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Oct 1, 10:45 PM EDT

10 Things to Know for Thursday

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

1. SECRET SERVICE CHIEF STEPS DOWN

Lawmakers from both parties had called for Julia Pierson to quit following revelations of bumbling in her agency.

2. HOW HOSPITAL SLIPPED UP

The airline passenger who brought Ebola into the U.S. was sent home after his initial visit to a Dallas emergency room - despite telling a nurse that he had been in disease-ravaged West Africa.

3. US DECRIES ISRAEL'S PLANNED HOUSING PROJECT IN EAST JERUSALEM

The harsh criticism comes just hours after Obama and Netanyahu meet at the White House.

4. WHY UMBRELLAS ARE POPPING UP IN AMERICA

U.S. students are showing their support for pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, who are using umbrellas to protect against pepper spray.

5. IT'S (STILL) THE ECONOMY, STUPID

As midterm elections approach, nothing matters to American voters as much as the economy, an AP-GfK poll shows.

6. WHO'S WAITING FOR MILITARY HARDWARE

Iraqi Kurds fighting Sunni militants say they have yet to receive the heavy weapons and training pledged by the U.S. and other countries.

7. MEXICO SAYS CARTEL CHIEF NABBED

The capture of Hector Beltran Leyva is the latest in a string of high-profile drug arrests in the country.

8. WHAT'S SIGN OF IMPROVING JOB MARKET

With their options increasing, more Americans are telling employers to "take this job and shove it!"

9. NEW BOOK GETS THUMBS UP

Lena Dunham's "Not That Kind of Girl" - a collection of adults-only, personal essays - is full of wit and grit, an AP reviewer says.

10. DETAILS EMERGE IN DUI CASE

When Olympian Michael Phelps was stopped by police in Baltimore, his eyes were red and bloodshot, and "his speech was mush mouth," legal documents say.

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