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10 things to know for today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. SCOTS REJECT INDEPENDENCE IN HISTORIC VOTE

The decision prevented a break up of a 307-year union with England, bringing relief to the British political establishment, after a historic referendum that shook the country to its core.

2. ALIBABA POISED FOR BIGGEST IPO EVER

The Chinese e-commerce powerhouse prices its initial public offering of stock at $68 a share — which could raise as much as $25 billion.

3. FRANCE STRIKES ISLAMIC STATE GROUP FOR FIRST TIME

France says it "entirely destroyed" a logistics depot held by the militants in northeastern Iraq.

4. MAN KILLS DAUGHTER, SIX GRANDCHILDREN

The gunman then takes his own life after the rampage at a home in Bell, a tiny town in northern Florida.

5. WHERE POLICE BELIEVE AMBUSH SUSPECT MAY BE HIDING

The hunt for a man charged with killing a Pennsylvania State Police trooper appears to intensify as authorities block roads around the home of the suspect’s parents.

6. HOME DEPOT SAYS 56 MILLION PAYMENT CARDS BREACHED DURING CYBER ATTACK

It’s the second-largest data breach for a retailer on record — and much bigger than the holiday attack at Target.

7. HOW SIERRA LEONE IS HOPING TO HALT EBOLA

The country orders its 6 million people to stay in their homes for three days while volunteers conduct a house-to-house search for victims in hiding.

8. ISLAMIC STATE GROUP THREATENS ANCIENT SITES IN IRAQ, SYRIA

The militants have demolished some artifacts in their zealotry, but they are also profiting from it — selling relics on the international black market.

9. WHO’S NOT HEEDING ADVICE ON FLU SHOTS

The federal government recommends a yearly vaccine for nearly everyone starting at 6 months of age. Yet only about half of Americans get one.

10. REVIEW: LARGER IPHONES ELIMINATE REASON TO SWITCH

AP’s Anick Jesdanun says Apple’s new iPhones are a big deal for one simple reason: They run an easy-to-use operating system and offer a breadth of apps.

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