Things you should know today: 11/26/18


Mexico to up security at border after migrants try to cross

Ramon Espinosa
The shadow of a migrant over a banner that reads, “Trump, we hate you not,” at the Centro Deportivo Benito Juárez which serves as a temporary refugee camp for migrants from Central America in Tijuana, Mexico, Nov. 24.

A large group of Central American migrants marched to the U.S. border Nov. 25 to plea for the asylum process to be expedited. Some migrants tried to cross the border and U.S. agents responded with tear gas. 

Snowstorm batters parts of Midwest, 100s of flights canceled

Charlie Riedel
Pedestrians walk as snow falls Sunday, Nov. 25, in Kansas City, Mo. Blizzard-like conditions have closed highways and delayed air travel as a winter storm moves through the Midwest.

A snowstorm in the Midwest caused heavy traffic for commuters returning to work. According to the website FlightAware, more than 350 flights to and from the U.S. were canceled because of the storm. Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer declared a state of emergency in parts of Kansas on Nov. 25. 

UK’s May fights to sell Brexit deal to a skeptical country

Alastair Grant
British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves the stand after a media conference in Brussels, Sunday, Nov. 25. European Union gathered on Sunday to seal an agreement on Britain’s departure from the bloc next year, the first time a member country will have left the 28-nation bloc.

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May has pushed forward what she called “the best possible deal” for Britain to leave the EU. The divorce agreement has received the approval of all other EU leaders. May still needs support from the British Parliament to back the Brexit deal, but several parliament members, including some from May’s Conservative Party, say they will vote against it.

‘The Lion King’ teaser trailer released

“The Lion King” live action film opens in theaters on July 19, 2019. Jon Favreau directed the film, which portrays the same story of the original 1994 movie. The official teaser trailer, which was posted on Nov. 22, has over 40 million YouTube views.

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