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10 things to know today

By The Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. CLINTON SEEKS TO USE NEW FBI INQUIRY AS GALVANIZING FORCE

The campaign is pressing the agency to release more details about the new emails, hoping more information distances the Democrat from the discoveries.

2. WHERE THE ELECTION COULD BE WON

Florida’s “Interstate 4 corridor” and its 6.5 million residents are considered the bellwether of the nation’s largest swing state.

3. OKLAHOMA MANHUNT ENDS

Michael Dale Vance Jr., 38, wanted in a string of violent crimes, is killed in a shootout after a massive, weeklong search, authorities say.

4. WHY FRANCIS’ VISIT TO SWEDEN IS REMARKABLE

The pontiff is marking the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, a bold gesture given his Jesuit order was founded to defend the faith against “heretical” reforms.

5. ‘ZERO POVERTY’ PROMISE A DISTANT GOAL FOR ARGENTINA

President Mauricio Macri campaigned on a promise to end destitution, though his market-friendly reforms so far have brought pain to the country’s poor.

6. IRAQ TV CALL-IN SHOW GIVES GLIMPSE INSIDE IS-HELD MOSUL

But as Iraqi forces push closer to the besieged city and the militants enforce a ban on phones and the internet, voices from inside Mosul are falling silent.

7. TAKING ‘HONOR’ OUT OF KILLINGS

Two female Pakistani politicians become unlikely allies in the battle to pass a historic law to protect women from murder by members of their own families.

8. WHAT CALIFORNIA WATER AGENCIES ARE LEFT TO PONDER

After spending $350 million to pay property owners to rip out water-slurping lawns, authorities are wondering if the drought-relieving experiment was worth it.

9.TWO BILLION KIDS WORLDWIDE BREATHE TOXIC AIR

UNICEF says about a third of those children live in northern India and neighboring countries and are at risk for lung and brain damage.

10. CUBS CUT WORLD SERIES DEFICIT TO 3-2

Closer Aroldis Chapman gets eight outs and the Cubs beat the Indians 3-2, winning their first Series game in Chicago in 71 years.

10 things to know today

By The Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. WHAT HAPPENS AFTER ACQUITTAL OF OREGON STANDOFF LEADERS

A defense attorney for Ammon Bundy is hit by a stun gun and tackled by federal authorities after he keeps yelling at the judge, demanding his client be released immediately.

2. POLICE FIRE BEAN BAGS, PEPPER SPRAY TO EVICT PIPELINE PROTESTERS

Cody Hall, a spokesman for protesters opposing the Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota, says they will continue efforts to block the project.

3. ACTIVISTS SPLIT AS CLINTON MAKES PUSH FOR BLACK MILLENNIALS

Some young African-American voters who had their doubts about the Democratic candidate are coming around to support her – some enthusiastically, some because they cannot stand Trump.

4. SYRIAN REBELS LAUNCH ALEPPO OFFENSIVE

The campaign is intended to break the government’s siege of the eastern sector of the contested city in the north of the country and the current focal point of the six-year war.

5. NORTH KOREA NUKE THREAT AWAITS NEXT PRESIDENT

Obama’s successor will likely contend with Pyongyang able to strike the continental U.S. with a nuclear weapon.

6. WHERE DEBT CAN LAST GENERATIONS

Indentured laborers at Afghanistan’s brick kilns make millions of dollars a year for their owners but are still unable to repay their loans.

7. BRAZIL VALLEY WAITING FOR RECOVERY FROM MINE FLOOD

One year later, families affected by the disaster say they feel betrayed by the company behind it – Samarco, a joint venture of Brazilian and Australian mining giants.

8. WHO FORSWEARS SWEAR WORDS

The foul-mouthed Philippine president, who once called the pope a “son of a bitch” and told Obama to “go to hell,” says he has promised to God he won’t spew expletives again.

9. TONI MORRISON ADDS ANOTHER PRIZE TO HER COLLECTION

The 85-year-old writer receives a lifetime achievement award from the PEN American Center.

10. WORLD SERIES RETURNS TO WRIGLEY FOR FIRST TIME IN 71 YEARS

The Cubs and Indians will face off in Game 3 after splitting the first two nights in chilly Cleveland.

10 things to know today

By The Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. MORE GOOD SIGNS FOR CLINTON IN KEY STATES

Millions of votes that have been cast already in the U.S. presidential election point to an advantage for the Democrat in Florida and North Carolina, both must-win states for Trump, as well as Nevada, Colorado and Arizona.

2. WHO FORMS POLITICAL ODD COUPLE

Hillary Clinton and Michelle Obama, two women who are a study in contrasts, are slated to campaign together for the first time in North Carolina.

3. SMALL TEMBLORS CONTINUE TO SHAKE ITALY

They are further unsettling thousands of residents displaced by a pair of powerful aftershocks to the deadly August quake.

4. WHY SPLIT IN U.S. NORTH KOREA STANCE SURPRISES

National Intelligence Director James Clapper’s stakes out a position contrary to White House policy by saying there is little chance Pyongyang would agree to end its nuclear program.

5. WHERE PROTESTERS DEMAND END TO ‘DICTATORSHIP’

Anti-government demonstrators pour into the streets of Venezuela’s capital and other major cities in a show of force against the president.

