Top Stories: Childbirth Danger To U.S. Moms; Amtrak Engineer Charged In Crash

May 12, 2017

Good morning, here are our early stories:

— Focus On Infants During Childbirth Leaves U.S. Moms In Danger.

— DHS Considers Carry-On Laptop Ban On Flights From Europe.

— Judge Orders Charges Brought Against Amtrak Engineer, Reversing Prosecutors’ Decision.

— After Conflict-Of Interest Flap, No China Meetings For Kushner Companies This Weekend.

— Sessions Tells Prosecutors To Seek ‘Most Serious’ Charges, Stricter Sentences.

And here are more early headlines:

Suspected Tornado, Huge Hail Strike Oklahoma, No Injuries. (

Justice Dept. Investigating Fatal Police Shooting Of Texas Teen. (Reuters)

Brazil Calls End To Zika Emergency As Cases Drop. (Deutsche Welle)

Venezuelan Military Members Arrested; Protests Continue. (AP)

Dutch Group To Start Cleaning Up Huge Ocean Garbage Patch. (VOA)

Malaysian Firefighters Rescue Turtle Stuck In Grate. (AP)

Zimbabwean Leader Not Asleep; Just “Resting” Eyes. (BBC)

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