7 Things To Know For Wednesday

7 Things To Know For Wednesday (Image 1)
7 Things To Know For Wednesday (Image 1)

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

1. BOTCHED EXECUTION IN OKLAHOMA

A condemned man succumbs of a heart attack after the delivery of a new drug combination fails to go as planned.

2. CLIPPERS’ STERLING BANNED FROM NBA FOR LIFE

It’s one the harshest penalties in the history of U.S. sports.

3. WHY STORMS AREN’T SUBSIDING IN THE US

The jet stream plunging from the Northwest is keeping a large, high-pressure system off the East Coast. And that’s preventing the tornado-prone weather from moving east and weakening.

4. FEDEX EMPLOYEE WOUNDS SIX BEFORE KILLING HIMSELF

The gunman worked as a package handler at the Georgia facility. No motive for his rampage has been revealed.

5. COURT: KNOX DELIVERED FATAL BLOW HERSELF

The next step could be an appeal to another Italian court. If those judges confirm the American’s conviction, a long extradition fight for Knox is expected.

6. JUSTICES WARY OF UNLIMITED CELLPHONE SEARCHES

The Supreme Court appears ready to reject the Obama administration’s argument that police should be able to make such searches without first getting warrants.

7. WHERE ‘LITTLE GREEN MEN’ ARE STIRRING FEAR

Ukrainians are using the moniker to describe pro-Russian insurgents who dress in green fatigues and whose origins remain mysterious.

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