Things you should know today: 3/2/2018


Mourners claim seats hours ahead of funeral for Billy Graham

Chuck Burton
Pallbearers carry the casket of Rev. Billy Graham past family members as it returns to the Billy Graham Library in Charlotte, N.C., Thursday, March 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

About 2,000 invitation-only mourners were taking their seats hours before the funeral of “America’s Pastor” Billy Graham on Friday. Expected to attend are President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence.

Extremists attack embassy, army HQ in Burkina Faso capital

Smoke rises in the background in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso in this image taken from video Friday March 2, 2018. Gunfire and explosions rocked Burkina Faso’s capital early Friday in what the police said was a suspected attack by Islamic extremists. By midday the gunfire became intermittent and helicopters flew above the French Embassy in Ouagadougou.(AP Photo)

At least four people were killed when Islamic extremists attacked both the French embassy and army headquarters in Burkina Faso.

World Trade Organization warns that Trump risks trade war

In this Sept. 22, 2005 file photo a steel worker takes a sample at the blast furnace of ThyssenKrupp steel company in Duisburg, western Germany. Ordering combative action on foreign trade, President Donald Trump has declared that the U.S. will impose steep tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, escalating tensions with China and other trading partners and raising the prospect of higher prices for American consumers and companies. (AP Photo/Frank Austin, file)

President Donald Trump risks a damaging trade war if he imposes steep tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, the World Trade Organization has warned.

Two dead in Central Michigan University shooting

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