Subscribe Register Login

Thursday, July 24, 2014, 8:20 a.m.
Top Picks - Arkansas Daily Deal

10 things to know for Thursday

By The Associated Press

This article was originally published February 21, 2013 at 7:41 a.m. Updated February 21, 2013 at 8:01 a.m.

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

1. PISTORIUS INVESTIGATOR FACES ATTEMPTED MURDER CHARGES

Detective Hilton Botha, who gave confusing testimony at the Olympian’s bail hearing, is charged in a 2011 shooting that wounded seven.

2. SYRIA CAR BOMB KILLS 35

The bomb struck a security checkpoint in Damascus near the ruling Baath party headquarters and the Russian Embassy.

3. MIDWEST SNOWSTORM BEARS DOWN

Officials predicted more than a foot of snow and a storm to rival a February 2011 blizzard that killed more than two dozen people.

4. A FIX FOR BOEING'S 787

Boeing will propose a way to repair the faulty batteries that have kept the jets grounded for more than a month.

5. HACKING PROBE SHIFTS BALANCE OF POWER IN CYBER-WARS

The AP’s Anne Flaherty says Mandiant’s report on China is a victory for the $30 billion-a-year computer security industry.

6. IS THAT TEST REALLY NECESSARY?

A medical coalition lists over 130 overused treatments, including repeated colonoscopies.

7. A POSSIBLE BOOST FOR SAME-SEX UNIONS

Obama is considering urging the Supreme Court to overturn California’s gay marriage ban.

8. WHAT’S IN THE WATER AT A LOS ANGELES HOTEL

Health officials are releasing test results today of the Cecil Hotel’s water after a woman’s corpse was found in a cistern on the roof.

9. HOW MUCH JUNK FOOD YOU’RE EATING

A study says adults get about 11 percent of their calories from fast food restaurants.

10. A TEASE, BUT NO LOOK AT THE NEW PLAYSTATION

Sony says PS4 adds a touch pad, motion control and a “share” button, but wouldn’t reveal a model.

Comments on: 10 things to know for Thursday

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

TOP JOBS

  • Fence installers

    -Looking The best fence installers, access control & welding...
    MABELVALE, AR

  • Apt. manager

    apartment manageroakwood apts-jaxonly applicants with prior ...
    JACKSONVILLE, AR

  • Teacher- the mcgehee school

    teacher-The McGehee School District is accepting application...
    MC GEHEE, AR

  • Diesel mechanics

    diesel mechanics full-time No Roadside Work - Top of the Lin...
    Fort Smith, Arkansas

  • Technical support

    technical support analystlittle Rock Area, Full TimeFor addi...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

Search 816 jobs >

Top Picks - Arkansas Daily Deal
Arkansas Online