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    10 Things to Know for Today

    10 Things to Know for Today

    Posted on Aug. 22, 2014 at 12:00 a.m. | Updated on Aug. 22, 2014 at 5:55 a.m.

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

    1. HAMAS KILLS 11 SUSPECTED INFORMERS FOR ISRAEL

    A Gaza security official says the 11 men had previously been sentenced by Gaza courts.

    2. RUSSIAN AID CONVOY DRIVES INTO UKRAINE

    The first trucks cross the Ukrainian border, seemingly without Kiev’s approval, after more than a week’s delay amid suspicions the mission was being used as a cover for an invasion by Moscow.

    3. WHY OBAMA FACES COUNTERTERROR DILEMMA

    The president may continue helping Iraqi forces to reverse the Islamic State’s land grabs, but extremist might also pull back into Syria and regroup.

    4. BODIES FROM FLIGHT 17 CRASH ARRIVE IN MALAYSIA

    The government urges people to wear black and observe a minute of silence to honor those who died when the Malaysia Airlines aircraft was shot down over Ukraine in July.

    5. FERGUSON FALLOUT SPURS CALL FOR POLICE ‘BODY CAMS‘

    Proponents say the devices add a new level of accountability to law-enforcers’ work. Still, there are drawbacks.

    6. NEW ENGLAND’S YOUNG HAVE NEW CAREER CHOICE

    As new farms are popping up and the local food movement is spreading across the region, young people are choosing crops over cubicles.

    7. CHINA’S ENERGY REVOLUTION HOLDS CLIMATE CHANGE RISKS

    The country’s gas boom threatens to spew heat-trapping carbon dioxide as the world tries to curb emissions.

    8. WHERE DEPORTED MEXICANS FIND NEW LIFE

    Many of them take refuge in booming call centers that cater to American consumers.

    9. JELL-O LOSES ITS JIGGLE

    Despite its enduring place in pop culture, the sales of the dessert have tumbled 19 percent in the past four years and efforts to revitalize them have been a flop.

    10. HOW SOME SCHOOLS ARE QUENCHING THIRST FOR REVENUE

    Athletic departments are opening taps in college football stadiums that traditionally have been alcohol-free zones.


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