This Friday, 75,000 need urgent aid in the Bahamas as Dorian hits the Carolinas; Mexico prepares for migration meeting as US deal expires; Boris Johnson to seek general election again on Monday; senior officials concede loss of clout in UN to China; and Russia to have local elections this year that could challenge the Kremlin.
More: Hurricane Dorian makes landfall on North Carolina’s outer banks (NY Times)
Boris Johnson to seek general election again on Monday (The Guardian)
In Russia’s local elections, the vote totals are not what really count (Washington Post)
More: Russian protester sentenced to 4 years in prison (Washington Post)
Mexican pastor and priest murdered at their churches (Christianity Today)
The "flying blind” economy (Axios)