North Carolina Teachers Protest For Better Pay: Raleigh, NC teachers plan to rally today to push state lawmakers for better pay and funding. About 80 schools from at least 37 school districts will be closed.
Massive Storm Hits the Northeast Area Killing 3 and Causing Power Outage: Hundreds of thousands of people are still without power after a devastating storm ripped through the Northeast. The storm killed 3 people and caused a power outage in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Footage of the storm shows fallen trees and cars submerged under water.
Jay-Z Being Questioned All Day By the SEC in New York: Jay-Z can rest easy today after being questioned all day yesterday by the Securities and Exchange Commission. The SEC questioned the rapper in relation to their investigation of Iconix Brand Group, which bought assets in the rapper’s “Rocawear” label in 2007.
Deadly Explosion in California Medical Facility: According to U.S. officials, the deadly explosion in Southern California that killed one and injured three may have come from a mysterious package. Investigators are searching for the explosive device.
North Korea Threatens to Cancel US Summit if Forced to Give Up Nuclear Weapons: Kim Jong Un may cancel U.S. summit meeting with President Trump if he is forced to give up his nuclear arsenal. Vice Foreign Minister Kim Kye Gwan said in a statement, “If the U.S. is trying to drive us into a corner to force our unilateral nuclear abandonment we will no longer be interested in such dialogue and cannot but reconsider our proceeding to the DPRK-U.S. summit.”