10 Things to Know for Wednesday

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Posted: Oct 11, 2016 9:03 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. TRUMP CONFRONTS HIS GOP OPPONENTS

The billionaire steps up his attacks on his own party leaders, promising to teach Republicans who oppose him a lesson.

2. DEMOCRATIC ACTIVISTS RESPOND TO CLINTON'S SPEECHES

They say the private speeches to Wall Street bankers and others confirm suspicions that she will revert to more moderate positions if elected.

3. HURRICANE MATTHEW BLEW OUT TO SEA BUT PROBLEMS PERSIST

Rivers and streams continue rising in parts of flood-stricken North Carolina, threatening to overwhelm bridges and split counties in two.

4. MAKESHIFT BRIGADES TAKE HOLD IN STORM-RAVAGED HAITI

Groups of people are doing this to clear debris and form some semblance of pre-hurricane lives as anger grows over aid delays.

5. SAMSUNG SENDS A MESSAGE TO GALAXY NOTE 7 OWNERS

The memo — "power down and stop using the device" — is unthinkable in an age when smartphones have become an extra limb.

6. HOW SOME WOMEN ARE RESPONDING TO TRUMP'S "GRAB 'EM" REMARKS

The GOP candidate's comments have unleashed a national conversation among women who are sharing bad memories of sexual assaults.

7. A MEDICAL EXAMINER RELEASES FINDINGS IN A POLICE SHOOTING

The findings say that an unarmed black man fatally shot by a white police officer in Tulsa was high on the hallucinogenic drug PCP.

9. WARREN BUFFET'S HIGH-CLASS PROBLEM

Cash is piling up at Berkshire Hathaway faster than he can invest it. Berkshire is holding nearly $73 billion in cash, and the total keeps growing.

10. WHO'S ON THE MOUND

John Lackey is, for the Chicago Cubs, who are trying again to reach the NL Championship Series.