10 things to know for Wednesday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. TURKISH STRIKES VEX ISLAMIC STATE PLAN
Ankara's air campaign against IS militants and Kurdish forces creates a conundrum for Obama, who is leading the fight against one of those targets while relying heavily on the other.
2. AMERICAN WHO SPIED FOR ISRAEL TO GET FREEDOM
The decision to parole spy Jonathan Pollard revisits the 1980s case that divided the United States and Israel.
3. AFGHANISTAN EXAMINING MULLAH OMAR DEATH CLAIM
Kabul officials announce they are looking into rumors that the reclusive Taliban leader has died.
4. FEARED SUNNI MILITANT LEADER KILLED
Pakistani police gun down Malik Ishaq and 13 followers in a mysterious pre-dawn shootout, killing the man believed to behind the slaughter of hundreds of the nation's minority Shiites.
5. IRAN NUCLEAR DEAL TURNS UP LOBBYING HEAT
Both the Obama administration and pro-Israel groups are putting pressure on Congress, which must decide whether to ratify the deal with Tehran.
6. MAN ACCUSED IN LION DEATH THOUGHT HUNT WAS LEGAL
A Minnesota dentist who went on a guided bow hunting trip for big game in Zimbabwe says that he had no idea a lion he killed was protected.
7. JAIL RELEASES MORE SANDRA BLAND FOOTAGE
Texas authorities release several hours of footage showing the Illinois woman during her three days in jail, saying they wanted to dispel rumors that she was dead before arriving there.
8. WHERE THERE'S A HOTBED OF FRAUD ACTIVITY
South Florida has become renowned for scammers stealing hundreds of millions from the government, banks and individuals by using laptops, stolen identities and fake medical procedures.
9. 'MORMONLANDIA' RAVES ABOUT 'BOOK'
The biting satirical musical that mocks Mormons receives a rousing reception in its first-ever showing in Salt Lake City.
10. GOODBYE, WINDOWS 8. HELLO, 10
AP's Anick Jesdanun says with a major update, Windows no longer feels jarring, as though he's using two different computers at once.