6. POT FARMERS WORRY LEGALIZATION COULD END THEIR WAY OF LIFE

California voters will decide Nov. 8 whether to legalize marijuana for recreational use – an issue that has sown division here among growers.

7. U.S. STUDENTS STILL LAG IN SCIENCE LEARNING

The 2015 National Assessment of Educational Progress shows only about a third of fourth and eighth graders demonstrate strong academic performance in the sciences.

8. HOW SOME CHOOSE TO GET ORGAN TRANSPLANTS FASTER

Some patients are jumping ahead in line by agreeing to a kidney sure to infect them with hepatitis C.

9. CHANGES COULD COME TO TWITTER USERS

If Twitter is sold, a new owner could clean it up and curb some of the nastiness that’s become synonymous with it.

10. EX-SUPREME COURT JUDGE AMONG LONG-SUFFERING CUBS FANS

In 1929, John Paul Stevens witnessed the first World Series game at Wrigley Field – and he’s been waiting ever since for a championship.

10 things to know today

By The Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. PAKISTAN MOURNS DEAD BY SHUTTERING CITY

Quetta shuts down following a deadly militant rampage as families bury many of the 61 killed in the attack on a police academy.

2. WELCOME TO FIRST NATIONWIDE TWITTER ELECTION

Trump draws attention for what he’s tweeting and retweeting, but Clinton uses the micro-blogging site more as a stiletto than a club.

3. WHO IS GOP’S BIGGEST OBSTACLE TO GETTING HISPANIC VOTE

Trump’s harsh words about immigrants have turned off many of the 27 million Latinos eligible to cast ballots.

4. CIVILIANS ON THE MOVE FROM MOSUL FRONT LINES

Iraqi special forces have evacuated more than 1,000 people from villages near the battlefield as the offensive to retake the Islamic State-held city intensifies.

5. VENEZUELA BRACES FOR ANTI-GOVERNMENT PROTESTS

The South American nation’s standoff deepens after the opposition-led congress votes to open a political trial against President Nicolas Maduro.

6. LAWSUIT CHALLENGES DENVER’S SWEEPS OF HOMELESS

Advocates accuse the booming city of violating its street people’s rights in clearing them out of gentrifying areas.

7. OREGON REFERENDUM WEIGHS ‘OUTDOOR SCHOOL’ PROGRAM

By earmarking lottery proceeds each year, students in the Pacific Northwest would spend one week learning about the state’s natural wonders.

8. WHAT’S TOP REVENUE STREAM IN NEW ZEALAND

Spurred by the fantasy movie trilogy “The Hobbit,” tourism overtakes dairy as the nation’s top earner of overseas dollars.

9. JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE ENSNARED IN BALLOT SELFIE LEGALITY

The “Cry Me a River” singer posted an image of himself at a voting booth in Tennessee on Instagram, drawing questions about whether he was breaking the law.

10. GAME 1 TO TRIBE

Corey Kluber got the Cleveland Indians off to a striking start and Roberto Perez’s bat put away Chicago 6-0 in the Cubs’ first World Series game since 1945.

10 things to know today

By The Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. DEATH TOLL IN PAKISTAN POLICE ACADEMY ATTACK RISES

Militants storm a police training center in restive Baluchistan province, opening fire, detonating explosive vests and killing 59, authorities say.

2. AMERICA FAR FROM UNITED

AP surveyed the country over the past half year and found a country caught up in a toxic presidential campaign that magnified its disagreements, and left it longing for harmony.

3. THREATENED IN MOSUL, IS USES ALTERNATIVE TACTICS

Last week’s assault on Kirkuk offers a glimpse at the kind of asymmetrical and bloody response the Islamic State group might mount as Iraqi forces converge on its last major urban bastion in the country.

4. HOW AUTISM IN GIRLS MAY HELP REVEAL DISORDER’S SECRETS

AP finds that many girls with autism have social skills that can mask the condition and some girls do not show symptoms even when they have the same genetic mutations seen in boys.

5. VOTER ROLL PROBLEMS DO NOT EQUATE TO FRAUD

An AP Fact Check finds Trump’s claims of flaws in voter data accurately reflect numbers contained in a four-year-old report, but do not equate to proof of widespread fraud or election rigging.

6. TRUMP BRAND LOSES LUSTER WITH AFFLUENT

After a tumultuous run up to the election, there’s evidence that the billionaire businessman’s brand is being tarnished.

7. DEADLY ACCIDENT AT AUSTRALIAN AMUSEMENT PARK

Two men and two women were killed while on a river rapids ride at Dreamworld, a popular theme park in Queensland state’s Gold Coast, police say.

8. DANGEROUS AIR BAGS STILL NOT REPAIRED

Owners of more than 300,000 Hondas have yet to get their air bags fixed, despite warnings from the automaker and regulators.

9. WHAT OBAMA SAID ABOUT TRUMP’S TWEET

On “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” the president countered the Republican’s claim that he “will go down as perhaps the worst president in the history of the United States” by saying, “… at least I will go down as a president.”

10. CLEVELAND WILL BE CENTER OF AMERICAN SPORTS UNIVERSE

As the Cavs receive championship rings and raise a banner to celebrate their NBA title, the Indians will host Game 1 of the World Series against the Cubs.

10 things to know today

By The Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. LIMITED GAINS IN FIRST WEEK OF MOSUL OFFENSIVE

Iraqi forces push toward the city from all sides, battling militants near the Islamic State stronghold in a belt of mostly uninhabited towns and villages.

