Around the world: 10 things to know Wednesday

Staff reports Updated: April 3, 2013 at 12:00 am • Published: April 3, 2013 0

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

1. NORTH KOREA BANS THE SOUTH FROM FACTORY ON THE BORDER

The move to block South Koreans from the Kaesong industrial complex comes amid increasing hostility from Pyongyang. KOREAS-TENSION

2. CLINTON AND BIDEN SHARE STAGE

The leading 2016 Democratic presidential hopefuls spoke about women's rights and stoked speculation for the future. CLINTON-2016

3. OBAMA PUTS ON PRESSURE FOR GUN CONTROL

The president hopes to press Congress to act by drawing attention to Colorado's newly passed measures in a speech today. OBAMA

4. SANFORD CLEARS HURDLE IN COMEBACK BID

After resigning in disgrace as South Carolina governor, he wins the GOP nomination for his old congressional seat and will run against Stephen Colbert's sister. 1ST DISTRICT PRIMARY RUNOFF

5. HOW WHITE SUPREMACIST WENT UNDERGROUND

Authorities say days before he killed Colorado's corrections chief, Evan Ebel disabled his ankle monitoring bracelet and fled. CORRECTIONS DIRECTOR KILLED

6. WHAT LANDMARK ARMS TREATY HINGES ON

The U.N. pact is intended to keep weapons from falling into the hands of bad guys around the globe. UN ARMS TREATY

7. DECADES AFTER KING'S DEATH, WORKERS HE FOUGHT FOR STRUGGLE

Forty-five years after the civil rights leader was slain supporting a historic Memphis sanitation workers' strike, trash collectors are fighting to hang onto their jobs. KING ANNIVERSARY-SANITATION WORKERS

8. MAN SAYS HE TRIED TO RAPE BABY, BUT DIDN'T MEAN TO KILL HER

Steven Smith asked an Ohio court for mercy from the death penalty for the 1998 death of a 6-month-old girl. DEATH PENALTY-OHIO

9. LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, THE ROLLING STONES

The AP's David Bauder lists the history factor and Keith Richards as reasons to care about today's announcement that the Stones are returning to the stage. MUSIC-THE ROLLING STONES

10. WHY VIDEO OF RUTGERS COACH PUT HIS JOB ON THE LINE

Basketball coach Mike Rice is shown shoving and throwing balls at players and yelling gay slurs at them at practice. RUTGERS-RICE

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