Here are some of today’s biggest headlines.
On a visit to Scotland late last week, Boris Johnson lost control of a bull — which duly barged into a member of his security detail.
Four crew members of the Golden Ray are still missing nearly 24 hours after the cargo ship overturned in St. Simons Sound off the coast of Georgia.
A powerful typhoon in Japan has left more than 100 flights canceled, 1 million households without power, and transport disrupted across major cities.
India has located the lander from its Chandrayaan-2 mission to soft land a rover on the moon but has not yet been able to establish communication, India’s space agency said.
NBA star Kawhi Leonard’s sister has been charged in the deadly robbery of an 84-year-old woman, report says
The sister of Los Angeles Clippers star Kawhi Leonard is one of two women charged in connection with an assault that left an 84-year-old woman dead, according to a report.
A curious 13-year-old boy discovered a vehicle in a lake in Canada last month, and helped solve the case of a woman who went missing 27 years ago.
Robert Axelrod, who was famous for voicing Lord Zedd and Finster on the ’90s children’s TV series “Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers” has died, his agent announced on Twitter.
Years ago, Bianca Andreescu wrote her name and the prize money for winning the US Open on a mock-up check.
Sudan’s ousted President Omar al-Bashir had sole access to the Presidential Palace room where millions in local and foreign currency were found, a defense witness and former head of the President’s Office said at the deposed leader’s latest court hearing on Saturday.
A new national poll finds former Vice President Joe Biden holding a comfortable lead over the rest of the Democratic field, but a separate survey of early voting states shows a closer contest between Biden and his two top progressive challengers.
Former President Robert Mugabe’s remains are due to be returned to Zimbabwe on Wednesday and the government has confirmed that his funeral will take place over two days this coming weekend. Mr Mugabe died, aged 95, in a hospital in Singapore last week.
Rafael Nadal won his 19th Grand Slam title after holding off Russian Daniil Medvedev’s exhilarating fightback in one of the greatest US Open finals. Spain’s Nadal, 33, won 7-5 6-3 5-7 4-6 6-4 against the fifth seed in New York. Nadal, seeded second, was cruising at two sets and a break up, only for Medvedev to force a decider.
South Africans have disrupted a speech in Johannesburg by a veteran politician who was trying to quell tensions following a recent wave of deadly riots and xenophobic attacks. Mangosuthu Buthelezi was heckled by a rowdy section of the crowd. Dozens of men marched through the area calling for foreigners to leave.
Nigeria could be facing a fiscal crisis if it doesn’t improve its ability to collect taxes, the authorities have warned. Government expenditure has doubled and debt servicing costs have grown, but revenues have missed their targets by at least 45% a year since 2015.
The number of tourists visiting Hong Kong tumbled in August as anti-government protests gripped the city, in a sign of the mounting economic cost of the unrest. In a blog post, Hong Kong Financial Secretary Paul Chan said visitor numbers fell almost 40% from last year.
It was on 8 June 1708 that Spanish galleon San José erupted into flames off the coast of Cartagena, Colombia. The ship had been at battle with the British since late afternoon, and by night, the 62-cannon galleon had disappeared into the Caribbean Sea.
A large scale “malicious attack” has knocked out access to Wikipedia across parts of Europe and the Middle East, according to multiple reports and the Wikimedia Foundation. According to Wikimedia, the attacks began Friday and have continued through the weekend. In a statement, the foundation condemned the attack and said it was carried out by “‘bad faith’ actors.”
It’s the X button. It’s always been the X button. And until PlayStation controllers fundamentally change, it will always be the X button. That wasn’t the message PlayStation UK’s Twitter account put out into the world on Thursday. The four “face” buttons on the PlayStation’s DualShock controllers are Triangle, Circle, Square, and…
A new country says Google and Facebook may have interfered in its elections – just maybe not the one you’d expect. Officials in Russia have said that Google and Facebook published election-related ads in violation of the country’s laws, Reuters reported. Yes, you read that correctly: Russia is accusing the two tech giants of election interference.
More than a week after researchers at Google detailed one of the most serious iPhone exploits in recent memory, Apple has responded. In a statement published Friday, Apple went on the defensive, saying that Google researchers were “stoking fear” and had exaggerated the seriousness of the attack.
Elon Musk is doing that thing again where he casually drops news that people care about into random Twitter replies. It happened on Saturday, when a Twitter user asked the Tesla CEO for an update on when the company will reveal its pickup truck.
Well, this is one musical we never thought we’d see. Microsoft the Musical is a short performance running through a brief history of the technology company founded by Bill Gates.
At Apple, Jony Ive’s designs disrupted the computer and mobile phone markets. Now, in his (imminent) post-Apple life, Ive has delivered a fresh spin on the diamond ring. The so-called “(RED) Ring,” which Ive designed alongside Marc Newsom, his partner in the new design firm LoveFrom, is made entirely out of diamond.