Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, many of them students, faced tear gas and arrests as they took to the streets in massive numbers to call on China to allow free elections for territory’s next leader
Officials reported that 135 people were treated for minor injuries in Baja California Sur, where Odile made landfall. At least 239,000 people there were left without electricity and several communities had no potable water.
The 114,500-tonne wreck is due to arrive at a port near Genoa in northern Italy on either Saturday or Sunday, before being broken up for scrap. The once-gleaming white luxury liner sank off Giglio in January 2012 after sailing too close to shore.
As the war between Hamas and Israel continues, Palestinians searched for safety, prayed, protested, and mourned the dead. One Israeli soldier has been killed in the offensive, and a reported 35 Palestinians have died.