Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers:
1. LOTS OF SECURITY AS EGYPTIANS VOTE ON CONSTITUTION
Some 160,000 soldiers and 200,000 policemen are guarding Cairo polling stations in the post-Morsi vote.
2. SPENDING BILL COULD END BUDGET BATTLE
The House votes Wednesday on a measure that maintains rent subsidies for the poor, gives federal civilian and military workers a 1 percent raise and beefs up security at U.S. embassies.
3. DEADLY BLAZE STRIKES CHINESE FACTORY
At least 16 people are killed in a fire at a shoe factory in the eastern city of Wenling in Zhejiang province.
4. 200 DEAD IN SOUTH SUDAN AFTER BOAT SINKS
The boat carrying mostly women and children fleeing war sank while crossing the Nile River.
5. POLICE ACQUITTED IN HOMELESS MAN’S VIDEOTAPED DEATH
Now the FBI says it will determine whether to take federal action against the former Fullerton, Calif., officers.
6. HOW CHRISTIE IS TRYING TO REBOUND
The embattled New Jersey governor will propose longer school days, but that could anger the teachers union.
7. WATER BILL DISPUTE SHUTS SOME TEXAS CLASSROOMS
The city of La Villa imposed an increase but the school district refused to pay, so the doors closed. “We need to get back to school,” one student says.
8. POLICE: MOVIE THEATER DISPUTE OVER TEXTING SPURS FATAL SHOOTING
A retired Tampa, Fla., police captain is charged with second-degree murder before a screening of “Lone Survivor.”
9. WHAT KIM DOTCOM’S PLANNING NOW
The indicted Internet entrepreneur says he’s starting a political party in New Zealand, though he can’t be a candidate.
10. WHERE YOU CAN SEE VINTAGE FOOTBALL TRADING CARDS
New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art is putting some 150 on exhibition Jan. 24-Feb. 10, including a series from 1894.