Welcome to Tiny Bytes, a look at some of today’s news for little minds.
Samsung head to be jailed
The billionaire head of South Korea's Samsung Group, Jay Y. Lee, was jailed for five years for bribery after a six-month trial over a scandal that brought down the president. Read more
Hurricane Harvey to hit the USA
A severe hurricane is all set to hit the USA today and this may be the biggest to hit in 12 years. The threat of Harvey has resulted in closing of schools, and evacuations along the south coast of Texas.
Typhoon Hato hits Hong Kong
A Typhoon named Hato, the worst in five years, has hit Hong Kong. 400 flights have been cancelled, 200 trees uprooted, cars and vehicles damaged, metre high waves have caused some major confusion.
Largest jackpot record
A woman from Massachusetts in the USA has won the biggest jackpot in North American history, for 758.7 million dollars.
Well, That’s it for today, kids. Thank you for listening. It’s a long weekend here in India, so we will see you again on Tuesday, at 5 pm. Remember it’s so important to know what’s going on in the world around you.