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Canadian police: 10 dead, 15 stabbed

REGINA, Saskatchewan (AP) — Canadian police say 10 people have died at 13 locations in two Saskatchewan communities. Police say 15 people have been sent to hospitals after being stabbed at multiple locations in James Smith’s Cree Nation and in the village of Weldon, northeast of Saskatoon. According to police, some of the victims appear to have been targeted by the suspects, but others appear to have been attacked at random. She could provide a motive. Two suspects are still at large. The search for suspects was conducted as fans flocked to Regina for an annual sold-out Labor Day game between the Canadian Football League’s Saskatchewan Roughriders and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.

US election conspiracies find fertile ground in conferences

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Millions of people in the United States now believe in conspiracies about rigged elections, and conferences held across the country that feature prominent figures pushing such theories are one reason. Speakers at these events claim to show evidence that the 2020 presidential election was stolen from Donald Trump through widespread fraud or manipulation of voting machines. Yet multiple reviews, state after state, have shown the elections to be fair and the results to be accurate. Many speakers have been touring the United States for over a year at live-streamed and widely broadcast events. At a recent conference in Omaha, Nebraska, attendees watched more than eight hours of presentations on claims that have been largely debunked.

Sheriff: 2 dead in a fire in Northern California

WEED, Calif. (AP) — A sheriff says two people died in a fire that ripped through a northern California town. shared the news of the deaths on Sunday afternoon during a community meeting held at a primary school north of the town of Weed. The fire broke out in the rural northern California community on Friday and forced thousands of people from their homes. LaRue did not immediately provide the names or other details, including the ages or genders, of the two deceased persons. Cal Fire previously reported that three people were injured in the blaze. It is not known whether these injuries are linked to the deaths.

America’s Secrets: Trump’s Unprecedented Disregard for Standards

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump is not the first to be criticized for flouting rules and traditions about safeguarding sensitive government records. But national security experts say the recent revelations point to an unprecedented disregard for post-presidency standards set after the Watergate era. As more details emerge from last month’s FBI raid of Trump’s Florida home, the Justice Department has painted a picture of disregard for the rules on a scale some thought inconceivable after the establishment of the Presidential Records Act in 1978. The act specifies that immediately after a president leaves office, the National Archives and Records Administration takes legal and physical custody of the outgoing administration’s records.

Energy problems in Ukraine and Europe take center stage

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Energy problems have plagued Ukraine and Europe as much of the Russian-occupied region, home to a largely crippled nuclear power plant, was reported temporarily out of power. electricity. Only one of the six reactors of the Zaporizhzhia power plant was connected to the electricity grid. Russia’s main pipeline carrying natural gas to Germany remained closed on Sunday. Fighting in Ukraine and related pipeline disputes are to blame for electricity and natural gas shortages that have worsened as Russia’s war in Ukraine has dragged on for a seventh month. UN nuclear agency inspectors are due to brief the Security Council on Tuesday on their visit to the Zaporizhzhia plant. European Union energy ministers will meet on Friday to discuss the bloc’s struggling power market.

Some states could tax Biden’s student loan debt relief

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — President Joe Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan could ease the crushing debt burden of millions of borrowers. But in some states, the tax authorities may require a reduction in this relief. This is because some states have exempted the debt from tax as income. And that means borrowers who are still repaying their student loans could end up paying up to $10,000 or even $20,000 in taxes that would be considered income. In Mississippi, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Arkansas, and North Carolina, canceled student loans will be subject to state income tax unless they change their laws to comply with the federal exemption. That’s according to a tally from the Tax Foundation.

Chile votes on draft constitution with big changes

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chileans are voting in a plebiscite to decide whether to adopt a sweeping new constitution that would fundamentally change the South American country. The proposed charter is intended to replace a constitution imposed by a military dictatorship 41 years ago. For months, opinion polls have shown a clear advantage for the rejectionist camp, but the gap is narrowing, giving hope to supporters of the document that they can snatch a victory on Sunday. A local pollster says that “we are clearly in a situation where the result will be close”.

Holocaust survivor Munich bombing returns to Germany

BERGEN-BELSEN, Germany (AP) — Shaul Ladany survived a Nazi concentration camp and narrowly escaped the massacre of Israeli athletes at the 1972 Olympics in Munich. Decades later, the 86-year-old returned to visit the two locations where he narrowly escaped death. On Saturday, he brought members of his family to the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, where he was imprisoned as a child in 1944. On Monday, he will take part in a joint German-Israeli ceremony in Munich marking the 50th anniversary of the assassination of 11 Olympians by Palestinian terrorists. “Those who tried to kill me are no longer alive,” Ladany said. “We are always here.”

Tried in Texas abuse case against former MVP Wetteland

DENTON, Texas (AP) — A Texas judge has declared a mistrial in the child molestation case against former All-Star pitcher and World Series MVP John Wetteland after the jury deadlocked . The Denton County jury told Judge Lee Ann Breading three times that it was split before declaring a mistrial on Friday. Wetteland was on trial for three counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child. He played for the Texas Rangers from 1997 to 2000 and also played for the New York Yankees and Seattle Mariners. The 56-year-old Rangers Hall of Famer faces 25 years to life in prison if convicted.

Brendan Fraser celebrated for his return role in ‘The Whale’

VENICE, Italy (AP) — Brendan Fraser spends some time at the Venice International Film Festival. The once ubiquitous movie star of ‘The Mummy’ and ‘George of the Jungle’ franchise had, over the past decade, slipped away from the limelight. But Fraser is planning what could be a big comeback, starting with her transformative role in Darren Aronofsky’s “The Whale,” which had its world premiere Sunday night at the festival. In the film, Fraser plays Charlie, a reclusive English teacher with a kind soul who weighs 600 pounds. He already has pundits predicting Oscar nominations, but Fraser said he was “just trying to stick with today.”

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