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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. ELECTORATE TO RENDER JUDGMENT ON TRUMP ERA

Democratic resistance vs. slash-and-burn politics: Voters across America cast ballots in first nationwide election of Trump’s presidency.

2. VOTING PROBLEMS APPEAR CLOSER TO HOME

Early voting leading up to the midterm election exposed machines that changed voter selections and registration forms tossed because of clerical errors.

3. IRAN SANCTIONS NOT FOR ALL

South Korea and seven other countries receive waivers from the U.S. to continue importing Iranian crude and other petroleum products without penalty.

4. PIPE BOMBING SUSPECT DUE IN COURT

Prosecutors say they will ask for Cesar Sayoc, accused of sending explosive devices to Trump critics, to be held without bail because he is considered dangerous.

5. ‘I LOOKED FOR WORK, AND NOTHING’

Thousands of Central Americans dreaming of getting to the U.S. stream into Mexico City and bed down in a sports stadium.

6. WHAT PUERTO RICO IS NOT READY FOR

More than a year after Hurricane Maria caught the island nation off guard, government officials say they’re still lacking a plan to cope with the next such disaster.

7. AMAZON MUM ON NEW HEADQUARTERS PLAN

The online retail giant refuses comment on reports that it plans to split its new headquarters between two locations, possibly in New York City and northern Virginia.

8. HANNITY’S ACTIONS DON’T BACK WORDS

The popular Fox News Channel host spoke from the stage of Trump’s last rally in Missouri after the cable news channel insisted all day that he wouldn’t.

9. WHO IS THE SEXIEST MAN ALIVE

People magazine chooses British actor Idris Elba, star of the television series “The Wire” and “Luther.”

10. TITANS RUIN RECEIVER’S DEBUT

Marcus Mariota throws two touchdown passes and runs for another score and Tennessee spoils Amari Cooper’s first game with Dallas with a 28-14 win over the Cowboys.

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