10 things you need to know today: September 5, 2015

Thousands of migrants reach Austria, U.S. adds 173,000 jobs, and more

Migrants in Austria
(Image credit: Kerstin Joensson/Associated Press)

1. Thousands of migrants reach Austria after Hungary permits bus travel

At least 6,500 migrants, many fleeing war in Syria, arrived in Austria early Saturday, where they were greeted by applause, food, and medical supplies. Many refugees, who Hungary agreed to bus, will request asylum in Austria, while others will continue on to Germany. The United Nations called on the European Union to help migrants Friday, one day after Hungary had forced them off of the nation's trains. Austrian officials expect about 10,000 migrants total by the end of the day.

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