Three Things You Need to Know on October 19th

October 19, 2018

Thousands of migrants are fleeing violence in Honduras and are headed to the U.S. border.  Mexican authorities said Thursday night that some of the migrants have already begun to arrive. President Trump on Twitter threatened to cut foreign aid to countries that didn't turn back the caravan. 

President Trump is also commenting on the disappearance of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Trump says it appears that Khashoggi is dead. He also said If Saudi Arabia is found to be responsible for his death, there would be very severe consequences.  Khashoggi was a harsh critic of the Saudi government who vanished after entering the Saudi consulate in Turkey on October 2nd.  

The Denver Elections Division will be testing its voting system today, ahead of the November mid-terms.  It's required by state law to make sure each vote is counted and recorded accurately.  The test gets underway at 9 a.m. at the Denver Elections Division offices downtown, and the public is invited to attend.  People are being warned there are road closures in the area, due to this weekend's Rock and Roll Marathon.