Friday morning news: August 23, 2019

Russia, China call U.N. Security Council meeting over U.S. missile launch » Russia and China called a meeting of the UN Security Council on Thursday—accusing the United States of making the world more dangerous.

Thursday morning news: August 22, 2019

Trump administration moves to end limits on detention of migrant children » The Trump administration is moving to scrap a federal court agreement that limits how long the government can detain migrant children. The move would allow officials to hold migrant families together until courts decide their cases. 

Wednesday morning news: August 21, 2019

Hong Kong leader vows dialogue with citizens » Facing pressure to end months of anti-government protests, Hong Kong’s leader pledged Tuesday to open dialogue with residents.

Tuesday morning news: August 20, 2019

NYPD fires officer for death of Eric Garner » New York City Police Commissioner James O’Neill announced Monday that the city is firing the officer involved in the 2014 death of an unarmed African-American man. 

Monday morning news: August 19, 2019

Protesters stage massive demonstration in Hong Kong » Hong Kong streets turned into rivers of umbrellas on Sunday. Hundreds of thousands of pro-democracy protesters marched through heavy rain down a major road in the Chinese territory. Organizers said at least 1.7 million people participated.

Friday morning news: August 16, 2019

Israel blocks visit of two U.S. lawmakers » Israel announced Thursday that it would not allow two U.S. lawmakers to enter the country this weekend.

Thursday morning news: August 15, 2019

First lawsuit filed against Epstein’s estate » One of Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers filed a civil suit on Wednesday against his estate and several of his former associates. Jennifer Araoz sued Epstein’s former girlfriend, Ghislaine Maxwell, and three unnamed members of his staff.

Wednesday morning news: August 14, 2019

Friend of Dayton shooter faces federal charges » A friend of the man who killed nine people in Dayton, Ohio, this month will make his second court appearance today. Twenty-four-year-old Ethan Kollie faces two federal charges related to the mass shooting.

Tuesday morning news: August 13, 2019

Feds open multiple investigations into Epstein’s death » New information is raising questions about Jeffrey Epstein’s suicide in federal prison over the weekend. Attorney General Willim Barr said prison officials might not have followed proper policy. 

Monday morning news: August 12, 2019

Attorney general says multiple investigations underway after Epstein suicide » Attorney General William Barr said over the weekend he was “appalled” to learn jailed billionaire Jeffrey Epstein committed suicide while in federal custody. Barr said “Mr. Epstein’s death raises serious questions that must be answered.”