Six things to know – 5/5/16
Here are six thing to know for today.
Alberta, Canada is under a state of emergency this morning. A wildfire has destroyed more than a thousand homes there. Leaders say aid is coming in from all over the country.
It’s appearing more likely that it will be Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton facing off in the November presidential election. Yesterday, Republican John Kasich pulled out of the race, a day after rival Ted Cruz did so.
The addiction doctor who said Prince contacted him for help before his death says he won’t release any details about it. Investigators are looking into whether an overdose of Percocet played a role in the star’s death.
Ryan Champion’s attorneys want his murder trial delayed. They filed a motion saying they need more time to prepare. Champion is accused of killing his parents, sister, and another man he tried to frame for the crime.
The Olympic torch rally is entering its third day. It will arrive in Rio in about two and a half weeks after a 335 city tour.
The Powerball is upwards of $415 million. No one won last night’s drawing. The next drawing is Saturday.