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10 things for Wednesday: Cop arrested in SUV biker attack

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Associated Press
October 9, 2013

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

1. WHO GETS THE BLAME IN BUDGET FIGHT 

Americans are holding Republicans primarily responsible for the partial government shutdown, but the president and Democrats don’t get off easy, either. Click here for story

2. OBAMA TO NOMINATE YELLEN TO REPLACE BERNANKE 

She’s been vice chair since 2010 and would be the first woman to head the Federal Reserve. Click here for story

3. WHAT EXPERTS SAY CAUSED HEALTH WEBSITE WOES 

A requirement that consumers create online accounts multiplied the volume of online transactions, overwhelming the site. Click here for story

4. TRIO SHARE NOBEL PRIZE FOR CHEMISTRY 

Scientists Martin Karplus, Michael Levitt and Arieh Warshel win this year’s Nobel Prize in chemistry. Click here for story

5. US EXPECTED TO SLASH AID TO EGYPT 

Cairo stands to lose hundreds of millions of dollars in military and economic assistance as the Obama administration plans a dramatic policy shift. Click here for story

6. DENVER COUPLE FACED CHARGES WITH DIFFERENT KIDS 

The parents of four boys found living in filth and communicating with grunts were accused in 2006 of keeping three other children in similar conditions. Click here for story

7. DIANA NYAD GETS BACK IN THE WATER 

The 64-year-old who swam from Havana to Miami attempts a 48-hour swim in a NYC pool to raise money for Superstorm Sandy victims. Click here for story

8. OFFICER ARRESTED IN BIKER-SUV ATTACK 

An off-duty NYPD detective faces charges after he is seen on video hitting and kicking an SUV after a group motorcycle ride spiraled into violence. Click here for story

9. CHRIS CHRISTIE DOESN’T RULE OUT WHITE HOUSE BID 

Asked about his political future, the N.J. governor replies, “I am not going to declare tonight ... that I am or I’m not running for president.” Click here for story

10. RED SOX MAKE IT TO THE ALCS 

Boston beats Tampa Bay 3-1 in Game 4 and will face the winner of Thursday’s Detroit-vs.-Oakland game. Click here for story



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