10 Things to Know for Friday August 16, 2013

10 Things to Know for Friday August 16, 2013

7:27am Aug 16, 2013
Mostly cloudy today... scattered showers and thunderstorms... high near 86

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

  1. 'DAY OF RAGE' IN EGYPT The Muslim Brotherhood pushed for nationwide marches to denounce this week's bloodshed that left over 600 dead and broke up two major protest camps. EGYPT

2. WHAT UN ASKED FOR IN EGYPT The Security Council called on the Brotherhood and Egypt's military-backed leadership to exercise "maximum restraint" during the upheaval. UN-EGYPT

3. REPORT CITES THOUSANDS OF TIMES NSA BROKE THE LAW The Washington Post says the agency conducted unauthorized surveillance of foreign intelligence targets in the U.S., citing documents it received from leaker Edward Snowden. NSA SURVEILLANCE

4. LETTERS FROM TEEN AT SUSPECT'S HOME Hannah Anderson appeared publicly at a California restaurant since she was freed as more details were revealed from court papers about what was found in her suspected captor's home. BURNED BODIES-KIDNAPPED GIRL

5. 3 BODIES FOUND ON INDIAN SUB The bodies were badly burned, and Indian officials said the 15 other sailors who had been trapped inside the sub when it exploded are likely dead. INDIA-SUBMARINE FIRE

6. BACK TO SCHOOL AFTER DEADLY TWISTER Students at two Oklahoma schools battered by the tornado three months ago are apprehensively returning to class in new buildings. OKLAHOMA TORNADO-BACK TO SCHOOL

7. WHERE THE MOST OBESE PEOPLE ARE Louisiana and Mississippi headed the top of a CDC study. At least 30 percent of adults are obese in 13 states from Michigan to Alabama. OBESITY RATES-STATES

8. AREA 51 IS OUT THERE  The CIA recently acknowledged the existence of the Nevada facility where the government tests intelligence tools and weapons. AREA 51 ACKNOWLEDGED

9. SIMMONS APOLOGIZES FOR PARODY VIDEO OF HARRIET TUBMAN The clip on Simmons' YouTube channel featured an actress playing the escaped slave having sex with her white slave master. PEOPLE-RUSSELL SIMMONS

10. RUSSIAN ATHLETE BACKS ANTIGAY LAW  Pole vault gold medalist Yelena Isinbayeva condemned homosexuality and criticized Swedish athletes who painted their fingernails rainbow colors in support of gays. WORLDS-RAINBOW FINGERNAILS

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