10 Things to Know for Friday - KMOV.com

10 Things to Know for Friday

Posted: Updated:
Good news for travelers who dislike being disconnected.  The FAA is easing restrictions on the use of electronic gadgets on airplanes -- though chatting on cellphones will still be prohibited. By STR Good news for travelers who dislike being disconnected. The FAA is easing restrictions on the use of electronic gadgets on airplanes -- though chatting on cellphones will still be prohibited. By STR
Israelis target weapons shipment in Syria.  Warplanes attack a store of Russian missiles in the port city of Latakia, an official says. It's an apparent continuation of Israel's campaign to keep arms from proliferating in the Mideast. By Carlos Otero Israelis target weapons shipment in Syria. Warplanes attack a store of Russian missiles in the port city of Latakia, an official says. It's an apparent continuation of Israel's campaign to keep arms from proliferating in the Mideast. By Carlos Otero
Stop-and-Frisk gets a reprieve.  A federal appeals court blocks a judge's ruling that the NYPD's controversial tactic discriminates against minorities. By Spencer Platt Stop-and-Frisk gets a reprieve. A federal appeals court blocks a judge's ruling that the NYPD's controversial tactic discriminates against minorities. By Spencer Platt
Death in the desert.  Nearly 100 African migrants hoping to travel to Algeria die of thirst after their two trucks break down in the middle of the Sahara. By Carlos Otero Death in the desert. Nearly 100 African migrants hoping to travel to Algeria die of thirst after their two trucks break down in the middle of the Sahara. By Carlos Otero
Four days, four mass killings.  Experts say violence that left 14 adults and seven children dead is nothing more than random chance, not a sign of growing violence in America. By Carlos Otero Four days, four mass killings. Experts say violence that left 14 adults and seven children dead is nothing more than random chance, not a sign of growing violence in America. By Carlos Otero

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

1. GOOD NEWS FOR TRAVELERS WHO DISLIKE BEING DISCONNECTED

   The FAA is easing restrictions on the use of electronic gadgets on airplanes -- though chatting on cellphones will still be prohibited.

2. ISRAELIS TARGET WEAPONS SHIPMENT IN SYRIA

   Warplanes attack a store of Russian missiles in the port city of Latakia, an official says. It's an apparent continuation of Israel's campaign to keep arms from proliferating in the Mideast.

3. STOP-AND-FRISK GETS A REPRIEVE

   A federal appeals court blocks a judge's ruling that the NYPD's controversial tactic discriminates against minorities.

4. DEATH IN THE DESERT

   Nearly 100 African migrants hoping to travel to Algeria die of thirst after their two trucks break down in the middle of the Sahara.

5. FOUR DAYS, FOUR MASS KILLINGS

   Experts say violence that left 14 adults and seven children dead is nothing more than random chance, not a sign of growing violence in America.

6. HOW WALL STREET AVOIDED OCTOBER JINX

   Rather than being rattled by the U.S. government shutdown, investors kept their focus on what probably matters more: the Federal Reserve.

7. DRIVER TICKETED WHILE WEARING GOOGLE GLASS

   The California woman plans to challenge what may be a first-of-its-kind citation, saying the Internet-connected eyewear makes navigation easier.

8. WHAT MAY PROVE DAMAGING TO TORONTO MAYOR

   Police say they have a video that appears to show Mayor Rob Ford smoking a crack pipe.

9. IN GEOPOLITICS, IT'S SPY VS. SPY

   Even close allies keep things from one another -- and work every angle to find out what's being held back.

10. WHO'S CONDUCTING A WORLDWIDE POLL

   The Vatican wants to know how Catholic parishes around the globe handle sensitive issues like contraception, divorce and gay couples.

Powered by Frankly