10 Things To Know For Friday, September 6


UPDATED: Friday September 6, 2013 5:44 AM

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday, September 6:
    
1. LAST-DITCH EFFORT BY OBAMA
    
He's using his final day in Europe to continue pushing for foreign support for a U.S. military strike in retaliation for the gas attack in Syria. G20-SYRIA
    
2. HOW CHEMISTS TEST FOR SARIN
    
If the poisonous gas is present in a sample of material, three numbers - 99-125-81 - will appear on the tester's computer screen. The numbers are sarin's fingerprint. TESTING FOR SARIN
    
3. GEORGE ZIMMERMAN'S WIFE FILES FOR DIVORCE
    
She says the couple lived "like gypsies" after her husband was released from jail, spending nights in a 20-foot trailer in the woods. NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH-DIVORCE
    
4. WHERE A SECT IS BESEIGED
    
After a takeover by Islamists, the Christian population of the town of Dalga in Egypt's south is living in terror. EGYPT-TOWN IN PERIL
    
5. RARE CIVILITY IN THE MIDEAST
    
The foreign minister of Iran, a nation hostile to Israel, sends a message on Twitter wishing "Happy Rosh Hashana" to those celebrating the Jewish New Year. IRAN-ISRAEL
    
6.  DECLINE IN US BIRTHS SLOWS
    
The economy no longer seems to be deterring couples from having children, some experts say. BIRTHS
    
7. MORE CHILDREN IN US TRYING E-CIGARETTES
    
Health officials worry that experimentation with the electronic variety will lead kids to regular smoking. ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES
    
8. TEEN KILLED BY REMOTE CONTROL HELICOPTER
    
NYC police say the 19-year-old operating the chopper was struck in the head and died at the scene. REMOTE CONTROL HELICOPTER-DEATH
    
9. DOGS OF WAR
    
National Guard soldiers from New York who befriended a stray while on patrol in Afghanistan reunite with the mixed breed and her seven puppies. SOLDIERS-DOG RESCUE
    
10. WHO'S OFF TO A FLYING START
    
Peyton Manning ties an NFL record with seven TD passes as the Broncos open the season by drubbing the Ravens 49-27. RAVENS-BRONCOS

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