SEPTEMBER 24TH IS INDEPENDENCE DAY IN GUINEA, HERITAGE DAY IN SOUTH AFRICA, AND REPUBLIC DAY IN TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO.
SEPTEMBER 26 MARKS STAR TREK: ENTERPRISE'S 15TH ANNIVERSARY.
AMONGST EVENTS AROUND THE WORLD THIS PAST WEEK...
The Paris Accords to combat Climate Change are gaining more support!
*China's space program has announced its prototype satellite Tiangong-1 is expected to fall and destroy itself during reentry sometime in 2017. Meanwhile, that country has covered a portion of the Great Wall with CEMENT!
*Volkswagen's legal troubles continue as a new wave of lawsuits arises from their previous emissions scandal.
*The 2016 Rugby Championship was won by New Zealand.
THE TERRORIST REPORT...
*Regardless of how they're delivered, bombs are still the terrorist weapon of choice this past week.
*Syria believes ISIL forces responsible for shooting down one of their planes this past week.
*Iraqi Armed Forces have recaptured al-Shirqat from ISIL terrorists.
*The bomber suspected of setting off explosive devices between New York and New Jersey has been identified and arrested by authorities.
*Authorities are still searching at post time for the shooter at the Cascade Mall in Burlington, Washington state who killed 5 people and injured two others.
*Noted voice artist C. Martin Croker (Space Ghost Coast to Coast, Aqua Teen Hunger Force, The Brak Show) has passed away.
*Film director/screen writer Curtis Hanson (L.A. Confidential, 8 Mile, Wonder Boys) is no longer with us.
*Singer/song writer John D. Loudermilk ("Tobacco Road", "Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye", "Indian Reservation") has taken his last bow on life's stage.
WITHIN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA...
*The New York Times has officially endorsed Democratic hopeful Hillary Clinton for President.
*Current Vice President Joe Biden revealed why he didn't seek the Democratic nomination.
*North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory declared a state of emergency because of riots protesting the shooting of Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte, after he was shot while police were looking for someone else.
*Yahoo! revealed this week that hackers infiltrated its network in late 2014 and stole at least 500 million user account's worth of information.
*Amongst the winners of the 2016/68th Primetime Emmy Awards are Game of Thrones (Outstanding Drama Series), Veep (Outstanding Comedy Series, Julia Louis-Dreyfus for Lead Comedy Actress), and The People v. O.J. Simpson: An American Crime Story (Outstanding Limited Series, Courtney B. Vance for Lead Actor and Sarah Paulson for Lead Actress).
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