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)
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)
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.