News in Brief: September 22, 2015

South Dakota Fire With Six Dead Likely Murder-Suicide
South Dakota Fire With Six Dead Likely Murder-Suicide

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Today, a South Dakota family murder is uncovered, Ryan Reynolds talks about cutting off an old friend, and much more. Read on for your full roundup of news in brief:

News: South Dakota man killed wife, 4 kids then himself

  • Authorities believe that a man fatally shot his wife and four kids, set their South Dakota house on fire, and then turned the shotgun on himself. A preliminary autopsy showed that all six members of the family died of gunshot wounds.

Entertainment: Ryan Reynolds cuts off friend of over 25 years for trying to sell his daughter's photos

  • In a recent interview with GQ, Ryan Reynolds revealed that he had to cut off a friend of "over 25 years" because he attempted to sell photos of his daughter, James. Reynolds said the friend was someone he had grown up with and known his whole life.

Tech: Better photos and animated shots in new iPhones

  • The new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus will have 50 percent more detail in photos and they will also introduce animation for still images and brighter low-light selfies.

Sports: Timberwolves working on buying out Anthony Bennett

  • The Timberwolves are moving forward toward buying out Anthony Bennett's contract. Minnesota acquired him as the number one pick in the 2013 draft.

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