Things you should know today 11/28/2017


Trump bad-mouths Dems ahead of White House talks with them

J. Scott Applewhite
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., walks through the Capitol as lawmakers return to work after their Thanksgiving break to face unfinished business on taxes and spending, in Washington, Monday, Nov. 27, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

President Trump took to Twitter and attacked top Democratic leaders in advance of their joint meeting on Tuesday afternoon. This move casts doubt on reaching an agreement that could avoid a government shutdown.

Airbus, Rolls-Royce, Siemens developing a hybrid plane

The artist rendering provided by Airbus on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017 shows an Airbus e-FanX hybrid test plane. The aircraft will be flying with one electric turbofan motor and 3 conventional engines. The electric power for the electric engine is being produced by a turbine within the plane that serves as a generator. (Airbus via AP)

Three companies came together to design and engineer a hybrid plane. The plane is to operate with an electric turbofan as well as aviation fuel to help reduce the use of fossil fuels.

UK hails new royal couple as country awaits wedding details

Eddie Mulholland/Daily Telegraph
Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle pose for the media in the grounds of Kensington Palace in London, Monday Nov. 27, 2017. It was announced Monday that Prince Harry, fifth in line for the British throne, will marry American actress Meghan Markle in the spring, confirming months of rumors. (Eddie Mulholland/Pool via AP)

News of new royal engagement took over Britain’s newspapers Tuesday. Prince Harry’s relatives and the rest of the United Kingdom offered congratulations to the happy couple.

White House prepares for Christmas

The White House set up its decorations for the holiday season in a stunning video.

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