Another night of unease between law enforcement and residents in Ferguson, Mo., followed the shooting of a police officer Saturday, even as the crime seemed unrelated to recent civil unrest. LA TIMES
2. VOLCANOAt least 30 hikers are presumed dead after Mount Ontake, a 10,062-foot volcano, erupted in Japan. NY TIMES
Thousands of Indian Americans packed into New York’s Madison Square Garden to hear Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi speak on Sunday. Modi had previously been barred from the U.S. because he is a Hindu national. USA TODAY
4. HONG KONG PROTESTSProtests in Hong Kong on Sunday injured at least 38 people. The demonstrators denounce China’s decision to allow only government-chosen candidates to run for chief executive, Hong Kong’s top civil position. CNN
5. DATA BREACHES
More than 75 million records have been exposed in 568 data breaches through Sept. 23, according to a study from Identity Theft Resource Center. 24/7 WALL STREET
The Chinese government has been setting up pilot free trade zones (FTZ) as possible testing grounds for economic change in the country. China says it will ease controls on foreign investment in 27 industries in Shanghai’s free trade zone. REUTERS
Fledgling social media site Ello was hit by a denial of service attack yesterday. The new ad-free site touts itself as an alternative to Facebook and promises not to sell your information to advertisers. Currently in beta testing mode, Ello membership is invite-only for now. USA TODAY
Without ads there will be much more room for Candy Crush invitations and Upworthy news articles.
Jean Paul Gaultier’s final ready-to-wear show took place in Paris on Saturday with the spring/summer 2015 collection presented in a beauty pageant-themed event. “I think it was a beautiful show,” the 62-year-old Gaultier said after. LA TIMES
Now he can turn his attention back to creating Madonna’s wardrobe. What nursing home couldn’t use a few cone bras worn on the outside?
Europe won the Ryder Cup yesterday for the third straight time behind two big early rallies. Rory McIlroy trounced Rickie Fowler to finish off the Americans. ESPN
Derek Jeter played his last game Sunday, ending his career with a play typical of his time in the majors, in which he hustled out an infield single for his 3,465th hit.
George Clooney married British human rights attorney Amal Alamuddin Saturday in a private ceremony in Venice, Italy. SEE PHOTO
@Michelle_Wolf: George Clooney giving hope, for the first time, to women over 30.
11. OTHER SHTUFF
Today is National Coffee Day. Find out where you can get a free cup of coffee: CLICK HERE
@camimonet: There’s a time and a place for decaf coffee: Never and in the trash.
@Monicann86: I wish todays youth had to endure the humiliation of having your dad pick up the landline phone and start dialing while you’re talking on it
And that’s what you ‘Need 2 Know’ on Monday, September 29, 2014…