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10 Things to Know for Today

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By The Associated Press
December 07, 2016 05:54 AM

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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1. EARTHQUAKE ROCKS INDONESIA'S ACEH PROVINCE

The 6.5-magnitude temblor kills at least 97 people and sparks a frantic rescue effort in the rubble of dozens of collapsed and damaged buildings.

2. WHAT TRUMP IS PROMISING TO DO

The president-elect vows to "heal our divisions and unify our country" as he prepares to meet with some of the victims of last week's car-and-knife attack at Ohio State University.

3. SURVIVOR RECALLS FEAR, ANGER ON DAY OF PEARL HARBOR

Jim Downing, now 103, plans to return to Hawaii with other survivors to mark the 75th anniversary of the Japanese attack that plunged the U.S. into World War II.

4. REBELS CORNERED FURTHER IN EASTERN ALEPPO

Syrian troops and their allies seize more ground in the city's ancient quarters, widening control over the besieged enclave that has been in rebel hands since 2012, state media and an activist group says.

5. HOW PARK'S TENURE IS VIEWED

Facing impeachment, the South Korean president has been marred by a standoff with North Korea, a deadly ferry disaster and claims that she tried to curb free speech and labor rights.

6. SPREAD BY TRADE AND CLIMATE, BUGS BUTCHER AMERICA'S FORESTS

An expanding army of speck-sized Hemlock woolly adelgid is draining the life out of trees nationwide.

7. FROM REFUGEE TO AIR FORCE PILOT

Transport plane Capt. Safia Ferozi is Afghanistan's second female pilot, a sign of the efforts to bring more women into the armed forces.

8. WHO WILL FACE SKEPTICAL LAWMAKERS

The CEOs of AT&T and Time Warner will try to convince senators that a merger will mean innovative new experiences for consumers.

9. TRAFFIC SIGNAL EXPERIENCE ABOUT TO CHANGE

Audi debuts a traffic technology that allows cars to "read" a how long it'll take for a red traffic light to turn green.

10. RASHAAN SALAAM REMEMBERED AS MORE THAN A GRIDIRON STAR

The former Colorado running back was found dead in a park less than 2 miles from the field where he carved out a Heisman Trophy winning career.

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