10 things to know today

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AP Wire
Jan 22, 2014

1. BEHIND PEACE TALKS, A BLOODY BACKDROP

The Syrian conflict has evolved into one of the most savage civil wars in decades, making reconciliation ever more difficult.

2. DOCUMENTS REVEAL CHURCH IN CHICAGO SHIELDED SUSPECTED ABUSERS

For decades, the nation's third-largest archdiocese moved accused priests from parish to parish while hiding the clerics' histories from the public.

3. DOUBLE WEATHER WHAMMY FOR THE EASTERN U.S.

A big snowstorm is expected to be followed by bitter cold as arctic air from Canada streams in.

4. RUSSIANS SEARCHING FOR FEMALE SUICIDE BOMBERS

Police leaflets contain warnings about three potential bombers targeting the Winter Olympics, including an Islamic militant who is feared to already have arrived in Sochi.

5. WHY FRAT AT ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY HAS BEEN SUSPENDED

Tau Kappa Epsilon hosted a party to mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day that featured racist stereotypes and offensive costumes.

6. FORMER VA. GOV. BOB MCDONNELL, WIFE INDICTED

The 14-count indictment portrays the former governor as deep in credit card debt even before he took office and willing to accept lavish gifts.

7. WHAT OBAMA, POPE HAVE IN COMMON

The men, who'll meet at the Vatican in March, may differ on some social issues but they have similar views on poverty and income inequality.

8. MORE BAD NEWS FOR TORONTO'S MAYOR

A new video of Rob Ford shows him swearing and slurring his words while apparently imitating a Jamaican accent.

9. WHO'LL WIN GRAMMYS

Among other predictions, the AP's Chris Talbott says Lordes' "Royals" will win record of the year, while colleague Mesfin Fekadu favors Daft Punk's "Get Lucky."

10. ANGRY PLAYERS WANTED A-ROD BOOTED FROM UNION

They spoke during a conference call after Rodriguez sued the union and MLB to overturn an arbitrator's decision suspending him for 2014, an AP source says.

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Vladtheimp

11. War On Women: Single Teen Mom? Texas's Wendy Davis Lied About Life Story

"Wendy Davis, the Texas state senator whose filibuster for abortion rights made her a Democratic superstar and launched her campaign for governor, has admitted to the Dallas Morning News that she lied about key events in her life, including her first divorce."

"Other missing details have included: her second husband paid her way through law school and she divorced him the day after the last payment was made; her ex-husband accused her in initial court filings of adultery, and was awarded custody of their two daughters; and she first ran for city council in Fort Worth as a Republican." http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Gov...

Tri-cities realist

Sounds like she is being groomed for the presidency, look out Hillary!

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