Things you should know today: 1/24/2018


    Top Democrat rescinds offer of $25 billion for Trump’s wall

    Andrew Harnik
    Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer of N.Y., speaks to reporters following a Senate policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

    Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer has pulled back an offer of $25 billion for President Donald Trump’s long-promised southern border wall.

    Students ran for their lives as shots erupted in high school

    Kentuckty State Police Lt. Michael Webb speaks during a media briefing at the Marshall County Board of Education following a shooting at Marshall County High School in Benton, Ky., Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. A couple of students were killed and others injured Tuesday morning at Marshall County High School when a 15-year-old classmate opened fire. (Ryan Hermens/The Paducah Sun via AP)

    Two students were killed and 18 injured in a school shooting in a Kentucky high school.

    Car bombs kill at least 27 in east Libya city of Benghazi

    This grab taken from Al-Hadath Channel video on Tuesday Jan. 23, 2018, shows debris at the site of an explosion in Benghazi, Libya. Two consecutive car bombs detonated near a mosque in the Libyan city of Benghazi on Tuesday, killing at least nine people and injuring dozens more. (Al-Hadath Channel via AP)

    Twin car bombs exploded as people left a mosque in Benghazi, Libya, killing 27 and wounding over 30 in an attack timed to cause mass casualties among first responders.

    Refugees more than once, Rohingya fear return to Myanmar

    Manish Swarup
    In this Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, photo, a Myanmar truck is seen carrying road construction workers huddled in its back, drives past Rohingya make shift shelters on the Bangladesh side at the Myanmar Bangladesh border at Tumru, near Cox’s Bazar. Myanmar says it’s ready for a gradual repatriation of Muslim Rohingya refugees chased out by the Buddhist-majority country’s military. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

    Mohammad Younus finds himself a refugee for the second time in his life, he said he’d rather die in the camp than go back again to the land of his birth.

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