☀ August 27: Laura makes landfall, NBA games postponed, TikTok CEO quits

[Your Morning]

Good morning! It’s Tuesday, August 27, 2020. Here’s a look at your news across the nation:

1️⃣🌀 Category 3 Hurricane Laura causing ‘catastrophic storm surge, extreme winds, flash flooding’ after Gulf Coast landfall

Satellite picture of Hurricane Laura shortly after 1 a.m. as the Category 4 storm made landfall on the Gulf Coast.

2️⃣🚨 Illinois denied teen bond after 2 shot, killed in Kenosha

Police try to push back demonstrators near the Kenosha County Courthouse during a third night of unrest on August 25, 2020 in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Rioting as well as clashes between police and protesters began Sunday night after a police officer shot Jacob Blake seven times in the back in front of his three children. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

3️⃣🏀NBA playoff games postponed after Bucks, Magic boycott game 5


4️⃣🗳 Read full text of Vice President Mike Pence’s RNC speech


📱 [Trending] across the nation

TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer quits

This Feb. 25, 2020, file photo, shows the icon for TikTok in New York. (AP Photo/File)

📅 What to watch for today

🔴 Updates from local officials about Hurricane Laura damage and clean-up. We’ll stream updates as they happen throughout the day.

🔴 President Donald Trump is set to deliver his acceptance speech at the final night of the Republican National Convention. The stream will begin at 8:30 p.m. (ET)


💻📲 We’ll bring you 🔴 LIVE news updates throughout the day on the NewsNation Now app and NewsNationNow.com.

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