10 Things to Know for Thursday

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

1. REPUBLICANS OPEN TO TALKS ON HOLDER CONTEMPT VOTE

Potential constitutional confrontation in Fast and Furious documents case could end before vote.

2. OBAMA'S LEAD IS LOST TO VOTERS' ECONOMIC CONCERNS

AP poll finds that a majority of Americans disapproves of the president's handling of the economy.

3. AND TO EDGE OUT OBAMA AMONG LATINOS, ROMNEY TARGETS THEM WITH ECONOMIC MESSAGE

With an unclear immigration policy, the GOP presumptive nominee is seeking valuable Hispanic votes using the economy as a pitch.

4. DEFENSE RESTS WITHOUT CALLING SANDUSKY

Closing arguments will wrap up a week of often graphic testimonies in the Penn State abuse trial.

5. RED CROSS WILL START ATTEMPTING TO EVACUATE HOMS RESIDENTS

Assad government has approved relief operation in restive town.

6. AI WEIWEI WILL BE FREE TO TRAVEL AROUND CHINA BUT NOT ABROAD

Beijing authorities will return the renowned artist's passport only on the condition that he not travel outside the country.

7. TITLE IX CELEBRATES 40TH ANNIVERSARY AND FEMALE ATHLETES ALL OVER AMERICA HAVE REASON TO CELEBRATE

Although they might not know what Title IX is, girls' athletic achievements in recent decades owe much to it.

8. PAKISTAN'S GOVERNMENT RUSHES TO REPLACE OUSTED PRIME MINISTER

To quell fears of showdown with judiciary, ruling party picks outgoing textiles minister as PM candidate.

9. URUGUAY MULLING A GOVERNMENT TAKEOVER OF MARIJUANA SALES

The move is eliciting responses ranging from support to criticism and humor.

10. WORLD-FAMOUS SPORTS ARTIST LEROY NEIMAN DIES

His talent in capturing the kinetic energy of sports enthralled audiences across cultures.

 

 

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