10 Things to know for Wednesday, Aug. 14

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

1. EGYPT MOVES ON PROTEST SITES
  Bulldozers and armored cars moved into the camps and showered thousands of protesters of the new government with tear gas. Dozens were reported killed. EGYPT

2. FIRST MIDEAST PEACE TALKS IN FIVE YEARS
Israelis and Palestinians were beginning negotiations today hours after Israel released 26 long-held Palestinian prisoners. ISRAEL-PALESTINIANS

3. AIR FORCE NUCLEAR UNIT FAILS INSPECTION
It’s the second major setback this year for a force charged with the military’s most sensitive mission. NUCLEAR MISSTEPS

4. TEEN KIDNAP VICTIM IS GLAD CAPTOR IS DEAD
Hannah Anderson went online barely 48 hours after her rescue and answered questions about captivity and about being a teenager on a social networking site. BURNED BODIES-KIDNAPPED GIRL

5. GUNMAN, HOSTAGE KILLED AFTER BANK STANDOFF
Police say a man took three people captive at a Louisiana bank, released one after nine hours then shot the remaining two before police killed him. LOUISIANA BANK HOSTAGES

6. WHEN EUROPE’S RECESSION WILL BE OVER
Probably now. Official figures are expected to show growth inching up in the Eurozone last quarter. EUROPE-ECONOMY

7. SUIT BLOCKS AMERICAN AIRLINES, US AIRWAYS MERGER
The deal would have left four airlines controlling more than 80 percent of the U.S. air-travel market. JUSTICE-AIRLINE MERGER

8. DEADLY EXPLOSION ON INDIAN SUBMARINE
The Navy says some of the 18 sailors aboard have been killed by the blast that sent a huge fireball into the air and sent sailors jumping into the sea. INDIA-SUBMARINE FIRE

9. ACTRESSES PUSH ANTI-PAPARAZZI LAW
Halle Berry and Jennifer Garner testified that the constant presence of photographers unfairly expose their children. PAPARAZZI RESTRICTIONS

10. WHERE WERE YOU DURING THE ‘03 BLACKOUT
An Ohio woman remembers the lights going out on her wedding day. The outage hit 50 million people from Ohio to New England. BLACKOUT ANNIVERSARY


Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.

 



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