10 Things to Know for Tuesday

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Posted: Nov 23, 2015 9:31 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. EXPLOSIVE VEST FOUND IN PARIS SUBURB BY STREET CLEANER

The discovery — near where a fugitive suspect's cellphone was also found — raises the possibility the suspect aborted his mission, either ditching a malfunctioning vest or fleeing in fear.

2. OBAMA SEEKS MORE HELP FROM ALLIES IN BATTLING ISLAMIC STATE EXTREMISTS

The requests for military and other aid come a day before French President Hollande is to arrive at the White House to discuss the effort.

3. DEAL TO COMBINE DRUGMAKERS PFIZER AND ALLERGAN STIRS OUTCRY

The $160 billion deal would include the biggest tax "inversion" ever. That's when U.S. corporations combine with companies overseas to lower their tax bill.

4. WHY NBC IS GIVING AWAY AIRTIME

The network agrees to give four Republican presidential candidates free time after they complained that Donald Trump unfairly benefited from appearing as the host of "Saturday Night Live."

5. QUESTIONS SURROUND VIOLENCE AT NEW ORLEANS PLAYGROUND

Police still aren't sure what touched off the wild shootout that wounded 17 in a crowd of hundreds at a block party. Nor have any suspects been ID'd so far.

6. WHAT'S EXPEDITING OVERLAND CUBAN EXODUS TO AMERICA

Smartphones and messaging apps have become vital as migrants navigate the 3,400-mile (5,500-kilometer) journey via Central America that's become Cubans' main route to the U.S

7. MAN IMPRISONED 16 YEARS FOR RAPE CONVICTION IS EXONERATED

A judge orders the California inmate freed after DNA links the crime to a serial rapist on the FBI's most wanted list.

8. SCIENTISTS REPORT POSSIBLE BREAKTHROUGH AGAINST MALARIA

Researchers create a strain of mosquitoes that could pass a specially engineered malaria-blocking gene to about 99 percent of their offspring.

9. RETAILERS STRUGGLE TO FOLLOW AMAZON'S LEAD

With Amazon offering same-day delivery to a number of its customers, many merchants would like to do the same. But they've found the logistics and costs a difficult challenge.

10. WHOSE ALBUM IS OFF LIKE A ROCKET

Adele's "25" sells more than 2.3 million copies in the U.S. alone during its first three days on the market.