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Start your day off right with five things you need to know this morning.
Five things you need to know
Russia has announced a list of workers that will be exempt from the country's partial conscription of men for the Ukraine war. Journalists working for state media, tech workers and bankers are among those protected from being called up to fight.
Tesla has recalled over a million cars in the US after their windows were found to close too fast and thus potentially hurt people's fingers. The car giant said a software update will fix the issue.
Tesla’s windows appear to have a pinch problem. Elon Musk’s electric car company is recalling nearly 1.1 million U.S. vehicles because the automatic-reversal system on some windows may not react correctly when detecting an obstruction https://t.co/KcSh27MSGV $TSLA pic.twitter.com/10ltV3E4N9— Reuters (@Reuters) September 22, 2022
More than 70 people have been found dead after their boat – believed to have been heading to Europe – sank off Syria's coast. Officials said the people who died were migrants from Syria, Lebanon and Palestine.
#UPDATE At least 73 migrants have died after a boat they boarded in Lebanon sank off Syria's coast, Syria's health minister said Friday, in the deadliest such migrant journey from Lebanon. pic.twitter.com/771ASgRzjd— AFP News Agency (@AFP) September 23, 2022
Bestselling author Hilary Mantel has died at age 70. Her publisher said the Wolf Hall writer died "suddenly yet peacefully."
Hilary Mantel, celebrated author of Wolf Hall, dies aged 70 https://t.co/EkyK4QzELa— The Guardian (@guardian) September 23, 2022
South Korea's president has denied calling US members of Congress "idiots." Yoon Suk-yeol said he was actually referring to his own country's lawmakers.
A criticism used on US lawmakers by the President of South Korea has gone viral on social media -- after a hot mic picked him up using an expletive https://t.co/NbbLYLJfcx— CNN (@CNN) September 23, 2022
In happier news, scientists in the UK have hailed what they say is a promising new therapy for people with cancer. The researchers said their novel approach includes infecting patients with a common virus that destroys cancerous cells.
Cancer-killing virus shows promise in patients https://t.co/y3b7m5QiIv— BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) September 23, 2022
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