Things you should know today: 9/5/2017


Irma strengthens to a Cat 5 storm as it nears Caribbean

This Monday, Sept. 4, 2017, satellite image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows Hurricane Irma nearing the eastern Caribbean. Hurricane Irma grew into a powerful Category 4 storm Monday. (NOAA via AP)

Hurricane Irma grew into a Category 5 storm on Tuesday morning as it heads towards the Caribbean on a path that could also take it to the United States.

SKorea scrambles to improve weapons following NKorean test

FILE, In this photo on Monday, Sept. 4, 2017, file photo provided by South Korea Defense Ministry, South Korea’s Hyunmoo II ballistic missile is fired during an exercise at an undisclosed location in South Korea. (South Korea Defense Ministry via AP, File)

South Korea’s efforts to acquire stronger weapons was boosted on Tuesday when the Trump administration agreed to remove restrictions on South Korean missiles.

Trump’s DACA plan would pass hot potato to Congress

Richard Vogel
Supporters of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, chant slogans and holds signs while joining a Labor Day rally in downtown Los Angeles on Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. President Donald Trump is expected to announce this week that he will end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, but with a six-month delay, according to two people familiar with the decision-making. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)

President Trump is expected to announce the end of DACA on Tuesday in a move that may cause further dissension in the Republican Party.

University of Utah nurse dragged from hospital by police

A University of Utah nurse was detained by police after refusing to provide a blood sample without a warrant for an unconscious patient.

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