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February 14, 2013

10 Things to Know for Thursday

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

  • 1. BOEHNER EXPRESSES FRUSTRATION WITH OBAMA BUDGET TALKS

“Frankly every time I’ve gotten into one of these high-profile negotiations, it’s my rear end that got burnt,” he tells the AP.

  • 2. TEAR GAS BLAMED FOR SETTING CABIN ABLAZE

A sheriff says his deputies didn’t intentionally burn down the building where fugitive ex-LAPD officer Christopher Dorner is believed to have died.

  • 3. GINORMOUS WE FLY, DIVIDED WE’RE SMALL

American Airlines and US Airways agree to merge and create world’s biggest airline.

  • 4. LONG-MARRIED VALENTINES SHARE THEIR SECRETS

Murray Redlitz, who has been married to Esther for 66 years, says the key is pretty simple: compromise, compromise, compromise.

  • 5. WHAT IS NEXT FOR CARNIVAL’S TROUBLED ‘TRIUMPH’

The ship will dock in Alabama and remain idle till April after 12 sailing cancelations.

  • 6. NEW MEDAL AWARDS BRAINS MORE THAN HEART

The Pentagon will recognize contributions of those far from the combat zone, like cyber-warfare soldiers.

  • 7. INCREASED SEXUAL ASSAULTS ROIL EGYPTIAN WOMEN

Protesters demonstrate against harassment armed with kitchen knives.

  • 8. HOW A MIAMI AUTO SHOP IS SPRUCING UP CUBAN CARS

Cuban-Americans transport rare spare parts to Havana’s eager drivers.

  • 9. OSCAR NOD TO CHILD RENEWS A DEBATE OVER AGE

Some think a 9-year-old is too young to be nominated for the award that eludes even veteran actors.

  • 10. WHY RICE-A-RONI IS SO YESTERDAY

Cooking “kits” are the launching pads for meals that taste like they’re made from scratch (and almost make even the cooks believe they are).

 

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