September 26th, 2016

World News

Arnold Palmer dies at 87, made golf popular for masses

By Doug Ferguson, The Associated Press on September 25th, 2016

Arnold Palmer brought a country-club sport to the masses with a hard-charging style, charisma and a commoner’s touch, At ease with both presidents and the golfing public, and on a first-name basis with both, “The King,” died Sunday in Pittsburgh. He was 87. Alastair Johnson, CEO of Arnold Palmer Enterprises, confirmed that Palmer died Sunday ... Read More »

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Surfer in stable condition after Australian shark attack

By The Associated Press on September 25th, 2016

SYDNEY, Australia – Police say a teenage surfer is in a stable condition after he was bitten by a shark at the same Australian beach where a Japanese surfer was fatally mauled last year. A police statement says the 17-year-old sustained a single bite wound to his hip as he surfed off Ballina’s Lighthouse Beach ... Read More »

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2 men arrested, teen detained in California triple slaying

By Amy Taxin, The Associated Press on September 25th, 2016

FULLERTON, Calif. – Two men were arrested and a 17-year-old girl was detained Sunday on suspicion of killing three people inside a Southern California home over the weekend, police said. Fullerton police Sgt. Jon Radus would not say if the arrested teen was the missing daughter of two of the victims. He did say she ... Read More »

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LSU fires Miles, Cameron, promotes Orgeron

By Brett Martel, The Associated Press on September 25th, 2016

LSU has fired coach Les Miles and offensive co-ordinator Cam Cameron, and promoted defensive line coach Ed Orgeron to interim head coach. LSU athletic director Joe Alleva made the announcement Sunday, saying Miles has done a “tremendous job” and been a “great ambassador” for LSU, but that “it’s apparent in evaluating the program through the ... Read More »

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AP Sources: LSU fires Miles, Cameron, promotes Orgeron

By Brett Martel, The Associated Press on September 25th, 2016

Two people familiar with the decision say LSU has fired head football coach Les Miles and offensive co-ordinator Cam Cameron and promoted defensive line coach Ed Orgeron to interim head coach. The people spoke to The Associated Press on Sunday on condition of anonymity because no announcement has been made. Miles’ firing, reported first by ... Read More »

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Mall shooting suspect: ‘Creepy,’ multiple arrests, disputes

By Martha Bellisle And Lisa Baumann, The Associated Press on September 25th, 2016

OAK HARBOR, Wash. – The 20-year-old man suspected of killing five people with a rifle at a Macy’s makeup counter had had a string of run-ins with the law in recent years, including charges he assaulted his stepfather, and was described by a neighbour as so “creepy, rude and obnoxious” that she kept a Taser ... Read More »

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Mall shooting suspect: Multiple arrests, disputes

By Martha Bellisle And Lisa Baumann, The Associated Press on September 25th, 2016

OAK HARBOR, Wash. – The 20-year-old man suspected of killing five people with a rifle at a Macy’s makeup counter had had a string of run-ins with the law in recent years, including charges he assaulted his stepfather. As investigators tried to piece together information on Arcan Cetin, who was arrested Saturday evening after a ... Read More »

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Protests remain peaceful outside Charlotte Panthers NFL game

By Meg Kinnard, Emery P. Dalesio And Tom Foreman Jr., The Associated Press on September 25th, 2016

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Nightly protests have shaken the city of Charlotte since the shooting death of a black man by police last week, but Sunday’s NFL game between the Carolina Panthers and the Minnesota Vikings managed to open without interruption. A group of around 100 demonstrators gathered across the street from Bank of America Stadium ... Read More »

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At least 26 killed in Aleppo as UN meets over Syria

By Philip Issa And Edith M. Lederer, The Associated Press on September 25th, 2016

BEIRUT – At least 26 civilians were killed in fresh government airstrikes on the contested city of Aleppo, Syrian activists said Sunday, as the United Nations Security Council convened an emergency meeting on the spiraling violence in Syria. At the start of that meeting the U.N.’s top envoy to Syria accused the government of unleashing ... Read More »

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Authorities search for clues in Washington mall shooting

By Martha Bellisle And Lisa Baumann, The Associated Press on September 25th, 2016

OAK HARBOR, Wash. – Investigators on Sunday tried to piece together information on the 20-year-old suspect in the deadly Washington state mall shootings who was apprehended after a nearly 24-hour manhunt. Washington State Patrol Sgt. Mark Francis said Sunday morning that authorities were searching an apartment tied to Arcan Cetin and searching his vehicle. Francis ... Read More »

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Clinton, Trump to meet separately with Israel PM Netanyahu

By Ken Thomas And Jill Colvin, The Associated Press on September 25th, 2016

NEW YORK – Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are meeting separately with Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday in sessions that could set the tone for relations between the allied countries during the next presidential administration. Trump met Sunday with Netanyahu for over an hour at his residence in Trump Tower in Manhattan, according ... Read More »

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