10 Things to know for Wednesday, April 16

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

1. MOSCOW STILL WILLING TO MEET UKRAINIAN OFFICIALS AT TALKS
  Despite rising tensions in eastern Ukraine, Russia says it will attend international talks on Thursday aimed at ending the crisis. UKRAINE

2. END OF NYPD DEMOGRAPHICS UNIT APPLAUDED
The controversial program tracked the daily lives of Muslims — where they lived, shopped, worked and prayed — in an effort to detect terror threats. NYPD INTELLIGENCE

3. CHINA’S ECONOMY SLOWS DOWN FURTHER
Figures indicate the world’s second largest economy grew at 7.4% this year, its slowest rate since late 2012. CHINA ECONOMY

4. WHAT ONE MAN WON’T LEAVE UNFINISHED
An amputee runner recruits_and inspires_two other amputees to come with him to finish the Boston Marathon, interrupted by last year’s terror attack. BOSTON MARATHON UNFINISHED BUSINESS

5. NEARLY 300 PEOPLE ARE MISSING AFTER KOREAN BOAT SINKS
The accident involving a ferry that was headed to a tourist island killed two passengers and many more are feared dead. SKOREA-SHIP SINKING

6. WHO GETS A PEEK AT THE NEW SAT
Anxious students — and their parents — can check out sample questions showing what the test will look like in 2016. NEW SAT

7. UN: IRAN NUKE THREAT DIMINISHING
The world body is set to release a report saying that Tehran’s ability to make a nuclear bomb has been greatly reduced. IRAN-NUCLEAR

8. ALL YOU’LL WANT TO DO IS RIDE AROUND, SALLY
Ford plans to make 1,964 Mustangs to commemorate the legendary car’s 50th anniversary. AUTO SHOW-MUSTANG 50TH

9. HOW SLAIN PHOTOGRAPHER IS BEING HONORED
A media group says an award funded with a $1 million gift from a private foundation will be given each year to a female photojournalist in honor of the AP’s Anja Niedringhaus, who died this month in an attack in Afghanistan. NIEDRINGHAUS COURAGE AWARD

10. BASEBALL PAUSES TO REMEMBER NO. 42
MLB’s annual Jackie Robinson Day has become “a national holiday for all practical purposes,” says the Rev. Jesse Jackson. ROBINSON DAY


Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

 


COMMENTS

Commenting is not available in this channel entry.


TOP JOBS
Search More Jobs





GJSENTINEL.COM
Marketplace
THE DAILY SENTINEL
734 S. Seventh St.
Grand Junction, CO 81501
970-242-5050; M-F 8:00 - 5:00
Editions
Subscribe to print edition
E-edition
Advertisers
Advertiser Tearsheet
Information

© 2015 Grand Junction Media, Inc.
By using this site you agree to the Visitor Agreement and the Privacy Policy