Australian newspaper the "Herald Sun" criticised for "racist" cartoon of American tennis star Serena Williams
- California passes law to commit to carbon-free electricity sources by 2045
- South Carolina issues mandatory evacuation order affecting one million people ahead of Hurricane Florence
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres calls for urgent climate change conference saying "climate change moving faster than we are"
Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 2 months and 19 days
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