5 things to know for September 6: Mar-a-Lago, stabbed Canada, Britain, Ukraine, Uvalde
Apple is expected to widely unveil the new iPhone 14 lineup tomorrow. According to some rumors, the company’s newest and most capable smartphones will come with larger screens and improved cameras. But there’s still a big question mark over how much the tech giant will charge in this economy.
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In a significant victory for former President Donald Trump, a federal judge on Monday approved his request to appoint a « special master » in the Mar-a-Lago investigation. That means a third-party attorney from outside the government will be tasked with reviewing documents the FBI seized from Trump’s Florida residence last month. The order, issued by a judge appointed by Trump, temporarily prevents the Justice Department from continuing its review of the seized documents « pending the completion of the master’s special examination or a further court order. » Additionally, the special master might decide that certain materials are prohibited entirely.
A manhunt is underway for one of two brothers suspected of carrying out a stabbing attack in Canada that left 10 dead and 18 injured. The attacks took place Sunday at multiple locations across the province of Saskatchewan and covered 13 crime scenes, authorities said. Hours after the first attack was reported, authorities identified the suspects as two brothers, ages 31 and 30. One of the brothers has since been found dead with injuries that did not appear to be self-inflicted. Her 30-year-old brother with a « long criminal record » is still at large and considered « armed and dangerous », police said.
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Britain will officially have a new Prime Minister today when Liz Truss meets Queen Elizabeth II and is given the formal green light to form a new government. Truss won the Conservative Party leadership race on Monday, beating Rishi Sunak after a campaign that spanned the summer. Now she has to take over one of the biggest economies in the world and win over tens of millions of voters who don’t seem too keen on their new leader. Just 18% of Britons said they had a favorable view of Truss as she prepared to take the job, while 44% said they viewed her unfavorably, according to a poll taken before Truss was announced as the winner. Outgoing Prime Minister Boris Johnson also gave his last speech today and tried to reassure Britons that the UK will ‘come out stronger on the other side’ despite ‘tough times for the economy’ .
Liz Truss went from Liberal Democrat activist to Tory leader
Russia is buying millions of rockets and artillery shells from North Korea for use on the battlefield in Ukraine, a US official told CNN. The purchase indicates that the Russian military continues to suffer from severe supply shortages due in part to export controls and sanctions, according to the official. More than six months into its war in Ukraine, it is estimated that more than 25,000 Russian soldiers have lost their lives and Russia « has yet to achieve any of its strategic objectives », the British Secretary of State said on Monday. Defense, Ben Wallace. Meanwhile, the last operating reactor of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant was disconnected from the power grid due to a fire caused by Russian bombing. The UN nuclear watchdog is expected to release a report today on the state of nuclear safety and security in Ukraine.
Video shows Ukraine attack on key bridge used by Russia
Students in Uvalde, Texas return to class today, just over three months after an 18-year-old gunman opened fire at Robb Elementary School, killing 19 children and two teachers. No students or staff will return to Robb Elementary, the site of the massacre, officials said over the summer. Instead, they will be absorbed into other schools. Some students have also left the school district altogether. Across the district, heightened security measures have been put in place, including law enforcement officers, cameras and fencing. However, some parents and students say changing the scenery will not erase the horror that torments the families of the victims. « I don’t feel like my children are safe…I don’t feel like everything has been done to protect our children, » said a local parent, demanding greater accountability from the from the school district.
Stunning new video shows the wreckage of the Titanic
New images have been released showing the wreckage of the Titanic as it has never been seen before. Watch the video here.
The American scores a stunning upset against Rafael Nadal at US Openot
Frances Tiafoe, a 24-year-old Maryland native, defeated tennis great Rafael Nadal in the fourth round of the US Open on Monday. This is called an upset underdog!
An architect asked artificial intelligence to design the cities of the future
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The actor moved to tears by a standing ovation at the Venice Film Festival
Brendan Fraser’s new film « The Whale » reportedly received a six-minute standing ovation. Adding this movie to your watch list?
22 of the most underrated destinations in the United States
Who said you had to travel abroad to see incredible sites? Check out this list of US destinations that can be a hop, skip, and hop away from you.
That’s the number of people who died after a 6.6 magnitude earthquake hit southwest China’s Sichuan Province on Monday, according to Chinese broadcaster CCTV. Aftershocks are still being felt today and at least a dozen people are still missing, state media said.
« [The glacier] really holds today by its fingernails, and we should expect to see big changes on small time scales in the future, even from year to year.
– Marine geophysicist Robert Larter, warning of Antarctica’s so-called « doomsday glacier » due to its high risk of collapse. The Thwaites Glacier is larger than the state of Florida and is capable of raising sea levels by several feet, scientists say. It is currently eroding along its underwater base as the planet heats up due to the climate crisis.
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An island filled only with rabbits
A short ferry ride from the Hiroshima area of Japan is an island full of rabbits… and no one knows exactly how they got there. (Click here to see)