Things you should know today: 10/27/17


Caregiver of Indian girl found dead in Texas wants answers

LM Otero
FILE – In this Oct. 25, 2017 file photo, Wesley Mathews, the father of Sherin Mathews, is escorted by police during his transfer to Dallas County jail in Dallas. Sherin’s body was found by cadaver dogs in a culvert under a road in suburban Dallas on Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017, after her father reported her missing on Oct. 7. Wesley Mathews is being held on $1 million bond on a charge of felony injury to a child. A cause of death hasn’t been determined, and an autopsy hasn’t been released. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)


The toddler who was found dead in a drain in suburban Dallas was healthy and happy a year ago when she met her new parents according to the manager of the orphanage from which Sherin Mathews was adopted.


JFK Files: Thousands released but Trump holds back others

This image provided by the Warren commission, shows Warren Commission Exhibit No. 697, President John F. Kennedy at the extreme right on rear seat of his limousine during Dallas, motorcade on Nov. 22, 1963. His wife, Jacqueline, beside him, Gov. John Connally of Texas and his wife were on jump seats in front of the president. President Donald Trump is caught in a push-pull on new details of Kennedy’s assassination, jammed between students of the killing who want every scrap of information and intelligence agencies that are said to be counseling restraint. How that plays out should be known on Oct. 26, 2017, when long-secret files are expected to be released. (Warren Commission via AP)


President Donald Trump has blocked the release of hundreds of documents concerning the assassination of President John F. Kennedy citing that these records could cause “potentially irreversible harm.”


Mother of Hawaii woman lost at sea for months never gave up

Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jonathan Clay
In this Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017 photo, USS Ashland Command Master Chief Gary Wise welcomes aboard Jennifer Appel, an American mariner, one of two Honolulu women and their dogs who were rescued after being lost at sea for several months while trying to sail from Hawaii to Tahiti. The U.S. Navy rescued the women on Wednesday after a Taiwanese fishing vessel spotted them about 900 miles southeast of Japan on Tuesday and alerted the U.S. Coast Guard. The women, identified by the Navy as Jennifer Appel and Tasha Fuiaba, lost their engine in bad weather in late May, but believed they could still reach Tahiti. (Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jonathan Clay/U.S. Navy via AP)


The mother of a woman lost at sea never gave up hope as she was able to finally speak to her daughter again after more than five months.


Flacco forced from game following concussion

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco left Thursday night’s game after suffering a concussion in the second quarter. Many have accused Kiko Alonso, the player who tackled him, of a late hit.

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