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October 23, 2015

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

1. SCORES DEAD IN CRASH IN SOUTHWEST FRANCE

A bus and truck collide on a country road, setting the bus ablaze and killing at least 42 people, mostly elderly tourists, authorities say. FRANCE-ROAD CRASH

2. WHY BENGHAZI GRILLING COULD PROVE BENEFICIAL TO HILLARY CLINTON

The 11-hour hearing gave her a high-profile platform to show her self-control and command of foreign policy. CONGRESS-BENGHAZI-ANALYSIS

3. ISLAMIC STATE EXTREMISTS RAKING IN OIL RICHES

The group earns up to $50 million a month selling crude from oilfields under its control in Iraq and Syria, according to Iraqi intelligence and U.S. officials. ISLAMIC STATE GROUP-OIL BUSINESS

4. MEXICO BRACING FOR POWERFUL PATRICIA

“This is an extremely dangerous, potentially catastrophic hurricane,” the U.S. National Hurricane Center says of the storm bearing down on Mexico’s central Pacific coast. TROPICAL WEATHER

5. FEDERAL AGENTS INTERCEPT SHIPMENT OF EXECUTION DRUG

The seizure comes after Arizona tried to illegally import a lethal injection drug that is not approved in the U.S., according to documents obtained by the AP. ARIZONA-EXECUTION DRUGS

6. SWORD-WIELDING ATTACKER HAD ‘RACIST MOTIVE’

Police label the rampage that killed two people at a school in Sweden a hate crime, partly because of the way the man selected his victims. SWEDEN-SCHOOL-ATTACK

7. BENEFITS OF MYANMAR JADE RUSH NOT TRICKLING DOWN

Villagers in the jungles of Myanmar’s northern Kachin state have lost land, homes and entire communities to jade mining — but have seen almost none of the huge profits. MYANMAR-JADE RUSH

8. WHAT’S NOT A BAD BUY FOR $50

Amazon’s new $50 Fire tablet is heavy and bulky, and the camera isn’t that good. But it works well as a budget device, the AP’s Anick Jesdanun reports. DIGITAL LIFE-AMAZON’S $50 TABLET-REVIEW

9. TECH GIANTS FACE HURDLES IN CAR GAME

As Google and Apple look to automobiles as the next frontier for innovation, they face a looming reality: Cars are a lot harder to manufacture and sell than smartphones. TECH INDUSTRY-AUTOMAKERS

10. WHO’S GOTTA WIN OR GO HOME

Never-say-quit Toronto needs a victory against Kansas City to stave off elimination in the American League Championship Series. ALCS

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