CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The regional bureau of The Associated Press shares 10 things you need to know Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers.
1. BOLTON, TRUMP DIFFERED ON GLOBAL HOTSPOTS
The now former national security adviser held far more hawkish views than the “America first” president on matters like Iran, North Korea and Afghanistan.
2. AMERICANS COMMEMORATE 9-11
Mournful ceremonies, volunteering, appeals to “never forget” and rising attention to the terror attacks’ extended toll on responders will mark the 18th anniversary.
3. WHY END OF TALIBAN TALKS ARE PAINFUL
Trump declares peace negotiations “dead,” deeply unfortunate wording for Afghan civilians who have been killed by the tens of thousands over almost 18 years.
4. WHO WON A SPECIAL ELECTION IN NORTH CAROLINA
Conservative Republican Dan Bishop captures an open House seat, a narrow victory deemed a bellwether for GOP chances in 2020.
5. WHAT A SCOTTISH COURT RULED
That Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend Parliament was unlawful, but did not order it to be overturned. Judges say Britain’s Supreme Court must make the final decision.
6. ‘THERE IS NO FUTURE FOR US IN SYRIA’
Syrian refugees, trapped in a cycle of poverty and debt in Jordan and unwanted by the West, are afraid to return home.
7. THE RISE AND FALL OF ‘EL POLLO’
Retired Maj. Gen. Hugo Carvajal, Hugo Chávez’s spy chief, is wanted in the U.S. on drug trafficking charges — and is offering to help Venezuela’s opposition, AP reports.
8. VETS FINDING UNLIKELY DIVERSION
A small but growing number of U.S. veterans are turning to beekeeping as a potential treatment for anxiety, PTSD and other conditions.
9. STREAMING TV WARS INTENSIFY
Apple ($5 per month) and Walt Disney Co. ($7) are finally taking on Netflix and its $13 price tag with their own streaming businesses.
10. NEW PATRIOTS RECEIVER ACCUSED
A former trainer for Antonio Brown says she was raped by the star wideout, allegations he denies.
The Associated Press