In an angry and emotional speech at the United Nations climate summit on Monday, Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg tore into world leaders for failing to act. "This is all wrong," Thunberg said, reading from a piece of paper. "How dare you continue to look away and come here saying you are doing enough," Thunberg added.
Skies over Indonesia turned a shade of blood red this weekend, leaving some locals frightened by their surroundings. The phenomenon, which occurred mainly in the nation's Jambi province, was caused by the ongoing forest fires that have endangered large parts of the country. Rayleigh scattering is the reason the sky usually appears blue, but in this case, particles released by the fires turned everything a deep, dark red.
A Texas high school is struggling to come to terms with the death of a 16-year-old football player after he suddenly collapsed last Friday and died in his twin brother's arms, KXAS reports. Deshaud Williams, a sophomore who played defensive tackle at Lewisville High School, died last week after running and playing tag at a parking lot with his brother Dashaud. "We started jogging a little bit more, and he was like, 'Da, I can't breathe,'" Dashaud recalled.
A police commander in the central Mexican state of Guanajuato was killed Monday by unidentified attackers, local officials said. Sergio Morales Casas was a more than 25-year veteran of the Celaya police force, the city said in a statement that condemned the slaying. Local officials there disputed accusations by a drug cartel that authorities favored a rival gang.
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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said he expected to have a "meaningful, powerful" meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump this week, and Kiev needed the support of Washington. He added that he hoped there would soon be a meeting of the leaders of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany on the conflict Ukraine's eastern Donbass region, he added in a statement issued on Tuesday. "We want to come out of this meeting with some results on the specific terms for ending the war and returning our territories," Zelenskiy added.
Any hope that Americans may one day see Trump's new press secretary taking questions from reporters in a formal White House press briefing went out the window on Monday morning when Stephanie Grisham sat down for her first appearance on "Fox & Friends" since taking over for Sarah Huckabee Sanders earlier this year.
A missing U.S. marine from Arizona was found safe in Texas late Saturday evening. Job Wallace, 20, was contacted by members of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, where he was taken into custody and transported back to Camp Pendleton in Southern California where he is stationed. Wallace was taken into custody without incident by NCIS and local law enforcement tonight at a rest area in Navarro County, Texas," Thomas said in a written statement released to The Arizona Republic.
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said impeachment “may be the only remedy” if President Trump pressured Ukraine to investigate one of his 2020 opponents, Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden. “If the president is essentially withholding military aid at the same time that he is trying to browbeat a foreign leader into doing something illicit that is providing dirt on his opponent during a presidential campaign, then that may be the only remedy that is coequal to the evil that conduct represents,” said Schiff, D-Calif., on CNN's “State of the Union” Sunday. Days after news broke about an anonymous intelligence official who filed a whistleblower complaint involving a July 25 conversation between Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, the Wall Street Journal reported that Trump urged Zelensky about eight times to investigate Biden's son Hunter, who sat on the board of a Ukrainian gas company when Biden served as vice president.
The Sussexes kicked off their 10-day royal tour of Africa on Monday. And while baby Archie has yet to make an official appearance alongside his parents, the nearly five-month-old was already honored during Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's first visit to the Nyanga township. Following the Duchess of Sussex's powerful speech on her experience as a "woman of color" and the importance of women's rights, it was announced that Archie would be gifted a traditional South African name from the organization Justice Desk, which had hosted the couple for the morning.
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French President Emmanuel Macron has annoyed Poland and irritated France's climate activists by urging them to move their protests from Paris to Poland, a European Union nation that is heavily dependent on coal. Poland, which relies on coal for some 80% of its energy, is treading cautiously on cutting coal. The country has a long tradition of coal mining, a major employer that offers tens of thousands of jobs in the southern Silesia region.
The recent drone and missile attacks at Abiqaiq, the Saudi's largest oil processing center, caused the worst sudden supply disruption in history, knocking out nearly 6 million barrels per day, half of the country's total production and about 5% of global supply. But not much happened in the aftermath. There's been renewed rhetorical fire and fury between Iran and the U.S., a plan to deploy U.S. “air and missile defense” troops in Saudi Arabia, and a promised increase in U.S. sanctions.
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Monday praised a historian whose comments about the killers of a prominent industrialist in the 1970s sparked an angry response from a top business lobby and other corporate leaders. Last week, Pedro Salmeron, head of the National Institute of Historical Studies of the Revolutions of Mexico (INEHRM), described the left-wing guerrillas who fatally shot Eugenio Garza Sada in 1973 as "courageous youths" in a blog post. Garza, an 81-year-old businessman from the northern city of Monterrey, was killed along with several others when resisting a failed kidnapping attempt by members of a group known as the Liga Comunista 23 de Septiembre (September 23 Communist League).
