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10 Things to Know for Tuesday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:
1. WHO'S SEEKING TO BUILD NEW COALITION
After rallying dozens of nations to fight Islamic State militants, President Obama is back in the coalition-building business - this time to fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
2. US AIRDROPS ARMS, AMMUNITION TO KURDISH FIGHTERS IN SYRIA
The supplies follow weeks of airstrikes by a U.S.-led coalition in and near the embattled border town of Kobani, besieged by Islamic State militants.
3. SUSPECT IN INDIANA KILLING HINTS AT MORE VICTIMS
Darren Vann, 43, is suspected in the strangulation of 19-year-old Afrikka Hardy, and could face charges in the deaths of six more women in northwest Ind.
4. WHAT RECORD EARTH IS ON PACE TO TIE OR BREAK
"It's pretty likely" that 2014 will be the hottest year since 1880, when record keeping began, says National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration climate scientist Jessica Blunden.
5. WHY GOP GOVERNORS DON'T SEE `OBAMACARE' GOING AWAY
Rather than demanding repeal of the health law, the Republican governors generally have sought federal concessions to make their decisions more politically acceptable at home.
6. COLO. RETREATS FROM EDIBLE POT BAN
Colorado health authorities first suggested banning many forms of edible marijuana, then backed down, since the state's 2012 marijuana-legalization measure says retail pot is legal in all forms.
7. VA. ABDUCTION SUSPECT FACES DC RAPE CHARGE
Jesse L. Matthew Jr., accused in the disappearance of 18-year-old Hannah Graham, has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman in suburban Washington, D.C., in 2005.
8. APPLE SAYS IT SELLS RECORD 39.3M IPHONES IN 3Q
Excitement for the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models spark the record sales.
9. PISTORIUS WILL FINALLY LEARN HIS FATE
On Tuesday, a judge will announce the sprinter's punishment after finding him guilty of culpable homicide for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
10. ROYALS, GIANTS WELL RESTED FOR SERIES START
Going into Game 1 on Tuesday night, both teams will deal with a familiar issue this deep in the postseason: Does an extended layoff translate into rest or rust?