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10 Things to Know for Today

Among 10 Things to Know: Trump acknowledges China policies may mean US economic pain; Danish royal palace 'surprised' by Trump canceling trip; Australian court upholds sex abuse verdict of Cardinal Pell

Trial to start in case of fatal shooting over…

Jurors set to hear opening arguments in the trial of a white man who is accused of fatally shooting an unarmed black man during a dispute over a parking space in Florida

The Latest: Philadelphia police commissioner…

A Philadelphia official says the resignation of Police Commissioner Richard Ross is related to allegations made by a corporal and a patrol officer against several department employees

The Latest: NGO: migrants need access to safe…

Doctors Without Borders is calling on Europe to urgently find a solution to the repeated stand-offs barring humanitarian rescue ships carrying migrants from the nearest safe ports

Police arrest man accused of shooting man outside synagogue

Police say they've arrested a 30-year-old man accused of shooting and wounding a 68-year-old man as he waited outside a Miami area synagogue

Amazon rainforest sees worst ever wildfires

Smoke from the fires caused a blackout in Sao Paulo, more than 2,700km (1,700 miles) away.

Trump acknowledges China policies may mean US…

President Donald Trump says his administration is looking at a variety of tax cut proposals but not as a response to a potential recession

4 students shot at block party near Clark Atlanta University

A shooting at a block party near Clark Atlanta University has left four female college students injured with non-life threatening gunshot wounds

China appeals to Washington: 'Get along with us'

China appeals to Washington to 'get along with us' after Trump says 'somebody had to take China on' over trade

Tropical Storm Chantal spins at sea, away from North America

Tropical Storm Chantal is spinning slowly over far North Atlantic, moving away from North America and posing no threat to land

Trump Scraps Denmark Trip, Cites PM Refusal To…

Denmark's prime minister previously described the idea of the U.S. buying Greenland as "absurd."

Walmart Blames Tesla Solar Panels for 7 Store…

"To state the obvious, properly designed, installed, inspected, and maintained solar systems do not spontaneously combust," a Walmart lawsuit against Tesla states. The retail giant says solar panels installed on store rooftops caused at least seven fires between 2012 and 2018, reports Reuters . The lawsuit filed in New York State...

Man set to be executed for killing of Texas…

A Texas death row inmate is set to be executed for the abduction, rape and killing of a suburban Houston college student more than 20 years ago, even though he maintains that he is innocent and argues that his conviction was based on junk science

Sketch of suspect released in California campus…

Police have released a sketch and surveillance images of a suspect in the stabbing death of a retired college administrator and consultant at California State University, Fullerton

Pompeo urges fresh thinking on Mideast, warns Iran

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says greater cooperation and "fresh thinking to solve old problems" are needed in the Middle East _ but he also warns that Iran and its proxies are continuing "to foment terror and unrest" in the region

South African court restricts display of apartheid-era flag

South Africa's Equality Court has restricted the display of the country's old apartheid-era flag, ruling that its gratuitous use amounts to hate speech and racial discrimination

DC enacts emergency regulations to stop migrant kids shelter

The city of Washington, D.C., has enacted emergency regulations to stop the federal government's plan to house unaccompanied migrant children there

What to do with your old phone

Unwanted devices can contain elements that the world is running out of - so how can you help?

Trump: Any Jew voting Democratic is uninformed or…

President Donald Trump says any Jewish people who vote Democratic show 'either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty'