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10 things to know for Tuesday

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Associated Press
September 10, 2013

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

1. WHY US AIR STRIKES MIGHT BE CALLED OFF 

Syria, hoping to avert military retaliation, says it’s willing to surrender control of its chemical weapons so they can be destroyed. Click here for story

2. OBAMA TO ADDRESS THE NATION 

Seeking an OK to use military force, but facing stiff resistance in Congress, the president will discuss his plans for Syria during a prime-time TV speech. Click here for story

3. FOUR CONVICTED IN INDIA GANG RAPE 

The men face the possibility of hanging in the fatal attack of a young woman on a moving New Delhi bus. Click here for story

4. WIFE ACCUSES GEORGE ZIMMERMAN OF VIOLENCE, THEN RECANTS 

Shellie Zimmerman claims her husband threatened her with a gun, then changes her story and declines to press charges. Click here for story

5. HOW THE NYC MAYOR’S RACE IS SHAPING UP 

Voters go the polls as the once-high-flying campaign of Anthony Weiner has landed with a thud. Click here for story

6. APPLE’S NEXT BIG THING 

As its stock price continues to sag, the tech pioneer is expected to unveil the next-generation iPhone. Click here for story

7. DO-IT-YOURSELFER CREATES INEXPENSIVE PROSTHETIC

A South African carpenter who lost his fingers in a circular saw accident builds himself a new hand using such things as cables and  screws. Click here for story

8. EX-’JERSEY SHORE’ STAR OPENS UP ABOUT ADDICTION 

Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino says he suffered an injury during a stint on “Dancing with the Stars” and got hooked on painkillers. Click here for story

9. RAFAEL NADAL PREVAILS IN SLUGFEST 

The Spaniard downs top-seeded Novak Djokovic in four grueling sets to claim his second U.S. Open title. Click here for story

10. WHO’S QUIETING HIS CRITICS 

Many predict ex-college coach Chip Kelly’s up-tempo offense won’t work in the NFL. But his Eagles open the season by upsetting Washington, 33-27. Click here for story



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