Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers:
1. NO BREAKOUTS IN GOP DEBATE
Marco Rubio emerges unscathed. Ben Carson defends his integrity. Donald Trump flashes his dominant personality. And Jeb Bush avoids disaster.
2. MYANMAR’S SUU KYI WINS SEAT
The opposition leader says the country’s president has sent a message promising to “pursue a peaceful transfer” of power following its expected victory in parliamentary elections.
3. WHAT HEIGHTENS TENSIONS AT UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI
Officials say they have increased security and are investigating threats posted on the anonymous location-based messaging app Yik Yak.
4. RUSSIA FLOATS SYRIA PEACE PLAN
The proposal calls for drafting a new constitution, but makes no mention of Assad stepping down during the transition — a key opposition demand.
5. RECOVERY EFFORTS TO BEGIN AT JET CRASH SITE IN OHIO
Investigators will attempt to determine why the plane whose owner said was carrying nine people crashed into an Akron apartment building with a huge bang.
6. HOW FEUDING FAITHS COEXIST IN CALAIS
Residents of the migrant camp in the French port city set aside ethnic and religious enmities that often fuel bloodshed in their homelands.
7. WHERE CLEAN COOKING IS SEEN AS LIFE-SAVING STEP
With the simple act of cooking causing some 4.3 million premature deaths worldwide, India is hoping to get everyone using clean-burning stoves by 2030.
8. 100,000 TRAVELERS HIT BY LUFTHANSA FLIGHT ATTENDANTS’ STRIKE
The union wants to secure transition payments for its 19,000 members if they retire early, among other demands as part of its contract dispute with the German carrier.
9. PORTLAND’S CREATIVES PUSHED OUT
The city is now getting too expensive for those who made it cool — as a wave of evictions and skyrocketing rents are putting apartments out of reach of many.
10. VICTORIA’S SECRET LINGERIE SHOW HITS 20-YEAR MARK
Veteran VS walkers like Lily Aldridge and Alessandra Ambrosio are joined by newbie angels, including Martha Hunt and Elsa Hosk.