10 Things to know for Thursday, Jan. 31

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

1. BAD ECONOMIC NEWS HURTS OBAMA AGENDA
  News that the nation’s economy shrunk is overshadowing the president’s pushes on gun control and immigration. OBAMA-ECONOMY

2. ISRAELI LAWMAKER HINTS MORE STRIKES ON SYRIA
Tzachi Hanegbi says such a strike is not enough to stop the threat of weapons reaching Hezbollah militants. SYRIA-ISRAEL

3. HAGEL FACES HIS PARTY CRITICS
Republicans who oppose Hagel’s positions on nuclear weapons, Israel and Iran will grill him as confirmation hearings begin for the Defense Secretary nominee. HAGEL

4. ALABAMA STANDOFF STRETCHES INTO SECOND DAY
Police say they’re still talking to a 65-year-old retired truck driver holed up in a bunker with a 5-year-old hostage. SCHOOL BUS DRIVER SHOT

5. NEW JERSEY SENATOR RETURNS MONEY TO DONOR FOR CARIBBEAN JAUNTS

Robert Menendez paid the donor $58,500 from his personal account for the Dominican Republic trips, and denied allegations he had sex there with prostitutes. MENENDEZ

6. NEWTOWN FAMILIES CALL FOR ‘MOMENT OF TRANSFORMATION’
Parents of children killed at the Connecticut elementary school spoke out for high-capacity weapons bans at a public hearing. SCHOOL SHOOTING-LEGISLATURE

7. WHY IT’S NOT CALLED ‘SEXERCISE’
One activity you thought might be doing you some good and burning extra calories probably isn’t. OBESITY MYTHS

8. TE’O HOAXTER SAYS NOTRE DAME STAR WASN’T PART OF JOKE
Ronaiah Tuiaososopo tells Dr. Phil McGraw that he fell deeply in love with Te’o while pretending to be his online girlfriend. The interview airs today. NOTRE DAME-TE’O HOAX

9. LAST OF THE ANDREWS SISTERS DIES
Patty Andrews, who boosted morale on the home front with songs like “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy of Company B,” was 94. OBIT-PATTY ANDREWS

10. BET ON IT: BALTIMORE WILL WIN THE SUPER BOWL
The AP’s Barry Wilner favors the Ravens because of their tough defense and underappreciated QB Joe Flacco. SUPER BOWL PICKS


Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.

 



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