10 Things to Know for Friday, November 22, 2013

10 Things to Know for Friday, November 22, 2013

6:54am Nov 22, 2013
expect cloudy skies and possible rain in the Triad on Friday.
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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. SOLEMN MEMORIALS MARK JFK 50TH ANNIVERSARY

Dallas wants to reflect on Kennedy's legacy in its Dealey Plaza ceremony. JFK-ANNIVERSARY

2. SKIES COULD BECOME CELLPHONE-FRIENDLY

Federal regulators are considering changing "outdated" rules against making calls during passenger flights.CELLPHONES-PLANES-TRAVELERS

3. GOP WARNS DEMOCRATS THEY MIGHT REGRET FILIBUSTER CURB

Partisan animosity shows no sign of letting up ahead of new battles on federal default and budget deficit.SENATE-NOMINATIONS CLASH

4. WHY THE ARCTIC IS ON THE U.S. MILITARY'S RADAR

Melting ice caps and competition for oil and gas make the polar region the new frontier for investment and exploration. MILITARY-ARCTIC

5. SUPERMARKET COLLAPSE KILLS 32 IN LATVIA

Officials in the northern European nation are trying to find out why the roof of the building caved in. LATVIA-ROOF COLLAPSE

6. STATE OF MOURNING REFLECTS EGYPT'S MOOD

Terrorist attacks, train accidents and even a World Cup qualifier defeat are souring Egyptians' outlook on their country. EGYPT-COUNTRY IN MOURNING

7. IN ARIZONA, 'CAUSE FOR GRAVE ALARM'

Thousands of calls to a state hotline alleging child abuse or neglect were never investigated, officials discover.ARIZONA CHILD ABUSE

8. WHICH MONARCH IS VISITING THE WHITE HOUSE

Morocco's King Mohammed VI will discuss a range of issues, possibly including a row with neighboring Algeria, with Obama. OBAMA-MOROCCO

9. HOW XBOX COULD BE HURTING MICROSOFT

The gaming console whose latest model debuted today is tying customers to living rooms when the world has gone mobile. MICROSOFT-XBOX

10. ALASKA CHEERS ARRIVAL OF NATIONAL RESTAURANT CHAINS

Remoteness of the 49th state is no longer preventing Alaskans from enjoying Lower-48 favorites like Olive Garden and Hard Rock Cafe. ANCHORAGE-RESTAURANT-CHAINS

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