Here's a roundup of news trending across the nation and world today.
What to know now:
1. Bombing suspect: The man law enforcement authorities believe placed bombs around New York and New Jersey over the weekend is recovering in a hospital Tuesday after a shootout with police. Ahmad Khan Rahami was taken into custody hours after he was named a suspect in the bombings that injured more than two dozen people. According to police, Rahami became a suspect when a fingerprint was discovered on one of the unexploded devices he is suspected to have set. Rahami is a naturalized U.S. citizen originally from Afghanistan. The investigation into whether he acted alone continues.
2. Presidential vote: Is George H.W. Bush voting for Hillary Clinton come November? According to the Facebook account of Kathleen Townsend, Robert Kennedy’s daughter, he is. The post on Townsend’s account, which is private, is said to show a photo of Townsend shaking hands with the former president. The caption reads, "The President told me he’s voting for Hillary!!" A Bush spokesman responded to the story saying, “The vote President Bush will cast as a private citizen in some 50 days will be just that: a private vote cast in 50 days. He is not commenting on the presidential race in the interim.”
3. Carrey being sued: Actor Jim Carrey was sued by his late girlfriend’s husband Monday. The suit claims Carrey played a part in the death of Cathriona White. Mark Burton, who was married to White when she died, said he wants to show people that Carrey is not the “grieving good guy,” but the person who got prescription drugs under a false name and gave them to White. The coroner ruled White died when she overdosed on prescription drugs on Sept. 28, 2015. White was married to Mark Burton when she was seeing Carrey.
3. Bowl of Skittles policy: Donald Trump Jr. used a bowl of Skittles in a post on Twitter Monday to explain his father’s proposed policy on limiting the number of Syrian refugees who would be allowed in the United States. The post read, "If I had a bowl of skittles and I told you just three would kill you, would you take a handful?" Trump Jr. went on to explain, "This image says it all. Let's end the politically correct agenda that doesn't put America first."
4. L’Eggo that Eggo: The Kellogg Company is recalling about 10,000 cases of its Eggo Nutri-Grain Whole Wheat Waffles because they may be contaminated with the bacteria listeria. Kellogg says it has received no reports of illness from the waffles and discovered the possible contamination after routine tests. Only the whole wheat waffles with “Use by” dates of Nov. 21, 2017 and Nov. 22, 2017 are being recalled.
And one more
The son of a Chinese billionaire has purchased his dog eight iPhone 7 phones, CNN is reporting. Coco, an Alaskan malamute who is owned by Wang Sicong, seemed unimpressed as she posed with the phones in a photo for her social media account. Coco may have looked bored with her stash because she is no stranger to Apple technology. She already owns two Apple watches. And a Fendi handbag. Because she can.
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