|10 Things to Know for Wednesday|
|By The Associated Press||Jul 30, 2013, 9:01 PM|
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:
1. MIXED VERDICT FOR MANNING
The soldier who spilled secrets to WikiLeaks is acquitted of aiding the enemy — the most serious charge — but is convicted of espionage, theft and other counts. He faces up to 136 years in prison.
2. ISRAEL, PALESTINIANS SAY THEY'LL KEEP TALKING
After an initial round of peace talks in Washington, negotiators for both sides agree to meet again within two weeks.
3. IN DC, THE LATEST INSTANCE OF GRIDLOCK
Obama's corporate tax cut and jobs spending plan is quickly dismissed by Republican leaders as just a repackaging of old ideas.
4. WHAT DRIVER WAS DOING AS TRAIN CRASHED
He was on the phone with a colleague and apparently looking at a document when the passenger train derailed last week in Spain. Seventy-nine people died.
5. PACKAGED SALAD MIX BLAMED FOR SICKNESS IN IOWA, NEBRASKA
Authorities are trying to determine whether the product also caused a stomach bug in several other states.
6. PRICEY DECISION ON HEALTH CARE
The Obama administration's order delaying a key requirement of the health insurance law will cost the government $10 billion.
7. NOT THE LAST STRAW FOR SUPERSIZE DRINKS
A court rules that New York's crackdown on big, sugary drinks is unconstitutional — but the city vows to appeal.
8. HOW A LONE THIEF GOT AWAY WITH $136 MILLION IN JEWELS
Guards monitoring a diamond collection on display in a French Riviera hotel were unarmed, and local police weren't even aware the show was going on.
9. EX-PSU ADMINISTRATORS ORDERED TO STAND TRIAL
All are accused of covering up child sex abuse involving Jerry Sandusky. The judge calls it "a tragic day for Penn State."
10. ACTRESS EILEEN BRENNAN DIES AT 80
She was known for her portrayal of a gruff Army captain in 1980's "Private Benjamin."