10 Things to Know for Wednesday

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Posted: Nov 10, 2015 9:05 PM
10 Things to Know for Wednesday

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

1. REPUBLICANS SQUARE OFF FOR LAST TIME UNTIL MID-DECEMBER

The party's fourth debate could help shape the course of the campaign into the winter as voters begin to pay more attention to the White House race.

2. RUSSIA FLOATS SYRIA PEACE PLAN

The proposal calls for drafting a new constitution, but makes no mention of Assad stepping down during the transition — a key opposition demand.

3. 3 CHARGED IN MASSIVE CYBERATTACKS AGAINST US FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

Thefts allegedly included the contact information of more than 83 million customers of JPMorgan Chase & Co.

4. WHY EGYPT FEARS FOR ITS TOURISM INDUSTRY

A Russian official says a ban on Russian flights to Egypt — put in place after the tragic crash of a Russian jetliner in the Sinai peninsula — will last for months.

5. AFTER LULL, VIOLENCE RETURNS TO JERUSALEM

In one confrontation, two Palestinian boys, ages 11 and 14, stab and wound an Israeli guard on a train who responds by firing and wounding one of them.

6. FIERY PLANE CRASH KILLS AT LEAST 2

A small business jet smashes into an apartment building in Akron, Ohio, setting the building and another home on fire.

7. WHICH BUSINESS IS STAGING A COMEBACK

The U.S. toy industry is expected to have its strongest year in at least a decade after several years of kids choosing videogames and mobile apps over Barbie and stuffed bears.

8. JIMMY CARTER GETS GOOD MEDICAL NEWS

The ex-president's cancer is responding well to treatment and there's no evidence of any new tumors, his spokeswoman says.

9. LEGENDARY NEW ORLEANS PIANIST, SONGWRITER DIES AT 77

Allen Toussaint racked up hits like "Working in the Coal Mine" and "Lady Marmalade" as a behind-the-scenes songwriter and producer before gaining new fame as a performer.

10. COLTS LOSE ANDREW LUCK TO INJURY

The franchise QB is expected to miss at least two to six weeks with a lacerated kidney and a partly torn abdominal muscle.