10 Things to Know for Tuesday
- Article by: The Associated Press
- Associated Press
- May 19, 2014 - 8:05 PM
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:
1. WHAT LED US TO CHARGE CHINA WITH CYBERSPYING
American officials say China's army and China-based hackers have attacked U.S. industrial and military targets to steal secrets or intellectual property.
2. THAILAND'S ARMY DECLARES MARTIAL LAW
The surprise announcement intensifies the turbulent nation's deepening political crisis.
3. WHICH BANK IS ACCUSED OF HELPING AMERICANS EVADE TAXES
The Justice Department charges Credit Suisse AG with helping wealthy Americans avoid paying taxes through offshore accounts.
4. DEATH THREATS HANG OVER UKRAINE'S PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION
Officials accuse pro-Russia gunmen of seizing election commission offices and menacing residents in the east in an effort to derail the vote.
5. DEEP SCARS REMAIN, A YEAR AFTER OKLA. TORNADO
Even the slightest turn in the weather can cause anxiety and fear for elementary school students in Moore, Okla., who lost seven classmates in the twister.
6. WHO WANTS TO HELP FIND ABDUCTED NIGERIAN SCHOOLGIRLS
Some 500 traditional hunters armed with homemade guns and spears say they only need backing from the military to get moving.
7. FOUR MAJOR PHONE CARRIERS OFFERING 911 EMERGENCY TEXTING
Local governments in 16 states are using the technology, and Vermont has become the first to offer it statewide.
8. 'YOOPERS' MAKES MERRIAM-WEBSTER CUT
The nickname for residents of Michigan's Upper Peninsula is among new additions to the dictionary, along with pop-culture words "hot spot" and "steampunk."
9. 'GODFATHER,' 'ANNIE HALL' CINEMATOGRAPHER DIES
Through much of the 1970s, Gordon Willis was the cameraman relied on by some of Hollywood's top directors.
10. CALIFORNIA CHROME IN BY A NOSE
New York gaming officials OK use of the horse's familiar nasal strip during his upcoming triple-crown bid at Belmont.
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