Things you should know today: 3/12/2018


    Man serenades cows

    Farmer Derek Klingenberg serenades cattle by playing “Royals” by Lorde on his trombone. The cows flock to him from the horizon line, growing in numbers as Klingenberg continues to play. This video is just over four minutes long, but it’s worth the view.

    Trump doesn’t set age for guns, defers on arming teachers

    Mike Stocker
    FILE – In this Feb. 14, 2018 file photo, students hold their hands in the air as they are evacuated by police from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., after a shooter opened fire on the campus. Emergency calls from parents and students during the Florida high school massacre show 911 operators at first trying to grasp the enormity of the emergency and then calmly trying to gather information to assist arriving law enforcement officers. The officers arrive to find chaos as delays allowed the shooter to flee. (Mike Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, File)

    President Donald Trump said Monday that he is “watching court cases and rulings” in regards to raising age limits for purchasing some firearms. Trump’s White House recently put out a plan to combat school shootings, but the plan does not include increasing the minimum age to by an assault weapon to 21.

    Pakistani swears in new senators, including Hindu woman

    Associated Press
    Krishna Kumari, center, newly elected Senator of the Pakistani Hindu Community, arrives at the Parliament with her family members in Islamabad, Pakistan, Monday, March 12, 2018. Pakistan swore in newly elected members of the Senate, including for the first time a woman from the marginalized Hindu minority, as allegations swirled that some senators had bribed their way to become lawmakers. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)

    Hindu woman Krishna Kumari was sworn into the Pakistan Senate on Monday. This is the first time a woman from the country’s Hindu population has been elected. Kumari was warmly welcomed by many of the chamber’s Muslim lawmakers.

    Plane carrying 71 people crashes, catches fire in Kathmandu

    Associated Press
    Nepalese rescuers stand near a passenger plane from Bangladesh that crashed at the airport in Kathmandu, Nepal, Monday, March 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shreshta)

    At least 50 people are dead, officials say, after a plane flying from Bangladesh crashed and erupted into flames on Monday in Kathmandu, Nepal. The exact number of dead and injured is still unclear.


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