Russian-backed officials in four occupied regions are holding votes to decide on joining Russia.
Analysts have cited supply chains as a reason why Russia's invasion of Ukraine has faltered.
Florida is also on hurricane watch, as a tropical storm makes its way to the US south-east coast.
Economic pessimism in the crucial state of Pennsylvania could hurt Democrats in the midterms.
At least 35 people have died in the arrest, triggered by the death of a young woman in custody.
The former president's mounting bills are being paid by donors and the Republican party.
Magnus Carlsen's apparent accusation against Hans Niemann is the biggest chess scandal in years.
Fletcher won an Oscar for her memorable portrayal of the film's villainous Nurse Ratched.
The EU's warning comes after Russia's president said he could use "all the means available to us".
Political leaders hold rallies ahead of elections on Sunday that could bring Giorgia Meloni to power.
The ban, which predates the state's founding, allows exemptions only to save the mother's life.
The 24-year-old also plotted to kill Canadian PM Justin Trudeau, prosecutors told a Canadian court.
Roger Federer brings the curtain down on his illustrious career by teaming up with fellow great Rafael Nadal on an emotional night in London.
US President Joe Biden surprised Sir Elton John by giving him a medal for his contribution to music.
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