2. FRANCE MOVING MORE THAN 6,000 MIGRANTS

Lines of refugees walk to a registration center in the French port city of Calais, the first day of the mass evacuation and destruction of the filthy camp.

3. HOW ASSANGE IS CLOSER TO TESTING HIS HYPOTHESIS

With email dumps exposing the Clinton campaign, the WikiLeaks founder is waiting to see if total transparency can defeat an entrenched group of insiders.

4. HOW DEADLY TOUR BUS CRASH HAPPENED

A tour bus returning to Los Angeles from a casino trip slams into the back of a semi-truck slowing for a maintenance crew on a California highway, killing 13 and injuring 31.

5. TEEN FIGHTS ON AFTER BEING FELLED IN CHICAGO’S VIOLENCE

In a bloody year of more than 3,000 shootings in the city, one bullet has transformed the life of Jonathan Annicks.

6. MEDICAID EXPANDS UNDER OBAMA

But the federal-state program for low-income people faces real consequences depending on who wins the White House in November.

7. FAMED ’60S ANTI-WAR ACTIVIST DIES

Tom Hayden, whose name became linked with the celebrated Chicago 7 trial, Vietnam War protests and ex-wife actress Jane Fonda was 76.

8. FOR SOME, RETIREMENT ONLY A DREAM

Studies find that about a third of low-wage workers say they’ll never be able to afford to quit working.

9. BILL MURRAY FETED WITH TWAIN PRIZE FOR HUMOR

Jimmy Kimmel and Steve Martin are among those who rib the comedian for being aloof, unpredictable and difficult to reach – and somehow still lovable.

10. SEAHAWKS, CARDINALS KICKING THEMSELVES

Seattle’s Stephen Hauschka and Arizona’s Chandler Catanzaro miss short field goals that would have won the game in overtime and the NFC West rivals settle for a 6-6 tie.

10 things to know today

By The Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. TRUMP, CLINTON TRADE BARBS AS ROAST TURNS BITTER

Many at the annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner turn on the Republican nominee midway through his remarks and shower him with jeers.

2. MILITANTS ATTACK POLICE COMPOUND IN NORTHERN IRAQ

The assault in Kirkuk is claimed by the Islamic State group and likely aimed at diverting the authorities’ attention for the battle to retake Mosul.

3. EGYPT’S FIGHT AGAINST ISLAMIC MILITANCY MAKES ENEMIES

The decision to make fighting Islamic militants its overriding foreign policy objective brings Cairo closer to the Syrian president, Russia and Iran, in turn antagonizing its traditional Arab allies like Saudi Arabia.

4. BLACK PANTHERS LOOK BACK AT PARTY’S FOUNDING

Its 50th anniversary comes as the U.S. grapples anew with fatal encounters between African-Americans and law enforcement.

5. WHERE SAMARITANS PROVIDE A SANCTUARY

In a tense corner of the West Bank, a village of Samaritans connects Israelis and Palestinians even as violence drives them apart.

6. WHICH COUNTRY TO WITHDRAW FROM INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT

South Africa decides to leave the tribunal following a dispute over a visit by the Sudanese president, who is wanted by the ICC.

7. WHO BREAKS DOWN BARRIERS TO BE MORE INCLUSIVE

Toy companies are working harder to think outside their usual box by offering items like dolls with disabilities, female superhero figures and characters with a range of skin tones.

8. ‘QUEEN OF KATWE’ STIRS HOPE IN SLUM WHERE FILM WAS BORN

Poverty in Kampala can drive young people to despair or even violence, but chess is seen as a way out, and some locals cheer “a truly Ugandan story of hope.”

9. RAISING VEGAN BABY

Parents who are raising their kids vegan say cases of abuse are not about veganism, but about neglect.

10. MASCOT HALL OF FAME GIVES CHEERLEADERS A SPOTLIGHT

At the Mascot Hall of Fame in Whiting, Indiana six candidates will be put on a ballot for induction at a groundbreaking ceremony.

10 things to know today

By The Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. CLINTON, TRUMP SET FOR LAST DEBATE

The prime-time showdown is perhaps Trump’s last opportunity to right his floundering campaign, and Clinton is facing a new round of questions about her authenticity and trustworthiness.

2. FEDS TO DISPATCH FEWER ELECTION OBSERVERS

The Justice Department move is a result of a Supreme Court opinion that gutted a key provision of the Voting Rights Act.

3. HOW IS WOES ARE BEING COMPOUNDED

As the battle to retake Mosul is underway, the Islamic State group is being denied access to revenue sources that once amounted to more than $1 billion in 2014.

4. PHILIPPINE POLICE VAN RAMS PROTESTERS IN FRONT OF US EMBASSY

Hundreds of protesters had gathered to demand an end to the presence of U.S. troops in the country and to back a call for an independent foreign policy.

5. IN HARD-HIT BRAZIL, ZIKA COSTS SKYROCKET

The mothers of children with the mosquito-borne virus are struggling to find and afford expensive drugs that families must pay for because government health plans don’t cover them.

6. RETRIAL SET FOR 1979 MISSING-CHILD CASE

Prosecutors try for a second time to convict a suspect in the 1979 disappearance of Etan Patz, a New York City first grader who vanished on his way to school.

