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Security increased throughout NYC as UN General Assembly begins

Obama is expected to spend as many as four days in NY , potentially rubbing elbows with his counterparts in the nations that can best tackle the world's problems. "Security inside the United Nations is being assessed on a constant basis", UN Secretary General spokesman Stephane Dujarric told CBS . Six of the world's richest countries - the United States, China, Japan, Britain, Germany and France - hosted only 1.8 million refugees a year ago , just seven percent of the world total, according ...

Samsung Note 7 recall finally official; Replacements due September 21

Meanwhile, Samsung has officially recalled 1 million of its Galaxy Note 7 phones sold before September 15 because of "serious fire and burn hazards". , including 26 reports of burns and 55 of property damage. "To date, we already have exchanged 130,000 units - a fast and meaningful start - and with the CPSC's partnership, we will continue implementing corrective steps to exchange every single Note 7 on the market...." "Customers who exchange a Note7 device for another Samsung product will ...

Sport

Tennessee vs. Virginia Tech 9/10/16

The former NCAA-recognized record for attendance is 115,109, from the Notre Dame-Michigan game in 2013. Tennessee , a modest 2-0, can take that encouragement from the game, not necessarily its start. "We're going to get some good pictures", Thornsbury said. Virginia Tech had some better numbers on the stat sheet. Tennessee scored twice in the final period on a 27-yard touchdown run by Dobbs and a four-yard score from John Kelly that came after the Vols recovered a fumble at the ...

Temple students turn their backs during Joe Paterno tribute

The reunion is separate from a university celebration of the 50th anniversary of Paterno's head coaching debut planned for Saturday's game against Temple . Penn State opted to honor the "impact to student-athletes" of Paterno, who was sacked in 2011 amid the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal. Jimmy Cefalo, who played for Paterno from 1974-77 before embarking on a broadcasting career, called the late coach "the most influential man in my life other than my father".

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