Published:  12:00 AM, 09 January 2017

Worldwide waffling

One of the victims from Friday's shooting attack at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport was a doting great-grandmother active in her church, while another victim was a world traveler with a love for cruising. As law enforcement officials continue to investigate alleged gunman Esteban Santiago, 26 -- the army veteran who opened fire in a baggage claim area, killing five and wounding six -- the families of the deceased are coping with their devastating loss.

#Raiders is trending on twitter in Canada as professional American football franchise the Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio thought about replacing rookie quarterback Connor Cook with Matt McGloin after Cook's poor first half in the Raiders' 27-14 playoff loss to the Texans on Saturday.
"Nearly an hour after the game ended, #Raiders QB Connor Cook is still sitting at his locker in full uniform. So sad." @SportTaIkJoe 

Portugal's former president Mario Soares, widely seen as the father of the country's modern-day democracy, died Saturday aged 92 a fortnight after being admitted to hospital.
"At the start of his speech at #PBD2017, PM @narendramodi condoled the passing away of Mr. Mario Soares, former President & PM of Portugal."@PMOIndia 
"With death of #MarioSoares, #Portugal & #Europe lose a towering statesman: a visionary, a pragmatist, a reformist, a fighter and a democrat."  @MartinSchulz 

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