Tuesday , 23 October 2018

National News

'Start Here': Transgender memo, caravan. What you need to know to start your day.

It’s Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. Thanks for choosing to start here. 1. Trump calls US-bound migrant caravan a ‘national emergency’ President Donald Trump has called the caravan of thousands of migrants from Central America a “national emergency” and vowed to send the military to the U.S.-Mexico border. He asserted yesterday on Twitter, without evidence, that violent criminals and Middle Eastern …

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Female police officer dies weeks after being shot in deadly ambush

A South Carolina police officer died on Monday, succumbing to injuries she sustained in a deadly standoff earlier this month. Farrah Turner, a Florence County Sheriff’s Office investigator, died after spending nearly three weeks in critical condition, battling to recover from an Oct. 3 incident in which a man opened fire with a high-powered rifle, killing an officer on the …

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