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UN chief urges nuke powers to abide by no-first-use pledge

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday urged countries with nuclear weapons to stick to their no-first-use commitment of their atomic arsenals, warning that the nuclear arms race has returned amid growing international tension.

Secretary-General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres delivers a speech at the Japan National Press Club in Tokyo, on Aug. 8, 2022. (Eugene Hoshiko / AP)

Men face sentencing for hate crimes in Ahmaud Arbery's death

Months after they were sentenced to life in prison for murder, the three white men who chased and killed Ahmaud Arbery in a Georgia neighbourhood faced a second round of criminal penalties Monday for federal hate crimes committed in the deadly pursuit of the 25-year-old Black man.

Travis McMichael looks on during the sentencing in his trial along with his father Greg McMichael and neighbour, William "Roddie" Bryan in the Glynn County Courthouse on Jan. 7, 2022 in Brunswick, Ga. Months after they were sentenced to life in prison for murder, the three white men who chased and killed Ahmaud Arbery in a Georgia neighbourhood faced a second round of criminal penalties on Monday, Aug. 8, 2022 for federal hate crimes committed in the deadly pursuit of the 25-year-old Black man. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, Pool, File)

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