7. CAMPUS DILEMMA: WHEN TO GO PUBLIC

A case of alleged sexual assaults at San Jose State stirs debate on when a university should alert its students about alleged attacks.

8. ROBOTIC SCAN FOR EQUINE COULD HOLD PROMISE

Veterinarians hope an innovative type of CT scan can advance medical care for horses – and possibly be adapted for humans.

9. WHAT HAS REAL CLOWNS CRYING INSIDE

A spate of scares involving people doing menacing things while dressed as clowns is no laughing matter for working clowns, who complain bookings have fallen off.

10. JOURNEYMAN BESTS ACE

Rich Hill outpitches reigning Cy Young Award winner Jake Arrieta and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 6-0 to take a 2-1 NL Championship Series lead.

10 things to know today

By The Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. IRAQI FORCES PAUSE MOSUL ADVANCE

The front lines to the east of the IS-held city were largely quiet, with gains being consolidated, a day after Iraqi Kurdish forces advanced amid a barrage of U.S.-led airstrikes and heavy artillery.

2. RUSSIA, SYRIA HALT ALEPPO STRIKES

A Russian official says a temporary truce later in the week would enable militants to leave the besieged northern Syria city and open humanitarian corridors.

3. CLIMATE CHANGE COULD WREAK HAVOC ON ‘SPACE FENCE’

Scientists tell AP rising seas from global warming could threaten a nearly $1 billion radar installation that the U.S. Air Force is building in the Pacific to track dangerous space junk.

4. MICHELLE OBAMA EMERGES AS CLINTON’S GO-TO SURROGATE

In a divisive political year, the first lady is wowing voters with her powerful rhetoric – and emotional center.

5. WHO OBAMA IS RESERVING FINAL STATE DINNER FOR

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi will be attending a glitzy affair that features celebrity chef Mario Batali in the kitchen and a performance by Gwen Stefani.

6. US POLICING LEADER LAMENTS HISTORICAL RACIAL ABUSE

Leaders of the Black Lives Matter movement say words need to be backed by actions, while the head of an officers’ union in Minnesota says there was no need to apologize.

7. THIS CO-PILOT UNAFFECTED BY THE HUMAN CONDITION

Government and industry officials are collaborating on an effort to replace the second human pilot in two-person flight crews with robots.

8. UPCOMING COLA RAISES NEGLIGIBLE

For the fifth straight year, millions of Social Security recipients and federal retirees will get only tiny increases in benefits next year.

9. BILLY BUSH GETS WALKING PAPERS

NBC News fires the “Today” show host, who was caught on a 2005 tape in a vulgar conversation about women with Trump before an “Access Hollywood” appearance.

10. INDIANS ONE WIN FROM FIRST PENNANT SINCE 1997

Jason Kipnis and Mike Napoli homer, and Cleveland’s bullpen pulls off its most impressive feat yet in these AL playoffs, holding off Toronto 4-2.

10 things to know today

By The Associated Press

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1. IRAQI FORCES LAUNCH MILITARY PUSH IN MOSUL

The offensive to retake Iraq’s second largest city from Islamic State militants, backed by the U.S.-led coalition, is the toughest battle since American troops left nearly five years ago.

2. ‘THERE’S A CLOUD OVER MAR-A-LAGO’

Charity consultants and event fundraisers say they expect the Palm Beach, Florida, venue owned by Trump will be a harder sell to charities in future years, AP finds.

3. GRIEF AFTER MONARCH’S DEATH SPILLS INTO ANGER

A Thai woman accused of insulting King Bhumibol Adulyadej is forced to kneel before his portrait as several hundred people demand an apology.

4. ETAN PATZ CASE TO BE RETRIED

The disappearance of the first-grader in New York City 37 years ago reshaped American parenting and the pursuit of missing children.

5. SENATE CONFIRMATION OF OBAMA’S NOMINEES SLOW

More than 90 vacancies in the federal courts make it difficult for Americans to seek legal recourse, and legal experts warn of judicial emergencies.

6. WHAT MAY BE A BOON TO MYANMAR’S ECONOMY

The end of most U.S. sanctions is raising hopes western businesses will invest in a country that up to now has been dominated by Asian countries.

7. CHINA LAUNCHES MISSION TO EXPERIMENTAL SPACE STATION

Two astronauts will remain aboard for a month in preparation for the start of operations by a full-bore facility six years from now.

8. HOW TO GET BIRD’S EYE VIEW OF PYONGYANG

For about $150, you can take a 25-minute, mile-high flight aboard an ultralight aircraft to see what was only available by a 492-foot tower a few months ago.

9. A HALLOWEEN TREAT

Dracula’s castle will have overnight guests on the spooky holiday, marking the first time since 1948 that anyone has slept in the Transylvanian fortress.

10. DODGERS EVEN NLCS WITH CUBS

Clayton Kershaw pitches seven sparkling innings, Adrian Gonzalez homers and Los Angeles beat Chicago 1-0.

10 things to know today

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1. TRUMP FIGHTS BACK AGAINST NEW ALLEGATIONS

The Republican presidential candidate contends he doesn’t know and never met some of the women accusing him of sexual assault.

2. CLINTON SAID US COULD ‘RING CHINA WITH MISSILE DEFENSE’

Hillary Clinton privately made the remarks in comments revealed by Wikileaks, speaking about what to do if the Chinese government failed to curb North Korea’s nuclear program.

