Posted by: Rainbow411 / GSHRadio on 10/11/2017

10 Things to Know for Today

10 Things to Know for Today

By The Associated Press - Today October 11, 2017

Photo: Nick Giblin/DroneBase via AP 

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

1. NORTHERN CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES DEATH TOLL EXPECTED TO RISE

The fast-moving blazes, many of which tore through the wine country of Sonoma and Napa counties, destroyed more than 2,000 homes and businesses and left at least 17 people dead.

2. WHAT COULD CAUSE WILDFIRES

A discarded cigarette, a downed powerline, a car’s backfire or a chainsaw’s pull. Just about anything that can cause a spark could start an out-of-control blaze.

3. HOTEL QUESTIONS REVISED TIMELINE BY POLICE OF VEGAS MASSACRE

An MGM Resorts International spokeswoman says the company, which owns the Mandalay Bay hotel where the gunman stayed, believes “what is currently being expressed may not be accurate.”

4. WHERE TRUMP IS HEADED

The president will pitch his tax plan as a boon for truckers in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania — the latest stop on a cross-country tour aimed at selling his tax reform proposal.

5. PUERTO RICANS LEAVE EN MASSE AS HURRICANE WOES LINGER

With conditions still grim back home — about 85 percent lacking electricity and 40 percent without running water — tens of thousands have fled to the U.S. mainland.

6. CRITICS SAY TRUMP BIRTH CONTROL RULE IGNORES SCIENCE

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