Here are today’s top headlines.

Source: ‘High probability’ Saudi attack launched from Iranian base near Iraq

Saudi and US investigators have determined “with very high probability” that the weekend attack on the Saudi oil industry was launched from an Iranian base close to the border with Iraq, according to a source familiar with the investigation.

Boris Johnson’s suspension of Parliament in UK Supreme Court: Live updates

The UK Supreme Court on Tuesday will consider whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson acted unlawfully in advising the Queen to suspend, or “prorogue,” Parliament for more than a month. Eleven justices sitting in London must decide between two competing rulings – one from Scotland’s highest civil court, and one from the high court in London, which has jurisdiction in England and Wales.

A Georgia man shot and killed 3 masked teens as they tried to rob him at his home, police say

A Georgia homeowner shot and killed three teens as they approached his residence with their faces covered, authorities said.


He was a Yale graduate, Wall Street banker and entrepreneur. Today he’s homeless in Los Angeles

Shawn Pleasants has the kind of resume that would attract the attention of any job recruiter: high school valedictorian, economics major from Yale University, Wall Street banking jobs, small business entrepreneur. But a few wrong turns in life 10 years ago left him homeless, and today he’s living underneath a tarp in the Koreatown section of Los Angeles.

The world’s largest amphibian is this newly discovered giant salamander

A giant salamander that once lived in the London Zoo and was later on display at the Natural History Museum represents a new species that may be the world’s largest amphibian.

Edward Snowden says he would like to return to the US if he is guaranteed a fair trial

Edward Snowden, who has been living in exile in Russia after leaking American intelligence secrets in 2013, said Monday that he would like to return to the United States if he is guaranteed a fair trial.

The real-life ‘Downton Abbey’ is being listed on Airbnb

Written by Rob Picheta, CNN Highclere Castle, the British stately home better known to millions as Downton Abbey, is now listed on Airbnb. But don’t start packing your evening wear just year — only two guests will get to experience the home, and there’ll be plenty of competition.

China will release 10,000 tons of pork from its national reserves

China will release 10,000 metric tons of pork from its central reserves this week in a bid to stabilize soaring pork prices and cope with a swine fever crisis that has wiped out roughly one third of its pigs.

Elon Musk defends calling rescue worker a ‘pedo’

Elon Musk is hoping to put an end to a defamation lawsuit filed against him after he called a rescue worker in Thailand a “pedo guy.”

SA apologises to Nigeria over xenophobic attacks

South Africa has apologised to Nigeria over a spate of xenophobic attacks which led to a spike in tensions between the two countries. Twelve people were killed earlier this month when mobs attacked foreign-owned businesses, mainly in Johannesburg. A special envoy from South Africa presented an apology to Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday.

Saudi oil attack drones ‘launched from Iran’

The US has reportedly identified locations in Iran from which drones and cruise missiles were launched against the Saudi oil facilities on Saturday. Senior officials told CBS News that the locations were in southern Iran, at the northern end of the Gulf.

The hidden clues to an undiscovered city – BBC Reel

A rediscovered mysterious 18th Century document appears to give clues to a lost ancient township somewhere in a Brazilian National Park. Video by Ana Ahumada

‘I make 50 pairs of sandals a day from used tyres’

The popular footwear enables artisans in Ethiopia to recycle and earn a living at the same time.

Africa Live: World’s best teacher meets Trump in White House – BBC News

Ethiopia has long had a love for the Volkswagen Beetle – first seen in the capital, Addis Ababa, when former emperor Haile Selassie was in power, the AFP news agency reports. More than four decades after his overthrow, the vehicles remain ubiquitous on the streets of the city, in part because of hefty taxes on new cars, the agency says.

Pigeon poops on politician trying to fix pigeon poop problem

A state representative from Illinois who’s trying to do something about an ongoing pigeon poop problem was pooped on by a pigeon, and the whole attack was caught on camera. The unfortunately bombardment happened on live television, when CBS Chicago shot a follow-up story about the cleanliness of the Irving Park Blue Line station.

OnePlus reveals launch date of new 7T series

It’s official: OnePlus is launching its next flagship, the OnePlus 7T, on Sept. 26. There will be a dual launch event on that date, in India and North America. A European launch will follow on Oct. 10. The company announced the reveal dates on Twitter and YouTube on Monday.

Teens are racking up followers on Instagram accounts that only post polls

When Jasmin, a 15-year-old high school student from Canada, created her Instagram account in July, she never expected to gain more than a few hundred followers. Now, she has just over 4,000. She doesn’t post selfies, she doesn’t post pictures of what she’s having for dinner.

A new, faster version of WiFi is coming. Here is what you need to know.

While 5G is the talk of the town, WiFi still has a place in the world, and there’s a new version of it you should know about. The Wi-Fi Alliance announced Monday that it would start offering WiFi 6 certifications to device manufacturers.

Mark Ruffalo smashes Boris Johnson’s attempt to compare the Hulk with Brexit

If you’re going to use metaphors that involve well-loved superheroes, you’d better be prepared for them to strike back. This was something UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson discovered on Sunday after he made the mistake of comparing Britain leaving the EU with the Incredible Hulk breaking free of his restraints.

The ‘Downton Abbey’ movie is the horniest PG-rated film ever

As we close out the decade, only one beloved TV show of the 2010s has achieved the elusive, hallowed achievement of #SixSeasonsAndAMovie: Downton Abbey. From creator Julian Fellowes (who wrote nearly every Downton episode), the film is a thin excuse to reunite us with the likes of Mr. Carson and Mrs.