Things you should know today: 11/6/17

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‘Defenseless people’: Gunman kills 26 at South Texas church

Jay Janner
Investigators work at the scene of a deadly shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, Sunday Nov. 5, 2017. A man opened fire inside of the church in the small South Texas community on Sunday, killing more than 20 people. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)

A gunman entered a small South Texas church armed with an assault rifle and opened fire, killing 26 people ranging in age from 5 to 72 years old.

Trump says US will arm Japan to knock down Korea missiles

KIMIMASA MAYAMA/POOL
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with families of Japanese abducted by North Korea in Tokyo Monday, Nov. 6, 2017. They are, from left in front row, Hitomi Soga, Shigeo Iizuka, Abe’s wife Akie, Abe, Trump, U.S. first lady Melania, Sakie Yokota and Akihiro Arimura. (Kimimasa Mayama/Pool Photo via AP)

In his first stop of an extended trip in Asia, President Donald Trump stood with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at a news conference and suggested the United States will arm Japan against North Korea.

UN weather agency: 2017 set to be among top 3 hottest years

Michael Probst
The sun rises over Frankfurt, Germany, Monday, Nov. 6, 2017. The World Climate Conference with 25 000 people participating starts on Monday in Bonn, Germany. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

The World Meteorological Organization says this year is already on track to be one of the three hottest years of all time, after 2015 and 2016, which were impacted by the El Nino phenomenon.

Thanksgiving Gone Wrong

When expressing gratitude on Thanksgiving, things do not always go as planned.

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