Six things to know – 10/14/16

Here are six things to know for today.

We are waiting for details on funeral services for Van Newberry. He is the former McCracken County Judge Executive killed yesterday when he was hit by a car while riding his bike. The driver of the car told investigators Newberry moved from the shoulder onto the road before he was hit.

Parts of the west coast are bracing for strong storms. Heavy rain and strong winds are already battering portions of Oregon and Washington. Forecasters say the systems are remnants from Typhoon Songda.

Donald Trump said he doesn’t know any of the women accusing him of sexual assault. Trump and his wife are threatening to sue the New York Times after it published those allegations.

Samsung will lose $2 trillion from the October-December period because of the discontinuation of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone. The problem will cost Samsung another $1 trillion during the January-March quarter.

Bermuda’s government has sent out crews to clear roads and engineers to inspect infrastructure as the British territory moves to recovery quickly from Hurricane Nicole. Heavy rains and wind dissipated Thursday night, but authorities are asking people to stay indoors for their safety.

A public holiday has been declared for today in Thailand, following Thursday’s death of 88-year-old King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world’s longest-reigning monarch. The government has urged people to refrain from organizing entertainment events for a month.

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