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Georgia police release footage of finding a newborn in a plastic bag in the woods

The Forsyth County Sheriff’s office near Atlanta has released dramatic bodycam video from the night authorities found a newborn baby wrapped in a plastic bag in the woods. The footage, released Tuesday, was captured on June 6 in Cumming, Georgia about 40 miles from Atlanta. The sheriff’s office said in a statement it “is continuing…MORE

Knicks fined $50,000 for banning newspaper from news conference

The New York Knicks were fined $50,000 by the NBA on Monday for violating league rules regarding equal access for members of the media. The violation took place Friday, the day after the 2019 draft. A reporter from the New York Daily News was banned from the introductory news conference for the team’s two new…MORE

Soldiers rescue woman and child on US-Mexico border

Two US soldiers tasked with helping safeguard the US-Mexico border rescued a woman and a her child Thursday, saving the migrant family from drowning as they attempted to cross into the country, the US military said Tuesday. The soldiers “saw a migrant family enter the canal” and “observed a woman and her child start to…MORE

Wayfair workers plan walkout in protest of company’s bed sales to migrant camps

Employees for the online retailer Wayfair say they plan a walkout from company headquarters Wednesday in protest of the company selling furniture to migrant detention facilities. According to a woman identifying herself as an employee of the company, Wayfair employees learned last week that an order for about $200,000 worth of bedroom furniture was placed…MORE

Kushner says peace deal is needed for Palestinian economic plan to succeed

Pitching his $50 billion proposal to revitalize the Palestinian economy, senior White House adviser Jared Kushner argued Tuesday that his economic proposal will only succeed if there is a resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. But he also argued that agreeing to a clear pathway to economic prosperity for the Palestinians is a “necessary precondition” to…MORE