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FILE - In this Tuesday, June 28, 2016, file photo, with two Ikea dressers displayed at right, Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Chairman Elliot Kaye speaks during a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington. Ikea is relaunching a recall of 29 million chests and dressers after the death of a seventh child attributed to one of the dressers tipping over. Ikea CEO Lars Petersson said the company wants to increase awareness of the recall campaign, first announced in June 2016, for several types of chest and dressers that can easily tip over if not properly anchored to a wall. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
November 21, 2017 - 7:34 PM

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

1. FCC CHIEF SETS OUT TO SCRAP 'NET NEUTRALITY'

The move would allow giant cable and telecom companies to throttle broadband speeds and favour their own services if they wish.

2. 'ROY MOORE DENIES IT, THAT'S ALL I CAN SAY'

Trump all but endorses the embattled Alabama Republican Senate nominee, discounting the sexual assault allegations against him.

3. MUGABE'S REIGN IN ZIMBABWE ENDS

The former strongman resigns as president, bowing to overwhelming pressure from the military and lawmakers — and from a population that surged into the streets to say 37 years in power was enough.

4. DAVID CASSIDY SUFFERS ORGAN FAILURE, DIES AT 67

The former teen idol starred in the 1970s sitcom "The Partridge Family" and sold millions of records as the musical group's lead singer.

5. CBS NEWS, PBS CUT TIES WITH CHARLIE ROSE

The moves come less than 24 hours after several women who worked with the veteran newsman alleged a pattern of sexual misconduct.

6. SOLDIER'S DEFECTION CAUGHT ON CAMERA

The U.S.-led U.N. command releases a dramatic video showing the desperate dash to freedom and shooting of a North Korean soldier.

7. WHAT'S CAUSING ALARM AMONG VIETNAM VETS

Tests show some men may have been infected by a slow-killing parasite while fighting in the jungles of Southeast Asia.

8. UBER TAKES ANOTHER HIT

The beleaguered ride-hailing service acknowledges it tried to cover up a hacking attack that stole personal information from some 57 million customers and drivers.

9. A MUSICAL GIFT GUIDE

The AP reviews this season's holiday albums, including efforts from Sia, Smokey Robinson, Gwen Stefani and Patti LaBelle.

10. HURRICANES GET BUMP

Miami moves up to No. 2 behind Alabama in the College Football Playoff rankings, with Clemson slipping one spot to three and Oklahoma holding at four.

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