WATCH: Top 5 world news videos today

2018-09-04 07:53

1. Woman attempts carjacking with baby after crashing car

A woman leads authorities on a high-speed chase in Texas, crashes her vehicle, then takes off on foot while holding a baby in a carrier before trying to carjack a passing motorist. Authorities eventually arrested the woman, who local media said was charged with child endangerment, possession of a controlled substance and evading arrest.

2. Rio museum consumed by fire

Firefighters are battling a huge blaze at the National Museum of Brazil in Rio de Janeiro.

3. Reuters journalists being handed seven-year jail term

Reuters journalists left a court in Yangon after a Myanmar judge found them guilty of breaching a law on state secrets and sentenced them to seven years in prison.

4. China's Xi Jinping offers another $60bn to Africa

Chinese President Xi Jinping offered another $60bn in financing for Africa and wrote off some debt for poorer African nations.

5. Nasa footage shows eruption on the Sun

Footage from Nasa shows a minor eruption on the Sun surface. The event was captured in extreme ultraviolet light. At its peak, the plasma rises to heights that are several times the diameter of Earth.

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