Bolsonaro fared better than the polls said. Biden will visit Puerto Rico. Hurricane Orlene in Mexico. Tragedy in Indonesian football. Also, signs that the world is headed for a recession. This is what you need to know to start the day. Truth first.
1. Lula da Silva gets more votes than Bolsonaro
Luiz Inácio “Lula” da Silva, candidate of the Workers’ Party, obtained 48.43% of the votes in the presidential elections when the count reached 99.99%, according to the Superior Electoral Court. The current president, Jair Bolsonaro, achieved 43.20%, and both candidates will contest the second round on October 30. To have won in the first round, a candidate would have to have obtained more than 50% of the votes.
2. More than 75 dead in Florida after the passage of Ian
The devastating passage of Hurricane Ian through Florida has caused the death of at least 76 people, authorities reported this Sunday, when at least 900,000 customers were still without power. Fatalities are also reported in North Carolina. The US president is expected to visit the disaster area on Wednesday.
3. Hurricane Orlene would make landfall this Monday
Hurricane Orlene weakened to a Category 2 tropical cyclone late Sunday, according to the National Hurricane Center. It is expected to continue to weaken and make landfall this Monday on the Mexican Pacific coast as a category 1 hurricane. The areas with the highest risk are Sinaloa, Nayarit, Jalisco and Colima.
4. Putin’s dilemmas to end the war in Ukraine
Time is running out for Russian President Vladimir Putin, and he knows it. Meanwhile, his bombast continues: Announcing the annexation of Ukrainian territories on Friday, Putin declared that Luhansk, Donetsk, Zaporizhia and Kherson will become part of Russia “forever.” Are you preparing for peace? Will it continue with a nuclear threat? Read this analysis by Nic Robertson.
5. Five signs the world is headed for a recession
The question is no longer if a recession will occur but when. Economists, when warning of a recession, generally base their assessment on a variety of indicators. We analyze 5 key trends.
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Sweden’s Svante Pääbo wins the Nobel Prize in Medicine
The 2022 Nobel Prize in Medicine goes to Swedish geneticist Svante Pääbo for “his discoveries on the genomes of extinct hominids and human evolution,” it was announced Monday.
Don Omar: I turned to God at that time because I feared for my life
Reggaeton singer and producer Don Omar, one of the greatest exponents of the genre, reflected on CNN about his life before fame, his vices and his spirituality.
From war food to “cool” product: the history of Spam
The 85-year-old Spam canned meat has become a symbol of war and shortages in the US. But now it’s a hit on TikTok and in upscale restaurants.
You may need a sober October more than you think
Whatever your level of use, a month-long sobriety challenge could help you become more aware of your use. How to achieve it and what do you gain? We tell you here.
“Checo” Pérez wins the Singapore Grand Prix
The Mexican driver Sergio “Checo” Pérez, of the Red Bull team, was “unmatched” and won the Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix with authority this Sunday.
The number of the day
At least 125 people were killed after chaos and violence erupted during an Indonesian league soccer match. It is one of the greatest tragedies in the history of football.
quote of the day
“The threat to peace and stability in Europe is aggressive imperial authoritarianism, ceaselessly inflicted by Russia on itself”
Russian dissident Alexey Navalny said so in an article he authored in which he states that Russia should become a parliamentary republic.
And to finish…
Videographer interrupts his live report to help a family through a flood in Florida
A Seven News Australia cameraman put down his camera to help a Florida family struggling to navigate a flood during a live report.