Ukraine’s counter-offensive gained momentum, as Russia was forced to withdraw troops. The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II arrives at St Giles’ Cathedral. And this past year in television will be celebrated tonight at the Primetime Emmys.
But first the answer to one question in everyone’s mind. I What happens to the queen’s corpse!? No worries – they have a home! A representative for the Duke and Duchess of York said the couple would look after Queen Elizabeth’s beloved dogs.
Ukrainian army breaks through the Russian border
“The world is affected. The enemy is panicking,” said Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, praising Ukraine’s military efforts after a surprise attack that gained momentum on Monday, reclaiming several more northeastern villages and leaving the region. Overwhelmed Russian troops were forced to retreat. The Ukrainian army outnumbered Russian troops 8 to 1, and had broken through the Russian border, said Vitaly Ganachev, a Russian-established officer in the Kharkiv region. “The situation is getting tougher by the hour,” he said. Kyiv’s sudden move comes after months of little movement to save Russia’s small advantage in the Donbass region. Ukraine’s encouraging counter-offensive has boosted morale and provoked some of the rare public criticism of President Vladimir Putin’s war. More updates from Ukraine.
Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin arrives at the Scottish Church
The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II arrives for a memorial service at St Giles’ Cathedral in Edinburgh on Monday. King Charles III and his three siblings march behind their mother’s coffin in a procession along the Royal Mile in the historic center of the Scottish capital. The Queen’s coffin will remain in the cathedral before leaving for London on Tuesday. It will then be moved from Buckingham Palace to the Houses of Parliament on Wednesday until a state funeral takes place at Westminster Abbey on 19 September. More live updates.
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Many jails do not have full ACs. Climate change is making it ‘torture’.
At least 44 US states don’t fully air-condition their prisons, and inmates are getting sick and dying, according to an analysis by USA Today. Quinto Jones was one of them. He died on a 98-degree day in Texas, and it felt hot in his prison cell. Although some things have changed in Texas prisons since then, advocates say that is not enough. A USA Today analysis found only one state — Tennessee — that said it fully air-conditioned all of its prison facilities. With an increase in summer temperatures due to climate change, the problem is expected to get worse. read on.
Trump’s lawyers urge judge to stop DOJ from seized records
While U.S. District Judge Eileen Cannon works to name a special master for an independent review of the documents seized at Mar-a-Lago, Donald Trump’s lawyers are making some arguments. In a court filing Monday, Trump’s lawyers argued against allowing the Justice Department to review seized documents while a special master reviews them independently. And in a separate filing, Trump’s lawyers lashed out at the government’s two candidates for special master — without elaborating on the opposition. Lawyers for Trump and the Justice Department presented four names of potential special owners on Friday, though they did not agree on any. more updates.
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Who Will Take Home the Emmys on ‘TV’s Biggest Night’?
Hosted by “Saturday Night Live” veteran Kenan Thompson, the 74th Primetime Emmy Awards will take place on Monday night in Los Angeles. Among the favorites of the night are the HBO dramas “Succession” and “The White Lotus,” both of which have 20 nominations. The Apple TV+ comedy “Ted Lasso” also received 20 awards this year, after seven wins during last year’s show. This year’s Primetime Emmys airs on NBC starting at 8 p.m. EDT/5 p.m. PDT. It will also flow on Peacock. The red carpet coverage will air on E! Everything you need to know about the show.
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