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Search and recovery team members check charred buildings and cars in the aftermath of the Maui wildfires in Lahaina, Hawaii, on August 18, 2023. A total of 850 people are still missing in connection with the deadly wildfires that devastated Maui earlier this month, the county's mayor announced. In an overnight update posted to Facebook, Maui County Mayor Richard Bissen said there were now 850 people officially believed to be missing. Bissen said the number of missing people was the result of the FBI combining and refining various lists of missing people. "The death toll number is always provisional, in a way," Goldman said.
Persons: Richard Bissen, Bissen, We're, Lynn Goldman, Hurricane Maria, Goldman Organizations: Facebook, Milken Institute School of Public Health, George Washington University, NBC, FBI Locations: Maui, Lahaina , Hawaii, Maui County, Puerto Rico, Lahaina
Twitter has officially rebranded to "X" after owner Elon Musk changed its iconic bird logo on Monday, marking the latest major shift since his takeover of the social media platform. Twitter's world-renowned bird logo was transformed into an X, however. Asked if the logo would change in a Twitter Spaces audio chat, he said "yes," telling an unknown speaker: "We're cutting the Twitter logo off the building with blow torches." The shift from bird imagery to an "X" is the latest sweeping change since Musk bought Twitter for $44 billion last year. The latest changes come as the social media giant continues to face competition from Meta's new app, Threads, which launched earlier this month.
Persons: Elon Musk, Porte, Musk, adieu Organizations: SpaceX, Tesla, Twitter, Viva Technology, Porte de, Sunday, Musk, PayPal, Help Locations: Paris, France
Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, leave Canada House on January 7, 2020, in London, England. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, have announced another high-profile split. The couple's lucrative deal to produce podcasts for Spotify has come to an end, both parties revealed Thursday. The royals' deal with Spotify was reported to have been made in 2020 for a reported $20 million. The Spotify spokesperson did not confirm the cost of the deal, but said that recent layoffs at the company had "no relation" to the decision to end the deal with Harry and Meghan.
Persons: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, Meghan, Duchess of, Samir Hussein, Harry, Serena Williams, Mariah Carey, Mindy Kaling, Constance Wu, Jameela Jamil, Paris, Duke, Dawn Ostroff, Duchess, Ostroff Organizations: Spotify, Wall Street, NBC, Paris Hilton Locations: Duchess of Sussex, Canada, London, England, Los Angeles, California
A man who was fatally stabbed early Tuesday near downtown San Francisco was tech executive Bob Lee, the founder of Cash App and former chief technology officer of Square, sources told NBC Bay Area. The San Francisco Police Department said officers responded to a report of a stabbing at around 2:35 a.m. Tuesday. Police did not name the man, but sources identified Lee, who was serving as the chief product officer of MobileCoin, as the victim to NBC Bay Area. Helped to birth Android and CashApp into our world," Joshua Goldbard, the CEO of MobileCoin told ABC affiliate KGO of San Francisco. Responding to Shields' tweet, Twitter chief Elon Musk said he was "very sorry" to learn of Lee's death.
Two of the four Americans who were shot at by gunmen and kidnapped shortly after crossing the border into northern Mexico last week are dead, according to the governor of Tamaulipas state. McCleod said the group is from South Carolina, and had been traveling in a rental vehicle with North Carolina license plates when they entered Matamoros. The FBI confirmed that the group was traveling in a white minivan with North Carolina plates. Zalandria Brown of Florence, South Carolina, told The Associated Press that her younger brother, Zindell, was among the four victims. She said she had been in contact with the FBI and local officials after learning her sibling had been kidnapped.
Rush hour traffic travels southbound on Interstate 35W in Minneapolis as a winter storm hit the Twin Cities Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2023. The National Weather Service issued winter storm, blizzard and high-wind advisories for swaths of the western and the north-central U.S., with up to 2 feet of snow expected in some areas through Thursday. 'Numerous weather hazards'Residents warned to 'limit travel'"We're working to ensure we're ready — and Minnesotans have a part to play, too. Schools across the state also announced closures, with Minneapolis Public Schools saying on its website that all its buildings would be closed "due to the upcoming winter storm." Heavy winds and power outagesCalifornia is also facing winter weather, with winds that began Tuesday expected to bring possible rain, snow and hail to parts of the state.
Abbott held a meeting and news conference in preparation for the winter storm that is sweeping across portions of Texas. That evening, a 49-year-old woman died after the 1997 Chevrolet Silverado she was driving struck a tree near Eldorado, Texas, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. Dangerous roads and flight cancellationsThe storm has caused widespread travel chaos both on the roads and at airports this week. Sweeping power outagesResidents across Texas have also faced power outages in the midst of the storm. Public Utility Commission Chairman Peter Lake told Texans to contact their local power providers if winter weather and icing conditions caused local power outages.
