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10 Things to Know for Wednesday

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

1. US INTEL ANALYST WHO SPIED FOR ISRAEL TO BE PAROLED

The decision to free Jonathan Pollard after nearly 30 years caps an extraordinary espionage case that stoked public passions.

2. WHAT'LL BE AMONG CHALLENGES FACING OBAMA'S SUCCESSOR

Health care costs look as though they'll outpace U.S. economic growth for the next 10 years.

3. NFL UPHOLDS BRADY'S FOUR-GAME `DEFLATEGATE' SUSPENSION

In announcing the decision, Commissioner Goodell adds that Brady arranged to have his cellphone destroyed as the investigation unfolded.

4. NY PRISON WORKER PLEADS GUILTY TO AIDING ESCAPE

Joyce Mitchell smuggled hacksaw blades in frozen hamburger meat to two killers who later broke out and spent more than two weeks on the run.

5. HOW MORMON CHURCH IS REACTING TO LIFTING OF BAN ON GAY SCOUT LEADERS

The church - the nation's largest sponsor of Scout units - warns that it may split away to form a global scouting organization of its own.

6. ALL TRUMP, ALL THE TIME

The Donald is receiving more coverage on the broadcast network evening newscasts than all the other candidates for president combined.

7. WHICH UNWELCOME TREND IS EMERGING IN US

From rents to haircuts, consumer prices are going up.

8. TWITTER USER GROWTH STAYS SLOW

The second-quarter numbers feed concerns about whether the company can ever become a mass-market service like Facebook or Google.

9. SCIENTISTS WARN OF GLOBAL ROBOT ARMS RACE

Some people have argued in favor of robots on the battlefield, saying their use could save lives.

10. SURF'S UP IN UNLIKELY LOCALE

Colder than Malibu, more buttoned-down than Bondi, North Korea is seen as a possible surfing spot.

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