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Start your day off right with five things you need to know this morning.
Five things you need to know
Cuba is entirely without power after being battered by Hurricane Ian, according to government officials. Two people are reported to have died when the category three hurricane smashed into the island's west.
Crews in Cuba are working to restore power for millions after Hurricane Ian battered the western region with high winds and dangerous storm surge, causing an island-wide blackout. https://t.co/0IL4Ul7DtC— CNN (@CNN) September 28, 2022
The body of one of the most famous mountaineers of her generation has been found in the Himalayas. Hilaree Nelson, an American, was 49 years old.
We are deeply saddened by the passing of Hilaree Nelson, one of the most prolific ski mountaineers in the world, a National Geographic Explorer and recipient of the 2018 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year award.— National Geographic (@NatGeo) September 28, 2022
Read more about her legacy https://t.co/YwiyStQ7DL
China's international currency has collapsed to a record low against the US dollar. The yuan sunk to its lowest level against the dollar since records became available in 2011; China's domestic currency, meanwhile, is at its lowest point against the dollar since 2008.
China's yuan fell to a 14-year low against the dollar Wednesday despite central bank efforts to stem the slide after U.S. https://t.co/3A0noNCijT— The Associated Press (@AP) September 28, 2022
A Burmese woman has been jailed for six years after a military court convicted her for posting nude photographs to a pornography website. Nang Mwe San, a model and former doctor, was said to have harmed "culture and dignity" by using adult website OnlyFans.
Myanmar OnlyFans model sentenced to six years jail https://t.co/wJ27arq0ny— BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) September 28, 2022
Netflix has announced it will establish its own video games studio. The new branch of the streaming giant will be based in Helsinki, Finland.
Netflix is creating its first in-house video game studio https://t.co/RuglXHyRw0— Bloomberg (@business) September 26, 2022
In happier news, many species of wildlife in Europe are thriving thanks to years of protection and reintroduction projects. A report commissioned by the group Rewilding Europe found that grey wolves, European bison and European beavers are among the best-performing species.
Wolves, brown bears and white-tailed eagles are among the top predators making a comeback across Europe: https://t.co/z1guZfs6un #WildlifeComebackReport #Rewilding #WelcomeWildlife@LouiseMcRae @Phi_Ledger @RewildingEurope— ZSL (@OfficialZSL) September 27, 2022