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Canadian police are looking for suspects after 10 people were stabbed to death

WELDON, Sask. (AP) — Canadian police are looking for two men suspected of killing 10 people in a series of stabbing attacks in an Indigenous community and nearby town. The massive manhunt for the perpetrators of one of the deadliest attacks in the country’s history extended into its second day on Monday. Authorities said some of the victims were targeted and others appeared to have been chosen at random. The series of attacks took place against the James Smith Cree Nation and in the village of Weldon in the province of Saskatchewan. Officials gave no motive for the crimes, but a senior Indigenous leader suggested drugs were somehow involved. Police believe the suspects were last seen around noon Sunday in the provincial capital of Regina.

Judge grants Trump offer of special document search master

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has granted a request by former President Donald Trump’s legal team to appoint a special master to review documents seized by the FBI during a search of his Florida home on last month. U.S. District Judge Aileen Cannon’s decision came over objections from the Justice Department, which said an outside legal expert was not needed in part because officials had already completed their review of potentially privileged documents. . The appointment could slow the pace of the department’s investigation into the presence of top-secret information at Mar-a-Lago, but it’s unclear whether that will affect investigative decisions or the investigation’s final outcome. .

The red wave is breaking? GOP momentum slips as fall sprint begins

NEW YORK (AP) — The Great Red Wave is looming. But as the 2022 midterm elections enter a final two-month sprint, leading Republicans fear their party’s edge is shrinking. It is even then that the Democrats are confronted with the weak reputation of their president, the deep pessimism of the voters and the weight of history. The changing political landscape follows a series of legislative victories by President Joe Biden on climate, health care and gun violence, just as Donald Trump’s handpicked candidates on the electoral battlegrounds struggle to expand their attraction. But nothing has undermined the GOP’s momentum more than the Supreme Court’s decision to end abortion protections, which sparked a backlash in even the reddest of red states over the summer.

Coast Guard ends search for 9 missing in seaplane crash

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended its search for nine missing people after a seaplane crashed in waters northwest of Seattle. The body of a 10th person was recovered on Sunday by a good Samaritan. The Coast Guard said all next of kin have been notified of Monday’s decision to suspend the search. The Coast Guard said the Northwest Seaplanes flight departed Friday Harbor, a popular tourist destination in the San Juan Islands, and was heading for Renton Municipal Airport, the company’s base. The plane crashed in Mutiny Bay, off Whidbey Island, northwest of Seattle. The NTSB sends a team of seven to investigate.

16 Uvalde fourth graders waited an hour with an injured teacher

UVALDE, Texas (AP) — When Elsa Avila looks at the scar running down her chest, she can’t help but remember May 24, when a gunman stormed her fourth-grade wing at Robb Elementary. in Uvalde, Texas, killing 19 children and two teachers and leaving her and others injured. For an hour, she waited motionless on the floor of her classroom as her 16 students cared for her and each other, waiting for the promised help. Now, as Uvalde’s families prepare to return to school on Tuesday, she and other survivors continue to heal physically and emotionally as parents call for responsibility and gun safety.

“Tale of two borders”: Mexicans are not seen at crossings

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — Border Patrol is seeing a dramatic change in the type of migrants crossing the busiest places in the United States and Mexico. Migrants now come from over 100 countries and Mexicans are virtually absent. Mexicans continue to cross into other more remote areas, where they are more likely to escape detection. But migrants from countries other than Mexico and the Northern Triangle countries of Central America accounted for 41% of all stops made by the Border Patrol from October to July. This is up from 12% three years ago. A pandemic rule that denies many people the ability to seek asylum is driving the change.

Ukraine says nuclear power plant out of service after Russian bombings

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Europe’s largest nuclear power plant has been disconnected from the Ukrainian power grid after its last transmission line was disconnected following a fire caused by bombardment. The International Atomic Energy Agency said it was informed Monday by Ukrainian authorities that the reserve line had been deliberately disconnected in order to put out a fire. The line must be reconnected after the fire is extinguished. The incident fueled fears of a potential nuclear disaster at Zaporizhzhia, which is one of the 10 largest nuclear power plants in the world. The developments came on the eve of a report to the UN Security Council by IAEA inspectors. Ukrainians and Russians accuse each other of attacking the factory.

Biden slams ‘extreme’ GOP on Labor Day battlefield trips

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden attacks “MAGA Republicans” and the far right in his Labor Day remarks to union members. He addressed a rally of workers in Milwaukee before heading to suburban Pittsburgh. In Milwaukee, Biden said he was not criticizing all Republicans, but singled out those who took Trump’s “Make America Great Again” campaign cry to dangerous or hateful lengths. paid tribute to organized labor, saying that “the middle class built America” ​​but that “unions built the middle class”.

Liz Truss set to become Britain’s new Conservative Prime Minister

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Conservative Party has chosen Foreign Secretary Liz Truss as the party’s new leader, and she will take office on Tuesday as Britain’s new prime minister to lead the country through an acute crisis in the Cost of life. Truss’s selection was announced in London on Monday after a leadership election in which only around 170,000 paying-paying members of the Conservative Party were allowed to vote. Truss beat rival Rishi Sunak, the government’s former treasury chief. She faces immediate pressure to deliver on her promises to tackle the economic crisis gripping the UK. Queen Elizabeth II is due to formally appoint Truss as Britain’s prime minister on Tuesday.

Lawyer’s Assignment: Translating Tennessee’s Baffling Abortion Ban

Knoxville, Tenn. (AP) — Chloe Akers considers herself a grizzled criminal defense attorney. Until a few months ago, she didn’t spend much time thinking about abortion. During her 39 years, abortion was not a crime, so she never imagined having to defend someone accused of performing one. Then the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade and Akers withdrew Tennessee’s criminal abortion law. She was shocked. This makes abortion a class C crime. There are no exceptions, not even to save a mother’s life. Akers quit her job and now travels the state explaining abortion law to doctors and the intricacies of pregnancies to lawyers who may soon have to defend them.

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