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• 19-year-old Quinton Evans is being held in lieu of $1million bond for allegedly shooting a teenage Jesse White Tumbler, Devonshay Lofton, to death. [SUNTIMES]
• Jesse Matthew, the 32-year-old man wanted in connection to the missing UVA student Hannah Graham has been arrested in Galveston, TX. His arrest arrest warrant was upgraded from 2 counts of reckless driving to include abduction with intent to defile. [NBC NEWS]
• Another example of why you don’t get anything Apple related at its first release. Apple quickly pulled a troubled update to iOS 8 following an outcry over problems with the new version. Many users immediately reported problems after downloading the update such as iPhones no longer connecting to a cellular network with a message of “no service.” The iOS 8.0.1 caused issues with Touch ID were also reported. They have since released a workaround for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users as well as offered reinstall of iOS 8. [CNET]
• Mohammed Bashir, suspected to be the leader of the Nigerian Terrorist group Boko Haram has been killed by Nigerian forces, reports CNN. The man has been acting and/or posing as the deceased boko haram leader Abubakar Shekau whom the military claimed to have killed. [CNN]
• Matthew Todd Miller the American who wanted to know what it was like to work in labor camp in North Korea will begin his six-year hard labor sentence doing farm work and isolation. Reuters reports he had written to U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama, Secretary of State John Kerry and his predecessor Hillary Clinton asking for help. [REUTERS]
• Was Lionel Messi being messy? Soccer player, Malaga claims Messi called him “son of a wh*re” and that’s why he threw him to the ground in a chokehold by the throat. “I tried to prevent him from passing the ball and, after the move finished, Messi turned to me and called me a son of a wh*re.” [GOAL]
• Stephen Blyth has been named the head of Harvard University’s $36.4 billion endowment. He is an eight-year veteran of Harvard Management Co. with a doctorate from Harvard. He will begin his new position Jan. 1. [BLOOMBERG]
• John Oliver’s move to HBO in April is proving successful as his show, Last Week Tonight, is pulling in ratings that match those of HBO political veteran Bill Maher, with “an average of 4.1 million weekly viewers across TV airings and DVR, on-demand and HBO Go plays.” [HOLLYWOOD REPORTER]
• Word on the fashion street is that Caroline Brown was president of Carolina Herrera before stepping down from her role on Wednesday, may be headed to Donna Karan and is set to assume the role of CEO. “Brown helped the Herrera label achieve four consecutive years of growth during her tenure, and expanded the company in numerous directions, including digital and distribution. She will leave her current role at the end of the year.” [VOGUE UK]
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