10 Things to Know for Thursday
Posted October 12
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
1. TRUMP: NO TRUTH TO GROPING, KISSING CLAIMS
The billionaire's rebuttal comes after The New York Times publishes interviews with two women who say they were touched inappropriately by him.
2. WHAT COULD BE HAITI'S NEXT CALAMITY
Cholera appears to be on the rise on the southern part of the island in the wake of deadly Hurricane Matthew.
3. WELLS FARGO'S EMBATTLED CEO RESIGNS
John Stumpf faced congressional hearings and consumer wrath after the bank was found to have opened millions of accounts without customers' permission.
4. YEMEN-BASED REBELS SUSPECTED IN ATTACKS
For the second time this week, two missiles are fired at a U.S. Navy ship in the Red Sea but sail harmlessly by.
5. WHY MAMMOGRAMS ARE UNDER FRESH SCRUTINY
A study concludes that a woman is more likely to be diagnosed with a small tumor that is not destined to grow than she is to have a true problem spotted early.
6. SYRIAN ACCUSED IN VIOLENT PLOT TAKES OWN LIFE
The 22-year-old man arrested in a suspected Islamic extremist bomb plot kills himself in a prison cell in Germany, authorities say.
7. DISUNITY IMPEDES FIGHT AGAINST ASSAD
Infighting among insurgent groups in Syria is severely hampering an offensive against the city of Hama that activists had hoped would cut key government supply lines.
8. OFFICIAL: TERRORISM RULED OUT IN PLANE CRASH
Instead, the death of a student pilot in the crash of a small plane in Connecticut appears to have been a suicide.
9. WHO'S FINDING IT HARD TO MOVE ON
Nearly six months after Prince was found dead in an elevator at his beloved Paisley Park, devoted fans are still in mourning.
10. IN NLDS, WASHINGTON PLACING HOPES IN ACE
The Nationals will hand the ball to Cy Young Award candidate Max Scherzer in the decisive Game 5 against the Los Angeles Dodgers.