John Edwards looking to open new law firm
June 5th, 2013
07:35 AM ET
2 years ago

John Edwards looking to open new law firm

(CNN) - Former Sen. John Edwards is looking to open a new law firm this September, a source told CNN’s Chris Cuomo.

The firm will be based in Raleigh, North Carolina, and will focus on plaintiff work, the source said. Before entering politics, Edwards was a nationally known attorney who specialized in representing plaintiffs in medical malpractice, personal injury and product liability lawsuits, earning millions.
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June 5th, 2013
07:16 AM ET
2 years ago

Obama's national security adviser to resign, Rice to step in

Updated 8:41 a.m. ET Wednesday 6/5

(CNN) – Susan Rice, United States ambassador to the United Nations, will replace Tom Donilon as President Barack Obama's national security adviser, a senior administration official said Wednesday.

The president will announce the personnel change Wednesday afternoon at the White House, an administration official said.
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In NH, conservatives seek to score political points on health care
June 5th, 2013
06:34 AM ET
2 years ago

In NH, conservatives seek to score political points on health care

Washington (CNN) – The battle over Obamacare will hit the New Hampshire airwaves Wednesday by way of a new television ad accusing Sen. Jeanne Shaheen of supporting a health care law that will financially hurt American families.

Heading into 2014, Republicans are expected to increase their criticism of the health care law - which GOP strategists think will be a winning political issue in the midterm elections.

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CNN Washington AM Note
June 5th, 2013
06:11 AM ET
2 years ago

CNN Washington AM Note

NATIONAL:

CNN: Fires, floods, storms: Mother Nature sends extremes across U.S.

Tempestuous weather is striking the United States on four fronts. It seems as if Mother Nature is trying to throw much of the nation one extreme or another. Here's a roundup: An area of "disturbed weather" in the Gulf of Mexico, off the Yucatan Peninsula, could bring heavy rain and flooding to the Florida Peninsula and the Georgia and Carolina coasts by Thursday, CNN meteorologist Sean Morris said. …A 32,000-acre wildfire is burning some old-growth chaparral that lies in the western tip of the Mojave Desert in northern Los Angeles County. …The mighty Mississippi River is now at major flood stage in St. Louis, but the worst of it is over and waters will recede this week, Morris said. The river has risen to more than 10 feet above flood stage.

CNN: Parents of Boston bombing suspect share phone call with son

Inside their dark, barren home in Dagestan, Zubeidat and Anzor Tsarnaev finally hear the voice they've been longing to hear for weeks. It's the voice of their only surviving son, Dzhokhar. To the outside world, he's suspected of helping to launch a gruesome attack at the Boston Marathon that killed three people and maimed dozens more. But to the Tsarnaevs, Dzhokhar is an innocent teen who has been victimized by the American justice system. In an exclusive interview with CNN affiliate ITN, Zubeidat Tsarnaev plays a recorded phone call with her 19-year-old son. It's their first conversation since Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was shot and arrested in April.

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