Six things to know – 9/19/16
Here are six things to know for today.
Federal investigators in New York and New Jersey are investigating signs of a terror cell. This after an explosion in the Chelsea neighborhood in New York over the weekend and the discovery of five suspicious devices in New Jersey.
A senior official in Syria says the cease fire is "clinically dead." Since the cease fire took effect one week ago, there have been repeated violations. Ten people, including one child, were killed over the weekend.
The issue of what to do about the world’s 65.3 million displaced people takes center stage at the United Nations General Assembly today when leaders from around the globe converge on New York for the first-ever summit on Addressing Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants.
CNN reports the Islamic State is claiming responsibility for the stabbing attack in Minnesota. A young Somali man dressed as a private security guard entered the Crossroads Center, made at least one reference to Allah, and stabbed nine people. An off-duty police officer shot and killed the man.
HBO’s "Game of Thrones" conquered the Emmy kingdom Sunday, honored as top drama for the second consecutive year and becoming the most honored prime-time TV series ever. HBO’s "Veep" repeated as best comedy series and its star, Julia-Louis Dreyfus, won a record-breaking sixth Emmy as best comedy actress.
We need your help to keep kids warm this winter. We kick off our Coats for Kids campaign today. You can drop off new or gently used coats at River Valley AgCredit.