the legal document used to justify Kohberger’s arrest … Read more

Live updates: Latest on Damar Hamlin’s condition

The NFL is investigating every possible cause behind the cardiac arrest of Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin, which resulted in his collapse mid-game against the Cincinnati Bengals, according to the NFL’s chief medical officer Dr. Allen Sills. “I know there’s been a lot of theories and a lot of discussion about commotio cordis, and that … Read more

Live updates: Damar Hamlin in critical condition after cardiac arrest

Buffalo Bills players and staff are still processing what they witnessed Monday night when safety Damar Hamlin suffered cardiac arrest and collapsed on the field mid-game against the Cincinnati Bengals, according to a source within the team. The Bills didn’t land in Buffalo until 3:30 a.m. ET on Tuesday after they watched their teammate need … Read more

Live updates: Damar Hamlin in critical condition after NFL Bills-Bengals game

The US sports community was united in expressing concern Monday night after the collapse of Damar Hamlin during the game between the Buffalo Bills and the Cincinnati Bengals. The Buffalo Bills said: “The thoughts and prayers of all of Bills Mafia are supporting you, Damar.” The Cincinnati Bengals said: “Sending our thoughts and prayers to … Read more

Live updates: Winter storm and severe cold sweeps across US

Many locations in the eastern US are in for their coldest Christmas Eve in decades. Atlanta, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Tallahassee are all forecast to have their coldest high temperature ever recorded on December 24, according to the National Weather Service. Washington, DC, is forecast to see its second-coldest Christmas Eve, only behind 1989. In New York, … Read more

Live updates: Winter storm and severe cold sweeps across US

The Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division is implementing systemwide “rolling blackouts” as extreme cold temperatures and high demand across the system have caused “a critical power supply situation.” The blackouts started at 12:30 p.m. ET Friday in an effort to avoid “major outages,” it said. Service to an area will be interrupted for 30 minutes, and customers may experience outages up to two times a day on average, according … Read more

Live updates: Winter storm news and Christmas weather forecast

A worker from the Washington Department of Transportation clears a drain as drivers commute through snow on December 20, in Seattle, Washington. (Karen Ducey/The Seattle Times/AP) Officials in Idaho, Montana, Wyoming and Colorado alerted drivers to road closures and severe driving conditions Thursday morning as piling snow and dropping temperatures wreaked havoc on roadways. In … Read more

Biden Administration Says Law Protecting Social Media Firms Has Limits

The Biden administration argued to the US Supreme Court on Wednesday that social media giants like Google could in some instances have responsibility for user content, adopting a stance that could potentially undermine a federal law shielding companies from liability. Lawyers for the US Department of Justice made their argument in the high-profile lawsuit filed … Read more

Taiwan Eyes Bigger Tax Breaks for Chipmakers’ Research and Development

Taiwan’s government on Thursday proposed larger tax breaks for technology companies’ research and development efforts as it seeks to provide further support for the crucial semiconductor industry and stay competitive internationally. The proposal comes in an amendment to a statute on industrial innovation put forward by the economy ministry, raising the corporate income tax break … Read more

Twitter Sued in Class Action Lawsuit for Mass Layoffs Without Notice

Twitter was sued over Elon Musk’s plan to eliminate about 3,700 jobs at the social-media platform — half of its workforce — which workers say the company is doing without enough notice in violation of federal and California law. A class-action lawsuit was filed Thursday in San Francisco federal court. Twitter plans to start cutting staff … Read more

Ransomware Incidents in 2021 Mostly Tied to Russian Hackers, US Says

Payment-seeking software made by Russian hackers was used in three quarters of all the ransomware schemes reported to a US financial crime agency in the second half of 2021, a Treasury Department analysis released on Tuesday showed. In analysis issued in response to the increase in number and severity of ransomware attacks against critical infrastructure … Read more

YouTube to Certify Health Care Providers’ Channels to Curb Misinformation

YouTube said on Thursday that doctors, nurses and other health care professionals can apply to have their YouTube channels certified, in a push to limit misinformation on the site. The change will allow viewers to more easily access videos containing “high-quality health information,” YouTube said. “This is a big step towards helping people more easily … Read more

Elon Musk Could Face These Three Challenges as Twitter’s New Boss

Overspending on Twitter for $44 billion (roughly Rs. 3,37,465 crore) was the easy part. Now, Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk must prove why he believes that Twitter is worth 10 times that amount and turn around a social media platform that he has spent months ridiculing. Earlier this month, the outspoken billionaire said: “Myself … Read more

Seagate Warned by the US for Breaking Export Control Law in Deal With Huawei

Seagate Technology said in a filing on Wednesday it has been warned by the US government that the company may have violated export control laws by providing hard disk drives to a customer on a trade blacklist. The customer is China’s Huaweia source familiar with the matter told Reuters, which is on the US Commerce Department’s entity … Read more

‘My life will never, ever be the same.’ Court hears first victim impact statements in Parkland shooter’s death penalty trial

“Soon she’d go on to be a professional soccer player. She’d get her law degree, and maybe become one of the most successful business negotiation lawyers the world would see,” Ilan Alhadeff told a Broward County courtroom Tuesday, testifying in the death penalty trial of his daughter’s killer. “She was supposed to get married, and … Read more