10 Things to Know for Today - WDRB 41 Louisville News

10 Things to Know for Today

Posted: Updated:
(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump, right, meets opera performers, accompanied by Chinese President Xi Jinping, as they tour opera performance at the Forbidden City, Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, in Beijing, China. Trump is on a five country t... (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump, right, meets opera performers, accompanied by Chinese President Xi Jinping, as they tour opera performance at the Forbidden City, Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, in Beijing, China. Trump is on a five country t...
(Jahi Chikwendiu/The Washington Post via AP). Danica Roem, who ran for house of delegates against GOP incumbent Robert Marshall, is greeted by supporters as she prepares to give her victory speech with Prince William County Democratic Committee at Wate... (Jahi Chikwendiu/The Washington Post via AP). Danica Roem, who ran for house of delegates against GOP incumbent Robert Marshall, is greeted by supporters as she prepares to give her victory speech with Prince William County Democratic Committee at Wate...
(AP Photo/Frank Augstein). In this July 18, 2017, photo, a Sri Lankan man known as Witness #249 shows brand marks on his back during an interview in London. He said his captors used hot iron rods to make the marks meant to symbolize tiger stripes for t... (AP Photo/Frank Augstein). In this July 18, 2017, photo, a Sri Lankan man known as Witness #249 shows brand marks on his back during an interview in London. He said his captors used hot iron rods to make the marks meant to symbolize tiger stripes for t...

By The Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. VIRGINIA, OTHER STATES REJECT 'TRUMPISM'

Democrat Ralph Northam beats back a charge from Republican Ed Gillespie in the race for Virginia governor, one of several contests across America where the Trump resistance won.

2. 'DO NOT TRY US'

Trump delivers a sharp warning to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, telling him the weapons he's acquiring "are not making you safer. They are putting your regime in grave danger."

3. WHAT TRUMP SEEMS FIXATED ON

Ten months into his presidency, Trump's focus on the election comes in part from a feeling that the probe into Russia's role in the election is undermining his legitimacy.

4. NEW DETAILS EMERGE ABOUT TEXAS CHURCH GUNMAN

Devin Patrick Kelley briefly escaped from a mental health facility in New Mexico in 2012, police say, and was caught trying to bring guns onto a military base and threatened superior officers there.

5. WHY LAW ENFORCEMENT IS FRUSTRATED

FBI agents are unable to unlock the Texas church gunman's encrypted cellphone to learn what evidence it might hold.

6. 'OBAMACARE' REFERENDUM PASSES IN RURAL STATE

Residents in Maine grappling with a heroin epidemic and an aging population vote to join 31 other states that have expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.

7. GOVERNMENTAL ABUSE REPORTED IN SRI LANKA

An AP Investigation finds that the South Asian country's civil war might be over but more than 50 Tamil men say they were raped, branded or tortured under the current government.

8. WHO IS HAVING SUCCESS WITH RIGHT-TO-SHELTER POLICIES

New York, with the nation's largest homeless population, employs an aggressive outreach program that puts most of them in a shelter for the night and connects them to services, AP finds.

9. 'STANDING UP' FOR HEROES

Trump is a familiar target of barbs by comedians John Oliver, Jon Stewart, Trevor Noah and Conan O'Brien during a New York City fundraiser for military veterans.

10. HOW ACE IS BEING REMEMBERED

Star pitcher Roy Halladay, whose private plane crashed into the Gulf of Mexico, was a fierce competitor on the mound but generous and gentle off it.

Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by Frankly
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 WDRB. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.