3. HOW MANY US CHILDREN DIE IN ACCIDENTAL SHOOTINGS

An investigation by The Associated Press and the USA TODAY Network finds that accidental shootings involving minors occur every other day, more often than government data show.

4. THAIS MOURN DEATH OF BELOVED MONARCH

Thailand begins its first day in 70 years without a king, with people across the shaken nation dressed in black following the death of the world’s longest-reigning monarch, Bhumibol Adulyadej.

5. BERMUDA SEEKS QUICK RECOVERY FROM HURRICANE NICOLE

Crews have begun clearing roads after Hurricane Nicole pummeled the resort island with winds up to 115 mph (185 kph) that snapped trees and peeled off roofs.

6. WHERE PEOPLE STARVE AS AID IS BLOCKED

Hunger is sweeping South Sudan, even as the government spends almost half of its budget on military and security, and a civil war devastates the country’s ability to function.

7. WHEN A UNIVERSITY ATTACK PUT A YOUNG AFGHAN WOMAN’S DREAMS ON HOLD

Breshna Mosazai remembers deadly attack on American University in Kabul that put her dream of a career in law on hold.

8. HOW MUCH AXING THE GALAXY NOTE 7 WILL COST SAMSUNG

About $3 billion during the current and next quarters, bringing the total cost of the recall to at least $5.3 billion, due to unexplained fires and overheating problems.

9. TRIBUTE CONCERT CELEBRATES PRINCE

Stevie Wonder and Chaka Khan had the crowd partying like it was 1999 all over again as they remembered the late mega star.

10. WHO ADVANCED TO NATIONAL LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES

The Los Angeles Dodgers, powered by ace pitcher Clayton Kershaw, who got the final two outs to earn his first major league save and send his team to a showdown with the Chicago Cubs.

10 things to know today

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1. 2016 RACE DEVOLVES INTO UGLY FIGHT OVER TREATMENT OF WOMEN

As Trump’s campaign prepares to relitigate the marital affairs of the Clintons, their boss is hamstrung by new allegations he groped and sexually assaulted at least three women.

2. OFFICIALS: US MISSILES DESTROY RADAR SITES IN YEMEN

The Tomahawk cruise missile strikes mark the first shots fired by the U.S. in anger against the Shiite Houthi rebels in the long-running civil war.

3. GERMAN BOMB PLOT SUSPECT KILLS SELF IN JAIL CELL

The 22-year-old Syrian man suspected of planning an Islamic extremist bombing attack strangled himself by tying his shirt to the bars of his prison cell, German officials say.

4. BERMUDA BRACES FOR HURRICANE NICOLE

The tiny island in the northern Atlantic Ocean hunkers down as the “extremely dangerous” Category 4 storm takes aim.

5. ‘EVERY HOUR IT’S WORSE’

Residents in Greenville and other North Carolina cities are keeping watch on floodwaters that are slowly approaching houses as rivers crest.

6. TWO BOSTON COPS CRITICAL AFTER SHOOTING

A man wearing body armor and armed with an assault rifle shot the officers, who were responding to a report of a domestic disturbance in East Boston.

7. IRAN HARD-LINERS: THIS IS WHAT AMERICA IS REALLY LIKE

Tehran seems happy to let Iranians watch the backstabbing, deceitful machinations of fictional U.S. politician Frank Underwood in “House of Cards.”

8. WHAT GAMING IS FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND IN US

New Jersey permits skill-based slot machines on casino floors in which payout is determined by the player’s ability.

9. WHO IS SLATED TO PLAY PRINCE BENEFIT

Stevie Wonder, Christina Aguilera and Chaka Khan are among the featured performers who will pay tribute to the late pop star at a Minnesota concert.

10. A HAT TRICK WASN’T ENOUGH

Toronto Maple Leafs rookie Auston Matthews scored a record four goals in his first NHL game.

10 things to know today

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1. WIKILEAKS DUMP MAY FACE US PROBE

John Podesta, Hillary Clinton’s top adviser, says the FBI is investigating Russia’s possible role in hacking thousands of his personal emails.

2. HOW US COLLEGE CAMPUSES ARE REACTING TO TRUMP VIDEO

Many students and staff are working hard to curtail the problem of sexual assault, and the vulgar “Access Hollywood” video seems to fly in the face of their efforts.

3. THE EVOLVING FACE OF US IMMIGRATION

With all the talk of a border wall with Mexico, immigrants to the U.S. are now more likely to come from Asia, AP finds.

4. PRICE TAG ON MATTHEW DAMAGE IN BILLIONS

The hurricane impaired or destroyed thousands of homes, forced businesses from Florida to North Carolina to close and put many people temporarily out of work.

5. FOR HAITIANS, SOME RELIEF

Food, water and building supplies begin to reach remote corners of the Caribbean nation as tens of thousands slowly rebuild their lives after Matthew.

6. WHAT IS BECOMING A NEW CHALLENGE IN SYRIA

A U.S. military official tells AP that insurgent groups like Hezbollah and the Islamic State have learned how to weaponize surveillance drones.

7. TAKING CAMPAIGN TO LEGALIZE MARIJUANA FURTHER

Human Rights Watch and the American Civil Liberties Union are urging the decriminalization of possession and personal use of all illicit drugs.

