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FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2012 file photo, a police officer inspects an alleged counterfeit $100 U.S. dollar note during a media presentation in Lima, Peru. (AP Photo/Karel Navarro, File)

10 Things to Know for Today, Thursday September 5

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

1. HOW OBAMA'S STANCE HAS SHIFTED

The president, a proponent of restraint and global cooperation, is leading the charge for a military strike against Syria — against the objections of most major U.S. allies. CLICK HERE

2. OHIO REVIEWING KIDNAPPER'S SUICIDE

The state prison system wants to find out how Ariel Castro managed to hang himself with a bedsheet while in protective custody. CLICK HERE

3. WHY SUMMIT HAS A DIFFERENT FEEL

Economic matters normally dominate the G-20 summit. This year, though, Syria's civil war is eclipsing those issues. CLICK HERE

4. EXPLORING STICKER PRICE OF HEALTH CARE LAW

A study finds monthly premiums for a 40-year-old buying a mid-range plan will average close to $330 and nearly $615 for a 60-year-old. CLICK HERE

5. WHERE FUNNY MONEY IS FLOURISHING

Peru has overtaken Colombia as the world's No. 1 counterfeiter of U.S. dollars. CLICK HERE

6. N.H. PATIENT LIKELY DIED OF RARE BRAIN DISEASE

Officials believe there's a remote chance up to 13 others in multiple states were also exposed to the fatal illness through surgical equipment. CLICK HERE

7. WHAT MORE AMERICANS ARE WORRYING ABOUT

Privacy concerns are on the rise, with 50 percent of U.S. Internet users saying they're leery of the amount of information available about them online, a survey shows. CLICK HERE

8. THEN: 2-WAY WRIST RADIO; NOW: SAMSUNG SMARTWATCH

Decades ago, Dick Tracy sported a wristwatch-like device he could talk into like a phone. The technology that once seemed futuristic will be available by Christmas. CLICK HERE

9. ACTRESS TAKING ANOTHER WALK DOWN THE AISLE

Scarlett Johansson, whose marriage to Ryan Reynolds ended in 2010, is engaged to a Frenchman and onetime journalist. CLICK HERE

10. STILL-SMARTING DENVER GETS REMATCH

The Broncos will look to avenge last year's stunning playoff loss to Baltimore when the NFL season kicks off in Denver. CLICK HERE

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