Tuesday, July 30, 2013
|1. Maria covers today’s top news stories including but not limited to . . . home prices continued to gain steam in May even as mortgage rates climbed. “Fifty Shades of Grey” in the news as the cause in a rise of emergency calls from people stuck in all kinds of awkward situations – some involving handcuffs and that it is the preferred reading material among captives held at the Guantanamo detention camp.
2. FBI arrested 150 people across the U.S. on charges of holding children against their will for prostitution as part of Operation Cross Country. San Diego City Council to consider today the request by Mayor Bob Filner to pay the legal bills in a lawsuit filed by his former communications director, 7 of 9 who have asked for his resignation.
3. Perhaps the world’s largest biggest jewelry heist occurred on Sunday at the Carlton Intercontinental Hotel in Cannes, valued at $136 Million. The 13-year old girl that Roman Polanski raped in 1977 is finally telling her full story after nearly 35 years of silence. The book goes on sale September 17th and the cover is a close-up shot of the teenager taken on February 20, 1977, less than three weeks before Polanski raped her and it was taken by Polanski himself! And other stories . . .