Russia ‘leaves dying’ at Ukraine gravesite

Because the warfare between Ukraine and Russia trudges on, Ukrainian authorities have reported discovering a brand new mass burial website containing tons of of our bodies. Additionally within the information: The households of WNBA star Brittney Griner and Paul Whelan, who’re nonetheless being held in Russia, will meet with President Joe Biden, and King Charles III is visiting Wales.

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Russia ‘leaves dying’: Ukraine finds a brand new mass burial website

Ukrainian authorities had been anticipated to start recovering our bodies Friday from a newly discovered mass burial website in a forest recaptured from Russian forces, a job President Volodymyr Zelenskyy mentioned would assist present the world “what the Russian occupation has led to.” The positioning was found near Izium after a fast counteroffensive by Ukrainian forces liberated the northeastern metropolis and different swaths of the Kharkiv area. Related Press journalists who visited the location Thursday counted tons of of graves, marked with wood crosses – most of them numbered, as much as 400 and past. There was additionally not less than one grave with a marker saying it contained the our bodies of 17 Ukrainian troopers. Learn extra

A Ukrainian serviceman stands in entrance of a broken constructing within the recaptured space of Izium, Ukraine, Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022.

Households of Griner and Whelan to satisfy  Biden amid US-Russia talks

President Joe Biden will meet with WNBA star Brittney Griner’s spouse and agent Friday on the White Home, a supply confirmed to USA TODAY Sports activities. Griner has been held in Russia since February on drug-related costs. She was sentenced final month to 9 years in jail after pleading responsible. The Related Press first reported Biden will host Griner’s camp and the sister of Paul Whelan, the safety govt who’s serving a 16-year sentence on espionage-related costs he and his household say are false. These would be the first in-person encounters between Biden and the households amid the administration’s unsuccessful efforts to safe the People’ launch. Learn extra

WNBA star Brittney Griner shakes hands with her laywer as she listens a verdict in a Russian courtroom.

WNBA star Brittney Griner shakes palms along with her laywer as she listens a verdict in a Russian courtroom.

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After a day of reflection, King Charles III will go to Wales

Following a day in personal Thursday to mirror on his first week on the throne after the dying of his mom Queen Elizabeth II, King Charles III might be decidedly busier on Friday. He’ll start his day by touring with Camilla, the Queen Consort, to Wales. They had been due in Cardiff for a service at Llandaff cathedral, later going to the Welsh parliament and Cardiff citadel. On Friday night, the king and his siblings – Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward – will stand vigil at their mom’s coffin for quarter-hour because it lies in state on the 900-year-old Westminster Corridor on the Homes of Parliament in London. Learn extra

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King Charles III gives public speech to address the death of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II.

King Charles III offers public speech to handle the dying of his mom, Queen Elizabeth II.

Tropical Storm Fiona takes goal on Puerto Rico, Caribbean islands

Tropical Storm Fiona continued to churn throughout the Atlantic Ocean Thursday and forecasts present it taking goal at Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, threatening heavy rain, wind and tough surf this weekend, the Nationwide Hurricane Middle mentioned. Tropical storm warnings have been issued for a number of Caribbean islands, together with Antigua, Barbuda, St. Kitts, Nevis, Montserrat, Anguilla and St. Maarten. In response to, tropical storm circumstances are anticipated within the warning space by Friday night time. Fiona turned the Atlantic hurricane season’s sixth named storm Wednesday night. Learn extra

The forecast path of Tropical Storm Fiona.

The forecast path of Tropical Storm Fiona.

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NC-17-rated Marilyn Monroe film ‘Blonde’ arrives in choose theaters

In “Blonde,” which premiered final week at Venice Worldwide Movie Competition, Ana de Armas takes on the bombshell big-screen starlet higher identified to tens of millions as Marilyn Monroe. The awards hopeful, which has already drawn controversy for its NC-17 ranking, is directed by Andrew Dominik and streams on Netflix Sept. 28 after arriving in choose theaters Friday. The almost three-hour “Blonde” is a fictionalized tackle the lifetime of Monroe, spanning her childhood till her remaining days. The movie is predicated on Joyce Carol Oates’ 2000 novel, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. The ranking displays “some sexual content material.” Learn extra

Ana de Armas as Marilyn Monroe in 'Blonde'

Ana de Armas as Marilyn Monroe in ‘Blonde’

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📸Picture of the day: Chiefs take Chargers’ greatest shot, however win key sport  📸

The primary “Thursday Night time Soccer” regular-season sport on Amazon Prime Video didn’t disappoint. The Los Angeles Chargers went into the AFC West showdown driving a two-game successful streak in Kansas Metropolis, however their luck ended.

After being down 17-7 earlier within the sport, the Chiefs intercepted Justin Herbert close to their finish zone early within the fourth quarter to take a 24-17 lead over their AFC West rival and so they by no means gave it up, successful the important thing divisional matchup 27-24. Learn extra

Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce (87) is brought down by Los Angeles Chargers safety Derwin James Jr. during the Chiefs 27-24 win on "Thursday Night Football."

Kansas Metropolis Chiefs tight finish Travis Kelce (87) is introduced down by Los Angeles Chargers security Derwin James Jr. in the course of the Chiefs 27-24 win on “Thursday Night time Soccer.”

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