2-year-old dies after he’s beaten with dog toy, TN cops say. Mom’s boyfriend charged

A 2-year-old died after he was found bleeding and covered in bruises at a Tennessee home, Memphis police say. Now, his mother’s boyfriend has been charged after officials said he beat the boy with a dog toy, according to arrest affidavits from Shelby County. The child’s mother left him in the care of her boyfriend … Read more

Chad president talks election challenges with US envoy to UN

By Michelle Nichols N’DJAMENA (Reuters) – Chad’s interim President Mahamat Idriss Deby spoke with the U.S. envoy to the United Nations about challenges to holding an election, the envoy said on Thursday, more than two years after bypassing the central African country’s constitution to install himself as leader. Military leaders in Chad originally promised an … Read more

Federal judge deals another serious blow to proposed copper-nickel mine on edge Minnesota wilderness

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge has dealt another serious setback to the proposed Twin Metals copper-nickel mine near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in northeastern Minnesota, dismissing the company’s lawsuit that sought to regain the critical mineral rights leases that the Biden administration cancelled. The ruling Wednesday was the latest blow to the … Read more

Nasdaq sinks as Apple losses deepen, Fed’s next move in focus: Stock market news today

The Nasdaq tumbled in afternoon trading on Thursday, dragged down by Apple (AAPL). Shares of the tech giant continued to fall after reports that China has forbidden government officials from using its iPhone and it plans to extend the ban to state companies. The move is a headwind for Apple in its biggest overseas market, … Read more

A Wisconsin Supreme Court justice under impeachment threat isn’t the only member to get party money

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Republicans talking about impeaching a state Supreme Court justice before she’s heard a case are pointing to the nearly $10 million she received from the Democratic Party as proof that she can’t fairly rule on redistricting cases that could weaken the GOP’s hold on the Legislature. But the state GOP … Read more

Eli Lilly Stock Would Win Big If Weight-Loss Drug Market Hits $100 Billion

Text size Eli Lilly’s diabetes drug Mounjaro beat sales estimates in the second quarter. Daniel Acker/Bloomberg Eli Lilly could reach $50 billion in annual sales from weight-loss drugs by 2030, making the pharmaceutical company one of the big winners from obesity treatments, J.P. Morgan analysts said. The bank’s analysts raised their sales estimates and said … Read more