10 Things to Know for Wednesday

The Associated Press news@newnan.com Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about Wednesday: 1. COMMON GROUND ON THE 'FISCAL CLIFF'
Both sides now concede that more tax revenues and cuts in entitlement spending are essential elements of any deal. 2. WHAT PROTESTS PORTEND IN EGYPT An outpouring of anger in Cairo and other cities signals a prolonged standoff between the president and the opposition. 3. FIGHTING SURGES IN SYRIA Fears rise that the capital of Damascus could become the next major battlefield in the conflict. 4. WORLD'S OLDEST PERSON DIES AT 116 Bessie Cooper passes away peacefully at a nursing home in Georgia. Earlier in the day, she'd had her hair set. 5. MUCH LESS FANFARE THIS TIME AROUND From Capitol Hill to the White House, the festivities for Obama's second-term kickoff seem to be barely on anyone's radar. 6. WHY PALESTINIANS MIGHT GO SLOW IN ALLEGING WAR CRIMES Any complaint against Israel could expose the Palestinians themselves to international prosecution. 7. GRIZZLIES MAY BECOME FAIR GAME FOR HUNTERS They're likely to lose their protection as a threatened species in the Northern Rockies. 8. BUT CAN THEY TWEET? Radiation belts around the Earth emit radio waves that sound like birds chirping, NASA probes find. 9. HOW NETFLIX IS ONE-UPPING ITS RIVALS Under a new deal, Disney movies will play in theaters — then exclusively in the U.S. on Netflix's Internet video service. 10. WHAT OUR MOVIE CRITIC THINKS OF 'THE HOBBIT' The first installment of the "Lord of the Rings" prelude is "bloated," reports the AP's David Germain.


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