6 Things You Need to Know This Morning

5 Things To Know This Morning

1. Charlie Murphy, the older brother of Eddie Murphy, dies at the age of 57. The performer on “The Chappelle Show,” passed away after losing his battle with leukemia. Charlie’s manager confirmed the tragic news to TMZ, revealing that the comic performer had been undergoing chemotherapy. He is survived by his three children, including two with his late wife, Tisha Taylor, who died from cervical cancer in 2009. (TMZ)

2. Four month after Camila Cabello’s exit, Fifth Harmony makes their first magazine cover debut as a foursome. (Cosmopolitan)

3. Sheila Abdus-Salaam, the first Muslim woman to serve as a US judge, was found dead in the Hudson River. Abdus-Salaam, 65, was discovered fully clothed after police responded to a call about a floating body near West 132nd Street in Upper Manhattan. (CNN)

4. Heidi Montag and Spence Pratt are expecting their first child. The former The Hills star is due on October 19. (US Weekly

5. Jude Law was casted to play Professor Albus Dumbledore in the next installment of the Harry Potter prequel, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. The film is set to release in November of 2018. (The New York Times)

6.  Economists signed an open letter to President Donald Trump and congressional leaders, discussing the economical benefit of immigration in the United States. According to the letter, immigrants can spur economical growth, jobs and wages. (Chicago Tribute