8. FALLOUT FOR SAMSUNG PERSISTS

Consumers from Shanghai to New York are reconsidering how they feel about the South Korean tech giant and its products, like the discontinued Galaxy Note 7.

9. AMAZON LAUNCHES FOR-PAY STREAMING MUSIC SERVICE

The online retailer is aiming to compete against other services like Spotify and Apple Music.

10. ONE STEP CLOSER TO WIPING OUT ‘THE CURSE’

The Chicago Cubs are going back to their second consecutive NL Championship Series after finally ending San Francisco’s remarkable winning streak in postseason elimination games.

10 things to know today

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1. TENSIONS FLARE AS REPUBLICANS CLASH OVER TRUMP

Republican leaders hoped to prevent an all-out civil war at least until after the election, but those efforts appear to be failing.

2. TRUMP’S 2005 COMMENTS DISGUST WOMEN, BUT CHANGE FEW OPINIONS

Female voters in swing states are repulsed by the Republican’s assertion that an old tape featuring him talking about groping women amounted to “locker room talk” and not sexual assault.

3. HURRICANE’S COST, CHAOS LINGERS IN NORTH CAROLINA

Firefighters turn their military-surplus truck into the dark floodwaters of Lumberton, inundated by a swollen river.

4. ‘PEOPLE WILL DIE SOON IF WE DON’T GET SOME AID’

In western Haiti, 300 patients lay silently in bed at a hospital in Dame Marie waiting for medicine a week after Hurricane Matthew hit the remote peninsula.

5. SAMSUNG STOPS MAKING GALAXY NOTE 7s

The consumer electronics giant says that it is ending production of the star-crossed smartphones permanently because of safety concerns.

6. HOW ZIKA MAY BE WORSE THAN INITIALLY THOUGHT

Doctors are seeing that many of the babies born with microcephaly have difficulty swallowing, are prone to epileptic seizures and have vision and hearing trouble, AP finds.

7. NO STRIKE FOR CHICAGO PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS

The decision affecting 400,000 students in the nation’s third-largest school district averts the second major strike for city teachers since 2012.

8. ASHURA MARKED AMID THREATS, VIOLENCE

Afghanistan’s Shiite population is preparing to mark the martyrdom of the Prophet Mohammad’s grandson despite warnings from authorities of possible attacks.

9. NANCY O’DELL: LOCKER ROOM NO EXCUSE FOR TRUMP

The “Entertainment Tonight” host says women shouldn’t be objectified, even in so-called men’s safe havens.

10. TRIBE ADVANCE, BIG PAPI WAVES GOODBYE

Cleveland beats Boston 4-3 to complete a three-game sweep and advance to its first AL Championship Series since 2007, sending Red Sox slugger David Ortiz into retirement.

10 things to know today

By The Associated Press

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1. IN DEBATE, TRUMP SIGNALS AGGRESSIVE CLOSE TO CAMPAIGN

The Republican leaves no doubt he’ll spend the election’s final month dredging up decades-old sexual allegations against Hillary Clinton’s husband.

2. HELICOPTERS FERRY IN FOOD, MEDICINE TO HAITI

But almost a week after Hurricane Matthew’s assault, life here is still far from normal and desperation is growing in communities where aid has yet to arrive.

3. WHAT AFTERMATH OF MATTHEW IS STATESIDE

Flooded cities in North Carolina try to dry out and those downstream keep a close eye on rising rivers.

4. MISSILES FIRED FROM REBEL-HELD YEMEN LAND NEAR US DESTROYER

The U.S. Navy says it is the second-such launch targeting ships in the Red Sea in recent days and comes in the wake of a Saudi-led airstrike targeting a funeral in Sanaa that killed over 140 people.

5. SAMSUNG CHANGES NOTE 7 OUTPUT SCHEDULE AFTER FIRE REPORTS

The electronics giant’s crisis with its Galaxy smartphone hits a new low as it made changes to its production of the problem phones to ensure safety.

6. TWO SLAIN CALIFORNIA OFFICERS, TWO LIFE STORIES

Two Palm Springs police officers – one returning from maternity leave, the other nearing retirement – are fatally shot, allegedly by a gang member.

7. HARVARD, MIT PROFESSORS WIN NOBEL IN ECONOMICS

Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmstrom are recognized for their theories that “are valuable to the understanding of real-life contracts and institutions, as well as potential pitfalls in contract design.”

8. COFFEE OR A COCKTAIL, WITH A SIDE OF WIFI

As one of the world’s fastest-growing tech startup markets, many young Indian entrepreneurs are seeking shared office spaces – in bars, restaurants and warehouses.

9. NBC SUSPENDS BILLY BUSH FOR ROLE ON TRUMP TAPE

The “Today” show personality is shelved indefinitely after he was caught on a videotape from 2005 in a crude conversation about women with Trump.

10. JAYS SOAR INTO ALCS

Josh Donaldson races home from second base after Rougned Odor bounces a double-play relay in the 10th inning and Toronto beats Texas 7-6 to sweep its AL Division Series.

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By The Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. HURRICANE MATTHEW PUMMELS FLORIDA

The storm, packing 120 mph winds and torrential rains, moves up shoreline in what’s expected to be a ruinous, dayslong battering of the Southeast coast.

2. HAITI BRACES FOR MORE GRIM NEWS

More than 280 have perished, but the overall death toll is not clear as officials try to get to isolated areas.

