Abc news headlines – Little girl sobs with joy after discovering her mom is pregnant #ABC #news #Worldnews

One big sister broke down with tears of joy at the news that her mom was pregnant with another child. Alicia Capello waited until her daughter, Alexis, 13, was home from a two-week vacation visiting family in Georgia before spilling the beans to her and the family’s 4-year-old son Nicholas. “I had found out around five weeks and we wanted to keep it quiet for a little while until I went to the doctor to make sure everything was OK,” Capello, of New Hampshire, told ABC News. “We decided toRead More

Abc news headlines – Juror in father-daughter murder trial: ‘No doubt in my mind’ guilty verdict was ‘right choice’ #ABC #news #Worldnews

Three of the jurors who found former FBI agent Thomas Martens and his daughter Molly Corbett guilty of murdering her husband Wednesday told ABC News “20/20” they believe the father-daughter’s self-defense story was a cover-up. “The evidence to me did not suggest that the story that was fabricated ever occurred,” juror Miriam Figueroa said. “There was no doubt in my mind that I made and my fellow jurors made the right choice.” Watch the exclusive interviews with Molly Corbett and Thomas Martens on ABC News “20/20” this Friday, Aug. 11Read More

Abc news headlines – The Latest: Schippers wins the 200 meters at worlds #ABC #news #Worldnews

The Latest from the world championships (all times local): ——— 9:55 p.m. Dafne Schippers of the Netherlands successfully defended her 200-meter title at the world championships, dipping at the line just ahead of Marie-Josee Ta Lou. Shaunae Miller-Uibo, the 400 Olympic champion, took bronze. Schippers came out of the bend just ahead of Ta Lou and finished in 20.05 seconds. Ta Lou set an Ivory Coast record of 22.08, while Miller-Uibo crossed in 22.15. Ta Lou has twice been edged at the line. She settled for silver in the 100Read More

Abc news headlines – Ex-girlfriend of former DJ testifies she never saw him grope Taylor Swift #ABC #news #Worldnews

The ex-girlfriend of former radio DJ David Mueller testified today that she did not see him touch Taylor Swift in an inappropriate way, as the singer has alleged. Shannon Melcher, who currently manages sales and advertising at eight Colorado radio stations, took the stand on day four of the ongoing civil trial between the pop star and former radio DJ, whom Swift has accused of grabbing her backside during a photo opportunity at a 2013 meet-and-greet. Mueller has denied groping Swift and in 2015 filed a suit against the singerRead More

Abc news headlines – Teachers who dragged autistic boy by ankle won’t be charged #ABC #news #Worldnews

Two kindergarten teachers seen on video carrying an autistic boy down hallways and dragging him on the floor by an ankle won’t be criminally charged but still face disciplinary proceedings. The Crestline instructors hauled the 7-year-old to a school office May 8 after he acted up on the playground and started hitting and biting them, the Bucyrus Telegraph-Forum reported . The boy’s mother, Bonnie McKean, said the school showed her security video of the incident later that week. “To see my little boy carried and (dragged) from one end ofRead More

Abc news headlines – Snap stock hits lowest level since IPO after paltry earnings #ABC #news #Worldnews

Shares of Snap Inc. are down sharply after the parent company of Snapchat reported paltry earnings . The stock hit its lowest level Friday since the company went public in March. Adding to the uncertainty, employees will be able to sell their stock on Monday, when a lockup period that follows the company’s initial public offering expires. An earlier lockup expired in July, but on Monday, more shares will be eligible for sale. Snap’s shares fell $1.61, or nearly 12 percent, to $12.16 on Friday morning. That’s well below theRead More

Abc news headlines – US stock indexes edge higher in midday trading; oil slides #ABC #news #Worldnews

Technology companies led U.S. stocks slightly higher in midday trading Friday, recouping some of the losses from the day before. Investors welcomed new data showing U.S. inflation at the consumer level inched higher last month, suggesting that the Federal Reserve may be less likely to raise interest rates next month. That weighed on bank shares, which were down the most. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose 5 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,444 as of 12:28 p.m. Eastern time. The Dow Jones industrial average added 41 points,Read More

Abc news headlines – Tracking the discord between President Trump and Senate Majority Leader McConnell #ABC #news #Worldnews

In the midst of his 17-day New Jersey vacation, President Donald Trump continues to use Twitter to prod Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on the topic of health care reform, a staple of the Republican Party platform for the better part of a decade. After the months-long attempt to pass legislation to repeal and/or replace the Affordable Care Act reached an impasse in the Senate in late July, McConnell, R-Ky., expressed dismay at the administration’s expectations and suggested the president’s inexperience was undermining the GOP’s efforts. Trump has responded, inRead More

Abc news headlines – Trump thanks Putin for cutting US diplomatic staff Video #ABC #news #Worldnews

Transcript for Trump thanks Putin for cutting US diplomatic staff North Korea one of the many topics trump took on yesterday. He also continued his public battle with Mitch Mcconnell saying it’s a disgrace Obamacare is still in place and challenging him to get to work and get it done or else. A lighter tone with Vladimir Putin. Instead of criticizing him for retaliating, he offered sarcastic thanks saying Putin’s move will cut the payroll and save a lot of money. The president promised to declare the opioid crisis aRead More

Abc news headlines – The Latest: Merkel: More needed to address migration causes #ABC #news #Worldnews

The Latest on Europe’s response to the large number of refugees and migrants trying to reach the continent (all times local): 3:15 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says that while a lot has been done to address the causes of mass migration and to slow the flow of refugees to Europe, there is still a lot more to do. Merkel famously opened Germany’s doors to asylum-seekers in 2015. Some 890,000 migrants entered the country that year, many fleeing civil war in Syria. The numbers have dropped significantly since then, inRead More