10 Things to Know-Wednesday

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Posted: Jun 09, 2015 9:07 PM
10 Things to Know-Wednesday

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

1. EX-LAWMAKER HASTERT PLEADS NOT GUILTY

The brief court appearance is the first time the former U.S. House speaker has been seen in public since he was charged in a hush-money case.

2. US WEIGHS RAMPED-UP TRAINING FOR IRAQI MILITARY

The additional training for forces fighting the Islamic State group could require up to 1,000 more American troops, officials say.

3. WHERE ABORTION LIMITS ARE BEING UPHELD

A federal court is backing the restrictions in Texas — which could leave as few as seven abortion clinics in the nation's second-largest state.

4. COP SEEN IN POOL PARTY VIDEO RESIGNS

Texas officer David Casebolt, responding with other police to complaints about the party, was shown pushing a bikini-clad girl to the ground and brandishing his gun at other black teens.

5. COURT TEMPORARILY BLOCKS RELEASE OF 'ANGOLA 3' INMATE

The state of Louisiana is contesting a federal judge's order that Albert Woodfox, who has been held in isolation more than four decades, be freed immediately.

6. EU MIGHT REQUIRE LABELS ON EXPORTS FROM WEST BANK SETTLEMENTS

It's the latest sign of international discontent with Israeli construction of settlements on occupied lands claimed by the Palestinians.

7. WHICH CITY WANTS SALT WARNINGS ON MENUS

New York's Health Department is proposing that all chain restaurants flag products that are high in salt.

8. FDA PANEL BACKS EXPERIMENTAL CHOLESTEROL TREATMENT

A new class of injectable drugs lowers cholesterol more than statins, which have been the standard treatment for more than 20 years.

9. WHY AIR TRAVELERS MIGHT NEED SMALLER LUGGAGE

An airline group is recommending shrinking carry-on bags in an effort to free up space in packed overhead bins.

10. EDITOR WHO PENNED CLASSIC TABLOID HEADLINE DIES AT 74

Vincent Musetto, working for the New York Post, wrote one of the newspaper industry's most famous headlines: "Headless Body in Topless Bar."