10 Things to Know for Wednesday

10 Things to Know for Wednesday
The Associated Press

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

1. WHAT’S VEXING TRUMP NOMINEE

A watchdog report determined that Dr. Ronny Jackson, the president’s pick to lead the VA, exhibited “unprofessional behaviors” during a power struggle over the White House medical unit.

1. POLICE ASSESS CHILLING FACEBOOK POST

The message, posted by the suspect in the deadly van attack in Toronto, raises the possibility that he may have nursed grudges against women.

3. WHO’S PUTTING TRUMP ON NOTICE

Iran’s top diplomat tells the AP that if the U.S. pulls out of the landmark 2015 nuclear deal, Iran “mostly likely” would abandon it, too.

4. SUSPECTED GUNMAN HAD TROUBLED PAST

Travis Reinking’s erratic behavior began years before police say he showed up without pants at a Waffle House restaurant in Tennessee and killed four people.

5. HOW MACRON’S US TRIP IS PLAYING OUT

Trump and the French president profess a sunny relationship, even as the two allies strain to bridge differences over the Iran nuclear agreement, Syria and more.

6. PRESIDENT’S HARSH RHETORIC FADES

Trump once derided Kim Jong Un as “Little Rocket Man.” Now he says the North Korean dictator has been “very open” and “very honorable.”

7. COSBY LAWYERS MAKE CLOSING ARGUMENTS

The comedian’s defense team urges a jury to acquit the 80-year-old comedian of sexual assault charges they say are based on “flimsy, silly, ridiculous evidence.”

8. NEW FRONTIER IN CONVENIENCE

In its latest perk, Amazon begins offering free delivery to a customer’s parked car.

9. COMEY BOOK FINDS EAGER AUDIENCE

Sales of “A Higher Loyalty,” the former FBI chief’s memoir, topped 600,000 copies the first week.

10. RAPPER WALKS OUT OF PRISON

Pennsylvania’s highest court orders Meek Mill freed while he appeals decade-old gun and drug convictions.

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