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Arrest Warrant Issues In Case Of Missing New Hampshire Couple Found Dead In Texas

An arrest warrant has been issued for a man suspected of stealing a car that belonged to a New Hampshire couple found buried at a South Texas beach.  On Tuesday, the Kleberg County Sheriff’s Office in Kingsville, Texas, said that Adam Curtis Williams, 33, is wanted on felony theft charges. Authorities identified Williams as the man seen in a surveillance photo released Monday crossing the border into Mexico in a car that belonged to James and Michelle Butler, whose bodies were found in a shallow grave in Corpus Christi last week. ...Read more

Nine Members Of American Family Killed In Highway Attack In Mexico

Mexican military has confirmed that at least nine members of an American family, including six children, were killed in an attack in northern Mexico.  The family was ambushed by an armed group while traveling from the town of Galeana in Chichuahua state to Bavispe in Sonora state between 9:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. local time, according to Mexico’s security minister, Alfonso Durazo. ...Read more

McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook Pushed Out Over Relationship With Employee

McDonald’s chief executive officer Steve Easterbrook has been pushed out of the company after violating company policy by engaging in a consensual relationship with an employee, the corporation said Sunday. The fast food giant said the former president and CEO demonstrated poor judgment, and that McDonald’s forbids managers from having romantic relationships with direct or indirect subordinates. ...Read more

Twitter Says Platform Will Stop Accepting Political Ads

Twitter says the company will no longer accept political ads.  Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said in a tweetstorm on Wednesday, “We believe political message reach should be earned, not bought. A political message earns reach when people decide to follow an account or retweet. Paying for reach removes that decision, forcing highly optimized and targeted political messages on people. We believe this decision should not be compromised by money.” ...Read more