News Around the World

By Stephanie Dawber

News Editor

 

International

U.S Launches Airstrikes in Iraq and Syria
Currently, the United States Central Command has conducted 198 airstrikes against ISIS. U.S aircraft continue to attack Islamic State terrorist this past Tuesday and Wednesday. All American aircraft excited the scene safely.

Somali Pirates Free American Journalist
Somali officials confirmed that American journalist Michael Scott Moore has finally been freed on Tuesday, September 23rd after being held captive for two years. It has not been confirmed if a ransom has been paid.

National

Clemson University suspends all Fraternity Activities
19-year-old student Tucker Hipps’ body was found in a lake after running with his fraternity brothers. Officials are investigating a possible hazing case. Clemson University’s ban affects all 24 campus fraternities.

University of Virginia Suspect Charged with Abduction
Authorities charged Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr. with abduction last Tuesday. Matthew was last seen with UVA student Hannah Graham. Graham has been missing since September 13th.

Local

Massasoit Community College Student Charged with Rape
Police have charged Massasoit Community College student Eliphete Pierre of Stoughton with rape and indecent assault and battery on a person over 14. Brockton Police do not believe Pierre is connected with the sexual assault that occurred inside the Brockton campus last Monday.

South Shore Hospitals prepare for Enterovirus D68
Enterovirus D68 typically affects children with respiratory issues and asthma. Symptoms range from mild runny noses and sneezing, to shortness of breath and wheezing. Enterovirus D68 is most prevalent late summer through early fall.

Stephanie Dawber is the News Editor of The Comment. Follow her on Twitter @StephanieDawber or email her at sdawber@student.bridgew.edu

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