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10 for today: Friday, Nov. 8

10 for today: Friday, Nov. 8

TIPSY TURKEYS: In this photo taken Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013 Joe Morette watches as his flock of turkeys drink beer from the trough in Henniker, N.H. Morette says that birds are just like humans and get beer bellies and insists it makes them fatter, more flavorful, and juicer. Photo: Associated Press/Jim Cole

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

1. WHO LED THE WAY IN TRANS FATS’ DEMISE

NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg can take credit for using his city’s market size to force an early shift away from the pantry staple.

2. ‘LICE IS ICKY, BUT IT’S NOT DANGEROUS’

Some schools have changed the way they deal with kids who have live bugs in their hair, letting them return to the classroom to shield them from embarrassment and protect their privacy.

3. TYPHOON SLAMS THE PHILIPPINES

Haiyan races across a string of islands from east to west, lashing beach communities with powerful winds and driving hundreds of thousands from their homes.

4. OBAMA SAYS HE’S SORRY PEOPLE ARE LOSING HEALTH INSURANCE

He pledges the government will do everything it can to help those “in a tough position.”

5. WHAT’S NEXT FOR TWITTER

After a sensational public debut, the company that’s never turned a profit and has just a fraction of Facebook’s user base must prove to investors that it’s worth the money.

6. TRIBUTE FOR SLAIN TSA OFFICER AT AIRPORTS

A moment of silence is designated at security checkpoint operations around the country to mark the time Gerardo Hernandez was shot last week at LAX by a rampaging gunman.

7. HUNDREDS PROTEST OUTSIDE CALIF. WALMART

Police arrest 54 people, including some employees, at a newly opened store in Los Angeles.

8. HOW ONE N.H. FARMER TAKES CARE OF HIS TURKEYS

Joe Morette has been feeding his Thanksgiving birds beer since 1993. He says it makes them fatter, more flavorful and juicier.

9. RICKETS MAKING A SHOCKING COMEBACK

The disease, marked by bowed legs and curved spines and caused by vitamin D deficiency, largely disappeared from Britain in the 1950s but has increased fourfold in the last 15 years.

10. ATTORNEY: JONATHAN MARTIN HAD MORE THAN ONE ABUSER

The lawyer for the Miami Dolphins tackle says Richie Incognito wasn’t the only one who harassed his client.

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