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First Factor: Iran’s president says Mahsa Amini loss of life should be investigated | US information

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The loss of life in custody of an Iranian lady that has sparked widespread protests should be “steadfastly” investigated, Iran’s president has mentioned, whilst he lamented what he claimed had been western “double requirements” on human rights.

Ebrahim Raisi informed a information convention on the sidelines of the UN normal meeting that the loss of life of Mahsa Amini whereas within the custody of the morality police “should actually be investigated”.

“I contacted her household on the very first alternative and I assured them we might proceed steadfastly to research that incident … Our utmost preoccupation is the safeguarding of the rights of each citizen.”

Of Amini’s loss of life, he mentioned authorities had been doing what they wanted to do and that accountability now lay within the palms of the judiciary.

  • What occurred to Amini? She was detained for allegedly sporting a hijab headband in an “improper” means. Activists mentioned the lady, whose Kurdish first identify is Jhina, had suffered a deadly blow to the pinnacle, a declare denied by officers, who preserve she died of pure causes. Her household, nevertheless, suspect that she was subjected to beating and torture.

  • Has anybody died within the protests? Sure. At the least 31 individuals are feared by rights teams to have died in six days of protests, sparked by the loss of life on 16 September of the 22-year-old Kurdish lady.

Choose asks Trump’s group for proof that FBI planted paperwork at Mar-a-Lago

FILE - This image contained in a court filing by the Department of Justice on Aug. 30, 2022, and partially redacted by the source, shows a photo of documents seized during the Aug. 8 FBI search of former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate. In the weeks since the FBI searched the estate and seized about 100 documents with classification markings, Trump has insisted he did nothing wrong and argued he declassified the information. On Sept. 21, he said in a Fox News interview that a president can declassify material “even by thinking about it.” (Department of Justice via AP)
A photograph of paperwork seized throughout the FBI search of former president Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago property. {Photograph}: AP

A US choose reviewing data seized from Donald Trump’s Florida dwelling requested the previous president’s attorneys yesterday to offer any proof casting doubt on the integrity of the paperwork. Trump has beforehand made unsubstantiated claims the paperwork had been planted by FBI brokers.

Senior federal choose Raymond Dearie, appointed by one other choose to vet the paperwork to evaluate whether or not some needs to be withheld from investigators as privileged, additionally requested the justice division to certify by Monday an in depth property stock of supplies the FBI seized within the court-approved the 8 August search of Trump’s Mar-a-Lago residence in Palm Seashore, Florida.

Dearie requested Trump’s attorneys to submit by 30 September an inventory of particular gadgets in that stock “that plaintiff asserts weren’t seized from the premises”. Dearie additionally requested them to submit any corrections to the federal government’s listing by that date, together with gadgets they consider had been seized at Mar-a-Lago however not listed within the stock.

  • What has Trump mentioned concerning the paperwork? He has claimed presidents can declassify paperwork by the facility of thought alone.

  • What did he really say? Talking to Sean Hannity of Fox Information he mentioned: “Completely different folks say various things however as I perceive it, in the event you’re the president of the USA, you may declassify simply by saying it’s declassified, even by occupied with it. Since you’re sending it to Mar-a-Lago or wherever you’re sending it. There doesn’t must be a course of. There could be a course of, however there doesn’t must be. You’re the president – you make that call.”

DeSantis to face trial for suspension of prosecutor who defied abortion ban legislation

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis suspends Hillsborough County prosecutor Andrew WarrenHillsborough County State Attorney Andrew Warren addresses the media after learning he was suspended of his duties by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis in Tampa, Florida, U.S. August 4, 2022. REUTERS/Octavio Jones
Hillsborough county state lawyer Andrew Warren talks to the media after being suspended by Florida governor Ron DeSantis in Tampa, on 4 August. {Photograph}: Octavio Jones/Reuters

A Florida prosecutor suspended by Ron DeSantis for defying a brand new 15-week abortion legislation says a federal choose’s resolution to ship his reinstatement enchantment to trial means a reckoning is coming for the state’s Republican governor.

