Here are today’s top headlines.
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.
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 homeowner shot and killed three teens as they approached his residence with their faces covered, authorities said.
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.
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, 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.
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 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 is hoping to put an end to a defamation lawsuit filed against him after he called a rescue worker in Thailand a “pedo guy.”
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.
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.
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
The popular footwear enables artisans in Ethiopia to recycle and earn a living at the same time.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.