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Ten things to know for Thursday

January 16th, 2013 9:47 pm by Associated Press

 Ten things to know for Thursday

In this Nov. 10, 2012, file photo, Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o waits for the snap during the Fighting Irish's game against Boston College. AP photo.

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


1. US GROUNDS BOEING’S DREAMLINER


The 787s cannot fly again until the risk of battery fires is addressed, the FAA decrees.


2. STAR LINEBACKER VICTIM OF A HOAX, NOTRE DAME SAYS


Manti Te’o apparently was duped into believing that a girlfriend had died of leukemia.


3. OBAMA’S GUN PROPOSALS FACE A TOUGH FIGHT


His plan faces a doubtful future in a divided Congress where Republicans control the House.


4. WHERE AL-QAIDA FINDS ITSELF IN A STANDOFF


Militants kill two and take dozens of hostages at a natural gas complex in Algeria. Then they’re surrounded by the Algerian army.


5. ARMSTRONG WELCOMES JUDGMENT DAY


He tells the AP that he wants people to watch his interview with Oprah, then they can decide how candid he was.


6. WHY MORSI WANTS TO DEFUSE A ROW OVER ANTI-SEMITIC REMARKS


The Islamist president needs America’s help in repairing Egypt’s rapidly sliding economy.


7. KEY AREAS OF PAKISTANI CAPITAL PARALYZED


Anti-government protests by thousands of supporters of a fiery Muslim cleric are roiling Islamabad.


8. HOW THE PAY OF AMERICA’S BEST-KNOWN BANKER’S PAY IS SHRINKING


JPMorgan’s Dimon will see his salary fall by more than half to $11.5 million — fallout from an embarrassing trading loss last year.


9. THE BOUNCE HOUSE: FROM BACKYARD TO OUTER SPACE


NASA and a private company hope to increase astronauts’ comfort with inflatable habitats that can be deployed on the cheap.


10. ‘ZERO DARK THIRTY’ MAY GET OSCAR’S COLD SHOULDER


Uproar over the portrayal of waterboarding may handicap the film at awards time.

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