1. Travis King: US soldier in North Korea had been held after fighting in Seoul
- Travis King, the American soldier who fled to North Korea, had been detained after getting into fights in South Korea prior to crossing the border.
- Court documents showed he also damaged a police car and had recently spent time in a detention facility in Seoul.
- The 23-year-old service men had been recently released and was being sent back to the US when he escaped.
- He joined a tour of the Joint Security Area and fled into North Korea, which has not commented on so far.

2. Europe heat waves: Wildfires rage in Greece as temperatures soar
- Large swathes of southern Europe continue to swelter in record heat as wildfires rage across the continent.
- Temperatures hit a high of 46.3C in Sicily on Tuesday, and crews battled fires in Greece and the Swiss Alps.
- Most of Italy's major cities are on red alert, meaning the extreme heat carries a health risk to everybody, not just vulnerable groups.

3. Tupac Shakur: Police search house over 1996 killing
- Police in Nevada have confirmed they served a search warrant this week in connection with the unsolved killing of rapper Tupac Shakur.
- Detectives carried out the search at a home in Henderson, a suburb of Las Vegas where Shakur was gunned down in September 1996.
- Las Vegas Metropolitan police did not provide further details of the search, citing the ongoing investigation into his murder.
1. Travis King: US soldier in North Korea had been held after fighting in Seoul
- Travis King, the American soldier who fled to North Korea, had been detained after getting into fights in South Korea prior to crossing the border.
- Court documents showed he also damaged a police car and had recently spent time in a detention facility in Seoul.
- The 23-year-old service men had been recently released and was being sent back to the US when he escaped.
- He joined a tour of the Joint Security Area and fled into North Korea, which has not commented on so far.

2. Europe heat waves: Wildfires rage in Greece as temperatures soar
- Large swathes of southern Europe continue to swelter in record heat as wildfires rage across the continent.
- Temperatures hit a high of 46.3C in Sicily on Tuesday, and crews battled fires in Greece and the Swiss Alps.
- Most of Italy's major cities are on red alert, meaning the extreme heat carries a health risk to everybody, not just vulnerable groups.

3. Tupac Shakur: Police search house over 1996 killing
- Police in Nevada have confirmed they served a search warrant this week in connection with the unsolved killing of rapper Tupac Shakur.
- Detectives carried out the search at a home in Henderson, a suburb of Las Vegas where Shakur was gunned down in September 1996.
- Las Vegas Metropolitan police did not provide further details of the search, citing the ongoing investigation into his murder.

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