A U.S. freestyle skier has died after being caught in an avalanche in Japan on Sunday, his family confirmed. Weather authorities had issued an avalanche warning for the area after days of heavy snowfall. Police officers board a gondola heading to the site of an avalanche in the village of Otari, Japan on Sunday. "Such a bright light lost," wrote Marielle Thompson, a Canadian Olympic freestyle skier. “Wish we had more time to ski these past few years,” Joss Christensen, a U.S. freestyle skier from Park City, Utah, wrote.
Jay Leno is reportedly recovering from a motorcycle accident last week that left him with several broken bones just months after he sustained serious burns in a fire that broke out in his Los Angeles garage. “But I’m OK!” Leno, 72, reportedly told the outlet. “I’m OK, I’m working. I’m working this weekend.”The former “Tonight Show” host said he had been working on a vintage motorcycle and was testing the vehicle out when he noticed the smell of leaking gas. The comedian reportedly said he hadn't discussed the motorcycle accident publicly yet due to the overwhelming coverage of his recovery from his burn injuries sustained in November.
A former Chicago graduate student in electrical engineering was sentenced Wednesday to eight years in prison for spying for the Chinese government. Ji Chaoqun, 31, a Chinese national, was convicted last year of acting as an agent of China's Ministry of State Security and making a material false statement to the U.S. Army. Chinese engineer Ji Chaoqun. During the meetings, he said he could use his military identification to visit and take photos of "Roosevelt-class" aircraft carriers, the Justice Department said. The Chinese foreign ministry did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Justin Bieber has become the latest high-profile artist to sell his share of the rights to his music. The deal includes the publishing rights to a back catalogue that spans over 290 titles, including hits "Sorry," and "Despacito." “The impact of Justin Bieber on global culture over the last 14 years has truly been remarkable,” Merck Mercuriadis, founder and CEO of Hipgnosis Song Management said in a statement. Bieber joins a growing body of artists, including Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen, in making major deals to sell the rights to their back catalogues. In January 2022, it was revealed Dylan, 81, had sold the rights to his entire back catalogue to Sony.
Authorities were hunting for a motive on Monday after the deadly shooting at a dance hall in Southern California that left 10 people dead, at least 10 others injured and residents of Monterey Park shaken. “The unimaginable happened in our community last evening," Monterey Park Mayor Henry Lo said in a statement on Sunday, calling the deadly shooting a "horrible tragedy." "The Monterey Park Police Department is asking for the public’s help in only utilizing 9-1-1 for emergency related calls," he said. Investigators near the scene of the shooting in Monterey Park. “I tried to reach her, but I didn’t get any response,” Monterey Park resident Vivian King told NBC News of a friend she last heard from earlier in the weekend.
Monterey Park Police officers at the scene of a mass shooting on Jan. 22, 2023 in Monterey Park where 10 people were killed at a dance hall. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz/MediaNews Group/Pasadena Star-News via Getty Images)The gunman behind the deadly dance hall shooting in the Los Angeles suburb of Monterey Park may have been targeting his ex-wife on the Lunar New Year, the California city's mayor said Monday. A vigil will be held Tuesday in Monterey Park in memory of the dead. And about a dozen hours after the bloodshed in Monterey Park, police tracked Tran's white van to a car park 30 miles away in the suburb of Torrance where the suspect killed himself. "I tried to reach her, but I didn't get any response," Monterey Park resident Vivian King said of a friend she last heard from earlier in the weekend.
Google parent Alphabet Inc. is cutting 12,000 jobs worldwide in the latest round of layoffs to hit the technology sector. CEO Sundar Pichai announced the cuts in a memo to Google employees that was later shared online in a company blog post. To match and fuel that growth, we hired for a different economic reality than the one we face today." Pichai said workers in the U.S. would be paid during the full notification period, a minimum of 60 days. Pichai added that workers would also be offered six months of healthcare, job placement services and immigration support if needed.
Two Americans and two permanent residents living in the United States were among the 72 people killed after a plane crashed in Nepal over the weekend, the State Department said. Price did not identify or provide any further details on the two U.S. citizens and permanent residents killed in the crash. On Wednesday, the French Embassy in Nepal said France had dispatched a team of aviation experts to assist the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal at the site of the crash. Sunday's crash was the deadliest Nepal has seen since 1992, when all 167 people on board a Pakistan International Airlines plane were killed when the aircraft struck a hill as it tried to land in Kathmandu. Since 2000, nearly 350 people have died in plane or helicopter crashes in Nepal.
Russia has opened a criminal case against a United States citizen on suspicion of espionage, the country's Federal Security Service announced Thursday. The security service did not name the individual or say whether they had been taken into custody. "The American is suspected of collecting intelligence information on biological topics directed against the security of the Russian Federation," the security service said. Russia has so far refused to release Whelan, with the seriousness of espionage charges seen as a reason why. Last week, Russia released a U.S. citizen who had crossed into its Kaliningrad exclave weeks after Moscow launched its invasion of Ukraine.
