Here's a roundup of news trending across the nation and world today.
What to know now:
1. Sexting accusations again: Former U.S. Congressman Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.), allegedly sent explicit photos of himself to a woman, the New York Post reported late Sunday. Weiner, who resign his seat in Congress following a sexting scandal in 2011, said the woman in question has been a friend of his for “some time” though the two had never met. One of the photos posted by the Post and allegedly provided by the woman shows Weiner’s son sleeping in the background. Weiner’s wife is top Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin.
2. Gabriel dies: Juan Gabriel, the Latin American music icon who sold more than 100 million records during his career, died Sunday. He was 66. According to officials, the singer died from natural causes. He performed at The Forum in Los Angeles on Friday night and was to perform on Sunday in El Paso, Texas.
3. Men arrested in Wade's cousin's death: Two men, brothers, have been arrested and charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of NBA star Dwyane Wade’s cousin. Darwin Sorrells Jr., 26, and Derren Sorrells, 22, were charged with shooting Nykea Aldridge in the head as she pushed her baby in a stroller. According to officials, Aldridge was not the intended target. Police also said a video of the shooting exists.
4. Could be a storm: A tropical depression that formed Sunday in the Florida straits could become a tropical storm in the next few hours. According to the National Hurricane Center, the depression is expected to get stronger as it moves westward into the Gulf of Mexico, then is predicted to turn east and into Florida. As tropical systems are unpredictable, the NHC warns everyone who lives along the Gulf Coast to monitor the storm.
5. No to the anthem: San Francisco 49ers’ quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who refused to stand when the National Anthem was played at an NFL pre-season game, says he will continue to keep his seat until “there's significant change and I feel like that flag represents what it's supposed to represent.” Kaepernick has drawn criticism for refusing to stand for the anthem, but says his actions have a purpose. "No one's tried to quiet me and, to be honest, it's not something I'm going to be quiet about," he said. "I'm going to speak the truth when I'm asked about it."
And one more
Beyonce put on a 16-minute concert during Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards ceremony, thrilling fans inside Madison Square Garden and millions watching at home. She topped off a night of eight award wins – which included one for best video -- with hits from her album “Lemonade.” Other highlights from the night included Brittney Spears “comeback” performance, and the presentation of Rihanna’s lifetime achievement award.
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