Donald Trump abandoned decades of tradition Thursday night with a tough takedown of Hillary Clinton at an annual charity dinner that prompted booing of the Republican presidential nominee.
Clinton’s remarks, too, largely lacked the self-deprecating humor that is typical at the Al Smith dinner, which benefits Catholic charities and is often one of the final opportunities for presidential candidates to share a stage before the election.
But where Clinton’s remarks singed, Trump’s burned — costing him an opportunity to take some of the heat off his campaign as it struggles through the final three weeks of the 2016 contest.
Iraqi City Of Kirkuk Attacked By ISIS:
The Iraqi city of Kirkuk has been hit by multiple attacks by ISIS fighters, sources said Friday.
Images broadcast on local television showed what appeared to be dead or injured fighters on the street. The attack comes as Iraqi and Kurdish forces battle ISIS militants in Iraq’s second-largest city of Mosul.
Oil-rich Kirkuk has been attacked before by ISIS militants. The previous attacks on Kirkuk have been seen as attempts by ISIS to either capture the city or to divert Kurdish troops from the fight in Mosul.
Louisville Receives Notice of Allegations, Rick Pitino Charged by NCAA:
The University of Louisville received a notice of allegations from the NCAA on Thursday in relation to the prostitution scandal that surfaced last season. Further, head men’s basketball coachRick Pitino was charged with failing to monitor the program.
Louisville announced its receipt of the NOA on its official website, and ESPN.com’s Dana O’Neil speculated that Pitino could face a multigame suspension based on previous discipline for coaches over similar violations.
The university has 90 days to respond to the NCAA’s notice of allegations.
Per O’Neil, the NOA includes four Level I charges. One is against Pitino, one is against former assistant Brandon Williams, and two are against former director of basketball operations Andre McGee.
Nintendo Switch Console Looks Like The Future Of Gaming: