10 Things to Know for Tuesday

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Posted: Oct 12, 2015 9:09 PM
10 Things to Know for Tuesday

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

1. BOMBINGS LEAVE TURKEY RATTLED AHEAD OF ELECTION

The deadly blasts at a peace rally create political fissures across the country as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan tries again for a ruling majority in parliament.

2. WHO'S LOOKING FOR BREAKOUT MOMENTS IN DEMOCRATIC DEBATE

Martin O'Malley, Jim Webb and Lincoln Chafee — all running far behind Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders — are hoping to gain ground with strong performances Tuesday night.

3. WHY PUTIN WINS PRAISE FROM SOME CORNERS OF MIDEAST

The Russian president receives accolades from many in Iraq and Syria, who see Russian airstrikes in Syria as a turning point after largely ineffectual efforts by the U.S.-led coalition to dislodge Islamic State militants.

4. NETANYAHU: ARAB PARTIES FOMENT VIOLENCE

The Israeli prime minister calls on the country's Arab citizens to "kick out the extremists among you" amid a spike in bloodshed around Jerusalem.

5. DISSOLVING HEART STENT PASSES FIRST TEST

The device, designed to keep blood vessels open, performs as well as a conventional stent in the one-year study.

6. WHERE INMATES WITH VIOLENT PASTS MAY BE ALLOWED INTO FIREFIGHTING UNIT

The AP learns that California's department of corrections proposes adding inmates convicted of violent offenses to a firefighting outfit made up of 3,800 prisoners.

7. STUDIES OF POVERTY, INEQUALITY NET NOBEL FOR PRINCETON ECONOMIST

Angus Deaton's research raises doubts about sweeping solutions to poverty and about the effectiveness of aid programs.

8. HOW EL NINO COULD AFFECT US WEST COAST DROUGHT

Evidence mounts that the ocean-warming phenomenon in the Pacific will spawn a rainy winter in California — but may also usher chaotic storms.

9. ACTOR RANDY QUAID, WIFE HELD IN VT ON FUGITIVE WARRANT

The couple is wanted in Santa Barbara, Calif. on charges they vandalized the guesthouse of a home they once owned.

10. BLUE JAYS FORCE DECIDING GAME 5 IN ALDS

Toronto stakes pitcher R.A. Dickey to a six-run lead in an 8-4 win over the Rangers.