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French rapper MHD gets 12 years in jail for murder – (BBC News)
MHD, a pioneer of "Afro trap" music, was tried for the gang murder of a young man in Paris in 2018.

UNGA Briefing: There's one more day to go after a break — but first, here's what you missed – (Associated Press)
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — It's almost the end of the U.N. General Assembly high-level meeting that brings world leaders together at U.N.

Ukraine war: How Zelensky is grappling with Western war fatigue – (BBC News)
Ukraine’s leader has always been comfortable campaigning for help - now he’s having to negotiate.

Osiris-Rex: Nasa awaits fiery return of asteroid Bennu samples – (BBC News)
A capsule carrying rocky debris from asteroid Bennu is about to streak through the sky above Utah.

Florida police stop 10-year-old driver on highway – (BBC News)
Boy and 11-year-old sister found 200 miles from where they were reported missing by mother.

Rare 'Dumbo' octopus filmed in deep sea – (BBC News)
An octopus with ear-like fins resembling the Disney character was filmed at a depth of more than 1,000 metres.

Ireland earn statement win over holders South Africa – (BBC News)
Ireland wrestle control of Pool B with a statement win over holders South Africa in a low scoring but riveting World Cup slugfest in Paris.

AI-generated naked child images shock Spanish town of Almendralejo – (BBC News)
More than 20 Spanish girls in the small town of Almendralejo have so far come forward as victims.

Suella Braverman, UK interior minister, to raise 'unsustainable' migration pressures during U.S. visit – (Reuters)
British interior minister Suella Braverman will raise the "the unsustainable pressures" created by illegal migration when she makes a three-day visit to the U.S. this week, her office said on Sunday.

Menendez gains a primary opponent as calls for his resignation grow after indictment – (Associated Press)
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Andy Kim of New Jersey announced on Saturday that he will run against Sen. Robert Menendez in the state’s Democratic primary for Senate next year, saying he feels compelled to run against the three-term senator after he and his wife wer…

Kim Jong Un tells Xi Jinping in letter he hopes to promote cooperation – (Reuters)
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has vowed to promote cooperative relations with China in a letter to President Xi Jinping, the North's state media KCNA reported on Sunday.

Fire in shop kills 35 people in southeastern Benin – (Reuters)
At least 35 people were killed in southeastern Benin on Saturday after a fire broke out at a shop where witnesses said gasoline was being unloaded, a justice ministry representative said.

Bangladesh FM says not bothered by US visa curbs, promises free elections – (Al Jazeera English)
Abdul Momen tells Al Jazeera that Bangladesh is capable of conducting free and fair polls in the wake of US visa curbs.

‘Empire of lies’: Russia’s Lavrov slams West in UN speech – (Al Jazeera English)
Russia’s foreign minister glosses over Ukraine, accuses Western allies of neo-colonialism at the UN General Assembly.

Karabakh Armenians say ceasefire being implemented, aid is arriving – (Reuters)
The ethnic Armenian leadership of breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh said on Saturday that the terms of their ceasefire with Azerbaijan were being implemented, with work proceeding on the delivery of humanitarian aid and evacuation of the wounded.

Birthplace of the atomic bomb braces for its biggest mission since the top-secret Manhattan Project – (Associated Press)
LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) — Los Alamos was the perfect spot for the U.S. government’s top-secret Manhattan Project.Almost overnight, the ranching enclave on a remote plateau in northern New Mexico was transformed into a makeshift home for scientists, engineers an…

Aid enters Nagorno-Karabakh as Armenia separatists lay down weapons – (Al Jazeera English)
Azerbaijan claims ‘demilitarisation’ of separatists is ongoing in close cooperation with Russian peacekeepers.

Ukraine's Zelenskiy stops over in Poland to award two volunteers – (Reuters)
Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy awarded two Polish volunteers state awards during a stopover on Saturday, but did not meet any officials as relations between the two countries are <a href="/world/europe/polish-president-says-ukrainian-grain-row-wont-s…

US diplomat says intelligence from 'Five Eyes' nations helped Canada to link India to Sikh's killing – (Associated Press)
TORONTO (AP) — Information shared by members of an intelligence-sharing alliance was part of what Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau used to make public allegations of the Indian government's possible involvement in the assassination of a Sikh Canadian, t…

Speaker McCarthy is giving hard-right Republicans what they want. But it never seems to be enough. – (Associated Press)
WASHINGTON (AP) — Staring down a fast-approaching government shutdown that threatens to disrupt life for millions of Americans, Speaker Kevin McCarthy has turned to a strategy that so far has preserved his tenuous hold on House leadership but also marked it b…

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Even 1.4 billion people can’t fill all of China’s vacant homes, ex-official admits – (CNN)
Even China’s population of 1.4 billion would not be enough to fill all the empty apartments littered across the country, a former official said on Saturday, in a rare public critique of the country’s crisis-hit property market.