In the latest edition of your daily “What did Meghan McCain say this time?” update, the conservative View co-host expressed her skepticism about the latest scandal coming out of Trumpworld. McCain suggested Monday to ABC News correspondent Jonathan Karl that the media has cried wolf too many times with Trump-related bombshells that she doesn't know how bad the Ukraine call really is. After the View panel noted that Trump admitted over the weekend that his call with the Ukrainian president was “largely” about “corruption” as it related to former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter, Karl went on to report that many in the Trump orbit are now calling on the president to release the transcript of the call.
Japanese authorities on Tuesday referred the case of a US military pilot to prosecutors over the 2016 crash of an Osprey aircraft that fuelled sentiment against a US base on Okinawa island. The crash did not kill anyone and only caused injuries to two of the five crew members aboard the US Marine MV-22 Osprey. The Pentagon described the December 2016 crash as a "mishap", which saw the plane end up in shallow water off Okinawa.
A mother and grandmother in Florida have been charged with child neglect after a 9-year-old boy was injured with a knife while he and his four siblings were left home alone, police said Friday. Julie Bellard, 30, was at work Friday when her mother, Marie Pierre, 55, left Bellard's five children to pick her up from her job, Port St. Lucie police said in a statement on Facebook. While the children were home alone, the youngest of the kids grabbed a knife, at which point the 4-year-old girl grabbed it from her and threw it, according to the report. The knife hit the television, bounced off the stand and hit the 9-year-old boy on the back of his head causing a cut, police said.
More than $350,000 in diamonds, emeralds and sapphires has been stolen from apartments inside Trump Tower, according to police. The thefts occurred in two separate incidents, in which residents at the Manhattan skyscraper — where President Trump lives when in New York — returned from vacation to find they were missing valuable jewelry. The woman, who was gone between June 21 and Sept. 9, returned earlier this month to find a ring, a necklace and a pair of diamond and emerald earrings were missing, among other expensive jewels.
Chanel Miller spoke out in her first televised interview on "60 Minutes" Sunday night. Miller revealed that she learned that Brock Turner had sexually assaulted her not from a police officer, nurse, or counselor, but from reading a news article more than a week after the assault. In an interview with "60 Minutes" on Sunday, Chanel Miller, the woman who was sexually assaulted by the Stanford swimmer Brock Turner at a fraternity party in 2015, said she didn't learn his name or what he did to her until reading a news article about the incident more than a week later.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex received a very warm welcome in Cape Town on Monday morning, where the couple is embarking on a 10-day royal tour of the continent. First on the couple's packed schedule is meeting with locals from the Nyanga township, where they are taking part in a workshop run by the NGO called Justice Desk. After dancing with the locals, the duchess, who wore an $85 wrap dress from sustainable Malawi brand Mayamiko and $120 wedges from Castañer, spoke to a crowd of teenage girls about women's rights.
Protesters in Hong Kong have trampled a Chinese flag, vandalized a subway station and set a fire across a wide street, as pro-democracy demonstrations took a violent turn once again. Sunday's action began peacefully, as protesters filled a shopping mall and, in a new twist, folded paper "origami" cranes that they tied onto a large rigging that they assembled in the mall in the Shatin district. Some put a Chinese flag on the floor and took turns running over it, before defacing it and putting it in a dumpster outside, which they then pushed into a nearby river.
In a kind of odd man-versus-nature moment, a Russian navy boat was attacked and sunk by a walrus during an expedition in the Arctic, the Barents Observer reported Monday.
Boeing Co will pay the families of 346 people killed in two fatal 737 MAX crashes $144,500 each from a $50 million financial assistance fund announced in July, the fund's administrators said on Monday. The fund, overseen by Washington lawyers Ken Feinberg and Camille S. Biros, will begin accepting claims from family members immediately. Family members will not be required to waive or release the right to litigate as a condition of participation.
The Iranian foreign minister has claimed that the UK offered release £400m owed to Iran from a decades-old deal in return for Tehran freeing Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, the British-Iranian charity worker. Speaking at the UN General Assembly in New York, Javad Zarif said that both Philip Hammond and Boris Johnson were open to the proposal when they were foreign secretary but that it was taken off the table by Jeremy Hunt. The idea involves the UK returning £400m which the Shah of Iran paid in the 1970s to purchase 1,750 tanks and armoured cars from Britain.