Ten things to know for today, Nov. 15

Ten things to know for today, Nov. 15

November 15th, 2016 by Associated Press in Breaking News

President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference in the Brady press briefing room at the White House in Washington, Monday, Nov. 14, 2016. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today, Nov. 15:

1. OBAMA BREAKS WITH DEMOCRATIC ALLIES ON TRUMP

The president abandons his dire warnings about his newly elected successor, saying he believes Trump will do his best to unite the nation.

2. FRONT-RUNNER EMERGES FOR SECRETARY OF STATE

Ex-New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is the favorite for the key cabinet post in Trump's administration, an AP source says.

3. WHAT LESSON BRITISH PM DRAWS FROM RECENT EVENTS

Theresa May says the Brexit vote and Trump's triumph show governments must heed people's concerns about the impact of globalization on jobs and communities.

4. PROBLEMS PERSIST AFTER ISLAMIC STATE MILITANTS DEPART

Extremists have been driven from the Iraqi town of Qayara. But the government has failed to restore lost services, violent revenge attacks persist, and some residents are bitter and angry.

5. FRESH FALLOUT FROM HARSH INTERROGATIONS

The International Criminal Court says that U.S. forces and the CIA may have committed war crimes by torturing detainees in Afghanistan.

6. WHERE LARGE-SCALE RESCUE OPERATION HAS BEGUN

About 1,000 tourists and hundreds of residents remain stranded in the coastal town of Kaikoura in New Zealand after a powerful earthquake cut off train and vehicle access.

7. JURY: FATHER LEFT CHILD TO PERISH ON PURPOSE

A Georgia man whose toddler son died after being left for hours in a hot car is convicted of murder.

8. WHY OPPONENTS OF 'BIG SODA' ARE TAKING HEART

The approval by a number of U.S. municipalities last week of special taxes on sugary drinks could be the beginning of a movement.

9. GWEN IFILL DIES OF CANCER AT 61

The veteran journalist was the co-anchor of PBS' "NewsHour" with Judy Woodruff and moderated two vice presidential debates.

10. BASEBALL PICKS TOP ROOKIES

Shortstop Corey Seager is the unanimous choice for NL Rookie of the Year, while pitcher Michael Fulmer wins the AL honor.


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