Here are the top stories for Monday, Sept. 28th: Trump, Biden to square off in first 2020 debate; Chines executive back in Canadian court; Spain doctors strike for week; New wildfire forces more evacuations in California.
CHRIS HAVLIK: This is "AP News Minute."
President Donald Trump and his democratic rival, Joe Biden, are set to square off in their first face to face debate of the 2020 presidential election on Tuesday. The debate will look different this year. Because of COVID considerations, there will be no handshakes or opening statements. To start, moderator Chris Wallace of Fox News will begin by posing the first question to Trump.
Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou is back in a Vancouver court Monday to argue her extradition to the US should be halted because her rights have been violated. The chief financial officer of the Chinese tech giant was arrested at Vancouver's airport in 2018 at the request of the US, who want her extradited to face fraud charges.
Hundreds of medical residents in Catalonia have begun a second week of strikes, demanding better working conditions, better training, and better pay. The doctors say the pandemic has forced them onto the frontline of hospitals and primary health care centers without adequate training and guidance.
And California firefighters battled destructive new wildfires in the famed Napa-Sonoma wine region that have forced hasty evacuations of neighborhoods. So far this year, more than 8,100 California wildfires have scorched over 5,700 square miles, destroying more than 7,000 buildings and killing 26 people.
Chris Havlik, Associated Press, with "AP News Minute."