Six things to know – 8/4/16
Here are six things to know for today.
Police in southern Illinois are still looking for a man considered armed and dangerous. 26-year-old Benjamin Comer is wanted in connection to a robbery at Paducah’s southside Wal-Mart. Investigators are looking for Comer in Massac County, Illinois. If you see him, call 911.
Five people were injured and one person was killed in a knife attack in London. The one person killed in the attack was an American woman. Police have arrested the 19-year-old suspect.
Two wildfires in northern California continue to expand though fire crews have made some gains. The blaze near Big Sur is 25% contained. While another fire near the Napa Valley area is about 10% contained.
Delays and flight cancellations continue at Dubai International Airport. Yesterday an Emirates airplane crashed-landed at the airport. All 300 people on board the plane survived.
North Korea is planning on putting a flag on the moon. Hyon Kwang Il, director of the scientific research department of North Korea’s National Aerospace Development Administration, says the country also has long-term plans for manned spaceflight and exploring other planets.
Today is President Obama’s birthday. He turns 55 years old. This will be Obama’s final birthday as President of the United States.