10 Things to Know for Wednesday

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Posted: Nov 08, 2016 9:06 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. TO THE VICTOR GO THE SPOILS — AND THE HEADACHES

The 45th president inherits an anxious America, deeply divided by economic and educational opportunities, race and culture.

2. VOTERS IN NO RUSH TO DEPORT IMMIGRANTS

Seven in 10 Americans who went to the polls on Election Day said immigrants now in the country illegally should be allowed to stay, according to exit polling.

3. WHAT'S COMPLICATING BATTLE FOR RAQQA IN SYRIA

Turkey says the U.S.-backed and Kurdish-led forces leading an assault on the Islamic State stronghold should not enter the city itself but merely help encircle it.

4. NEW HURDLE FOR HOPES OF QUICKIE DIVORCE FROM EU

The Scottish government says that it will ask Britain's Supreme Court to block Prime Minister Theresa May from triggering European Union exit talks without consulting the Scottish Parliament first.

5. FORMER POLICE OFFICER OFFERS DEFENSE IN FATAL SHOOTING

The defendant, who is white, testifies that he feared for his life when he shot an unarmed black motorist in the head during a traffic stop in Cincinnati.

6. INVESTORS REMAIN IN BUYING MOOD ON ELECTION DAY

U.S. stocks close broadly higher, building on big gains from a day earlier.

7. HOW PRINCE HARRY IS PUSHING BACK

The British royal implores the media to stop subjecting his new girlfriend, American actress Meghan Markle, to "a wave of abuse and harassment."

8. JUDGE DELAYS TRIAL FOR ACCUSED CHURCH GUNMAN

Jury selection will be put off in the case of Dylann Roof, charged with killing nine black people at a Charleston church, until his mental competency can be tested.

9. WHO'S TARGETING SQUIRRELED-AWAY CASH

India's highest-denomination currency notes are being withdrawn from circulation, a move targeting people who, rather than declare their earnings, stash away immense amounts of cash.

10. NEWCOMER CRACKS COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF RANKINGS

Washington moves to fourth in the rankings, with Alabama, Clemson and Michigan still holding the top three spots.