Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will hold a live news conference to reveal new threats from Iran.US allies in the region are on high alert.The leader of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard threatened on Tuesday to “set ablaze” places supported by the United States over the killing last week of top Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani in an airstrike ordered by President Trump, as U.S. military officials bolstered resources near the Middle East.The U.S. Air Force is deploying six B-52 bombers to the region, amid the rising threat from Iran after Soleimani’s killing, Fox News confirmed Monday. The threat was palpable Tuesday as a sea of seemingly thousands of supporters reportedly chanted “Death to Israel!” when Iran’s Hossein Salami vowed vengeance in the central square in Kerman, Soleimani’s hometown, where his remains arrived to be buried.However, tragedy struck during Soleimani’s funeral procession when a stampede erupted, killing 35 people and injuring 48 others, Iran state television reported.
Syracuse (21-15, 3-9 Atlantic Coast) swept Canisius (15-24, 3-5 Metro Atlantic) in a doubleheader on Wednesday in Buffalo, New York. SU won the first game, 9-0, and the second, 8-2.In the first game, the Orange made very easy work of the Golden Griffins. SU scored nine runs and Alexa Romero pitched a gem in which she allowed no runs on three hits. No individual stood out in the hit category, but Bryce Holmgren led the team with two RBIs. Syracuse stole three bases.In the second game, Syracuse scored five quick runs in the top of the first inning. A three-run home run by Faith Cain put the game out of reach, as Canisius could only cut the lead down to six.Cain led SU with two hits and five RBIs. Sophomore second baseman Alicia Hansen collected three hits of her own.AnnaMarie Gatti allowed two runs on six hits over five innings. The win brings her record to 6-5.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textSyracuse continues its road trip at Pittsburgh on Friday at 5 p.m. Comments Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on April 12, 2017 at 9:45 pm Contact Michael: [email protected] | @MikeJMcCleary