Six things to know – 9/12/16
Here are six things to know for today.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is calling off plans to visit the west coast today and tomorrow. This after the Democratic nominee left a 9/11 memorial ceremony Sunday. She is resting at home being treated for a pneumonia diagnosis.
Tensions are high in East Asia this morning. This after North Korea tested a nuclear warhead last Thursday. U.S. and South Korean defense met earlier this morning. The U.S. is planning a show of force Tuesday by having a bomber fly over North Korea.
The Marshall County Sheriff’s Department needs your help finding out who vandalized Mike Miller Park. Monuments at the veteran’s memorial, some playground equipment, storage buildings, and the bathrooms were spray painted with graffiti. If you have any information, you are asked to called the sheriff’s office.
Transportation investigators will be at the Reno-Tahoe International Airport later today. That is where a small plane crashed in an airport parking lot. All three people on board died.
A cease-fire brokered by the United States and Russia is set to begin at sunset in Syria amid mixed messages of commitment from various rebel factions but with verbal backing by President Bashar Assad’s government. Rebel factions have expressed deep reservations about the deal.
President Barack Obama is meeting with the top four leaders of Congress ahead of a month’s end deadline to fund the government or face a shutdown. Obama invited the GOP leaders, House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, and their Democratic counterparts, House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid.