10 Things to Know for Tuesday

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today (times EDT):

1. G-20 CALLS ECONOMIC GROWTH AND JOB CREATION KEY

Obama joins the table at 11 a.m. as the world's largest economies are expected to call for greater government spending as a good way for financially healthy countries to fight economic trouble.

2. CONSERVATIVE BLOGOSPHERE UP IN ARMS ABOUT DRONES

The prospect of thousands of drones patrolling U.S. skies by the end of this decade is spawning anxiety across the political spectrum that Americans' privacy may be at risk.

3. TABLETS NOT WHAT THEY APPEAR ON THE 'SURFACE'

The device Microsoft unveils today isn't the first tablet it envisioned. The tech giant has experienced this cycle of hope and disappointment many times.

4. ROMNEY HEADS TO WHERE HIS FATHER WAS GOVERNOR

The Republican presidential challenger hosts a small-business round-table at 9:10 a.m. in Frankenmuth, Mich., followed by a rally at 9:55 a.m.

5. RUTGERS WEBCAM CONVICT TO BE RELEASED

Dharun Ravi is expected to be released from Middlesex County jail in New Jersey between 7 and 9 a.m. after serving 20 days of his 30-day sentence for spying on his gay roommate, who later committed suicide.

6. FORT HOOD TRIAL MAY FACE DELAY

At 11 a.m., a military judge will hear arguments on whether to delay the trial of Maj. Nidal Hasan, the Army psychiatrist charged in the shooting rampage that killed 13 and injured more than 30 others in 2009.

7. U.S. BEEFING UP TROOP PRESENCE IN GULF

A congressional report says the Pentagon wants 13,500 troops in Kuwait to give it the flexibility to respond to sudden conflicts in the region as Iraq adjusts to the withdrawal of American combat forces and the world nervously eyes Iran.

8. SANDUSKY JURORS MAY GET CASE BY WEEK'S END

There is no indication whether the former Penn State assistant football coach will testify at his child molestation trial, which resumes at 9 a.m.

9. BIEBER 'TOO HOT' FOR THE APOLLO

The power goes out at the venerable theater during the teen pop star's performance, but the show goes on for his fans.

10. COOPERSTOWN NEXT HURDLE FOR CLEMENS

Acquitted in court, the pitching great must wait a half-year before finding out whether he cleared his name in the minds of Hall of Famer voters.

 

 

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