Rare ‘high risk’ storm alert issued for parts of Midwest and Mid-South including potential for violent, long-track tornadoes | CNN

CNN  —  A rare “high risk” Level 5 out of 5 alert has been issued for parts of the Midwest and Mid-South, impacting nearly 3 million people, the National Weather Service’s Storm Prediction Center said Friday. High risk areas include portions of southeastern Iowa, northwestern Illinois and northeastern Missouri, and includes places like Davenport, Iowa, … Read more

The Tesla Semi is getting recalled for faulty parking brakes | CNN Business

CNN  —  Tesla has issued a recall for 35 of its new electric Semi trucks because the parking brake might not engage when applied by the driver. Tesla (TSLA) is not aware of any crashes or injuries that the problem might have caused. The danger, caused by a valve module that could leak air, is … Read more

SE Cupp says ‘no one should care’ about GOP outrage over Trump indictment | CNN Politics

SE Cupp says ‘no one should care’ about GOP outrage over Trump indictment CNN’s Jessica Dean sits with SE Cupp to discuss why a number of congressional Republicans have rallied to Trump’s defense and are outraged over his indictment. Source link

UK joins trans-Pacific trade bloc in a deal likely to boost GDP by less than 0.1% | CNN Business

Atlanta/Hong Kong CNN  —  Britain has reached an agreement to join a major free trade bloc in the Pacific region. The country will become the first new member, and the first in Europe, to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) since it came into force in 2018. Although the government called … Read more

Donald Trump has been indicted following an investigation into a hush money payment scheme. Here’s what we know | CNN Politics

CNN  —  Former President Donald Trump’s indictment by a New York grand jury has thrust the nation into uncharted political, legal and historical waters, and raised a slew of questions about how the criminal case will unfold. The Manhattan District Attorney’s office has been investigating Trump in connection with his alleged role in a hush … Read more

A 106-year-old from the Philippines is Vogue’s oldest ever cover model

Written by Amy Woodyatt, CNN Vogue Philippines has revealed Apo Whang-Od as the cover star of its April issue, a move that makes the 106-year-old tattoo artist from the Philippines the oldest person ever to appear on the front of Vogue. Whang-Od — also known as Maria Oggay — has been perfecting the art of … Read more

Syrian children traumatized by war are listening to a special lullaby to fall asleep | CNN

Editor’s Note: A version of this story appears in today’s Meanwhile in the Middle East newsletter, CNN’s three-times-a-week look inside the region’s biggest stories. Sign up here. Dubai, UAE CNN  —  Syrian radio stations are broadcasting a new kind of lullaby every evening to help traumatized children across the country fall asleep. The Frequencies of … Read more

A Wagner soldier returned home after fighting for Russia. Days later he was a murder suspect | CNN

CNN  —  A convicted murderer who was allowed to leave prison in Russia to join the Wagner private military company and fight in Ukraine was arrested within days of returning home on suspicion of killing an elderly woman. Ivan Rossomakhin was already a repeat-offender when he was sentenced to 10 years in prison for murder … Read more

Who will end up paying for the banking crisis: You | CNN Business

A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’ Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here. You can listen to an audio version of the newsletter by clicking the same link. New York CNN  —  It cost the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation about $23 billion to clean up the … Read more

Live updates: Donald Trump indicted by grand jury

Following the Manhattan grand jury’s indictment of former President Donald Trump, it’s worth looking at the mechanics of what’s going on in the legal system and how the process that applies to everyone is being applied to Trump. We spoke to Elie Honig, a CNN legal analyst, former federal prosecutor and author of the new … Read more