At least 2 people are injured after a grenade explosion outside a Televisa television station in Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico.
Norway and Ireland win seats in the United Nations Security Council, joining new members India and Mexico. Canada, which was considered a favorite, and had strongly campaigned for a seat for four years on the council, fails to get enough votes. Canadian Foreign Minister François-Philippe Champagne says he is proud of the campaign but declines to comment on the reasons for their loss.
Eighteen attorneys general, representing seventeen U.S. states and Washington DC, sue the Trump administration over migrant family separations at the U.S. border with Mexico. The litigants demand around 2,000 migrant children be reunited with their families.
Ethan Couch, the so-called “affluenza” teen who violated probation for killing four people when driving while intoxicated when he disappeared from Tarrant County, Texas, is taken into custody in Mexico. Mexican officials will remand Couch and his mother, with whom he fled, to the U.S. Marshals Service.
Several grenade attacks occur at the homes of former Thai Prime Minister Banharn Silpa-archa and in Chiang Mai. [http:--www.bangkokpost.com-news-local-175863-grenade-attacks-in-bangkok-chiang-mai ("Bangkok Post")]date=August 2019 Red shirt protesters set up roadblocks to prevent police reinforcements from reaching the capital Bangkok. [http:--news.bbc.co.uk-1-hi-world-asia-pacific-8643443.stm (BBC)] [https:--web.archive.org-web-20100429154126-http:--www.mcot.net-cfcustom-cache_page-49045.cfm (Thai News Agency)] Yellow shirt protesters say they will take action against the red shirts if the authorities do not deal with the protests. [http:--english.aljazeera.net-news-africa-2010-04-201042645149451642.html (Al Jazeera)] Several grenade attacks occur at the homes of former Thai Prime Minister Banharn Silpa-archa and in Chiang Mai. [http:--www.bangkokpost.com-news-local-175863-grenade-attacks-in-bangkok-chiang-mai ("Bangkok Post")]date=August 2019