Slick business: U.S. and coalition warplanes are going for the pocketbook as they attack ISIS positions in Iraq and Syria. Some of the latest airstrikes targeted what the Pentagon said were mobile oil refineries being used by the so-called Islamic State terror group to help finance its operations. ISIS reportedly makes up to $2 million a day from oil produced by the mobile refineries
2. HANNAH GRAHAM ARREST
Captured: The suspect in the disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham is in custody. Texas authorities found him camping along a beach in Galveston County, the sheriff’s office said. The extradition process to return Jesse Matthew back to Virginia has already begun, Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Longo told reporters yesterday. Matthew was wanted on suspicion of abduction with the intent to defile in the disappearance of Graham earlier this month. Her location is unknown to authorities.
3. ESPN SUSPENSION
On the bench: ESPN has suspended Bill Simmons for three weeks after he went on a profanity-laced rant about Roger Goodell. During his podcast, he called the NFL commissioner “a liar” and took issue with the league’s handling of the Ray Rice case. Simmons even called out his bosses, daring ESPN to censure him for his colorful Goodell spiel. Hey Bill, be careful what you wish for.
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