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Roy Moore, Louis C.K.: 5 things that happened Thursday

U.S. President Donald Trump, left, poses with Chinese President Xi Jinping for a photo after a joint press conference at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017. Trump is on a five-country trip through Asia traveling to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

Looking to get caught up on the news, fast? Here are five things that happened Thursday, covered by the local stations you trust every day.

1. More men face sexual assault allegations

Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore and comedian Louis C.K. became the most recent men to face sexual assault allegations after The New York Times and The Washington Post published reports detailing accusations against both.

2. Republicans push forward with tax reform

In the next step towards GOP tax reform, Senate Republicans unveiled their version of a tax bill.

3. President Trump spends time in China

Visiting China on his tour of Asia, President Donald Trump seemed to adapt a tone of camaraderie towards President Xi Jinping, telling the leader that he is a "very special man" and that he respects him for "taking advantage" of the U.S. on trade.

4. Florida takes steps to accommodate refugees

Taking in hundreds of thousands of Puerto Rican refugees, the state of Florida declared a state of emergency to better accommodate the needs of the new arrivals.

5. Texas shooting church to be demolished

The church where 26 were fatally shot Sunday in the deadliest massacre at a place of worship in modern U.S. history is to be demolished.


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