September 22, 2016 – World news, Headlines

The United Nations condemned airstrikes by an Arab coalition that killed 26 people in Western Yemen as well as attacks on civilian facilities.   (Reuters)

Iraqi forces backed by air strikes from the United States led coalition regained control of the northern district of Shirqat.  (Reuters)

A suicide bomber killed 12 people when he blew himself up at the opening of a local police station in a town in southern Syria. (Reuters)

Federal, and state prosecutors announced charges against 10 men include former top aide to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, in corruption, and fraud cases involving state contracts worth millions of dollars.  (Reuters)


Yahoo Inc revealed at least 500 million of its accounts were hacked in 2014 by what it believed was a state-sponsored hack.  The theft appeared to be the world’s largest known cyber breach to date. (CNN)

29-year-old Joseph Szajkowski barricaded a home in Midtown Anchorage.   Two officers  were injured by gunshots in the standoff with Szajkowski who is now being held on charges of kidnapping and assault at the Anchorage Jail. (AlaskaPublicMedia)

Three people died in a shooting at an east Tennessee factory. The shooter, Ricky Swafford, 45, died from what appears to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound. (ABC)



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