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September 25, 2016 – World News Headlines

Aleppo Syria – chief Ban Ki-moon says he was “appalled by the chilling military escalation” in Syria’s battleground city of Aleppo as air strikes demolished buildings and killed 45 civilians   (AFP via Yahoo! News)

A Jordanian writer and member of the country’s Christian minority, Nahed Hattar, who was facing charges for sharing a “blasphemous” anti-ISIS cartoon was shot in Amman (CNN)

Miami Marlin Jose Fernandez, 24, was killed in a boating accident in Florida along with three others. (ESPN)

While the Colorado Rockies were holding a 3-2 lead with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, Corey Seager, the Los Angeles Dodgers’ 22-year-old shortstop, hit a home run to right field to tie the game and extend the final home game for 88-year-old announcer, Vin Scully, one more inning. (ESPN)

Arnold Palmer, a seven-time major golf winner …and the most beloved figure in the game…died in Pittsburgh from heart complications. He was 87.  (Golf Week)(Yahoo! Sports)(The New York Times)

Rory McIlroy holed two shots on the 16th hole at East Lake and became a FedEx Cup champion. (AP via ESPN)

Pope Francis voiced support for Mexican bishops and citizens opposing the government’s push to legalize same-sex marriage.

 

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