Andrew Warren, a Democrat, was eliminated as Hillsborough county state lawyer on 4 August after saying he wouldn’t implement the abortion ban or prosecute suppliers of gender transition therapy for younger folks.

DeSantis cited Warren’s alleged “woke agenda” in causes for his resolution.

At a listening to in Tallahassee on Monday, Choose Robert Hinkle denied motions from DeSantis to dismiss Warren’s lawsuit, and one other by Warren in search of a right away return to workplace, as a substitute requesting their variations be settled at a trial within the coming weeks.

“The governor now has to reply it to a court docket of legislation the place info matter and the place it’s a must to inform the reality,” Warren mentioned in an interview with the Guardian.

  • What does Warren say? He informed the Guardian: “It’s a victory for the reality. A federal choose has dominated that the governor has to return into court docket to clarify the explanations behind my suspension, to point out that it wasn’t political, to point out that it wasn’t in violation of my free speech rights, to point out that it wasn’t in violation of the voters’ rights to have the state lawyer of their selection.”

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KITCHEN DEBATESoviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev, center left, talks with U.S. Vice President Richard Nixon during their famous “Kitchen Debate” at the United States exhibit at Moscow’s Sokolniki Park, July 24, 1959. While touring the exhibit, both men kept a running debate on the merits of their respective countries. Standing to the right is Khrushchev’s deputy, Leonid Brezhnev. (AP Photo) Cold War Modern: Design 1945-70 25 September 2008 - 11 January 2009 PRESS IMAGES - TERMS OF USE 1. Reproduction of each image must be accompanied by the relevant copyright information. 2. Each photograph may only be reproduced in connection with the press relating specifically and exclusively to the V&A’s exhibition Cold War Modern. 3. Images may not be cropped, over-printed or changed in any way without prior consent from the copyright holder. 4. Reproductions for front covers must be agreed with the V&A press office before publication.
Vice-president Richard Nixon attends the US exhibit at Moscow’s Sokolniki Park with the Soviet premier, Nikita Khrushchev, in 1959. {Photograph}: AP/PA Photographs
  • Richard Nixon and his spouse, Pat, had been uncovered to probably dangerous radiation on the US ambassador’s residence in Moscow in 1959, in keeping with declassified Secret Service paperwork. Nixon, who was vice-president on the time, was not knowledgeable of the risk, and the state division was solely knowledgeable in 1976.

  • The homicide of a Tennessee trainer who was compelled right into a automobile close to the College of Memphis may have been averted had police correctly investigated an accusation of rape towards the suspect, a lawsuit has claimed. Alicia Franklin mentioned she was raped by Cleotha Abston in September final yr.

  • Former Chinese language justice minister Fu Zhenghua, who had headed a number of high-profile investigations into corruption, has been jailed for all times for accepting bribes, state media say, as a purge of officers intensified forward of a key Communist get together congress. Fu, 67, was handed a suspended loss of life sentence.

  • Residents of 4 areas of Ukraine managed by pro-Moscow forces have began voting in so-called referendums on becoming a member of Russia, polls extensively condemned by the west as illegitimate and a precursor to unlawful annexation. Voting started in the present day within the Luhansk, Donetsk, Kherson and Zaporizhzhia provinces of Ukraine.

Stat of the day: Boeing to pay $200m to settle fees it misled buyers over 737 Max crashes

FILE PHOTO: Farnborough International AirshowFILE PHOTO: The Boeing 737 MAX aircraft is displayed at the Farnborough International Airshow, in Farnborough, Britain, July 20, 2022. REUTERS/Peter Cziborra/File Photo
Firm and former CEO made deceptive statements concerning the jets concerned in two crashes that killed 346 folks. {Photograph}: Peter Cziborra/Reuters

Boeing and its former chief govt have settled an investigation by the US’s prime monetary regulator into allegedly deceptive statements the planemaker and its then boss made about its 737 Max jets, concerned in two lethal crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia. Boeing can pay $200m to settle fees that it misled buyers and the previous Boeing chief Dennis Muilenburg has agreed to pay $1m. The 2 deadly 737 Max jets took 346 folks’s lives, led to the grounding of the Max fleet and investigations world wide.

