Here are some of today’s top headlines.

Trump has been clobbered by the courts — and there may be more ahead

The third branch of government last week began to exact a revenge on the President. And there’s likely to be more bad news for Donald Trump from the federal courts system as the US House’s impeachment inquiry progresses.

Washington Post: US envoy to the European Union to tell Congress Trump relayed to him ‘no quid pro quo’ text

The US ambassador to the European Union, Gordon Sondland, is expected to tell Congress this week that President Donald Trump relayed to him directly in a phone call the content of a text message that Sondland sent denying quid pro quo, The Washington Post reported Saturday, citing a person familiar with his testimony.

Japan’s deadly Typhoon Hagibis leaves trail of destruction

Typhoon Hagibis weakened to a tropical depression as it continued to move across central Japan on Sunday, leaving at least 15 people dead and more than 140 injured in its wake.

China President Xi Jinping’s balancing act over Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s summer of discontent has spilled over into fall, bringing with it tear gas, petrol bombs and widespread transport disruptions — all the elements that have divided the city during four months of unrest.

Footballers’ wives at war change Britain forever

At 10:29 a.m., on a bright but otherwise unremarkable Wednesday morning, Britain changed forever — thanks to a single tweet from the wife of a star footballer.

Huge cruise ship squeezes through Greek canal to claim record

Cruise passengers held their breath as a 22.5 meter wide (CNN) – cruise liner became the largest boat to pass through Greece’s narrow Corinth Canal, according to its operator.

Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge smashes two-hour marathon barrier

Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge has successfully completed the first ever marathon under two hours in the Austrian capital of Vienna, two years since he fell 25 seconds short.

The world’s best hotel for 2019 revealed

(CNN) – Imagine if you were a better person. More beautiful, more cultured, with exquisite taste and a well-upholstered bank account. Now imagine what your home would be like. Lisbon’s Casa Fortunato, a teensy hotel run in an Amoreiras townhouse by architect couple António Falcão Costa Lopes and Filipa Fortunato, is a bit like that.

The train company rebuilding South Africa’s commuter fleet

French-South African company Gibela has 10 years to make 600 trains to modernize South Africa’s railways.

Rudy Giuliani Reportedly Under Investigation For Links To U.S. Ambassador’s Recall

Federal prosecutors are investigating President Donald Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani’s links to the sudden recall in May of the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, The New York Times reported Friday. Manhattan investigators are looking into whether Giuliani violated lobbying laws that protect the U.S. government from covert foreign influence, sources told the Times.

Trump’s Betrayal Of The Kurds Will Echo For Generations

Azad Murad is the kind of person who will pay the price for President Donald Trump ‘s decision to endorse a Turkish offensive against Kurds in Syria. He is a 40-year-old civilian who lives with his three young daughters, his wife and his parents, 75 and 65, in the city of Qamishli, right on the border with Turkey.

2 People Shot After Gunman Opened Fire During N.H. Church Wedding Service

PELHAM, N.H. (AP) – A gunman opened fire at a wedding ceremony inside a New Hampshire church Saturday, shooting two people including the presiding bishop before guests tackled the shooter and pinned him to the ground until police arrived, authorities said.

People Are In Tears Over This Athlete’s Superhuman Marathon Run

Eliud Kipchoge on Saturday became the first person in history to run a 26.2-mile marathon in less than two hours. The 34-year-old from Kenya clocked in with an astonishing 1:59:40 at the INEOS 1:59 Challenge event in Vienna, Austria. “I’m feeling good,” Kipchoge said after the run.

Warren Takes Facebook’s Ad Policy, Fires It Right Back At Zuckerberg And Trump

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is taking advantage of Facebook’s rules to prove a point about the social network’s refusal to ban posting false ads and statements from politicians. The Democratic presidential candidate is running an ad that begins with “breaking news” that then goes on to make the (fake) claim that the company and its CEO Mark Zuckerberg “just endorsed Donald Trump for re-election” in 2020.

What’s going on with Blizzard esports, Blitzchung, and China?

Blizzard finally spoke up on Friday after nearly a week of upheaval on the professional Hearthstone circuit. But before we can get into that, it’s important to understand what let to Friday’s statement. It all started on Monday when pro player Chung “Blitzchung” Ng Wai used an appearance on an official stream to make a political statement.

Donald Trump Jr. tried to insult Kamala Harris. It backfired spectacularly.

Members of the Trump family should think twice before challenging the 2020 Democratic candidates on Twitter. They’re witty, they’re not afraid to speak their minds, and they will tweet back. Just ask Donald Trump Jr., who recently tried to insult California Senator and Democratic candidate Kamala Harris. On Friday, Trump Jr.

26 things that take longer than it took Eliud Kipchoge to run his record-shattering marathon

On Saturday morning, Eliud Kipchoge did something previously thought impossible. Crossing the finish line at the INEOS 1:59 Challenge in Vienna, Austria at 1 hour, 59 minutes, and 40 seconds, the Kenyan runner became the first person to ever run 26.2 miles in less than two hours .

Unsurprisingly, TV streaming devices are collecting data, too

A new report seems to confirm what you could probably already guess: that, like every other device you own, some TV streaming devices are collecting lots of data about what you do. The report comes from Princeton University and the University of Chicago, and focuses on two platforms: Roku and Amazon Fire TV.

Google is bankrolling climate deniers, report reveals. Here’s the 3 most problematic ways.

Google is helping to fund several major climate deniers despite “its insistence that it supports political action on the climate crisis,” claims an in-depth Guardian investigation. The tech giant’s website names as “beneficiaries of its political giving” more than a dozen organisations that have “campaigned against climate legislation, questioned the need for action, or actively sought to roll back Obama-era environmental protections,” writes Guardian investigations correspondent Stephanie Kirchgaessner.

Google’s unique new Chromebook laptop leaked in photos and video

Google’s got a big event coming up next week and one of the few potential surprises just got leaked to oblivion. Alright, well, “surprise” is probably a stretch. 9to5Google managed to get their hands on a prototype model of Google’s new laptop, which is supposedly called Pixelbook Go.