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Several retailers announce major shift to ‘open carry’ policy for gun owners

(CNN)—-Five retailers have announced this week that they will start asking customers not to openly carry guns into their stores in states where open carry is legal. The moves represent a major shift in the way retailers are positioning themselves in the gun debate. Walgreens (WBA), CVS (CVS) and Wegmans announced the new policy Thursday afternoon, following announcements from Walmart (WMT) and Kroger (KR) on Wednesday. “We support the efforts of individuals…

Six Americans return home after being rescued from the Bahamas

(CNN ) —- At least six US  citizens are back home after being rescued from the Bahamas. Tropic Ocean Airways brought the group back to Florida following a relief mission in the aftermath of the hurricane. The airline has also sent eight planes to the Bahamas to deliver aid, and medical teams who will help distribute supplies and set up…

Former Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe dead at 95

(Image:AFP/Getty Images/CNN) (CNN) — Robert Mugabe, the founding father of Zimbabwe who ruled the country with an iron fist for more than three decades, has died, according to President Emmerson Mnangagwa. He was 95. Rumors had swirled around the health of the ex-president, who spent months in a hospital in Singapore earlier this year. Details of what ailed him were a closely…

Trio accused of pulling gun on Popeyes employee after they run out of chicken

(CNN)—- People are going crazy for Popeyes sold-out chicken sandwiches,but law enforcement says this is taking it too far. Houston police say a group of customers walked into a Popeyes Chicken restaurantMonday night and asked for some sandwiches. But the restaurant chain is all sold out — news the foursome didn’t want to hear. The group — two men and two…

Emergency crews from Louisiana are on stand-by ready to help with Dorian Impact

Columbia, SC (WOLO) —Emergency crews from Louisiana are in South Carolina to assist with any impact from Hurricane Dorian. An incident support team left Baton Rouge Sunday. The team specializes in disaster deployment operations and logistics. Seven ambulance teams from the pelican state are also on the way to help with storm preps. Categories: National News

Google says they have found evidence of mass iPhone hack

Image: CNN (CNN) –Google has uncovered evidence of a sustained effort to hack large numbers of iPhones over a period of at least two years, its researchers said. Earlier this year, Google cybersecurity experts “discovered a small collection of hacked websites” that exploited vulnerabilities in Apple’s (AAPL) smartphone software, Ian Beer, a researcher with Google’s Project Zero, said in a blog post published Thursday. He did…