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August 7, 2012

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

NEW YORK — Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today (times EDT):

1 WHAT LED ARMY VETERAN TO KILL SIX WORSHIPPERS IN SIKH TEMPLE

Detectives say they may never know for sure, but Wade Michael Page posted frequent comments saying he wanted to see his white supremacist views advanced with action.

2. JUDGE TO DECIDE IF ARIZONA MASS SHOOTING SUSPECT WILL BE JAILED FOR LIFE

Defense attorneys and prosecutors need to convince the court at a 2 p.m. hearing that Jared Loughner is mentally fit and agreed to the sentence.

3. MAN ACCUSED OF SHOOTING WIFE IN HOSPITAL BED TO APPEAR IN COURT

Police await autopsy results that could affect the attempted aggravated murder charge against John Wise, who appears in court at 9 a.m.

4. HONDURAS CONSIDERS EVACUATIONS AS ERNESTO APPROACHES

Officials say the move is not necessary yet, but are watching closely as the storm builds toward hurricane strength.

5. MORE THAN 1,300 SYRIANS FLEE TO TURKEY

The 1,328 refugees that had crossed the border so far today is nearly double the number of refugees who reached Turkey a day earlier, a Turkish official says.

6. WHO MCCASKILL’S CHALLENGER FOR HER MISSOURI SENATE SEAT MIGHT BE

It’s a toss-up among three GOP hopefuls at the Show-Me state heads to the polls at 7 a.m.

7. IN THE YACHTING CENTER OFF NEWPORT, R.I, A DIFFERENT TYPE OF VESSEL

The Naval Undersea Warfare Center is developing a squadron of self-driven, undersea vehicles there.

8. MORE FROM MARS ROVER

NASA’s Curiosity transmits a low-resolution video showing the harrowing last 2 ½ minutes of its dive through the Martian atmosphere.

9. OLYMPICS CROWD LETS THE MUSIC MOVE THEM

Whether it is Queen singing “We will Rock You” or Duffy’s “Mercy,” the tunes help set the tone at The Games.

10. GET READY FOR MORE OF ‘THE BOLT SHOW’

The Jamaican sensation returns to the track for the first round of the 200 meters at 6:50 a.m.

 

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