Posted by: Rainbow411 / GSHRadio on 09/01/2017

10 Things to Know for Today

10 Things to Know for Today

By The Associated Press - 53 minutes ago September 1, 2017 

Photo: AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky 

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

1. HARVEY RECOVERY ALREADY IN THE PIPELINE

As floodwaters receded and rescuers searched waterlogged neighborhoods for more potential victims, Houston officials began turning their attention to the city’s long-term recovery, which will take years and billions of dollars.

2. HARD LESSONS LEARNED IN BIG EASY

As Houston confronts challenges following Harvey, New Orleans’ difficulties after the devastation of Katrina could prove instructive.

3. RUSSIA PROMISES PAYBACK FOR US CONSULATE DECISION

Russia on Friday promised a “tough response” to the United States’ decision to shut its consulate in San Francisco in the latest round of a diplomatic tit-for-tat.

4. HAJJ ANNUAL MUSLIM PILGRIMAGE NEARS END

Muslims around the world are celebrating the Eid al-Adha holiday on Friday as some 2 million Muslim pilgrims carry out the final rites of the annual hajj in Saudi Arabia.

5. KENYA NULLIFIES PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

The country is bracing for another round of protests and violence as the Supreme Court overturns the re-election of President Kenyatta, citing irregularities.

6. FUGITIVE RED BULL HEIR WHEREABOUTS UNKNOWN

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