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October 4, 2012

10 Things to Know for Thursday

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

1. REPUBLICANS CHEER ROMNEY'S DEBATE PERFORMANCE

Even some Democratic partisans grudgingly acknowledged that the GOP candidate outperformed a cautious Obama, according to an analysis by AP's Charles Babington.

2. ROMNEY: "I LOVE BIG BIRD"

Twitter users posted 17,000 tweets per minute mentioning the Sesame Street star shortly after the Republican presidential candidate made this proclamation, the only bona fide sound bite of the debate.

3. TENSIONS RISE ALONG A VOLATILE BORDER

Turkish artillery fired on Syrian targets for a second day, but the shelling is described as a "warning" without intention to declare war.

4. STATE DEPARTMENT OPENS BENGHAZI REVIEW

Clinton pledges a full inquiry into whether security was adequate at the U.S. Consulate where an ambassador was killed.

5. WHERE $10 MILLION OF POT WAS FOUND

A marijuana farm with about 1,500 plants, some 8 feet tall, was discovered in the South Side of Chicago.

6. ABORTION SHIP APPROACHING MOROCCAN SHORE

If allowed, it would be the first time the Dutch ship, which terminates pregnancies in international waters, would dock at a Muslim country.

7. WHAT'S SUSPECTED BEHIND DEADLY MENINGITIS OUTBREAK

Everyone in five states who has been sickened had received steroid injections, mostly for back pain.

8. THE NEWEST TEEN TREND: PHONE VALETS

Thousands of teens in New York City who can't take their cells into school are paying a dollar a day to leave the devices in a truck parked nearby.

9. WHO'S NOMINATED FOR THE ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME

Rush, Deep Purple, Public Enemy and N.W.A. are among the 15 artists vying for entry.

10. TIGERS' MIGUEL CABRERA WINS TRIPLE CROWN

The feat hasn't been accomplished since Boston's Carl Yastrzemski did it in 1967.

 

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