10 Things to Know for Wednesday

The Associated Press news@newnan.com Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday. 1. A SHORT-TERM REPAIR FOR THE DEBT CEILING
The House will vote Wednesday on a GOP measure to give the government enough borrowing leeway to pay three months' worth of bills. 2. VOTERS THUMP NETANYAHU AND BOOST MODERATES After a surprisingly weak showing at the polls, Israeli PM will likely have to soften his stance toward the Palestinians. 3. LISTEN UP: MYSTERY TRAILS BEYONCE Questions swirl about whether she lip-synced the national anthem. (Not that anyone who heard her smashing inauguration performance is complaining.) 4. WHY ALGERIAN TROOPS ARE SCOURING THE SAHARA DESERT Five foreign energy workers have vanished after being held hostage by radical Islamists. An official says they might have fled captivity and gotten lost. 5. HOW AMERICANS' VIEWS ON IMMIGRATION ARE SHIFTING More than 6 in 10 now favor allowing illegal immigrants to eventually become U.S. citizens, an AP-GfK poll shows. 6. THREE WOUNDED IN GUNFIRE AT TEXAS COLLEGE Shots ring out. Some students barricade themselves in classrooms as others flee. 7. FOUR DECADES ON, DEBATE PERSISTS Abortion opponents mark the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade with calls for more limits on rights won in the landmark Supreme Court ruling. 8. WHO'S GAINING RECOGNITION IN BRAZIL Long considered eyesores, Rio's shantytowns and the millions who live in them have literally been left off the map. That's changing. 9. THE SLOWPOKE OF THE HIGH-TECH HIGHWAY Faulty or low-performing batteries are hindering everything from 787 jetliners to cell phones. 10. WHERE THE NFL MAY DRAW THE LINE The imaginary yellow line on TV showing the distance to a first down could one day be visible to refs on the football field and fans in the stadium.


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