1. Hawaii wildfires: Joe Biden vows to visit soon amid criticism
- US President Joe Biden says he will travel to Hawaii as soon as he can amid criticism of his response to the island's deadly wildfires.
- Speaking in Milwaukee on Tuesday, Mr Biden said he wanted to ensure that the people in the state had everything they needed.
- The death toll from the fires is now 101 with some 1,300 people missing.

2. Ukrainian prisoners of war say they were tortured at Russian prison
- Former Ukrainian captives say they were subjected to torture, including frequent beatings and electric shocks, while in custody at a detention facility in south-western Russia, in nwhat would be serious violations of international humanitarian law.
- In interviews with the BBC, a dozen ex-detainees released in prisoner exchanges alleged physical and psychological abuse by Russian officers and guards at the pre-Trial Detention Facility Number Two, in the city of Taganrog.
- The testimonies describe a consistent pattern of extreme violence and ill-treatment at the facility, one of the locations where Ukrainian prisoners of war have been held in Russia.

3. Trump's time in Fulton County Jail will be brief
- In the coming days, Donald Trump will turn himself in to police in Georgia. His initial brush with the local criminal justice system is expected to last just hours - most other defendants are not so lucky.
- Authorities announced on Wednesday that Mr Trump and his fellow 18 defendants are "expected" to be booked at the Fulton County Jail in Atlanta before being arraigned at the courthouse, though they warned circumstances may change.
- He must appear by 25 August to face charges of trying to overturn the result of the 2020 election in the state.
1. Hawaii wildfires: Joe Biden vows to visit soon amid criticism
- US President Joe Biden says he will travel to Hawaii as soon as he can amid criticism of his response to the island's deadly wildfires.
- Speaking in Milwaukee on Tuesday, Mr Biden said he wanted to ensure that the people in the state had everything they needed.
- The death toll from the fires is now 101 with some 1,300 people missing.

2. Ukrainian prisoners of war say they were tortured at Russian prison
- Former Ukrainian captives say they were subjected to torture, including frequent beatings and electric shocks, while in custody at a detention facility in south-western Russia, in nwhat would be serious violations of international humanitarian law.
- In interviews with the BBC, a dozen ex-detainees released in prisoner exchanges alleged physical and psychological abuse by Russian officers and guards at the pre-Trial Detention Facility Number Two, in the city of Taganrog.
- The testimonies describe a consistent pattern of extreme violence and ill-treatment at the facility, one of the locations where Ukrainian prisoners of war have been held in Russia.

3. Trump's time in Fulton County Jail will be brief
- In the coming days, Donald Trump will turn himself in to police in Georgia. His initial brush with the local criminal justice system is expected to last just hours - most other defendants are not so lucky.
- Authorities announced on Wednesday that Mr Trump and his fellow 18 defendants are "expected" to be booked at the Fulton County Jail in Atlanta before being arraigned at the courthouse, though they warned circumstances may change.
- He must appear by 25 August to face charges of trying to overturn the result of the 2020 election in the state.

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