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Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
Here’s what made the headlines today.
EU’s top diplomat urges US to reconsider dropping Ukrainian aid from budget bill
European officials were surprised by the last-minute agreement in Washington, Borrell said.
At least ten people die after cargo truck carrying migrants overturns on Mexican highway
Sources said the victims were all women and included one minor.
Kurdish PKK claims responsibility for suicide bomber attack at Turkish parliament building
Two police officers were slightly injured during the attack near an entrance to the Ministry of Interior Affairs.
Death toll in Zimbabwean mine collapse expected to rise to 13
Yesterday, hundreds watched in anguish as rescue workers tried to retrieve bodies from the mine.
Azerbaijan issues arrest warrant for former separatist Nagorno-Karabakh leader
Arayik Harutyunyan led the breakaway region since May 2020.
At least thirteen people killed in nightclub fire in Spain
The mayor of Murcia, Jose Ballesta, announced three days of mourning.
Anti-government election rally draws 'around a million' people in Warsaw
The Law and Justice party leaders are holding their own rival rally in the southern city of Katowice today.
Threat of US government shutdown ends as Congress passes temporary funding
The bill funds the US government until 17 November.
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Ben Healy scores 27 points as Scotland warm-up for Ireland with 12-try win against Romania
Gregor Townsend’s side face Ireland in a massive Pool B clash next Saturday.
Last-gasp own-goal condemns nine-man Liverpool to heartbreaking defeat at Spurs
Matip’s 96th minute own goal condemned Liverpool to a 2-1 loss after red cards for Curtis Jones and Diogo Jota.
Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
Here’s what made the headlines today.
Rory McIlroy involved in post-match confrontation as United States fight back in Ryder Cup
Europe need just four points in tomorrow’s singles to reclaim the Cup.
Apple says it will fix software problems blamed for iPhone 15 overheating issue
Apple did not specify a timeline for when the software fix would be issued.
At least nine people dead after gold mine collapse in Zimbabwe
The accident occurred yesterday in Chegutu, about 120 kilometres west of the capital Harare.
Huge fire erupts at oil pipeline in west Ukraine
The cause of the fire was not immediately clear.
Manchester United's plight deepens with home defeat to Crystal Palace
Joachim Andersen’s stunning effort was the game’s only goal.
Almost entire ethnic Armenian population flees Nagorno-Karabakh
Azerbaijan said one of its soldiers was killed by an Armenian sniper on their heavily militarised border.
Hundreds protest in London against Rosebank oilfield approval
Rishi Sunak said that using every last drop of oil in Scotland’s North Sea was “absolutely the right thing to do”.
Man dies after whale strikes boat off Australian coast
People on a second boat raised the alarm after spotting the vessel unoccupied and circling.
Death toll of Pakistan bombing rises to 54 as local Islamic State group suspected
A suspected suicide bomber or bombers blew themselves up yesterday among a crowd celebrating the Prophet Mohammed’s birthday.
US government on brink of shutdown due to divisions over Ukraine aid
All but critical government services would close from tomorrow if lawmakers fail to reach a deal.
Lindsay Hoyle: Social media's role during January 6 riots was a 'wake up call' for parliaments
The Journal spoke with Speaker of the House of Commons Sir Lindsay Hoyle in Dublin this week.
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US monitoring large Serbian military deployment along Kosovo border
White House National Security Council spokesman John Kirby has urged Serbia to withdraw their forces from the border.
Girl, 15, who died in UK school bus crash named
A bus driver also died in the incident which happened at around 8am on the M53 at Hooton, Cheshire.
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17-year-old boy charged with murder of 15-year-old Elianne Andam appears in court
Elianne Andam was stabbed to death in Croydon, south London, as she went to school on Wednesday.
Man in his 60s arrested over 'senseless destruction' of famous Hadrian’s Wall tree
A 16-year-old boy arrested on suspicion of criminal damage on Thursday in connection with the incident has since been bailed pending further enquiries.
Man charged with 1996 murder of Tupac Shakur in Las Vegas
A Nevada grand jury indicted Duane “Keffe D” Davis over the killing in 1996.
Europe's stars shine and the Americans collapse in astonishing Ryder Cup opening
Europe have a five-point lead after the USA failed to win a match across a Ryder Cup day for the first time in history.
Heavy rains cause flooding and transport chaos in New York City
Up to 5 inches of rain fell in some areas overnight, and as much as 7 inches more is expected throughout the day.
New shoots expected to grow from Sycamore Gap tree in UK but it ‘won’t be same again’
A 16-year-old boy arrested on suspicion of criminal damage over the felling of the tree has been released on bail pending further inquiries.
Veteran US Democratic senator Dianne Feinstein dies aged 90
The prominent gun control activist found supervisor Harvey Milk’s body after he was shot in San Francisco in 1978.
More than 2,500 migrants dead or missing in Mediterranean in 2023
The migrants and refugees “risk death and gross human rights violations at every step”.
Three people killed in twin shootings at a house and hospital in Rotterdam
A gunman dressed in combat gear opened fire in a flat in the Dutch city then burst into a nearby medical centre.
Laurence Fox apologises for ‘demeaning’ comments made about female journalist on GB News
The UK’s media regulator received around 7,300 complaints about the broadcast.
European speakers of parliament urge for better protections against abuse towards politicians
Hate speech and violence towards politicians is posing a “serious challenge” to the functioning of democracy.
Teenage boy arrested over felling of one of the UK's most photographed trees on Hadrian’s Wall
Northumbria Police confirmed a 16-year-old had been arrested on suspicion of causing criminal damage to the Sycamore Gap tree.
Blue star Lee Ryan handed 12-month suspended sentence for abusing cabin crew
After being refused more alcohol on the plane and told to return to his seat, Ryan made comments about the looks of a flight attendant.