Here are some of today’s top headlines.
By Fernando Alfonso III, Rob Picheta and Kara Fox, CNN Updated 8:52 a.m. ET, September 4, 2019 Where’s Dorian? It’s about 100 miles off Florida’s east coast. It could reach the coasts of the Carolinas later in the week. Track the storm here. Bahamas: At least 7 people were killed when Dorian devastated the islands.
By Bianca Britton, CNN Updated 8:51 a.m. ET, September 4, 2019 Rebels take control: UK lawmakers take control of the parliamentary agenda from the government Wednesday, one day after dealing Prime Minister Boris Johnson a major defeat in his first Commons vote.
UK authorities seized almost 1.3 tons of heroin with a street value of £120 million ($148 million) from a container ship, in the nation’s largest ever bust involving the drug.
Calling all lovers of diet sodas and sugary beverages. There’s more bad news linking your favorite soft drinks to disease and an earlier death.
A group of Inter Milan fans have claimed monkey chants directed at Romelu Lukaku by Cagliari supporters were not “racist.”
Ariana Grande has a problem with Forever 21.
Written by By Emily Dixon, CNN Esteemed fashion photographer Peter Lindbergh, often credited with the rise of the supermodel, died Tuesday at the age of 74, as announced in a post on his official Instagram account Wednesday.
It was hard to miss Marshall Plumlee on graduation day.
In the first incident of its kind, a European Space Agency (ESA) satellite was forced to perform an evasive maneuver Monday to avoid hitting a SpaceX spacecraft.
(CNN) – Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex, has launched a global sustainable travel initiative, hot on the heels of criticism over his use of private jets when taking vacations. The project, known as Travalyst, will work to encourage sustainable practices in the travel industry and aims to improve conservation, environmental protection and community economic development, according to a statement from Buckingham Palace.
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has said she will withdraw the highly controversial extradition bill which triggered months of protests. The proposal, introduced in April, would have allowed criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China. The bill was suspended in June when Ms Lam called it “dead”, but she stopped short of withdrawing it.
Africans have come out to boycott South Africa after days of looting and violence targeting foreigners in which five people died. Nigerian singers and Zambia’s football team are among those in the boycott. South Africa’s Minister of Social Development Lindiwe Zulu told the BBC the rioters feared losing their jobs to foreigners.
The massive ice sheet covering Greenland may have melted by a record amount this year, scientists have warned. During this year alone, it lost enough ice to raise the average global sea level by more than a millimetre, possibly even more.
Venue: Flushing Meadows, New York Dates: 26 Aug – 8 Sep Coverage: Live text and radio commentary on selected matches on the BBC Sport website and app Five-time champion Roger Federer is out of the US Open after Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov won a late-night thriller to finally beat the Swiss great.
News that the Catholic Archbishop of Kinshasa, Fridolin Ambongo Besungu, is set to become a new cardinal in October has been widely welcomed in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Archbishop Besungu is popular in the country because of the political stand he took against Joseph Kabila’s attempt to cling to the presidency.
Huawei has accused the US government of “using every tool at its disposal” to disrupt its business. In a press release on Tuesday, the Chinese tech giant said the US had launched cyber-attacks to infiltrate its networks and was threatening its employees.
Jimmy Kimmel’s been off for two weeks on vacation, and including the arrival of Hurricane Dorian, a lot has happened. Particularly in the White House, as Kimmel pointed out with a handy list of all the things Donald Trump’s done in the last fortnight. Ready?
YouTube removed more hate speech than ever last quarter, but it still has a lot of work to do. In a post on its official blog on Tuesday, YouTube announced that thanks to its new hate speech policy , the company removed five times the number of videos and channels it did in the first quarter of 2019.
The desserts are no more. Google officially released Android 10, the first version of the software with a non-dessert name. The update, formerly known as Android Q, is rolling out to Pixel phones Tuesday and will be available to other Android handsets later this year.
Does Lucy Cola desperately want a return trip to outer space because the experience is just that amazing? Or is there something she’s trying to get away from in her life back on Earth? This first trailer for Lucy in the Sky, starring Natalie Portman, raises exactly that question.