10 Things To Know For Today

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1. WHAT HAPPENS AFTER ACQUITTAL OF OREGON STANDOFF LEADERS

A defense attorney for Ammon Bundy is hit by a stun gun and tackled by federal authorities after he keeps yelling at the judge, demanding his client be released immediately.

2. POLICE FIRE BEAN BAGS, PEPPER SPRAY TO EVICT PIPELINE PROTESTERS

Cody Hall, a spokesman for protesters opposing the Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota, says they will continue efforts to block the project.

3. ACTIVISTS SPLIT AS CLINTON MAKES PUSH FOR BLACK MILLENNIALS

Some young African-American voters who had their doubts about the Democratic candidate are coming around to support her – some enthusiastically, some because they cannot stand Trump.

4. SYRIAN REBELS LAUNCH ALEPPO OFFENSIVE

The campaign is intended to break the government’s siege of the eastern sector of the contested city in the north of the country and the current focal point of the six-year war.

5. NORTH KOREA NUKE THREAT AWAITS NEXT PRESIDENT

Obama’s successor will likely contend with Pyongyang able to strike the continental U.S. with a nuclear weapon.

6. WHERE DEBT CAN LAST GENERATIONS

Indentured laborers at Afghanistan’s brick kilns make millions of dollars a year for their owners but are still unable to repay their loans.

7. BRAZIL VALLEY WAITING FOR RECOVERY FROM MINE FLOOD

One year later, families affected by the disaster say they feel betrayed by the company behind it – Samarco, a joint venture of Brazilian and Australian mining giants.

8. WHO FORSWEARS SWEAR WORDS

The foul-mouthed Philippine president, who once called the pope a “son of a bitch” and told Obama to “go to hell,” says he has promised to God he won’t spew expletives again.

9. TONI MORRISON ADDS ANOTHER PRIZE TO HER COLLECTION

The 85-year-old writer receives a lifetime achievement award from the PEN American Center.

10. WORLD SERIES RETURNS TO WRIGLEY FOR FIRST TIME IN 71 YEARS

The Cubs and Indians will face off in Game 3 after splitting the first two nights in chilly Cleveland.

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