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10 Things to Know for Tuesday

Created: 04/13/2015 8:22 PM
By: By The Associated Press

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

1. EX-GUARDS IN IRAQ SHOOTINGS DRAW LONG SENTENCES

One former Blackwater guard receives life in prison and three others draw 30-year terms for their roles in a 2007 shooting that killed 14 Iraqi civilians.

2. VOLUNTEER SHERIFF'S DEPUTY FACES MANSLAUGHTER CHARGE IN OKLAHOMA

The victim was fatally shot on the ground at the officer's feet, raising questions about the use of unpaid reserve police.

3. HOW MARCO RUBIO IS FRAMING HIS WHITE HOUSE BID

The GOP senator from Florida says he wants to offer the nation a younger generation of leadership that breaks from ideas "stuck in the 20th century," a jab at Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush.

4. IRAQI PM WANTS MORE HELP IN FIGHTING ISLAMIC STATE GROUP

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says added international military support could help "finish" the extremists.

5. WHO'S PITCHING IRAN DEAL TO SKEPTICS IN CONGRESS

Secretary of State Kerry asks the House to give the Obama administration more room to negotiate a nuclear agreement with Iran.

6. RESERVATION GRAPPLES WITH SUICIDES

In recent months, seven young people have taken their lives at the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation on the South Dakota-Nebraska border.

7. HEZBOLLAH LEADER SLAMS SAUDI ARABIA FOR YEMEN STRIKES

In an AP interview, the Shiite militant group's deputy chief says Saudi Arabia made a "strategic mistake" by targeting Yemen's Shiite rebels.

8. STUN GUNS CAN BE PART OF FATAL POLICE EQUATION

The AP finds that Tasers were in the mix in a half-dozen fatal shootings of black men by police since 2012.

9. INSTRUCTOR DIES AT LAMBORGHINI THRILL RIDE

It's at least the third death in the past year at speedways in the U.S. that allow customers to get behind the wheel of fast cars, with pro drivers offering advice from the passenger seat.

10. WHERE AIRPORT WORKER FOUND HIMSELF TRAPPED

An Alaska Airlines flight is forced to return to Seattle when a pilot hears banging after a baggage handler fell asleep in the plane's cargo hold.

(Copyright 2015 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)



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