Things you should know today: 11/27/18


Caravan migrants explore options after Tijuana border clash

Migrants run from tear gas launched by U.S. agents, amid photojournalists covering the Mexico-U.S. border, after a group of migrants got past Mexican police at the Chaparral crossing in Tijuana, Mexico, Sunday, Nov. 25. The mayor of Tijuana has declared a humanitarian crisis in his border city and says that he has asked the United Nations for aid to deal with the approximately 5,000 Central American migrants who have arrived in the city. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

Not all members of the 5,000-strong migrant caravan forcefully rushed the Tijuana border Monday. Many of those remaining in Tijuana are choosing to find opportunities and begin a new life in Mexico rather than the U.S. Some are seeking assistance to return to their home countries.

GM slashes thousands of jobs in tech shift

In this July 27, 2011, file photo, assembly worker Julaynne Trusel works on a Chevrolet Volt at the General Motors Hamtramck Assembly plant in Hamtramck, Mich. GM announced Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, that it will lay off thousands of factory and white-collar workers in North America and put five plants up for possible closure as it restructures to cut costs and focus more on autonomous and electric vehicles. Among the possibilities are the Detroit/Hamtramck assembly plant, which makes the Buick LaCrosse, the Chevrolet Impala and Volt, and the Cadillac CT6, all slow-selling cars. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

As more Americans opt for bigger cars like trucks and SUVs, GM and other companies are discontinuing less popular sedan models. GM plans to lay off thousands of blue-collar workers in favor of new software developers as autonomous and electric cars are on the horizon.

After Khashoggi, Saudi prince looks to rebuild image abroad

In this May 20, 2017 file photo, Saudi King Salman presents President Donald Trump with the highest civilian honor, the Collar of Abdulaziz Al Saud, at the Royal Court Palace, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s first trip abroad since the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi will offer an early indication of whether he will face any repercussions. The prince will attend the Group of 20 Summit in Argentina, where he will come face to face with Trump, who appears keen to preserve their friendship, as well as European leaders and Turkey’s president, who has stepped up pressure on the kingdom. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

After the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Saudi Crown Prince Jamal Khashoggi is reconnecting with close allies and testing the waters to see if he can eventually rebuild his strong relationship with the U.S. He will visit Middle Eastern allies this week before attending the Group of 20 summit on Nov. 30 along with President Donald Trump.

BYU fan pays for a Utah fan’s trip to the rivalry game

BYU fan Jason Poulsen, whose teenage daughter suffers from leukemia, rallied together with fans from both BYU and the University of Utah to pay for cancer patient and Ute fan Dave Erickson’s flight and ticket to the Holy War game on Nov. 24.

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