10 Things to Know for Today

Published on NewsOK Modified: September 4, 2014 at 4:53 am •  Published: September 4, 2014
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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. US, UK WILL 'NOT BE COWED' BY MILITANTS

Obama and Cameron declare that their nations will "be forthright" in the defense of their values from extremists who have ruthlessly taken over large areas of Iraq and Syria and killed two American journalists.

2. POLAND, BALTICS EXPECT MORE THAN WORDS FROM OBAMA

NATO's eastern European members want permanent bases with troops on their land - a request unlikely to be granted due to the alliance's 1997 agreement with Russia.

3. US TO INVESTIGATE FERGUSON POLICE

The Justice Department plans to open a probe into the practices of law enforcers following the shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old in the St. Louis suburb.

4. AL-QAIDA CLAIMS NEW OUTPOSTS

The group's leader says in a video statement that it has expanded into the Indian subcontinent to "wage jihad against its enemies."

5. WHICH CURE EXPERTS PROPOSE FOR EBOLA

Without any licensed drugs or vaccines for the deadly disease, some researchers say the blood of survivors is worth a shot.

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