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. SANDUSKY'S RAMBLING TALK DOESN'T SWAY JUDGE
The former Penn State assistant coach gets 30 to 60 years in prison after lamenting that hopefully "something good will come out of this." 2. WHAT AN EMBASSY OFFICIAL WARNED THE STATE DEPT. BEFORE LIBYA ATTACK He is expected to tell a House panel Wednesday he pleaded for more security before the ambassador and two others were killed. 3. NATO VOWS TO DEFEND TURKEY IF SYRIA ATTACKS ESCALATE The promise is the strongest show of support the Turks received from the alliance since shelling began last week. 4. MANY QUESTIONS SURROUND MAN ARRESTED AT LOS ANGELES AIRPORT Officials say he was wearing a bulletproof vest and flame-retardant pants, and had a smoke grenade, gas mask, leg irons and weapons in his luggage. 5. WHY ISRAEL'S PRIME MINISTER IS PUSHING FOR EARLY ELECTIONS A quick campaign is likely to get him re-elected so he can freeze the Palestinian peace process and stand tough against Iran's nuclear program. 6. ANTI-MUSLIM FILMMAKER MAY BE SENT BACK TO JAIL Mark Basseley Youssef must convince a judge Wednesday that he did not violate his probation on a bank fraud violation. 7. SUPREME COURT REVISITS AFFIRMATIVE ACTION A white Texan's lawsuit has justices reconsidering Wednesday how much race should be a factor in which students get admitted to universities. 8. OHIO OFFICIAL ASKS WHO GETS TO SET STATE'S ELECTION LAWS The secretary of state turns to the Supreme Court after a federal court reinstated early voting days. 9. PUSSY RIOT SET TO APPEAL CASE Band members will argue Wednesday they should not be imprisoned for their protest against the Russian president. 10. WHERE ALEX KARRAS IS SPENDING HIS FINAL DAYS The 77-year-old former defensive tackle and actor returns home to be with his wife and children after having kidney failure.


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