Obscenity case seeking to bar Barnes & Noble from selling 2 books to minors dismissed by judge
A Virginia Beach Circuit Court judge on Tuesday dismissed an effort to declare two books obscene and unfit for children. Judge Pamela Baskervill found that “Gender Queer: A Memoir” by Maia Kobabe and “A Court of Mist and Fury” by Sarah J. Maas are not obscene under state law. Former Congressional candidate Tommy Altman, and his attorney, state Del. Tim Anderson, argued that there should be ...news.yahoo.com
White Sox take advantage of error, score 2 in 8th of 4-2 win
Left fielder Robbie Grossman dropped Luis Robert’s short fly with two outs in the eighth to end his record errorless streak at 440 games and set up two unearned Chicago runs that snapped a tie, lifting the White Sox to a 4-2 win over the Detroit Tigers.
Donaldson's 1-game ban upheld by MLB, fine cut to $5,000
Major League Baseball has upheld Josh Donaldson’s one-game suspension, a penalty that was assessed after the New York Yankees third baseman made a remark to White Sox star Tim Anderson about Jackie Robinson that Chicago manager Tony La Russa called racist.
Former FBI profiler discusses developments in Gabby Petito case
A newly released 911 call is giving a look into what may have happened in the days before Gabby Petito disappeared. A driver passing Petito and her fiancé in Utah in mid-August called authorities out of concern for Petito's safety. Former FBI profiler Mary Ellen O'Toole spoke with Laura Podesta on "CBSN AM" about the call and a text message sent from Petito's phone.news.yahoo.com
August is typically a rough month for stocks and could be again after Fed's blunder
Fed Chairman Jerome Powell threw a modest curve ball at the market Wednesday when he did not automatically endorse additional interest rate cuts. The markets are becoming more dependent on the belief that dovish central banks will provide a backstop to slower global growth and it's true that lower rates do help. There's still an assumption that central banks will continue to lower rates, even if Powell did not provide strong support. Clarity on global growth, including tariffs and trade, is still very elusive. "If we need another cut, Powell will give us one," said Alec Young, managing director of global markets research at FTSE Russell.cnbc.com