Don’t miss this: Obsession. Worry. And ruined lives. What occurred when a cyberstalker wreaked havoc?

Can I Tell You A Secret?
Can I Inform You A Secret? {Photograph}: Design/The Guardian

It begins the identical means … A seemingly harmless message from somebody who seems to be a younger lady: ‘Can I inform you a secret?’ However as this six-part podcast explores, individuals are hardly ever their true selves on-line – and one man took it a lot additional. What occurred when this cyberstalker wreaked havoc throughout the web and ruined folks’s lives? And why did he do it? On this new podcast, Guardian journalist Sirin Kale investigates the story of a cyberstalker who terrified folks in his hometown and past for over a decade.

… or this: Say goodbye to the ‘tiger mother’. Welcome to the varsity of jellyfish parenting

Students wearing masks board a school bus outside New Explorations into Science, Technology and Math (NEST+m) school on the Lower East Side neighborhood of Manhattan on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021, in New York. (AP Photo/Brittainy Newman)
In New York, in order for you your little one to swim, learn music, or have publicity to a second language earlier than highschool, it’s a must to pay for it your self.’ {Photograph}: Brittainy Newman/AP

“People invented the time period ‘tiger mother’ – dads get off free on this state of affairs – to explain the overbearing father or mother who burnishes their five-year-old’s CV, a dynamic you may drift into with out ever absolutely that means to,” writes Emma Brockes. “In New York, the place I reside, in order for you your little one to swim, learn music, or have publicity to a second language earlier than highschool, it’s a must to pay for it your self, and the sticker value can run into hundreds. A results of this feverishness is to vary the color of the expertise, each for folks and kids. It’s time to vary tack.”

Local weather verify: ‘Dramatic’ rise in wildfire smoke triggers decline in US air high quality for tens of millions

FILE - Mount Index is obscured by wildfire smoke from the Bolt Creek Fire Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022. The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency says wildfire smoke is making the air quality in downtown and North Seattle unhealthy for everyone. The Seattle Times reports the agency said Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022, that wind sent smoke from the Bolt Creek fire near Skykomish west to Everett and south into parts of Seattle. (Daniel Kim/The Seattle Times via AP, File)
Smoke from the Bolt Creek hearth obscures Mount Index in Washington state earlier this month. {Photograph}: Daniel Kim/AP

Thousands and thousands of People are routinely uncovered to unhealthy plumes of wildfire smoke that may waft hundreds of miles throughout the nation, scientists have warned. Wildfires trigger soot and ash to be thrown off into the air, which then carries the minuscule particles that may be inhaled by folks many miles away, aggravating quite a lot of well being circumstances. The variety of folks within the US uncovered to unhealthy ranges of those particulates from wildfires a minimum of in the future a yr has elevated 27-fold over the past decade.

Final Factor: Longest single-volume e-book on the planet goes on sale – and is unimaginable to learn

A restricted version, single-volume of the long-running manga One Piece is being billed because the longest e-book in existence. At 21,450 pages, it’s bodily unimaginable to learn, making it much less of a e-book and extra of a sculpture. Priced at €1,900 (£1,640), the e-book isn’t credited to Eiichiro Oda, the author and artist behind One Piece, which has been serialised in Japanese journal Shōnen Leap each week since 1997. It’s being bought as a substitute because the work of Ilan Manouach, the multidisciplinary artist who has designed the restricted version quantity, which is titled ONEPIECE.


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