published Thursday, July 11th, 2013

10 Things to Know for Today

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    NTSB Investigator in Charge Bill English, foreground, and NTSB Chairwoman Deborah Hersman discuss the progress of the investigation into the crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 in San Francisco. The Asiana flight crashed upon landing Saturday and two of the 307 passengers aboard were killed.
    Photo by Associated Press /Chattanooga Times Free Press.

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

1) CRASH PROBE LOOKS AT COCKPIT COMMUNICATION

The instructor and trainee pilot on board Asiana Flight 214 were flying together for the first time doing unfamiliar duties.

2) WHAT KSM DID IN SECRET CIA PRISON

The AP's Adam Goldman reports the admitted 9/11 mastermind made a vacuum cleaner and liked to read Harry Potter books.

3) EGYPT'S MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD: 'DICTATORSHIP IS BACK'

They say they will never work with the nation's interim rulers, who have ordered the arrest of the group's leader.

4) ZIMMERMAN JURY TO GET CASE

Closing arguments were planned today, and Florida police were preparing for civil unrest after the outcome of the racially charged trial.

5) CANADA'S WORST RAIL ACCIDENT IN MORE THAN A CENTURY

With 50 presumed dead, the owner of the train company blamed the derailment on an engineer he said didn't properly apply brakes.

6) REPUBLICANS BALK AT IMMIGRATION OVERHAUL

House members indicated they would consider only border security measures and not the citizenship path for millions that is key to Obama's plan.

7) BOMBING SURVIVOR: TSARNAEV 'SMUG'

MIT campus police chief John DiFava was disappointed by the suspect's nonchalant appearance in court as he pleaded not guilty in the April 15 marathon explosions.

8) ARREST IN CALIF. AUTISTIC BOY'S DISAPPEARANCE

A 16-year-old family member was arrested on suspicion of murder after a body matching the description of the 11-year-old boy was discovered in a shallow grave.

9) RANDY TRAVIS SUFFERS STROKE

The troubled country music star remained hospitalized in critical condition after undergoing surgery in Texas.

10) WILL AND KATE'S BABY SECRET PUTS SOUVENIR MAKERS ON NOTICE

Without knowing the upcoming heir to the throne's gender or name, British manufacturers will have to rush to put finishing touches on royal baby mementoes.

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