UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016

On Sept. 28, 1938, Adolf Hitler called a four-power conference in Munich to discuss the Czechoslovak crisis, postponing the German army’s march into Sudetenland. Today is Wednesday, Sept. 28, the 272nd day of 2016 with 94 to follow. The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars, Uranus and Venus. …

Quote of the Day

“There’s something he’s hiding.” ~ Hillary Clinton on Donald Trump’s refusal to release his tax returns, breaking with decades of presidential campaign tradition. The Republican said he can’t release his tax returns because he is being audited. Source: Quotations in the News – ABC News

Celebrity birthdays for Sept. 28, 2016

Actress Brigitte Bardot is 82. Actress-comedian Janeane Garofalo is 52. Country singer Matt King is 50. Actress Mira Sorvino is 49. Actress Naomi Watts is 48. Country singer Karen Fairchild of Little Big Town is 47. Country singer Mandy Barnett is 41. Rapper Young Jeezy is 39. Actor Peter Cambor …

Iran introduces credit cards for first time | Reuters

Iran introduced credit cards for the first time on Sunday, the Iranian Students’ News Agency (ISNA) reported. Iran is looking to bolster its oil production and economy after world powers in January lifted sanctions against the Islamic Republic in return for Tehran complying with a deal to curb its nuclear …

New security at museums and monuments is bad for visitors and worse for the United States – The Washington Post

Tourists won’t be safer. They’ll just have to wait longer. Starting in November, Arlington National Cemetery will be phasing in “enhanced security measures,” including mandatory screening of everyone who walks into the facility. Cemetery officials announced the new security plan on Sept. 12, a day after the 15th anniversary of …