Manhunt underway after 10 dead, 18 injured in stabbings in Canada
A manhunt was underway in three Canadian provinces and the death toll rose to 18 on Monday after a stabbing that left 10 dead in one of the deadliest mass killings in Canadian history. The attacks took place early Sunday in at least 13 locations in and around the James Smith Cree Nation in Saskatchewan, a sprawling province nearly the size of Texas. The suspects, identified as Damien Sanderson, 31, and Myles Sanderson, 30, were seen later Sunday driving a black Nissan Rogue in Regina, 200 miles south of where the attacks took place. Authorities have not released a motive for the attacks, but said some of the victims were likely targeted by the suspects, while others were attacked at random.
Judge grants Trump’s request for special master review of Mar-a-Lago documents
A federal judge in Florida granted Donald Trump’s request on Monday for a special master to review documents seized during a search of his Mar-a-Lago estate, which included “classified” and “top secret” records, and stopped temporarily the criminal investigation of the Ministry of Justice. of the files. U.S. District Judge Aileen Cannon authorized the appointment to review the documents for possible claims of attorney-client privilege or executive privilege, or to prevent government lawyers from reading those documents. Cannon ruled that the Director of National Intelligence could continue to review the documents to determine national security risks and asked Trump and Justice Department lawyers to jointly submit a list of names of potential special masters by on September 9. The Justice Department said it was reviewing the decision.
The ‘really dangerous’ heatwave is breaking temperature records in California. 2 dead in Mill Fire
California cities reported record temperatures this weekend amid a dangerous heat wave. The heat has already sparked devastating wildfires and strained the state’s power grid. Forecasters warn that high temperatures also pose health risks as people celebrate the holiday weekend. Forecasters had warned most of California and Nevada and parts of Arizona, Utah, Oregon and Idaho to prepare for high temperatures.
Meanwhile, two dangerous wildfires are burning in the same California county, creating new challenges for firefighters.
The Mill Fire: A wind-driven wildfire that started Friday about 250 miles north of San Francisco. It has destroyed 100 homes in the small town of Weed, burning more than 4,200 acres and was 40 percent contained as of Monday morning, according to Cal Fire. Siskiyou County officials said Sunday afternoon that two people died as a result of the fire.
The Mountain Fire: A nearby wildfire near the small community of Gazelle grew Monday morning to more than 10,000 acres. It was contained by 10 percent, according to Cal Fire.
📸 Neighborhoods are smoldering as the California fire rips through more than 4,000 acres.
NASA is reviewing the Artemis I moon launch for technical issues
Saturday brought another launch scratch for the Artemis I mission. Technical issues caused delays on Saturday and ultimately robbed viewers at Cape Canaveral, Florida — and across the country — of something Americans haven’t seen in more than 50 years: a launch to launch a NASA program to send humans to the moon. A similar situation unfolded during NASA’s first uncrewed Orion capsule launch attempt on August 29. NASA officials said the 322-foot-long rocket will return to the Vehicle Assembly Building for repairs and recertifications, likely delaying the flight sometime in October.
Liz Truss will replace Boris Johnson as Prime Minister of Britain
Britain will get its third prime minister in just over three years, as the ruling Conservative Party announced on Monday that it had chosen Liz Truss as its new leader after an internal party contest. Truss, 47, has sought to portray herself as the political heir to Margaret Thatcher, Britain’s “Iron Lady” and the first female leader who zealously supported free markets, lower taxes and the privatization of large state-owned enterprises by telecommunications to energy. The new prime minister replaces Boris Johnson, who resigned in July after senior members of his government turned against him amid a series of scandals and declining appetite for his political brand.
Week 1 college football winners and losers: Georgia dominates, Oregon falls short
The opening weekend of the college football season featured some highs and lows, including an impressive performance from defending champion Georgia. Georgia’s 49-3 victory in Saturday’s season opener against No. 12 Oregon saw last year’s dominance continue, only reinforcing the widespread belief that Georgia will be one of the teams to beat in the race for College Football Playoff. New Oregon quarterback Bo Nix averaged just 4.7 yards per attempt and the Ducks’ defense did almost nothing right under first-year coach Dan Lanning, the former Georgia defensive coordinator. Check out the Week 1 winners and losers here.
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