Hello! Here’s what you need to know on Tuesday.
1. Suicide bombers struck three cities across Saudi Arabia on Monday, including a security headquarters at a mosque in the holy city of Medina. The attacks all seem to have been timed to coincide with the approach of Eid al-Fitr, the holiday that celebrates the end of the Ramadan fast.
2. Nigel Farage resigned as leader of the UK Independence Party in a surprise announcement on Monday. “The victory for the ‘Leave’ side in the referendum means that my political ambition has been achieved. I came into this struggle from business because I wanted us to be a self-governing nation, not to become a career politician,” Farage said.
3. Bangladesh police say the men suspected of Friday’s deadly attack on a restaurant in the capital went to prestigious schools and one of the them was the son of a politician. Islamic State has taken responsibility for the attack that killed 20 people, most of them foreigners from Italy, Japan, India, and the United States.
4. NASA’s Juno spacecraft finally reached Jupiter, five years after the probe eft Earth. Juno’s mission is to uncover the secrets lurking under Jupiter’s clouds in order to help understand the origins of our solar system.
5. Three former Barclays traders have been found guilty in connection with Libor rigging. The prosecution said that the trio of former bankers worked together to manipulate US dollar-linked Libor between June 2005 and September 2007.
6. Boris Johnson backed junior minister Andrea Leadsom to be the next leader of the Conservative Party and British prime minister. Leadsom, like Johnson, campaigned to leave the European Union.
7. Officials have resumed counting votes in Austraila’s national election that was too close to call. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, who leades the Liberal National coaltion, did not win enough seats to form a majority government.
8. Hillary Clinton called a tweet from rival Donald Trump
“blatantly anti-Semitic. The original tweet, now deleted, featured a badge resembling the Star of David that read “Most Corrupt Candidate Ever” next to Clinton’s face.
9. Kevin Durant, one of the NBA’s best players, made a stunning decision to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder for the Golden State Warriors. The Warriors have now created a super-team, a squad that also includes Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, and Draymond Green.
10. Chris Evans, the new lead presenter of “Top Gear,” announced he is quitting the show after just one series. Evans and his ensemble of cohosts failed to match the audiences amassed by previous hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May.
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