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10 things: U.S. considers ending spying on leaders

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Associated Press
October 29, 2013

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

1. U.S. CONSIDERS ENDING SPYING ON LEADERS 

The White House is grappling with the fallout from revelations that the NSA has eavesdropped on German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Click here for story

2. TEXAS ABORTION CLINICS STAY OPEN FOLLOWING RULING 

A judge rules that new restrictions place an unlawful burden on women seeking to end a pregnancy. Click here for story

3. AMERICANS GET 6-WEEK HEALTH-CARE SIGNUP REPRIEVE 

With “Obamacare” website woes ongoing, the White House grants the extension for people to get on the rolls and avoid tax penalties. Click here for story

4. WHAT’S BURNING EYES, IRRITATING THROATS IN A CALIF. TOWN 

It’s hot sauce: The city of Irwindale files a lawsuit asking a judge to stop production of Sriracha, claiming the odor from the plant is a nuisance. Click here for story

5. CHRISTIANS FEAR THEY’RE BEING TARGETED IN SYRIA 

Rebel shells are increasingly striking majority-Christian districts in Damascus. At least 32 people have been killed and dozens injured in past weeks. Click here for story

6. HOW SANDY SURVIVORS ARE MARKING 1ST ANNIVERSARY 

Candles and flashlights will light up the shore along the East Coast as people pay their respects to what was lost when the storm roared ashore a year ago. Click here for story

7. NEW TUNNEL IN TURKEY WAS PROPOSED 150 YEARS AGO 

It runs under the Bosporus, connecting the country’s European and Asian sides in Istanbul. Click here for story

8. WHY CHRIS BROWN’S ARREST COULD SPELL TROUBLE

After a misdemeanor assault charge in D.C., additional time behind bars is possible for the singer, who has an album in the works and faces a deadline to complete community service for attacking Rihanna. Click here for story

9. PENN STATE’S PRICE FOR ALLEGED ABUSE 

The university is paying $59.7 million to 26 young men who claim they were sexually molested by ex-assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. Click here for story

10. RED SOX COME WITHIN A WHISKER

After beating the Cardinals 3-1 behind the pitching of Jon Lester to take a 3-2 World Series edge, Boston’s bearded band heads back to Fenway to try to wrap it up. Click here for story



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