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10 things to know for Tuesday

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Associated Press
August 20, 2013

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

1. BROTHERHOOD LEADER DETAINED IN EGYPT 

Mohammed Badie was captured in Cairo after the possibility of the release of jailed ex-president Hosni Mubarak threw the country into more turmoil. Click here for story

2. WHAT COULD FURTHER COMPLICATE US TIES 

The possible release of Mubarak, who the U.S. supported for nearly three decades before his removal, as Obama struggles to develop a coherent policy on Egypt. Click here for story

3. EX-PAKISTANI LEADER CHARGED WITH ASSASSINATION 

A court indicted former president Pervez Musharraf on murder charges in the 2007 death of Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto. Click here for story

4. VICTIMS OF AFGHAN MASSACRE TO FACE BALES 

The U.S. soldier’s sentencing hearing beginning today will feature testimony from villagers flown in to describe the March 2012 raid that left 16 dead. Click here for story

5. FLOODING SUBMERGES PHILIPPINES CAPITAL 

More than half of Manila is underwater, trapping tens of thousands and suspending all work in the city. Click here for story

6. SETTLEMENT TALKS FOR SAN DIEGO MAYOR 

Bob Filner wasn’t seen at work at City Hall yesterday and hasn’t announced resignation plans, but has begun negotiations In a sex harassment claim against him. Click here for story

7. WHERE YOU LIVE CAN UP YOUR TRANSPLANT CHANCES 

Doctors are proposing that organ networks redistrict maps that put patients in line for liver transplants, saying people in some states who are sicker have to wait much longer than others. Click here for story

8. AL-JAZEERA AMERICA HOPING TO WOO US VIEWERS 

The news channel, which debuts today, says it will offer a bolder-but-less-opinionated alternative to other networks. Click here for story

9. DISNEY ACTOR COMMITS SUICIDE 

Lee Thompson Young, the teen star of “The Famous Jet Jackson” who also appeared in “Friday Night Lights” and “Rizzoli & Isles,” was 29. Click here for story

10. A-ROD’S LAWYER DECLINES MLB’S CHALLENGE 

The attorney rejects a call to waive his client’s confidentiality and release the evidence that triggered Rodriguez’s 211-game drug suspension. Click here for story



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