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10 things to know: LAX employee arrested in blasts

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Associated Press
October 16, 2013

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

1. SOME FURLOUGHED WORKERS CALLED BACK 

The status of thousands of employees changed from nonessential to essential over the course of the partial government shutdown. Click here for story

2. BAGGAGE HANDLER ARRESTED IN DRY ICE BLASTS 

Bail is set at $1 million for an airport employee accused of taking the stuff from a plane at LAX and putting it in plastic bottles that later exploded. Click here for story

3. DEADLY TYPHOON, MUDSLIDES HIT JAPAN 

Dozens are missing after a storm hits an island south of Tokyo and sweeps up the coast. Click here for story

4. OBAMA BESTOWS MEDAL OF HONOR ON AFGHAN VET 

William D. Swenson, recognized for bravery in a battle against Taliban insurgents in 2009, wants to return to active duty. Click here for story

5. ALLEGED TERRORIST CAPTURED IN LIBYA PLEADS NOT GUILTY IN NYC 

The case renews debate about whether to try terror suspects in military or civilian courts. Click here for story

6. SHERIFF: GIRL’S TORMENTOR ARRESTED AFTER FACEBOOK BOAST 

A teen said to be primarily responsible for bullying a classmate who then committed suicide brags about it online. She and a 12-year-old now face charges. Click here for story

7. WHO’S IN THE RUNNING FOR ROCK HALL OF FAME 

Nirvana, Linda Ronstadt and Peter Gabriel are among first-time nominees. Click here for story

8. WHY ALL TRACES OF CONN. SCHOOL ARE BEING ERADICATED 

The goal during demolition of the site of the Sandy Hook shootings will be to prevent exploitation of any remnants of the building. Click here for story

9. DODGERS FIND THEMSELVES ON THE EDGE 

Game 5 of the NLCS will be Los Angeles’ last this year unless the team can muster a win against the Cardinals. Click here for story

10. WHERE A RARE SEA CREATURE WAS DISCOVERED 

A woman snorkeling off the California coast finds the carcass of an 18-foot oarfish — a deep-water species that can grow up to 50 feet long. Click here for story



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