Today’s Headlines: 1 Dead, Dozens Injured in Texas and Oklahoma Tornadoes; Obama says sulking, moping is not an option; North Korea fires more missiles
It’s Saturday November 5th. Be aware of what is happening in the country and in the world today.
Residents of northeast Texas and southeast Oklahoma began assessing the damage and working to recover Saturday after tornadoes tore through the area.
Oklahoma authorities say at least one person died when a tornado hit McCurtain County on Friday. Governor Kevin Stitt visited the town of Idabel on Saturday morning. The National Weather Service in Fort Worth confirmed at least three tornadoes in northeast Texas on Saturday while damage in Oklahoma was assessed by the Weather Service office in Shreveport, Louisiana.
Barack Obama has warned anxious Democrats that abortion rights, Social Security and even democracy itself are at risk if Republicans grab majorities in Congress next week. The former president was in Pittsburgh on Saturday and he said, “Sulking and moping around is not an option. He is expected to be among the biggest stars in politics in a bid to energize voters on the campaign weekend ahead of Election Day on Tuesday.
North Korea added to its recent barrage of weapons displays by launching four ballistic missiles into the sea while the United States sent two supersonic bombers over South Korea in a show of dueling military might. . North Korea has tested more than 30 missiles this week, including an intercontinental ballistic missile on Thursday that triggered evacuation alerts in northern Japan.
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