Things you should know today: 11/5/18

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Officials: Driver was huffing before crash that killed 4

(Steve Kinderman/The Eau Claire Leader-Telegram via AP)
Girl Scouts sing as hundreds of community members turn out in the rain Sunday evening, Nov. 4, for a candlelight vigil at Halmstad Elementary School in Chippewa Falls, Wis., in remembrance of three fourth grade Girl Scouts and a parent who died Saturday, after being struck by a pickup truck while their troop was picking up trash along a rural highway. The 21-year-old driver, Colten Treu of Chippewa Falls, sped off but later surrendered. He will be charged with four counts of homicide, Lake Hallie police Sgt. Daniel Sokup said. (Steve Kinderman/The Eau Claire Leader-Telegram via AP)

A young driver was inhaling chemical vapors, or huffing, just prior to striking and killing three Girl Scouts and a mother and critically injuring a fourth girl who had been picking up trash along a rural Wisconsin highway, police said Monday, Nov. 5.

Romanian ex-prison chief who tortured inmates dies in jail

(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda, File)
In this July 11, 2014 file photo, retired Lt. Col. Alexandru Visinescu, former commander of the Ramnicu Sarat communist prison from 1956 to 1963, poses holding a photograph showing him as a child and the couple, right, that adopted him after his mother Line, left, could no longer afford raising him, at his home in Bucharest, Romania. Romanian authorities say Alexandru Visinescu, a communist-era prison guard serving a 20-year sentence for crimes against humanity, has died in prison at 93 on Monday, Nov. 5. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda, File)

Alexandru Visinescu, a Romanian communist-era prison guard serving a 20-year sentence for crimes against humanity, died Nov. 5 in prison at 93, Romanian authorities said.

Trump says election will be seen as referendum on him

(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Supporters of President Donald Trump listen to him speak during a campaign rally, Sunday, Nov. 4, in Macon, Ga. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

President Donald Trump implored his supporters to vote on Tuesday, saying the media will treat the midterm results as a referendum on his presidency.

 

 

 

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