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July 10, 2013

10 Things to Know Today

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

1. NEW PRIME MINISTER BEGINS ROCKY TRANSITION IN EGYPT

Economist Hazem el-Beblawi was to begin forming a cabinet as Morsi supporters vowed to continue street protests until the ousted leader is returned to power.

2. CRASH PROBE FOCUSES ON AUTOMATED LANDING SYSTEM

The NTSB says Asiana pilots relied on the equipment to control the speed of the jet that came in to San Francisco too slowly.

3. WHO’S RESPONSIBLE FOR CANADA RAIL WRECK

Police opened a criminal probe into the derailment that killed at least 15. Officials raised the possibility the train was tampered with before the crash.

4. BOSTON BOMB SURVIVORS TO SEE SUSPECT IN COURT

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev could face the death penalty for the April 15 explosions that killed three and wounded more than 260.

5. EVIDENCE PILES UP AGAINST HERNANDEZ

The ex-New England Patriot was named as the shooter of a semi-pro player, while other documents show he rented a car wanted in a double slaying.

6. SECRET FOOTAGE OF PRESIDENT IN WHEELCHAIR

An Indiana professor found never-before-seen film of Franklin D. Roosevelt at Pearl Harbor being pushed in his chair, a secret kept until after he died.

7. ZIMMERMAN DEFENSE NEARS END

Attorney Mark O’Mara said he will rest his case today, after asking a judge to admit shooting victim Trayvon Martin’s text messages about his interest in fighting.

8. KOREAS RESTART TALKS ON REOPENING FACTORY COMPLEX

Officials met in a North Korea border town to talk about how to reopen the Kaesong complex, shut earlier this year following Pyongyang’s third nuclear test.

9. ANOTHER DEPARTURE FROM ‘THE VIEW’

Conservative co-host Elizabeth Hasselbeck is leaving ABC’s talk show for the three-hour morning show “Fox & Friends.”

10. WHY THIS MAYOR HASN’T BEEN TO SCHOOL

Robert “Bobby” Tufts is just 4 years old and heads Dorset, Minn., population 22 to 28. He’s running for a second term.

 

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  • Honduran president: U.S. has enormous responsibility for crisis

    The historic influx of illegal immigrants from Central America is caused primarily by the high demand for illicit drugs in the United States, Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez said Thursday.

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  • Today's Editorial: Child's sensibilities shield bad parents

    Periodically, a decree goes forth from the county seat announcing a special on child support, generally in the form of reducing charges and fines for all those able and willing to make good on some payments now past due.

    July 25, 2014

  • Budd fundraising run to pass Geisinger

    MILTON — It’s “kickstands up” tomorrow at 12:30 p.m. from LT’s Tavern on Route 405 in Milton where hundreds of motorcycles will take off on a run to raise funds for the Budds, the Ohio family whose matriarch, Sharon, recovers at Geisinger Medical Center from grave injuries suffered in a rock-throwing incident two weeks ago.

    July 25, 2014

  • Attorneys seek $28G more from Line Mountain in wrestling case

    WILLIAMSPORT — The legal fee issue between the Line Mountain School District and the Beattie family, which successfully sued the district to allow seventh-grader Audriana Beattie to participate on the all-male wrestling team, is not over.

    July 24, 2014

  • Driver to police: 'Just shoot me'

    WATSONTOWN — A Turbotville man has been charged with making terroristic threats and disturbing the peace after he allegedly threatened to shoot people in a bar and said he had a weapon.

    July 24, 2014

  • New panel of officers installed by CSIU directors

    MONTANDON — A new executive team was installed at Wednesday night’s Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit meeting, as the terms of the present leadership expired this month. Act 102 of 1970, which first created 29 IUs in Pennsylvania, requires  intermediate unit directors to elect board of director officers annually in July.
     

    July 24, 2014

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