Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:
1. WHY NEWS ABOUT SCOTTISH REFERENDUM WAS HARD TO COME BY IN UK
Electoral rules forbid discussion and analysis of elections on British television while the polls are open.
2. ALIBABA POISED FOR BIGGEST IPO EVER
The Chinese e-commerce powerhouse prices its initial public offering of stock at $68 a share — which could raise as much as $25 billion.
3. HOME DEPOT SAYS 56 MILLION PAYMENT CARDS BREACHED DURING CYBER ATTACK
It's the second-largest data breach for a retailer on record — and much bigger than the holiday attack at Target.
4. ISLAMIC STATE MILITANTS ADVANCE IN NORTHERN SYRIA
Fearing that civilians will be massacred, Kurds in the region are fleeing their homes, a human rights group says.
5. HOW SIERRA LEONE IS HOPING TO HALT EBOLA
The country orders its 6 million people to stay in their homes for three days while volunteers conduct a house-to-house search for victims in hiding.
6. MAN KILLS DAUGHTER, SIX GRANDCHILDREN
The gunman then takes his own life after the rampage at a home in a tiny town in north Florida.
7. SUSPECT IN PENNSYLVANIA TROOPER SHOOTINGS ADDED TO MOST WANTED LIST
Putting 31-year-old Eric Frein on the list allows the FBI to use more resources to find him and to offer a $100,000 reward.
8. ROSY OUTLOOK FOR TEMPS
A flurry of major U.S. companies announces sharp increases in the number of temporary workers they plan to hire this holiday season.
9. WHO'S NOT HEEDING ADVICE ON FLU SHOTS
The U.S. government recommends a yearly vaccine for nearly everyone starting at 6 months of age. Yet only about half of Americans get one.
10. BOOK ABOUT JEWISH FOOD AMONG JOAN RIVERS' LAST PROJECTS
The comic contributed an intro for the coming book that included a joke: "What does a Jewish woman make for dinner? Reservations."