10 Things to Know for Tuesday

The Associated Press news@newnan.com Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about on Tuesday: 1. WHAT PETRAEUS THOUGHT OF THREATENING EMAILS
Friends say the then-CIA director was shocked when he learned his mistress was warning another woman to stay away from him. 2. 'FISCAL CLIFF' CONFRONTS RETURNING CONGRESS As they get back to work Tuesday, lawmakers must attempt to avert the crippling specter of expiring tax breaks and automatic spending cuts. 3. HOW THE AFGHAN MASSACRE CASE TESTS MILITARY JUSTICE With a spotty history of convicting troops in civilian deaths, government prosecutors seek to build a strong case against an Army sergeant accused of killing 16 Afghan civilians. 4. WHOSE MISSILE ACTIVITY SATELLITE PHOTOS REVEAL North Korea has been testing rocket engines, a sign it continues to develop long-range ballistic missiles, a U.S. academic institute says. 5. CATHOLIC BISHOPS TAKE STOCK OF THE ELECTION Votes on gay marriage and birth control didn't go their way. But there's no sign of a shift in church strategy. 6. RETHINKING THE BATTLE AGAINST DRUG CARTELS Latin American countries see mixed signals as Colorado and Washington weaken marijuana laws. 7. WHY POLICE IN BELIZE WANT TO QUESTION AN AMERICAN ENTREPRENEUR The search began after a neighbor of John McAfee, founder of the anti-virus software company McAfee Inc., was found shot dead at his Caribbean island home. 8. CHARITY STARTS AT HOME ... ON A COMPUTER AP technology writer Anick Jesdanun says that nowadays online social networks make it easier to support a worthy cause. 9. EXTRA POWER AT THE FLIP OF A SWITCH For the first time, LED bulbs that roughly match old-style 100-watt light bulbs for brightness are coming to stores in the U.S. 10. FOR THE NFL, A RECURRING HEADACHE Fully a quarter of Sunday's football games saw a starting QB leave with a concussion.


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