10 Things to Know for Wednesday

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Posted: Oct 18, 2016 9:26 PM
10 Things to Know for Wednesday

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

1. OBAMA TELLS TRUMP TO 'STOP WHINING'

The president rebuked the Republican nominee, chiding the Republican nominee for sowing suspicion about the integrity of America's presidential vote.

2. WITNESSES BACK PEOPLE WRITER'S ACCOUNT OF TRUMP SEX ASSAULT

People Magazine reports that a half-dozen people have come forward to corroborate its writer's account of being sexually assaulted by Donald Trump and its aftermath

3. OBAMA SAYS ARRIVEDERCI TO STATE DINNERS

Some 400 guests join Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and the Obamas for a sumptuous, four-course meal — making the final state dinner among the largest of Obama's presidency.

4. ECUADOR SAYS IT 'TEMPORARILY RESTRICTED' ASSANGE'S INTERNET

The WikiLeaks founder's web access at its embassy in London after the whistleblowing site published documents from Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign.

5. WHERE IS FIGHTERS ARE DRIVEN UNDERGROUND

Beneath a farming village east of Mosul that is getting shredded by airstrikes and artillery, Islamic State militants are operating in a network of tunnels.

6. WHAT BOB DYLAN THINKS OF WINNING THE NOBEL

It's anybody's guess. The Nobel judges haven't made any contact with Dylan, and he hasn't mentioned the literature prize during his concerts since the announcement.

7. HOW MUCH POLLUTED WATER THE US AIR FORCE DUMPED

A base in Colorado says it accidentally released about 150,000 gallons of water containing toxic chemicals into the sewer system of the adjacent city of Colorado Springs.

8. MICHIGAN HEALTH CHIEF IS TARGET IN FLINT CRIMINAL PROBE

The state's top health official is a focus in the probe of the water crisis in Flint, where information about elevated lead levels in children was allegedly suppressed.

9. THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE THE SMITHSONIAN

The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History has launched a crowd-funding campaign on Kickstarter to preserve the ruby slippers from the 1939 movie "The Wizard of Oz."

10. WHO SURVIVED IN BASEBALL'S PLAYOFFS

The Toronto Blue Jays, who staved off elimination in the American League Championship Series, beating the Cleveland Indians 5-1.