United Airlines will suspend service at New York's JFK airport
On Friday, United Airlines said it will suspend service to New York's JFK International Airport in late October. United has been flying only twice daily to San Francisco and Los Angeles from JFK, after resuming service in 2021.news.yahoo.com
Wright wins 20th, Braves beat Phils to trim NL East deficit
As he was going through the postgame handshake line, Kyle Wright received a request from Braves manager Brian Snitker. Wright became the first 20-game winner in the majors this season and Atlanta beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-3 on Saturday to stop a three-game losing streak. “I don't know if I realized how cool it was until my teammates and coaches congratulated me real quick afterward,” Wright said.news.yahoo.com
Georgia voting equipment breach at center of tangled tale
A breach of sensitive voting equipment data from a rural county in Georgia spilled into the public light last month when documents and emails produced in response to subpoenas revealed the involvement of high-profile supporters of former President Donald Trump.
Voting equipment to be replaced after 'unauthorized access'
Georgia's secretary of state on Friday announced plans to replace election equipment in one county following “unauthorized access” to the equipment that happened two months after the 2020 election. A company representative has said they made complete copies of the election management system server and other election system components. Later that month, two men who have been involved in efforts to discredit the 2020 election results also spent hours inside the elections office with access to the equipment.news.yahoo.com
Georgia to replace voting machines in Coffee County after alleged security breach
Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger will decommission all voting machines in the county where forensics experts working for election denier Sidney Powell last year copied virtually every component of the voting system.washingtonpost.com
Atlanta police say missing 24-year-old woman was murdered, body disposed; second suspect remains at large
Atlanta police announced on Tuesday that investigators believe missing 24-year-old Allahnia Lenoir was murdered and that her body was disposed of, as a second suspect remains at-large.foxnews.com
Justice Department asks circuit court to stay special master decision in Trump records case
The Justice Department had warned it would appeal if the Judge Aileen Cannon didn't modify her decision preventing investigators from accessing recovered classified materials during the months-long special master review.latimes.com
US asks appeals court to lift judge's Mar-a-Lago probe hold
The Justice Department has asked a federal appeals court to lift a judge’s order that temporarily barred it from reviewing a batch of classified documents seized during an FBI search of former President Donald Trump’s Florida home last month.
Atlanta woman ends up in hospital, needs surgery after walk on beach
Sally Dixon and her sisters traveled to Fort Morgan in August for a girls trip and walked down to the beach to dip her toes in the water. After she turned around to head back to the house, she suddenly stepped into a big hole in the sand.news.yahoo.com
Biden asked to clarify position following fiery Philadelphia speech
President Joe Biden was asked to clarify his position following a fiery prime-time address, criticized by some as being political and divisive. Also, the Biden administration celebrated the release of the latest jobs report. Christina Ruffini has more.news.yahoo.com
Prosecutor: Trump ally arranged meeting with poll worker
After the 2020 election, a Georgia poll worker who was falsely accused of voting fraud by former President Donald Trump was pressured and threatened with imprisonment during a meeting arranged with the help of an ally of the Trump campaign, a prosecutor said in a court filing Friday. Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis is investigating whether Trump and others illegally tried to influence the 2020 election in Georgia.news.yahoo.com
Judge delays Gov. Kemp's testimony in Georgia election probe
A judge ruled Monday that Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp must testify before a special grand jury that’s investigating possible illegal attempts by then-President Donald Trump and others to influence the 2020 election in the state — but not until after the November midterm election. Lawyers for Kemp had argued that immunities related to his position as governor protect him from having to testify.news.yahoo.com
Tucker, Urquidy power Astros past Braves as Ozuna hears boos
Atlanta outfielder Marcell Ozuna was booed by his home fans in his return, Kyle Tucker singled to drive in Yordan Alvarez for the go-ahead run in the eighth, José Urquidy won his 12th game, and the Houston Astros beat the Atlanta Braves 5-4 to avoid a three-game sweep.
Court puts on hold Graham's testimony in Ga. election probe
A federal appeals court on Sunday agreed to temporarily put on hold a lower court’s order requiring that U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham testify before a special grand jury that’s investigating plots to overturn Donald Trump’s 2020 presidential election loss in Georgia. A subpoena had instructed the South Carolina Republican to appear before the special grand jury on Tuesday. U.S. District Judge Leigh Martin May had denied Graham's request last Monday to quash his subpoena and on Friday rejected his effort to put her decision on hold while he appealed.news.yahoo.com
Judge declines to block ban on giving food, water to voters
A judge has declined to block a section of a Georgia election law that bans handing out food and water to voters waiting in line. Voting rights groups, who have filed a lawsuit challenging multiple parts of the law, argued that the provision infringes their free speech rights and should be immediately blocked while the case is pending. Republican Gov. Brian Kemp is locked in a rematch with Democratic challenger Stacey Abrams, while Democratic U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock is trying to fend off a challenge from Republican Herschel Walker.news.yahoo.com
Top prospect Baty homers for Mets in 1st big league at-bat
The 22-year-old third baseman became the fifth player in New York Mets history to homer in his first big league at-bat Wednesday night, launching a two-run shot into the right-field seats against the Atlanta Braves. With a runner aboard and the Mets already up 2-0 in the second inning on back-to-back homers in the opening frame, Baty took a ball from Jake Odorizzi before connecting with a hanging curve. Baty's mother, father, sister and other relatives who flew in on short notice for the occasion leaped from their seats at Truist Park.news.yahoo.com
I've traveled and worked remotely in 100 U.S. cities. Here are my top 4—and they aren't in New York or LA
Kimanzi Constable has lived and worked remotely in more than 100 U.S. cities. The digital nomad shares some of his favorite and "most underrated" cities — and none of them are in New York or Los Angeles.cnbc.com
Judge: Sen. Graham must testify in Georgia election probe
A federal judge on Monday said U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham must testify before a special grand jury in Atlanta that is investigating whether former President Donald Trump and his allies broke any laws while trying to overturn his narrow 2020 general election loss in the state. Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis opened the investigation last year, and a special grand jury with subpoena power was seated in May at her request. Prosecutors have indicated they want to ask Graham about phone calls they say he made to Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger and his staff in the weeks following the election.news.yahoo.com
Sharpton puts spotlight on Georgia woman's patrol car fall
The Rev. Al Sharpton demanded a full accounting of how a Georgia woman fell from a moving patrol car after her arrest, saying at her funeral Thursday that he would seek a Justice Department review of her case if the family didn't get answers. Brianna Grier, 28, suffered significant injuries on July 15 and died July 21 at an Atlanta hospital. Authorities had been called to her home in Sparta, Georgia, as she experienced a mental health crisis, a family attorney has said.news.yahoo.com
Prisons chief deflects blame for failures, angering senators
With just days left in his tenure, the embattled director of the federal prison system faced a bipartisan onslaught Tuesday as he refused to accept responsibility for a culture of corruption and misconduct that has plagued his agency for years.