3. WHERE AP FINDS POWERFUL SYNTHETIC OPIOID FOR SALE

An Associated Press investigation reveals some Chinese companies offer to export a toxic drug called carfentanil, which has been killing unsuspecting drug users or can potentially be used as a chemical weapon.

4. COLOMBIAN PRESIDENT WINS NOBEL PEACE PRIZE

The Nobel committee praises Juan Manuel Santos “resolute efforts to bring the country’s more than 50-year-long civil war to an end.”

5. ‘I HOPE THIS WILL BE A REALITY FOR EVERYONE THAT NEEDS IT’

Emelie Eriksson, the first woman to have a baby after receiving a uterus from her mother in a revolutionary operation, tells her story to AP.

6. WHAT 1990s SCANDAL HAUNTS WHITE HOUSE CAMPAIGN

Donald Trump hints at Bill Clinton’s marital problems, including the former president’s affair with Monica Lewinsky some 20 years ago.

7. WING PIECE FROM FLIGHT 370 FOUND ON INDIAN OCEAN ISLAND

The section of wing flap from the missing Boeing 777 was discovered on the island of Mauritius.

8. BACKPAGE.COM CEO ARRESTED FOR SEX-TRAFFICKING

The arrest follows allegations that adult and child sex-trafficking victims were forced into prostitution through escort ads posted on the site.

9. ASIAN ANIMAL CAFES GO FROM MERE CATS TO MEERKATS

In the Far East, where the first cat cafe opened more than a decade ago, the concept has moved well beyond felines.

10. HOW 2 CUBS SUPPORTERS HOPE TO EXCORCISE CURSE

Two Cubs fans want to banish the Curse of the Billy Goat this postseason by slaughtering one of their own goats.

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1. SOME NOT HEEDING CALL TO EVACUATE

With Hurricane Matthew bearing down on the southeastern U.S., some residents say the dangers posed by the Category 3 storm and its 125 mph winds are exaggerated if it stays on its current path.

2. DAMAGE TO CARIBBEAN NATION STILL MURKY AFTER MATTHEW

Haitian authorities and international aid workers still lack a clear picture of the hurricane’s destruction two days after the storm rampaged across the remote southwestern peninsula.

3. WHERE TRUMP HAS SHIFTED PRIORITIES

The Republican presidential candidate is now spending millions of dollars on data and digital services in an effort to land donations and win over voters.

4. WHAT MAY BE MOTIVATING NORTH KOREA ON NUKES

Experts say Pyongyang wants to have an established nuclear arsenal – or at least be well on the way there – before the next U.S. president crafts his or her North Korea policy.

5. ADVICE FOR PARENTS ON BODY IMAGE

Health experts say it’s time to make clear to kids that they’re more than their looks – even if Trump can get away with degrading comments, particularly about women.

6. ONCE LAUDED AS A PEACEMAKER, OBAMA’S TENURE FRAUGHT WITH WAR

Seven years after his Nobel Peace Prize triumph, the U.S. president has proven to be a confounding and contradictory figure on matters of war and peace.

7. GOVERNMENT TO PICK PLANS FOR DISPLACED HEALTH LAW CUSTOMERS

The Obama administration is worried that insurers bailing out of the health care law’s markets may prompt their customers to drop out, too.

8. SHARK HABITAT DISCOVERED OFF LONG ISLAND

Researchers say they’ve confirmed the first known nursery – and likely birthing site – for great whites in the Northwest Atlantic.

9. ACTIVISTS BLAST ‘O’REILLY FACTOR’ PIECE AS RACIST

The Fox News Channel segment features an interviewer asking people in New York’s Chinatown if he was supposed to bow to greet them, if they were selling stolen goods and if they could “take care of North Korea for us.”

10. ‘MADBUM’ PITCHES ANOTHER POSTSEASON GEM

Madison Bumgarner tosses a four-hitter and Conor Gillaspie hits a three-run homer in the ninth inning, and San Francisco beat the defending NL champion New York Mets 3-0 in the wild-card game.

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By The Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. HOW VP CANDIDATES FARED IN ONLY DEBATE

Republican Mike Pence was calm and steady in the face of Democrat Tim Kaine’s fiery and frequent challenges, but the Indiana governor never fully defended Donald Trump.

2. WHERE HURRICANE MATTHEW IS HEADED NEXT

The Category 4 storm takes its dangerous winds toward the southern Bahamas, leaving behind widespread damage and human suffering in Haiti.

3. WHAT HAS SOUTHERN OFFICIALS CONCERNED

Hurricane Matthew’s slog toward the East Coast has governments worried about complacency, especially in South Florida, which hasn’t seen a major hurricane in 11 years.

4. PRO-DEMOCRACY ACTIVIST BARRED FROM THAILAND

Joshua Wong, 19, has been sent back to Hong Kong and a Thai activist says it came at the request of the Chinese government.

5. LAPD CHIEF HASTENS VIDEO RELEASE TO STEM TENSIONS

Charlie Beck has become the latest top cop to expedite the release of video of a deadly confrontation between police and a black man in order to diffuse public angst.

6. SAUDI TEEN’S ONLINE FASCINATION GOES AWRY

“Abu Sin” was arrested over concern his clumsy cyber flirtation with 21-year-old Californian Christina Crockett violated the kingdom’s conservative norms.

