☀ September 4: Portland suspect killed, Labor Day & coronavirus, Taco Bell removes Mexican Pizza

[Your Morning]

Good morning! It’s Friday, September 4, 2020. Here’s a look at your news across the nation:

1️⃣🚨 Suspect in Portland death killed by investigators

Scene in Lacey, Washington (KOIN-TV)

2️⃣🚨 Car drives through crowd of protesters in NYC


3️⃣🦠 Labor Day weekend: Health experts urge safety to avoid increase in COVID-19 cases


4️⃣🧼 Texas company produces first and only EPA-approved sanitizing surface spray


📱 [Trending] across the nation

Taco Bell is removing Mexican Pizza, other items from menu

🌮🍕 Taco Bell is thinning its menu starting Nov. 5 to make way for several new items.

It’s sad news for Mexican Pizza fans this fall, as the packaging-heavy meal didn’t fit Taco Bell’s vision for the future.

“We know some fans may be sad to see this one go, we are too. One silver lining of saying goodbye to the Mexican Pizza that might help you rest easy is that removing it from our menus helps us work towards our commitment to leave a lighter footprint on our planet,” Taco Bell said in a news release.

. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

📅 What to watch for today

📊 The monthly jobs report is scheduled to be released at 8:30 a.m. (ET) today. This report will give the national unemployment rate. Last month, it was 10.2%.

🔴 President Donald Trump will be hosting Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic and Kosovar Prime Minister Avdullah Hoti at the White House. There will be a signing ceremony and trilateral meeting this morning.

🔴 Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is scheduled to hit the campaign trail again today, with a stop in Delaware to discuss the jobs report.

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


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