☀ October 16: Michigan governor kidnapping plot hearing, holiday gathering risks and a 21-year-old mayor

[Your Morning]

Good morning! It’s Friday, October 16, 2020. Here’s a look at your news across the nation:

1️⃣⚖ Senate committee to vote on Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court nomination next week

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-SC) turns to Ranking Member Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) during the fourth day of U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., October 15, 2020. (REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/Pool)

2️⃣🚨 Court hearing resumes in plot to kidnap Michigan governor

HAMTRAMCK, MI – JANUARY 27: Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer stands on stage at an event where General Motors announced that GMs Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant will build the all-electric Cruise Origin self-driving shuttle on January 27, 2020 in Hamtramck, Michigan. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

3️⃣🎁 Potential risks of holiday gatherings as coronavirus cases rise


4️⃣🗳 Biden, Trump return to campaign trail after competing town halls 


📱 [Trending] this morning

21-year-old Auburn University student elected mayor of his hometown

An Auburn University student is making history after he was elected mayor of his hometown.

Messiah Williams-Cole will be sworn in as the mayor of Camp Hill, Alabama, on Nov. 2. At age 21, he’ll be the youngest person to hold the office.


📅 What we’re watching

🔴 Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is campaigning in Michigan on Friday. Biden will speak in Southfield at around 2:30 p.m. ET, and then he’ll host a voter mobilization event at around 6:20 p.m. ET.

🔴 President Donald Trump will make campaign stops in Florida and Georgia on Friday. Trump will speak in Fort Meyers, Florida, at around 1:30 p.m. ET, before heading to Macon, Georgia at around 7 p.m. ET.

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