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10 Things to Know for Today

Posted September 15

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

1. WHO'S BACK ON THE STUMP

Clinton returns to the campaign trail following a bout of pneumonia, an illness that revived questions about both her and Trump's transparency regarding their health.

2. PROTOCOLS MANIFEST BY 'SULLY' STILL UNREALIZED

Most of the safety recommendations stemming from the ditching of a crippled US Airways jetliner in the Hudson — now the basis of a new movie — have yet to be followed more than seven years after the event.

3. HOW FLORIDA MOSQUE ARSONIST SUSPECT VIEWED ISLAM

Joseph Michael Schreiber, a Jewish man, posted on his Facebook page that "All Islam is radical," and all Muslims should be treated as terrorists and criminals.

4. ACC DECISION LATEST BLOW FOR NORTH CAROLINA GOVERNOR

Pat McCrory frames the debate over the state's transgender bathroom law as one about safety, yet he can't shake the narrative of bigotry and intolerance.

5. WITNESS SAYS PHILIPPINE PRESIDENT ORDERED KILLINGS

A former Filipino militiaman testifies that Rodrigo Duterte, when he was still a city mayor, ordered a liquidation squad to kill criminals and opponents in gangland-style assaults that left about 1,000 dead.

6. MYANMAR WELCOMES SANCTIONS RELIEF

Burmese economists and businessmen say the U.S. move will boost investment and trade in a country trying to recover from decades of isolation.

7. WHAT IS SLOWING US ECONOMIC RECOVERY

Government gridlock is being blamed for slow expansion as the U.S. economy enters its eighth year since the Great Recession, the Harvard Business School reports.

8. JESUS AND BEER: COMBINING FAITH, COLD BREWS

Some religious groups in Wisconsin are meeting in bars as a way to recruit new members, reach out to people struggling with their faith and provide a different outlet to talk about God.

9. OBAMA ESTABLISHES FIRST NATIONAL MARINE MONUMENT IN ATLANTIC

The move will protect nearly 5,000 square miles of underwater canyons and mountains off the coast of New England.

10. MOVE OVER BOLLYWOOD, HERE COMES WAKALIWOOD

Deep in a Ugandan slum, a former bricklayer produces raucous action movies for under $200 a pop, and they've found a glimmer of an audience overseas.

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