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10 Things to Know for Today | August 9, 2018

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

1 - TAX CUTS TAKE BACKSEAT TO FEAR IN GOP POLITICS

In primary season, Republican candidates are embracing the general-election strategy of using anxiety as a tool to motivate voters.

2 - HOW MOSCOW REACTED TO NEW US SANCTIONS

A senior Russian lawmaker denounces Washington's response to the poisoning of an ex-Russian spy in Britain as "lynch law."

3 - ARGENTINE LAWMAKERS REJECT LEGALIZING ELECTIVE ABORTION

The vote is a defeat for a grassroots movement that came closer than ever to achieving the decriminalization of the procedure in the homeland of Pope Francis.

4 - STRONG AFTERSHOCKS, DEATH TOLL RISING ON INDONESIAN ISLAND

Lombok is shaken by a third big earthquake in little more than a week as the death toll from an earlier temblor tops 300.

5 - NEW YORK REPUBLICAN ARRESTED FOR INSIDER TRADING

Authorities believe U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins fed inside information he gleaned from sitting on the board of a biotech firm to his son to evade future stock losses.

6 - MILITARY SUSPENDS DISCHARGES OF IMMIGRANT RECRUITS

The U.S. Army has stopped discharging immigrant recruits who enlisted seeking a path to citizenship — at least temporarily, AP learns.

7 - DISTANT FIRES OBSCURE CALIFORNIA CAPITAL'S SKYLINE

Haze and the smell of smoke from far-away blazes blankets the Sacramento area, forcing campers inside, sports teams to cancel practice and leaving ash on cars.

8 - COMPOUND SUSPECTS BUILT IN OFF-THE-GRID COMMUNITY

The newcomers who arrived in December appeared to adapt to life in a tiny New Mexico town before becoming the target of investigations and surveillance.

9 - HISTORY SHARED, UNRECONCILED IN ALABAMA CITY

A statue honoring white Confederate soldiers has stood for more than a century in Tuskegee, a black-majority city with deep ties to African-American history and culture.

10 - DAVID SCHWIMMER GETS NEW SITCOM GIG

The former "Friends" star will appear on "Will & Grace" as a new love interest for Debra Messing's character.