Breaking News Emails
Good morning. Here are some of the headlines we're following this morning:
1. Strong Quake Hits Central Italy: 'The Town Isn't Here Anymore'
A 6.2-magnitude earthquake rocked a swath of central Italy early Wednesday, burying residents under rubble as they slept and killing at least 38 people. As dawn broke, stunned locals picked through ruins in the worst-affected towns, while Italy's defense ministry mobilized the army to help in the search for survivors. Read more in NEWS.
2. Bill Clinton Took $17.6M From For-Profit College
Since launching her bid for president, Hillary Clinton has been a vocal critic of for-profit schools, pledging to "crack down on predatory schools" and help students drowning in student debt. But for five years, former president Bill Clinton raked in millions from the world's largest for-profit education company in his role as "honorary chancellor." Read more in POLITICS.
3. Trump Intensifies Attacks on Clinton Foundation
Donald Trump ratcheted up his attacks on the Clinton Foundation at a rally Tuesday night, claiming she and former President Clinton set up a "business to profit from public office." Read more in POLITICS.
4. Trump: Chicago Violence Can Be Stopped in a Week
The GOP nominee explained on FOX News this week that he met a "top" Chicago police officer who told him that he could "stop much of this horror show that’s going on” in the city within a single week. Read more at NBC CHICAGO.
5. Zika Virus Not Done Spreading in U.S.: Experts
The Zika virus is keeping Florida officials on their toes. It's now popped up in a third part of the state as travelers from New York, Texas and Taiwan have all been infected in Florida. Read more in HEALTH.
6. Germany Debates Putting Troops on Streets Against ISIS
A week-long spate of violent attacks this summer — including two involving migrants — has triggered debate about potentially deploying troops on Germany's streets for the first time since World War II. Read more in NEWS.
7. Swimmer Says He Omitted Facts in Rio ‘Robbery’
In a written statement, U.S. Olympic swimmer Jimmy Feigen on Tuesday made his first public comments about the bathroom hijinks that spiraled into an international incident in Rio, admitting to omitting facts to police in an attempt to help teammate Ryan Lochte. Read more in SPORTS.
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