Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Monday, Oct. 10, 2016. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers.
1. IN DEBATE, TRUMP SIGNALS AGGRESSIVE CLOSE TO CAMPAIGN
The Republican leaves no doubt he’ll spend the election’s final month dredging up decades-old sexual allegations against Hillary Clinton’s husband.
2. HELICOPTERS FERRY IN FOOD, MEDICINE TO HAITI
But almost a week after Hurricane Matthew’s assault, life here is still far from normal and desperation is growing in communities where aid has yet to arrive.
3. WHAT AFTERMATH OF MATTHEW IS STATESIDE
Flooded cities in North Carolina try to dry out and those downstream keep a close eye on rising rivers.
4. MISSILES FIRED FROM REBEL-HELD YEMEN LAND NEAR US DESTROYER
The U.S. Navy says it is the second-such launch targeting ships in the Red Sea in recent days and comes in the wake of a Saudi-led airstrike targeting a funeral in Sanaa that killed over 140 people.
5. SAMSUNG CHANGES NOTE 7 OUTPUT SCHEDULE AFTER FIRE REPORTS
The electronics giant’s crisis with its Galaxy smartphone hits a new low as it made changes to its production of the problem phones to ensure safety.
6. TWO SLAIN CALIFORNIA OFFICERS, TWO LIFE STORIES
Two Palm Springs police officers — one returning from maternity leave, the other nearing retirement — are fatally shot, allegedly by a gang member. PALM SPRINGS OFFICERS SHOT
7. HARVARD, MIT PROFESSORS WIN NOBEL IN ECONOMICS
Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmstrom are recognized for their theories that “are valuable to the understanding of real-life contracts and institutions, as well as potential pitfalls in contract design.”
8. COFFEE OR A COCKTAIL, WITH A SIDE OF WIFI
As one of the world’s fastest-growing tech startup markets, many young Indian entrepreneurs are seeking shared office spaces — in bars, restaurants and warehouses.
9. NBC SUSPENDS BILLY BUSH FOR ROLE ON TRUMP TAPE
The “Today” show personality is shelved indefinitely after he was caught on a videotape from 2005 in a crude conversation about women with Trump.
10. JAYS SOAR INTO ALCS
Josh Donaldson races home from second base after Rougned Odor bounces a double-play relay in the 10th inning and Toronto beats Texas 7-6 to sweep its AL Division Series.