One of Russia’s richest women estimated to have a fortune of $600 million and co-owner of Russian airline S7 Group, Natalia Fileva, died in a plane crash Sunday in Germany. The cause of the crash and the two unknown passengers who also died are under investigation. / AP

Volodymyr Zelenskiy, A comedian with no political experience, was leading in Ukraine’s presidential election on Sunday, an exit poll and partial early results indicated but was far short of the absolute majority needed to win outright in the first round.. Zelenskiy had more than 29 percent of the votes, while incumbent President Petro Poroshenko was in a distant second place. / AP

Joe Biden, who is deciding whether to join the 2020 presidential race, faces allegations from Lucy Flores, a Nevada political candidate, who says that he kissed her on the back of the head in 2014 and made her uncomfortable. In a statement on Sunday, Biden said it was never his intention to make women feel discomfort. / AP

A cease-fire deal appeared to take hold between Israel and Gaza’s Hamas rulers on Sunday, with Israel expanding the permitted fishing zone and easing some tight restrictions on movement through its two main crossings with the Palestinian enclave. The Gaza fishermen’s committee said Israel would be extending the zone along the Mediterranean coast to a maximum of 15 nautical miles (28 kilometers). / AP

Border officials are aiming to more than quadruple the number of asylum seekers sent back over the southern border each day, a Trump administration official said Saturday. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen sent a letter to Congress late this past week requesting resources and broader authority to deport families faster. / AP

The Grammy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle was killed in a shooting outside his clothing store in Los Angeles, multiple law enforcement sources said. Two other men were in serious condition, and a suspect remained at large. Hussle’s debut studio album, “Victory Lap” was nominated for Best Rap Album at this year’s Grammy Awards. / AP