10 Things to Know for Today: May 3
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. BANGLADESH FINANCE MINISTER DOWNPLAYS COLLAPSE THAT KILLED 500
He says “I don't think it is really serious — it's an accident” and “It happens everywhere.”
2. PAKISTAN PROSECUTOR IN MUSHARRAF CASE IS KILLED
Gunmen in a taxi fired upon the lawyer who was leading the charge against the former military ruler.
3. ASSAD REGIME ACCUSED OF ‘MASSACRE,’ KILLING AT LEAST 50
Activists say Syrian troops killed men, women and children in the mountain village of Bayda.
4. MOMENTS OF PANIC AT HOUSTON AIRPORT
A man is dead after firing a gun at Bush Intercontinental, shot by a Homeland Security agent at the same time he turned the gun on himself.
5. BOSTON BOMBING SUSPECT'S REMAINS CLAIMED
A funeral home picks up Tamerlan Tsarnaev's body for his family. The cause of his death is expected to be released soon.
6. OIL IMPORTS PLUNGE
As production rises in the U.S., the daily flow of imported crude oil falls to a 17-year low.
7. WHO WILL LOSE WITH ONLINE GAMBLING
As Nevada, New Jersey and Delaware lead the way, some warn the move will be bad news for casinos.
8. HOW THE NOOK WILL GET 700,000 MORE APPS
Barnes & Noble struck a deal to get Google Play's games and apps on its tablets.
9. WHERE'S LINDSAY LOHAN? APPARENTLY, NOT IN REHAB
Her lawyer told a judge the troubled actress was in lockdown for 90 days only to learn later that she never checked in to the facility.
10. MOST DON'T OBJECT TO WASHINGTON ‘REDSKINS'
Nearly four in five Americans think the team should keep its name, which some consider derogatory to Native Americans, an AP-GfK poll shows.