10 Things to Know for Wednesday

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Posted: Sep 08, 2015 9:00 PM
10 Things to Know for Wednesday

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

1. UN REFUGEE AGENCY SLAMS EUROPE FOR NOT FORESEEING REFUGEE CRISIS

Commissioner Antonio Guterres accused the entire European Union of failing to take action, saying the 28-nation bloc should have enough room and resources.

2. WHAT'S NEXT FOR GAY MARRIAGE IN KENTUCKY

The county clerk who had been jailed for refusing to issue licenses is now free, but her lawyer refuses to say whether she will defy the courts again.

3. UNITED AIRLINES CEO STEPS DOWN IN CONNECTION WITH PORT AUTHORITY INVESTIGATION

Jeff Smisek is out as federal officials probe the airline's ties to the former chairman of the agency that operates New York-area airports.

4. TURKISH FORCES PUSH INTO IRAQ TO ATTACK KURDISH REBELS

The move, however, could frustrate efforts against the Islamic State group because Turkey is now hunting down the very fighters who are trying to hold back the militants.

5. HILLARY CLINTON IS CONTRITE ON EMAIL ISSUE

After refusing to apologize for using a personal account run on a private server, the Democratic front-runner shifted course, saying "I'm sorry about that. I take responsibility."

6. POPE CHANGES PROCESS TO ANNUL MARRIAGES

The move is further evidence of his desire to make the church more responsive to the needs of ordinary faithful.

7. WHY TED CRUZ IS COZYING UP TO DONALD TRUMP

The two men are in a so-far cordial competition for many of the same anti-establishment conservatives, and they're about to share a stage.

8. WHO WILL BE COLBERT'S FIRST GUESTS ON 'THE LATE SHOW'

George Clooney and Jeb Bush are slated for the opening night of David Letterman's old show.

9. 'LONG TO REIGN OVER US'

Queen Elizabeth II is set to become the longest reigning monarch in British history, beating the record set by her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria.

10. ROBERTA VINCI EDGES KRISTINA MLADENOVIC IN 3 SETS AT US OPEN

The Italian player has reached her first major semifinal at age 32.