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10 Things to Know for Today

By The Associated Press
Posted 6:42AM on Wednesday 22nd November 2017 ( 2 days ago )

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

1. UN COURT CONVICTS MLADIC OF GENOCIDE OVER BOSNIA'S HORRORS; SENTENCED TO LIFE

The Bosnian Serb military chief commanded forces responsible for the 1995 massacre of some 8,000 Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica, Europe's worst mass killing since World War II.

2. ZIMBABWE POISED TO SWEAR IN NEW PRESIDENT

Emmerson Mnangagwa, recently fired as vice president, is set to return to be sworn in as the country's new leader Friday after Mugabe's stunning resignation.

3. US NAVY PLANE WITH 11 CRASHES INTO PACIFIC; 8 FOUND ALIVE

Their C-2 "Greyhound" transport aircraft crashed while on its way to the USS Ronald Reagan about 90 miles northwest of Okinotorishima, a Japanese atoll.

4. TRUMP FINALLY SPEAKS UP FOR MOORE

The president discounts accusations of sexual misconduct against the Alabama Republican Senate candidate, telling voters not to support his "liberal" rival.

5. WHO'S NOT RESIGNING NOW IN MAJOR REVERSAL

Lebanon's Prime Minister Hariri, back in Beirut, announces he will put his resignation on hold to give way for more consultations — a blow for Saudi Arabia where he initially made his announcement recently.

6. MEDIA CUTS STARS LOOSE OVER SEX CLAIMS

News organizations face particular pressure to act or else risk their journalistic credibility in covering the scandals sweeping through the media, Hollywood and politics.

7. BRING ON THE TURKEY — BUT MAYBE HOLD THE POLITICS

Democrats are slightly more likely than Republicans to say they're uneasy talking politics, and women are more likely than men to say they dread any political discussion over the traditional meal, an AP-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research survey finds.

8. AP SOURCE: GYMNASTICS DOCTOR SET TO PLEAD GUILTY TO SEX CHARGES

Dr. Larry Nassar is accused of molesting several girls while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University and faces at least 25 years in prison.

9. UBER REVEALS COVER-UP OF HACK AFFECTING 57 MILLION RIDERS, DRIVERS

So far, there's no evidence that the data taken has been misused, Uber's new CEO says, and the ride-hailing service acknowledges paying the hackers $100,000 to destroy the stolen information.

10. DAVID CASSIDY, 'PARTRIDGE FAMILY' STAR, DIES AT 67

The teen and pre-teen idol who starred in the 1970s sitcom sold millions of records as the musical group's lead singer.

President Donald Trump points to reporters after speaking at the White House, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, in Washington, as he and his family were leaving for a Thanksgiving trip to his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Supporters of Emmerson Mnangagwa, the man expected to become Zimbabwe's new president, hold a photograph of him and cheer as they arrive to show their support at Manyame Air Force base where Mnangagwa is expected to arrive later in the day in Harare, Zimbabwe Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. Mugabe resigned as president with immediate effect Tuesday after 37 years in power, shortly after parliament began impeachment proceedings against him. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
A Bosnian woman raises her arms upon hearing the sentence at the end of former Bosnian Serb military chief Gen. Ratko Mladic's trial at the memorial center in Potocari, near Srebrenica, Bosnia, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. A U.N. court has convicted former Bosnian Serb military chief Gen. Ratko Mladic of genocide and crimes against humanity and sentenced him to life in prison for atrocities perpetrated during Bosnia's 1992-1995 war. (AP Photo/Amel Emric)

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