Things you should know today: 9/26/17


Fears of Bali volcano eruption spark exodus of 75,000

Firdia Lisnawati
Balinese man watches Mount Agung volcano almost covered with clouds as he stands at a temple in Karangasem, Bali, Indonesia, Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017. An increasing frequency of tremors from the volcano indicates magma is continuing to move toward the surface and an eruption is possible, a disaster agency official said Tuesday. Tourists are cutting short their stay to the island, where an eruption would force the airport to close and strand thousands. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati)

Tourists and residents are evacuating and tremors continue to shake the island of Bali daily as the Mount Agung volcano threatens to erupt for the first time since 1963.

GOP, White House prepare to roll out tax cuts

Brynn Anderson
In this Sept. 22, 2017, photo President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Huntsville, Ala. Trump says he wants to lure Democratic lawmakers to sign on to a Republican-crafted tax overhaul plan. But negotiators must grapple with the reality that any handouts to Democrats quickly could turn into turn-offs for the GOP. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

President Donald Trump plans to announce a tax cut proposal this week. This would be the first major change to the nation’s tax code in three decades.

Equifax CEO retires in the wake of damaging data breach

Joey Ivansco
FILE – In this May 30, 2007, file photo, Equifax CEO Richard Smith poses for a photo at the Equifax headquarters in Atlanta. On Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, credit reporting agency Equifax ousted CEO Smith in an effort to clean up the mess left by a damaging data breach that exposed highly sensitive information about 143 million Americans. (Joey Ivansco/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File)

Equifax CEO announces immediate retirement after their recent data breach. He has agreed to serve as an unpaid supervisor in the transition process.

Mexico tallying the economic cost of big earthquake

Rebecca Blackwell
Workers shovel papers and debris off the top of the rubble of a building that collapsed in last week’s 7.1 magnitude earthquake, at the corner of Gabriel Mancera and Escocia streets in the Del Valle neighborhood of Mexico City, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017. Search teams were still digging through dangerous piles of rubble Monday, hoping against the odds to find survivors after the Sept. 19 quake.(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

After 331 lives were lost in the 7.1 magnitude earthquake in Mexico, the country has begun the expensive process of rebuilding. It is estimated that the disaster could decrease Mexico’s gross domestic product growth by 0.1 to 0.3 percentage in the third and fourth quarters.

Miss Universe contestant takes unscheduled swim

Watch as Spanish Miss Universe contestant attempts an elegant twirl by the pool.

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