10 things to know for Thursday, Nov. 8

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

1. AFTER ELECTION, OBAMA AND GOP LAY DOWN MARKERS FOR DEFICIT DEAL
  The White House says voters want both sides to set aside partisan interests as Boehner hints at accepting some form of higher tax revenue. DEFICIT FIGHT

2. HOW OBAMA’S FOREIGN POLICY COULD CHANGE IN HIS SECOND TERM
The president has a freer hand to deal with Syria, Iran and China but first he has to pick the team to implement his agenda. OBAMA-FOREIGN POLICY

3. NEW STORM BRINGS SNOW TO NORTHEAST
Tens of thousands lose power as Sandy-ravaged areas reel from nor’easter. SUPERSTORM SANDY

4. WHAT THE CHINESE PRESIDENT TOLD HIS COUNTRY’S COMMUNIST CONGRESS
Hu Jintao urged party members to curb graft but keep firm political control as he prepares to hand off power to successor. CHINA-CONGRESS

5. GIFFORDS SHOOTER TO BE SENTENCED
Plea-bargain will ensure that the man who shot the Arizona congresswoman and 17 others will spend the rest of his life in prison. CONGRESSWOMAN SHOT-SUSPECT

6. ARGENTINES PREPARE FOR HUGE ANTI-GOVERNMENT MARCH
Pot-banging demonstrators will voice their concerns in Buenos Aires and plazas around the nation. ARGENTINA-ANTI-GOVERNMENT MARCH

7. WHERE SCIENTOLOGY DOESN’T SET OFF ALARMS
A newly-opened headquarters for the movement has caused little controversy in Israel. ISRAEL-SCIENTOLOGY

8. MARIJUANA VOTES SET UP SHOWDOWN WITH FEDS
And a fight is exactly what pot proponents in Colorado and Washington say they want. LEGAL POT

9. RISING TIDE OF VIOLENCE TARGETS PAKISTANI HINDUS
The long-suffering minority faces increased physical attacks, forced conversions and discrimination. PAKISTAN-HINDUS THREATENED

10. THE COMPROMISE APPLE MADE ON THE IPAD MINI
AP technology writer Peter Svensson says the screen quality on the smaller tablet is a letdown. DIGITAL LIFE-TECH TEST-IPAD MINI

 



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