Here is CurrentHow’s daily briefing for the 27th of September, 2016:-
1. Sparks fly in key Clinton-Trump debate:-
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump clashed last night on the First Presedential debate held by CNN. The debate which was widely anticipated by viewers from the United States and all around the world, broke all previous records in U.S. History, with the viewership base reaching a 100 million people. Key issues like job creation, law and order, racism, and climate change were debated at the event. The Second Presedential debate is scheduled to be held on the 9th of October.
2. Over 90% of world is breathing bad air : WHO
Nine out of 10 people worldwide are breathing poor quality air, the World Health Organisation said on Tuesday, calling for dramatic action against pollution. The WHO report states that over 6 million people have been killed globally due to air pollution. The problem is the worst in China, followed by India and Bangladesh. The WHO has warned that this bad air may also contain carcinogens, which cause cancer, causing a further 1.5 million deaths annually.
3. Indian origin lawyer shoots at 9 people in Houston, US, killed by the police:-
An Indian origin lawyer went on a rampage in Houston, Texas on Monday before he was killed by the police. The shooter’s name is reported to be Nathan Desai. None of the victims he shot at were killed. Though the motive for the attack has not been confirmed yet, authorities say that he was having trouble at his law-firm. Earlier, media outlets were displaying the name of the shooter as Nathan DeSai, making it sound European, however it was later corrected. The FBI is investigating the incident.