Around the world: 10 things to know Tuesday

Staff reports Updated: February 5, 2013 at 12:00 am • Published: February 5, 2013

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

1. 'HE ALWAYS SAID HE'D NEVER BE TAKEN ALIVE'

Jimmy Lee Dykes was shot to death after Alabama police stormed the underground bunker where Dykes held a 5-year-old boy hostage for six days. SCHOOL BUS DRIVER SHOT

2. SUPERDOME WORRIED ABOUT BLACKOUT FOR MONTHS

Officials said tests on the dome's electrical feeders had shown "some decay and a chance of failure." SUPER BOWL-POWER OUTAGE

3. WHO THE GOVERNMENT BLAMES FOR FINANCIAL CRISIS

An expected lawsuit will accuse Standard & Poor's of giving high ratings to mortgage debt that plunged in value before the 2008 recession. STANDARD & POOR'S-LAWSUIT

4. IN EGYPT, NEW BOSS SEEMS A LOT LIKE THE OLD ONE

As police crack down on protesters, Morsi is accused of cultivating the same repressive culture as Mubarak. EGYPT

5. WHAT CAUSED MEXICO'S OIL COMPANY BLAST

A methane gas leak that built up in the Petroleos Mexicanos building fueled an explosion that killed 37 people. MEXICO-PEMEX-EXPLOSION

6. CALIFORNIA TOUR BUS HAD SAFETY PROBLEMS BEFORE CRASH

The bus had 22 federal violations last year, including brake, tire and windshield problems. TOUR BUS CRASH

7. PTSD A FACTOR IN DEATH OF FORMER SEAL

The Iraq veteran charged with killing a sniper and his friend on a Texas shooting range had received psychiatric care. SNIPER-AUTHOR-SHOOTING

8. U.S. CALLS IRAN SPACE PROGRAM MONKEY BUSINESS

The Iranians claim to have safely sent a monkey into space and back, but the State Department is skeptical the animal survived. US-IRAN-SPACE MONKEY

9. MOB SUSPECTED IN RIGGED SOCCER MATCHES

Europol says organized crime gangs have fixed or tried to fix 680 matches around the world, including the World Cup. MATCH-FIXING

10. GOVERNOR TRADES FAT JOKES WITH LETTERMAN

New Jersey's Chris Christie started eating a doughnut when Letterman asked if he was bothered by digs about his weight. TV-CHRISTIE-LETTERMAN

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