10 Things to Know for Wednesday June 17, 2013

10 Things to Know for Wednesday June 17, 2013

10:52am Jul 17, 2013
Partly sunny. Scattered showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. Highs in the mid 90s.

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

1. WHO DEMOCRATS LOOK TO FOR HELP ON IMMIGRATION    Republican Rep. Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney's running mate last year, has said a sweeping overhaul is necessary to both economic and national security.

2. SENATE PACT AVERTS FILIBUSTER FIGHT   Republicans agreed to simple-majority votes on seven Obama nominees and opted against permanently changing the rules.

3. CUBA SAID WEAPONS ON KOREAN SHIP OBSOLETE    The military equipment found buried under sacks of sugar in a ship seized in Panama was in need of repair, Cuba says.      4. EGYPT'S NEW ORDER    The country's interim leader swears in a new Cabinet that includes women and Christians - but no Islamists.      5. ZIMMERMAN JURORS SPEAK OUT    Four jurors said Juror B37, who said in an interview that Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin both played a role in the teen's shooting, doesn't speak for them.      6. DRUG, ALCOHOL OVERDOSE KILLS 'GLEE' STAR    An autopsy found Cory Monteith had heroin and alcohol in his system; police said he likely took the drugs alone in his Vancouver hotel room.      7. NEAR-DEADLY END TO SPACEWALK    Investigators don't know why an Italian astronaut had water leak into his helmet, making him unable to speak or hear.

8. ANOTHER CHENEY SEEKS OFFICE    Liz Cheney, the former VP's daughter, says she wants to challenge Wyoming U.S. Mike Enzi in a GOP primary to bring a "new generation" to Washington.

9.   20 CHILDREN DIE AFTER EATING SCHOOL LUNCH  Nearly another 30 became ill after eating the free meals at a primary school in eastern India.

  10. ALL-STARS SHINE AGAIN    Mariano Rivera pitched a perfect eighth inning as the AL beat the NL 3-0 at New York's CitiField. 

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