7. 3 AWARDED NOBEL CHEMISTRY PRIZE

Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Fraser Stoddart and Bernard Feringa win for developing the world’s smallest machines, work that could revolutionize computer technology and lead to a new type of battery.

8. ‘HEY SIRI,’ YOU’VE GOT COMPETITION

Amazon, Google and others are pitching simple and cheap gadgets like “smart speakers” intended to colonize the living room with a working equivalent of the Apple personal assistant.

9. NEW BAN ON PANGOLIN TRADE MAY HELP MOST TRAFFICKED MAMMAL

In some parts of Asia, pangolin meat is considered a delicacy, while its scales of keratin, the protein in fingernails and rhino horn, are widely used in traditional Chinese medicine.

10. JAYS BEAT ORIOLES IN BATTLE OF THE BIRDS

Edwin Encarnacion’s three-run homer in the 11th inning lifts Toronto past Baltimore 5-2 in the AL wild card game to advance to a Division Series matchup against Texas.

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By The Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. TRUMP TAX DOCUMENTS PUBLISHED WITHOUT PERMISSION

But experts say The New York Times appears to be on solid First Amendment ground and prosecutors in three states remain mum.

2. WHAT ROLE PENCE IS STEPPING INTO

In the upcoming vice presidential debate, the Indiana governor will again be tasked with cleaning up some of Trump’s self-inflicted wounds.

3. US SUSPENDS CONTACTS WITH RUSSIA ON SYRIA WAR

Already chilly relations between Washington and Moscow turn even frostier as Russia put a hold on a plutonium disposal deal with the U.S.

4. WHAT TOP COP IN LA IS SAYING ABOUT POLICE SHOOTINGS

Officers who shot and killed men in two separate weekend shootings were justified in their use of deadly force, LAPD Chief Charlie Beck says.

5. HAITIANS BRACE FOR MATTHEW

The Caribbean country’s southwestern peninsula preps for life-threatening winds, rains and storm surge as the Category 4 hurricane approaches.

6. VENEZUELA SCARY AND OFTEN DEADLY FOR THOSE WHO FALL ILL

The social and economic meltdown has made life precarious for the vulnerable as one case shows of a little girl’s scraped knee which turned into a life or death matter.

7. GOOGLE EXPECTED TO UNVEIL NEW PHONES – AND MORE

The tech giant is also expected to roll out a new home-based intelligent assistant to compete with Amazon’s Echo, a virtual-reality headset and more.

8. NOBEL PHYSICS PRIZE AWARDED TO 3 FOR TOPOLOGY WORK

David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz were cited for their “theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter.”

9. HOW KIM KARDASHIAN IS DEALING WITH HEIST FALLOUT

The social media accounts of the reality TV star have gone silent after a terrifying encounter with armed robbers in Paris.

10. ROAD TEAMS FARE WELL IN WILD-CARD GAMES

This marks the fifth season of play-in games in Major League Baseball and that bodes well for visiting teams, who are 6-2.

10 things to know today

By The Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. HOW TRUMP’S ‘APPRENTICE’ MOVED FROM CAPITALISM TO SEXISM

In his years as a reality TV boss on “The Apprentice,” Donald Trump repeatedly demeaned women with sexist language, according to show insiders, AP finds.

2. COLOMBIA FACES DEEP UNCERTAINTY AFTER PEACE DEAL REJECTED

Both President Santos and leaders of the FARC, having come this far after four years of grueling negotiations, vowed to push ahead, giving no hint they want to resume a war that has already killed 220,000 people and displaced 8 million.

3. CATEGORY 4 HURRICANE BEARS DOWN ON HAITI

Forecasters say Hurricane Matthew could dump as much as 40 inches of rain on some isolated areas of Haiti, raising fears of mudslides and heavy floods in the poor nation.

4. INSIDE THE MIND OF A MAN WHO CARRIED OUT AN ‘HONOR’ KILLING

A strict Muslim from Pakistan who admits to fatally shooting his sister because she married a Christian attempts to justify his actions.

5. GUNMEN ROB KIM KARDASHIAN OF MILLIONS IN JEWELS

The reality star was “badly shaken but physically unharmed” after men dressed as police tied her up at gunpoint and took more than $10 million in jewelry, a spokeswoman says.

6. WHICH SUPREME COURT JUSTICE IS RIDING WAVE OF POPULARITY

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, aka Notorious RBG, is enjoying her rock-star celebrity by releasing a compilation of her writings, including some of her spiciest dissenting opinions.

7. ACTIVISTS WANT NAMES, ANSWERS FOR FATAL POLICE SHOOTING

Demonstrators press the Los Angeles police to publicly identify the officers involved in the deadly shooting of an 18-year-old black man near his home.

8. JAPANESE SCIENTIST WINS NOBEL MEDICINE PRIZE

Yoshinori Ohsumi discovered the mechanisms of autophagy, referred to as a fundamental process for degrading and recycling cellular components.

9. WHY MANY ALASKANS ARE GRUMBLING OVER ANNUAL OIL DIVIDEND

The state’s multibillion dollar deficit has shrunk the checks from a high of $2,072 per person last year to $1,022 this year.

10. AMERICANS WIN BACK RYDER CUP IN ROUT

The 17-11 victory over Europe is the biggest victory for U.S. in 35 years at the Ryder Cup.