Developing now, Monday, August 6, 2018
- A black SUV was seen in the neighborhood where Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts was staying the night she disappeared, a neighbor tells FOX News, as investigators look for possible new clues
- President Trump and his attorney Jay Sekulow clarify previous statements about the controversial June 2016 meeting at the Trump Tower between Donald Trump Jr, campaign officials and Russian lawyer
- At least 91 people are now dead and hundreds injured after a powerful earthquake rocked Indonesia's Lombok Island, near Bali
- At least 63 people reportedly were shot, 10 fatally, during the weekend in Chicago
- Charlotte Rae, best known for her role as Mrs. Garrett on "The Facts of Life" and "Diff'rent Strokes," has died at age 92
Authorities on Sunday said they've been following up on "hundreds" of leads in Tibbetts' disappearance. The missing University of Iowa sophomore was last seen on July 18 jogging in the area, where she was dog-sitting at her boyfriend's home. Also on Sunday, an FBI agent briefly questioned Wayne Cheney, the owner of a nearby farm for the third time in connection with Tibbetts' disappearance, although it's unclear why. The FBI last week searched Cheney's home and some of his property, and looked through his cellphone. He claimed that law enforcement asked him on Thursday to take a polygraph test, but he refused to do so. Cheney has told FOX News he was not involved in the 20-year-old's disappearance.
- What's behind claims of reports about a rash of missing persons in Iowa?
- The disappearance of Mollie Tibbetts: A timeline of events
Sekulow's comments came shortly after Trump tweeted another acknowledgment that the meeting was "to get information on an opponent," which he characterized as "totally legal and done all the time in politics -- and it went nowhere." Trump last year said on Twitter that "most politicians would have gone to a meeting like the one Don jr attended in order to get info on an opponent. That's politics!" Donald Trump Jr., his brother-in-law Jared Kushner, and then-campaign chairman Paul Manafort were known to have attended the meeting with Kremlin-linked attorney Natalia Veselnitskaya.
An initial July 2017 statement, dictated by President Trump and issued by Trump Jr. immediately after the meeting came to light, read in part: "We primarily discussed a program about the adoption of Russian children that was active and popular with American families years ago." The statement made no mention of Trump officials seeking damaging information on Hillary Clinton.
- Midterm meddling: Here's how the U.S. is keeping its election system safe from Russian interference.
- Manafort accountant with immunity admits having reservations about tax filings
- Judge cautions Mueller team on high bar for Manafort conviction in tax fraud trial
SUNDAY, BLOODY SUNDAY: A bloody weekend in Chicago saw at least 63 reportedly people shot, 10 fatally, since Friday officials said, in a city that earlier had touted its decreasing crime and violence numbers ... 42 people reportedly were wounded, four fatally, in a series of shootings on Sunday alone. Some of the people shot were teenagers, according to the reports. Officials said 25 people were shot within two and a half hours Sunday. Chicago Police Chief of Patrol Fred Waller at a news conference Sunday afternoon said: “We know that some of these incidents were targeted, and are related to gang conflicts in those areas.” The shooting spree began around 11 a.m. Saturday when a 38-year-old man was shot in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood, the Tribune reported.
- Gianno Caldwell: Chicago's gun violence is intolerable -- Trump should provide help
- This is not a 'Trump-Free Zone': Chicago protesters march over violence, demand ouster of Rahm Emanuel
- Charlotte Rae: 'Alcohol became my drug of choice'
AS SEEN ON FOX NEWS WEEKEND
THE NEW YORK 'SOCIALIST' TIMES? - "Here's my favorite quote from 'The Godfather': We're gonna make you an offer you can't refuse. Stop your resistance. Stop your obstruction. Stop the hypocrisy and get on board with making America great again, or get outta the way." – Judge Jeanine Pirro, in her "Opening Statement" on "Justice with Judge Jeanine," blasting the New York Times over its latest editorial board hire, tech writer Sarah Jeong. WATCH
CULTURAL CLIMATE IN A 'PETTY AND LOW PLACE': "We cannot sacrifice people in need on the altar of our egos and political ideologies." – Pastor Van Moody, who met with President Trump last week, telling "FOX & Friends Weekend" that the criticism following his meeting is a "sad commentary" for the country. WATCH
American Airlines passenger kicked off flight after buying seat for her $30,000 cello.
Twitter 'bots' crackdown sweeps up Trump supporters who tweet very often.
ICYMI: NFL legend makes political statement during Hall of Fame speech.
Suspect accused of threatening House GOP leaders had ammo, gun receipts, affidavit says.
U.S. to restore sanctions suspended under Obama Iran deal.
Bolton: 'No US government involvement' in attempted drone assassination of Venezuelan President Maduro.
ACROSS THE NATION
'Hidden in Holmes' mind': Psychologist describes findings after spending hours with Aurora movie theater killer.
Investigation of Ohio State coach in ex-assistant's domestic abuse case to be led by outside firm.
11 kids found on 'filthy' New Mexico compound during search for missing 3-year-old boy, sheriff says.
Army soldier's lost dog found after escaping from Colorado foster home two months ago.
MINDING YOUR BUSINESS
Sanctions, tariffs and earnings headline the week ahead.
Profits rising at big U.S. firms
HSBC reports first-half profit rises 4.6 percent.
California gas tax repeal effort could help GOP candidates.
Buyers in expensive neighborhoods find more homes for sale.
More change ahead for New York's shrinking garment district.
FOX NEWS OPINION
Newt Gingrich: Ignoring health care could spell disaster for Republicans in 2018 elections.
Peter. J. Wallison: Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court could help restore the power of Congress vs. the administrative state.
Liz Peek: Obama stiffs Ocasio-Cortez as Democrats weigh whether she hurts or helps them in November.
'OBJECTified' Interview: Pamela Anderson describes 'romantic kind of connection' with Julian Assange.
Demi Lovato issues first public statement on social media following overdose: 'I will keep fighting.'
Mila Kunis reveals she argued with a family member of Ashton Kutcher over Donald Trump.
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Man's 'cheap and rude' tipping method goes viral.
Mare stuck in mud is rescued by volunteers in Ireland.
Nutella maker Ferrero looking for taste testers to work in Italy, reports say.
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