10 Things to Know for Today
By The Associated Press
Oct. 16, 2017
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
Iraqi Kurdish officials say that federal forces and state-backed militias have launched an assault aimed at retaking the disputed northern city.
This is the deadliest single attack the Horn of Africa nation has ever experienced, which Mogadishu is blaming on the al-Shabab extremist group.
The deputy prime minister says Carles Puigdemont didn't give an adequate response in his letter about the Catalonia's independence and has until Thursday to comply with the country's laws.
The moderate Republican senator from Maine says the president's move threatens millions of Americans who could now face rising premiums and lost health care coverage.
With winds dying down, fire officials say they have apparently "turned a corner" against the wildfires that have devastated the state's wine country and other sections.
There'll likely be a chill in the air when Trump meets with Senate Majority Leader McConnell at the White House, given their rocky relationship.
In flood-devastated Jefferson County, Texas, some Republicans who live there believe Trump should no longer deny the threat of climate change, AP finds.
The Army sergeant is expected to plead guilty to charges that he endangered comrades by walking away from a remote post in Afghanistan in 2009.
With a repeal of the federal estate tax paid by people who inherit multimillion-dollar estates, art collectors would.
On the 29th anniversary of Kirk Gibson's celebrated pinch-hit homer in the 1988 World Series, Justin Turner's three-run drive gives the Dodgers a 2-0 lead in the NLCS against the Cubs.