10 things to know for today, Jan. 22
By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
1. BOEHNER DEFIES OBAMA WITH NETANYAHU INVITE
House Speaker John Boehner asks Israel’s prime minister to stand before Congress and make the case for new sanctions against Iran, something the White House insists could scuttle nuclear talks.
2. SHIITE REBELS STRIKE DEAL WITH YEMEN
The agreement, which gives the rebels greater say in running the country, fuels fears a major U.S. ally in the war against al-Qaida will be further marginalized.
3. VIDEO SHOWS OFFICER SHOOTING MAN IN NEW JERSEY
Dash-cam footage shows police shooting and killing a man who was stepping out of a car and raising his hands, despite being told not to move.
4. WHERE THE COAST GUARD HAS INCREASED PATROLS
The United States says it has sent more cutters off Florida’s coast to halt a surge of Cuban migration since the two countries announced they would normalize ties.
5. ABORTION FOES PUSH NEW BILLS IN CONGRESS AND SOME STATES
Buoyed by conservative gains in the November election, they are mobilizing on behalf of bills that would further curtail women’s access to the procedure.
6. PALESTINIAN MAN STABS COMMUTERS
The knife-wielding man stabbed 11 people on and near a bus, striking in the heart of Tel Aviv and reigniting fears of continued violence ahead of Israeli elections in March.
7. HOW FRANCE WILL COMBAT TERRORISM
Reeling from the Paris terror attacks, France announces broad new measures to fight homegrown terrorism, including giving police better equipment and hiring more intelligence agents.
8. HILLARY CLINTON DECLINES TO TAKE POSITION ON KEYSTONE
She told an audience in Canada she won’t express an opinion on it because it’s part of a U.S. review process. Clinton says, “That’s where it belongs.”
9. MUSEUM GLUES KING TUT’S BEARD BACK ON AFTER ACCIDENT
Conservators at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo say the blue and gold beard on a mask of pharaoh Tutankhamun has been hastily glued back on with epoxy after it fell off during a cleaning.
10. WHAT’S NEW AT WESTMINSTER
The famed dog show will feature two new breeds and a bigger lineup of dogs in an agility contest.