10 Things to Know for Thursday

The Associated Press news@newnan.com Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about on Thursday: 1. HOW OBAMA WON
Among other things, the president and his team mobilized a masterful registration and get-out-the-vote operation. 2. WHERE THE GOP GOES FROM HERE Improving relations with America's fast-growing Hispanic population may be the party's biggest challenge. 3. JUST WHAT THE EAST DOESN'T NEED: MORE ROUGH WEATHER As another nor'easter lumbers ashore, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie sums things up: "I am waiting for the locusts and pestilence next." 4. BRITAIN CALLS ON WEST TO DO MORE TO END SYRIAN CIVIL WAR Obama's re-election prompts a call for America and its allies to shape opponents of Assad into a coherent force. 5. STOCKS PLUNGE AFTER ELECTION — AND AS EUROPEAN WOES DEEPEN U.S. markets close with their worst one-day loss of the year as investors look past the presidential campaign and focus on big problems ahead. 6. GREECE PASSES AUSTERITY BILL DESPITE HEAVY DISSENT The action paves the way for loans — without which, the prime minister says, the country would run out of euros within days. 7. IN CHINA, A CHANGING OF THE GUARD Communist Party Congress begins a carefully choreographed power transfer from President Hu to Vice President Xi. 8. MARIJUANA VOTES SET UP SHOWDOWN WITH FEDS And a fight is exactly what pot proponents in Colorado and Washington say they want. 9. WHY 2 STATES SAYING 'I DO' TO GAY MARRIAGE SEEN AS TIPPING POINT Historic victories in Maine and Maryland are likely to influence other states — and possibly even the Supreme Court. 10. THE COMPROMISE APPLE MADE ON THE IPAD MINI AP technology writer Peter Svensson says the screen quality on the smaller tablet is a letdown.


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