10 things to know for Thursday


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


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1. WHAT COMEY WILL TELL SENATORS


The ex-FBI chief, according to his prepared testimony, will testify that Trump repeatedly pressed him for his “loyalty” and asked him to back off an investigation of former adviser Michael Flynn.


2. TRUMP SETTLES ON COMEY’S REPLACEMENT


The president intends to nominate Christopher Wray, a high-ranking official in George W. Bush’s Justice Department, to head the FBI.


3. BRITAIN’S POLITICAL LEADERS CRISSCROSS THE COUNTRY


On the last day of the general election campaign, security dominates the agenda in the wake of the London Bridge attack.


4. FRESH WEAPONS TEST BY NORTH KOREA


Several projectiles — believed to be short-range, surface-to-ship missiles — are fired off the North’s east coast, South Korea’s military says.


5. FOR INFRASTRUCTURE, TRUMP TOUTS PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS


The president promises to create a “first-class” system of roads, bridges and waterways by using $200 billion in public funds to generate $1 trillion in investment.


6. MYANMAR MILITARY PLANE GOES MISSING


The transport plane with 120 people on board disappears on a flight from southern Myanmar to Yangon on a route that would have taken it over the sea.


7. HOW LONG OUR SPECIES HAS BEEN AROUND


New fossils from Morocco push the evidence back by about 100,000 years.


8. NASA CHOOSES 12 NEW ASTRONAUTS


The seven men and five women could one day fly aboard the nation’s next generation of spacecraft.


9. WHO’S REMEMBERING GREGG ALLMAN


Jason Aldean, Darius Rucker and others kick off the CMT Music Awards with a rousing tribute to the southern rocker, who died last month at age 69.


10. SOONER SURPRISE: BOB STOOPS RETIRES AT 56


The Oklahoma coach is stepping down after 10 conference championships and a national title in 18 seasons.


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