China's former justice minister Fu Zhenghua is sentenced to death with reprieve, which means his sentence will be life in prison without the possibility of parole, after pleading guilty to accepting bribes.
A court in Kyiv reduces the sentence of Vadim Shishimarin, the first Russian soldier tried for war crimes, from life in prison to 15 years detention. Shishimarin's defense attorney says that it is "highly likely" that he will be returned to Russia in a prisoner exchange.
The three defendants convicted in the murder of Ahmaud Arbery are sentenced to life in prison. Travis and Greg McMichael are sentenced to life without the possibility of parole, while William Bryan is sentenced to life with the possibility of parole.
Chinese officials report 15,152 new confirmed cases of the 2019-nCoV acute respiratory disease (COVID-19) and 254 new deaths in mainland China, the largest single day increase since the pandemic began. However, the number of confirmed cases now also includes the number of clinically diagnosed patients in Hubei province.
The capitals of the world’s two most populous nations, China and India, are blanketed in hazardous, choking smog. Beijing, on the second-highest pollution alert, is closing highways, halting or suspending construction while warning residents to stay indoors. The U.S. New Delhi embassy’s monitoring station recorded an air quality index of 372, putting air pollution levels into “hazardous” territory. No action by the New Delhi government.