These are the headlines you Need 2 Know. * **Hospital Shooting:** A police officer, doctor and pharmacy technician were killed when a gunman first began shooting outside Chicago’s Mercy Hospital and then went inside and continued the rampage. The gunman is dead; the physician killed was reportedly his ex-fiancee. Read more [here]( * **Fires & Floods:** Northern Californians are bracing for heavy rain that will help the firefighting efforts, but cause potential disasters of their own. The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch until Friday for the county where the Camp Fire is still raging, and where acres of burned soil will be unable to absorb the rainwater. Neighborhoods that survived the fire are now bracing for mudslides and debris flows. Meanwhile, due to the smoke, Sacramento and San Francisco are now among the world’s most polluted cities. Read more [here]( * **Asylum Ruling:** A federal judge issued a temporary injunction to block President Trump’s attempts to deny asylum claims from migrants who cross the border illegally. The judge wrote that the president “may not rewrite the immigration laws to impose a condition that Congress has expressly forbidden” and all but assures the case will go to court. Read more [here]( * **Mass Pot:** Recreational pot stores will be opening today in Massachusetts. To start, only two stores are expected to open, in Leicester and Northampton, but they will be the first of their kind anywhere in the eastern U.S. Read more [here]( * **Markets:** The big tech companies that helped propel the stock market to new highs earlier this year have turned into an albatross around investors’ necks. Facebook, Amazon, and Apple led another decline Monday, in which the Dow shed 400 points. Read more [here]( * **Facebook in Turmoil:** Facebook finds itself in the middle of a new controversy over how it attempted to discredit an anti-Facebook advocacy group by hiring an outside PR firm that one former employee called an “in-house fake news shop.” A report says CEO Mark Zuckerberg is at “war” to try and contain the damage from a series of scandals. Read more [here]( * **David’s Bridal:** David’s Bridal is filing for bankruptcy, to get rid of more than $400 million of debt. Customer orders are said to be safe, as the company will operate as it normally would. Read more [here]( * **Coat Ban:** A British high school has banned Canada Goose coats in order to prevent so-called "poverty shaming." The decision to ban the expensive brand comes after the head teacher at the school met with parents and students. Other banned brands include Moncler and Pyrenex. Read more [here]( * **SATC Shocker:** It’s been revealed that if a third Sex and the City movie had been made, Mr. Big was going to be killed off “relatively early” in the film. The planned demise of Carrie Bradshaw’s husband, played by Chris Noth, was made public by podcast host James Andrew Miller, who claims that storyline ー where Big reportedly dies of a heart attack in the shower ー led Kim Cattrall to turn down the film because the film would’ve been focused on Bradshaw. Read more [here]( * **Monster Waves:** Huge waves can be seen ripping balconies off buildings in video captured in Tenerife, a part of Spain’s Canary Islands. Nearly 40 people were reportedly evacuated but there’s no word of any injured. Watch the video [here]( Cheddar's Hena Doba gets into the latest. Subscribe to the Need 2 Know newsletter [here](

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