10 Things to Know for Tuesday 10/20

Oscar Pistorius is scheduled to be released from prison on Friday after serving 10 months of a five-year sentence for the fatal shooting of his girlfriend Reeva Steekamp, the USA Today reports.
Oscar Pistorius is scheduled to be released from prison on Friday after serving 10 months of a five-year sentence for the fatal shooting of his girlfriend Reeva Steekamp, the USA Today reports.

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

1. WHERE THE DEATH OF A MIGRANT HAS TRIGGERED NATIONAL SOUL-SEARCHING

After an Eritrean was killed after being mistaken for an attacker, Israelis reflect on how they are reacting to recent Palestinian violence.

2. OSCAR PISTORIUS PUT UNDER HOUSE ARREST

The double-amputee Olympic runner, who fatally shot his girlfriend on Valentine's Day 2013, had been in a prison in Pretoria, the South African capital.

3. WHO COULD BECOME CANADA'S NEXT PRIME MINISTER

Justin Trudeau, the son of a man who championed liberal politics and brought glamor and excitement to Canadian politics in the late 1960s, is favored to win the elections.

4. MIGRANTS NO LONGER STUCK IN SERBIA, MOVE INTO CROATIA

They leave behind a field scattered with soaked blankets, mud-caked clothing and water-logged tents after authorities eased restrictions.

5. AGING MOBSTER ON TRIAL FOR HEIST DRAMATIZED IN MOVIE 'GOODFELLAS'

Vincent Asaro is accused of being involved in the $6 million Lufthansa holdup in 1978, a legendary theft dramatized in the hit film.

6. POPE'S SUMMIT ON FAMILY ISSUES NOT LIKELY TO CHANGE DOCTRINE ON HOMOSEXUALITY OR DIVORCE

However, things have definitely evolved: African bishops play a bigger role and calls have surfaced to stop calling gays "intrinsically disordered".

7. WHEN STATE'S CYBERSECURITY SUFFERED

The State Department was among the worst government agencies at protecting its computer networks while Hillary Clinton was secretary from 2009 to 2013, the AP finds.

8. OHIO DELAYS EXECUTIONS UNTIL AT LEAST 2017

The state has run out of supplies of lethal injection drugs and has failed to find new ones, including from overseas.

9. UNITED AIRLINES NAMES NEW ACTING CEO

The company's general counsel Brett J. Hart will take over for Oscar Munoz, who suffered a heart attack about a month into the job.

10. CHARITY EVENT IN ALASKA WILL NOT BE CALLED A SLAVE AUCTION ANYMORE

Organizers say the activity, where people bid for volunteers, will change its name after the NAACP complained.


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