News in Brief: September 29, 2015

Vin Diesel Announces Fast and Furious 8, 9 and 10
Vin Diesel Announces Fast and Furious 8, 9 and 10

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Today, Vin Diesel promises three more "Fast & Furious" movies, SMU coach Larry Brown is suspended, and much more. Read on for your full roundup of news in brief:

News: Poll shows that Biden would enter 2016 race as most popular candidate

  • Joe Biden hasn't announced a 2016 White House bid plan yet, but a new poll shows that he would enter the race as the most popular presidential candidate if he chooses to run. According to the poll, 40 percent of Americans have a positive impression of Biden.

Entertainment: Vin Diesel promises three more 'Fast & Furious' movies

  • Vin Diesel promised for another trilogy of the "Feast & Furious" franchise. Release dates haven't been set yet, but Vin Diesel said he's focusing on finding a director for "Fast 8."

Tech: Here's how you can get paid delivering Amazon packages

  • Amazon Flex, a new e-commerce giant from Amazon, allows you to sign up and get paid between $18 and $25 per hour to make deliveries across your town.

Sports: SMU hit with 2016 postseason ban, coach Larry Brown suspended

  • The NCAA has banned the SMU men's basketball team from the 2016 postseason. Additionally, they have suspended the team's head coach, Larry Brown, for nine games of the team's 2015-2015 season.

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