2 Florida kids stole their mother’s car after she took away their electronics and they were pulled over 200 miles away, authorities say – (CNN)
Authorities in north Florida were surprised to discover a 10-year-old behind the wheel when they pulled over a stolen vehicle this week.

Junior at Division III school becomes first woman non-kicker to appear in college football game – (Fox News)
Shenandoah University's Haley Van Voorhis became the first woman to play in a college football game at a position other than kicke Saturday in a 48-7 win.

George Conway on Giuliani's 'problem' amid Cassidy Hutchinson's allegations - CNN Video – (CNN)
Conservative lawyer George Conway discusses what he thinks about Rudy Giuliani following Cassidy Hutchinson's allegations against the former Trump attorney. Hutchinson, the former Trump White House aide, claims in her new book that Giuliani groped her backsta…

No. 19 Colorado routed in Oregon against 10th-ranked Ducks after Dan Lanning rips Buffaloes before game – (Fox News)
The Oregon Ducks talked the talk, and they walked the walk. After a fiery pregame speech by their head coach, the Ducks blew out Colorado Saturday.

Operator of bus involved in fatal New York crash was listed by the state as an ‘unacceptable operator’ after failing several safety inspections – (CNN)
The transportation company that owns the bus involved in a fatal crash in New York this week while bringing high school students to a band camp was listed as an “unacceptable operator” by the state after failing several safety inspections since 2022.

NY Post reporter barred from entering multiple fine NYC eateries for dressing like Fetterman at Senate – (Fox News)
A New York Post reporter was barred from multiple fine dining establishments in New York City while trying to enter dressed like Sen. John Fetterman, D-Pa.

Florida alligator spotted with ‘body in his mouth’ – (Fox News)
Florida officials killed a 13-foot alligator on Friday afternoon after it was seen carrying human remains near a waterway in Pinellas County.

Rite Aid to close hundreds of stores in bankruptcy: report – (Fox News)
Retail pharmacy Rite Aid is reportedly in talks to close as many as 500 stores as the Philadelphia-based company plans to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, according to a report.

An FBI tactical team rescued a kidnapped 17-year-old from a California motel, source says – (CNN)
An FBI special weapons and tactics team stormed a Southern California motel Friday morning, rescuing a kidnapped 17-year-old boy who was being held for ransom, a law enforcement source familiar with the operation told CNN.

New Jersey sparks terror fears with ‘see something, say something’ roadway campaign – (Fox News)
Variable message signs installed on New Jersey highways read, "Suspect Terrorism? See Something, Say Something," which has disturbed residents and caused fear of terror

Wife of South Carolina Republican congressman files for divorce, alleges ‘extramarital’ affair – (Fox News)
The wife of Rep. Jeff Duncan, R-S.C., filed for divorce Friday evening, alleging the congressman engaged in at least one affair during the couple's 35-year marriage.

Watch: Florida unveils new high-speed rail line. What does this mean for the rest of the country? | CNN Business – (CNN)
CNN’s Pete Muntean gets an exclusive look at Brightline’s new fast-speed rail line in Florida going from Orlando to Miami with a stop at West Palm Beach and explains what it could mean for the rest of the country.

Country music’s Maren Morris goes woke, blasts Trump. Why did she take her ’80s Mercedes out of town? – (Fox News)
Country music star Maren Morris made a startling announcement recently. She's leaving the genre that shot her to fame. And she's blaming Donald Trump.

Video: Short on amoxicillin? CNN medical correspondent explains what to do | CNN – (CNN)
Liquid formulations of the common antibiotic amoxicillin are in short supply for the second year in a row, according to the FDA. CNN medical correspondent Meg Tirrell reports.

Lauren Boebert addresses theater incident: ‘I messed up’ – (Fox News)
Rep. Lauren Boebert, R-Colo., was criticized for allegedly untoward behavior during a performance of "Beetlejuice" that led her to be ejected from the theater.

As DeSantis falters, the race for second place in the GOP primary is open again – (CNN)
A furious scramble for second place is underway in the crowded Republican primary contest, with candidates vying for an opportunity to directly take on front-runner Donald Trump. The position, once held by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, now appears to be more of …

Newsom vetoes bill that would require parents to affirm child’s gender identity in custody battles – (Fox News)
California Gov. Gavin Newsom vetoed a bill that would have required judges to consider if a parent has affirmed their child's gender identity when deciding child custody cases.

Tropical Storm Ophelia makes landfall in North Carolina and will now trek up the East Coast – (CNN)
Tropical Storm Ophelia is heading up the East Coast after making landfall near Emerald Isle, North Carolina, early Saturday, delivering heavy rain, strong winds and coastal flooding well beyond its center.

Opinion: When will colleges stand up to campus antisemites? – (CNN)
University of Pennsylvania hosts a controversial conference as rising antisemitism across campuses removes opportunities for dialogue and debate, compromising the safety of Jewish students, writes Jonathan Greenblatt.

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