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

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

1. TRUMP MOVES TO WEAKEN ‘OBAMACARE’

The president plans to halt payments to insurers under the Obama-era health care law that he has been trying to unravel for months.

2. CALIFORNIA COMMUNITIES UNDER SEIGE

The death toll climbs over 30 — the worst week of wildfires the state has ever seen — and is expected to keep rising as residents brace for more evacuations, destruction and danger.

3. TRUMP TO SPEAK ON IRAN NUKE DEAL

President Trump is expected to tell the nation that the landmark deal is not in America’s best national security interests, and will specifically target Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard.

4. COUPLE DESCRIBED AS ADVENTURE-SEEKERS

The wife and husband who were freed in a dramatic rescue mission after being held hostage five years in Afghanistan wanted to see areas of the world infrequently traveled by Westerners, those who know them say.

5. “HW RAPED ME”

Actress Rose McGowan’s rape allegations against Harvey Weinstein are latest incendiary episode in the fast-unraveling saga engulfing the fallen Hollywood mogul.

6. WHAT NATION IS CLAD IN BLACK, MOURNING

Thais marked one year since the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej with solemn ceremonies and acts of personal devotion before an elaborate five-day funeral later this month.

7. WHERE LACK OF OPIOIDS CAUSES HARM

A report finds that millions die suffering in part because of a global disparity that leaves many poor countries without opioid painkillers.

8. COST-OF-LIVING HIKE ON TAP

Millions of Social Security recipients and other retirees in the U.S. can expect another small increase in benefits next year.

9. WHOSE ‘JEOPARDY!’ STREAK HAS BEEN HALTED

Austin Rogers, a New York City bartender, is finally bested after a 12-game winning streak that earned him $411,000.

10. DEFENDING CHAMP CUBS SURPASS NATIONALS

The Chicago Cubs bat around in the fifth inning and hold on for a 9-8 win, sending the Washington Nationals to another early playoff exit.

Rose McGowan

FILE - In this April 15, 2015 file photo, Rose McGowan arrives at the LA Premiere Of "DIOR & I" held at the Leo S. Bing Theatre in Los Angeles. McGowan emerged from a brief suspension on Twitter on Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, to offer her most pointed accusation that she was sexually abused by film mogul Harvey Weinstein. Weinstein's representative says the producer denies he engaged in "any non-consensual contact." (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

APTOPIX Thailand King Mourning

Thai mourner holds a portrait of the late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej at Siriraj Hospital where he died in Bangkok, Thailand, Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. Thais marked one year since the death of the King with solemn ceremonies and acts of personal devotion Friday before an elaborate five-day funeral later this month. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

APTOPIX NLDS Cubs Nationals Baseball

Chicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras begins to celebrate after Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper struck out swinging in the ninth inning to end Game 5 of a baseball National League Division Series, at Nationals Park, early Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, in Washington. The Cubs advanced to the NLCS with a 9-8 win. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

California Wildfires

On Willowview Court in Santa Rosa, Calif., a homeowner displays an American flag amidst the destruction from a wildfire, Thursday Oct. 12, 2017. Since igniting Sunday in spots across eight counties, the fires have transformed many neighborhoods into wastelands. Thousands of homes and businesses have been destroyed and thousands of people were forced to flee. (Kent Porter/The Press Democrat via AP)

Afghanistan Missing Couple

This still image made from a 2013 video released by the Coleman family shows Caitlan Coleman and her husband, Canadian Joshua Boyle in a militant video given to the family. The American woman, her Canadian husband and their three young children have been released in October 2017 after years of being held captive by a network with ties to the Taliban. The two were abducted five years ago while traveling in Afghanistan and have been held by the Haqqani network. The couple had three children while in captivity. (Coleman family via AP)