A helicopter crashed near a kindergarten outside Kyiv on Wednesday morning, killing least 18 people including Ukraine's interior minister and three children, authorities said. The cause of the crash, which comes as the country's war with Russia approaches the 11-month mark, was not immediately clear. The dead included Ukraine's interior minister, Denys Monastyrsky, his deputy, Yevhen Yenin, and state secretary, Yurii Lubkovych, Klymenko said. Ukraine's interior minister, Denys Monastyrsky. Kuleba said the helicopter fell near a kindergarten and a residential building.
The search for a missing 4-year-old girl in Oklahoma, who authorities believe was killed by her caregiver, has turned into a "recovery operation" to find her remains, officials said Monday. The announcement from the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation came after the couple who had been taking care of Athena Brownfield were charged in connection with her disappearance. Highway Patrol, troopers search a pond near Cyril, Okla., on Jan. 11, 2023, for Athena Brownfield, a 4-year-old girl missing since Jan. 10. His wife, Alysia Adams, 31, was arrested by the Grady County Sheriff’s Office on two counts of child neglect in connection with the case, the state bureau said. Athena's sister has been taken into protective custody, the state bureau said.
Brittney Griner made a surprise appearance at an MLK Day march in Phoenix, Arizona, on Monday, just weeks after her release from a Russian penal colony. The WNBA star surprised a group who had gathered for the march on what would have been Martin Luther King Jr.'s 94th birthday, attending the event with her wife, Cherelle Griner. Griner, 32, posed for photos with fans and was pictured riding on the back of a golf cart at the event. The Phoenix Mercury star said she was happy to be home after being detained in Russia for nearly a year, NBC affiliate KPNX, which is based in Phoenix, reported. The WNBA star was sentenced to nine years in prison for allegedly possessing the vape cartridges, which she said had been unintentional.
The body of a Florida man who went missing during Hurricane Ian in September has been found on a sunken sailboat months after the storm. The Lee County Sheriff’s Office announced Sunday that Hurst's body had been found on a sunken sailboat, "Good Girl," that had been located by divers in Matanzas Pass in Fort Myers Beach. During efforts to recover the vessel, human remains were found on the boat, Marceno announced. Friday's discovery came just days after the body of an 82-year-old Florida woman who also went missing during Hurricane Ian was recovered on Tuesday. Knes had lived in Fort Myers Beach with her husband, who had previously been found dead, with the area being "completely destroyed" when the Category 4 storm hit Florida.
Following her arrest, Hudson's family contacted law enforcement in both Texas and Philadelphia in a bid to clear her name. The Harris County District Attorney's Office in Texas said that after learning about what happened it dismissed the case "within five minutes," citing insufficient evidence. “We accept charges based on the sworn evidence presented to us by law enforcement,” a spokesperson for the Harris County District Attorney’s Office wrote in a statement to NBC Philadelphia. In a statement Thursday, Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner apologized for Hudson's ordeal. “The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office became aware of Julie Hudson’s predicament last evening, thanks in part to media reports out of Houston and in Philly,” Krasner wrote.
A New York man pleaded guilty Thursday to manslaughter as a hate crime for the brutal beating of Yao Pan Ma, a Chinese immigrant who died months after he was attacked while out collecting cans to earn money. The attack, which initially left Ma critically injured, unfolded on April 23, 2021, when he was in East Harlem collecting cans to help pay rent. Yao Pan Ma is shown hospitalized after he was attacked while collecting cans in New York, on April 23, 2021. Powell was arrested days after the attack and faced multiple felony charges of attempted murder and hate crimes. That's when they began collecting cans and bottles to return for refunds so they could pay for rent.
Airlines were working to put travel chaos behind them Thursday after a computer outage forced the Federal Aviation Administration to halt all departures nationwide as it raced to resolve the issue. A senior government official said the issue was caused by a corrupted file that affected both the primary and backup systems of the FAA’s Notice to Air Mission system, or NOTAM. The FAA said in a statement it was "continuing a thorough review to determine the root cause" of the NOTAM system outage. "Our preliminary work has traced the outage to a damaged database file. American Airlines and Southwest Airlines did not immediately respond to overnight requests for comment.
"At this time, we do not believe the cause is related to the FAA outage experienced earlier today." Share this -Link copiedNearly half of Southwest flights delayed just weeks after mass cancellations Nearly half of Southwest Airlines flights were delayed as of about 11:15 a.m. Share this -Link copiedMore than 540 Delta flights delayed, 14 canceled More than 540 Delta flights were delayed as of 9:13 a.m. ET, the airline had three flights canceled and 208 flights delayed, amounting to 21% of its overall flights, according to FlightAware. Alaska Airlines had 11 flights canceled and 149 flights delayed, also amounting to 21% of its overall flights, FlightAware noted as of 8:53 a.m.
Passengers stuck at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago greeted the latest air travel disruption with a collective shrug. And our nation’s economy depends on a best-in-class air travel system. "We call on federal policymakers to modernize our vital air travel infrastructure to ensure our systems are able to meet demand safely and efficiently," he said. "An FAA system outage is causing ground stops at AUS and other airports across the country," the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport said in a tweet. Air France said all of its U.S.-bound flights were operating as planned and were not affected by the FAA computer outage.
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