Trump Scraps New Air Force One, Calls Costs ‘Out Of Control’; Audio ExcerptThe government should cancel its multibillion-dollar order for new Air Force One presidential planes, Donald Trump declared Tuesday, serving notice he’s ready to jump in and start making decisions six weeks before his inauguration. Costs for the two Boeing 747s are “totally out of control,” Trump told reporters in the lobby of his New York skyscraper.
Report: Red Sox Acquire Chris Sale From Chicago White Sox; Audio ExcerptThe Red Sox have acquired lefty Chris Sale from the Chicago White Sox at the Winter Meetings, according to Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal. Boston will reportedly send Yoan Moncada, Michael Kopech, and two other prospects to Chicago as part of the deal.
Amazon Go Grocery Store Is Checkout Free; Audio ExcerptAmazon is testing a grocery store model in Seattle that works without checkout lines. Called Amazon Go, shoppers scan their Amazon app when they enter the store, and then sensors register items that shoppers pick up and automatically charge them to the Amazon app.
Red Sox Appear To Have Plenty Of Faith In Pablo Sandoval; Audio ExcerptThe Boston Red Sox have high hopes for Pablo Sandoval making an impact on the 2017 season. It was evident on Monday when manager John Farrell called the third baseman “one of the keys” for a Red Sox team looking to replace David Ortiz’s production in the lineup.
Report: Red Sox Trade Travis Shaw To Brewers For Tyler Thornburg; Audio ExcerptThe Red Sox reportedly made a trade on Tuesday, shipping third baseman Travis Shaw to Milwaukee in exchange for relief pitcher Tyler Thornburg. Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports tweeted the news on Tuesday morning.
Charges Possible In Deadly Oakland Warehouse Fire; Audio ExcerptProsecutors say charges are possible after more than 30 people were killed in a warehouse fire in Oakland, California. Some people managed to text loved ones goodbye and “I love you” before they died in an Oakland warehouse fire that claimed three dozen lives, officials said, as heart-rending reports of victims’ last moments emerged from the most lethal building fire in the U.S. in more than a decade.