5 things you need to know Friday

Cardinals seize momentum, even up World Series

The St. Louis Cardinals tied up the World Series at one game apiece with a 4-2 win on the Boston Red Sox' home turf, shifting the momentum back in the Cardinals favor as the Series heads to St. Louis for Game 3 on Sunday night. Cardinals rookie sensation Michael Wacha put on one of the greatest rookie pitching performances in postseason history, marred only by a two-run homer by slugger David Ortiz, who suffered the first World Series loss of his career.

JonBenet Ramsey grand jury documents to be released

A Colorado judge has ordered the release Friday of grand jury documents related to the 1996 killing of 6-year-old JonBenet Ramsey. The document might shed light on why prosecutors decided against charging her parents.

Bo Xilai saga ends as Chinese court rejects appeal

A court in eastern China on Friday rejected the disgraced politician Bo Xilai's appeal of his life sentence. Bo, 64, a former senior leader of China's ruling Communist Party, was found guilty in September of bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power and was sentenced to life in prison.

Twitter sets cautious valuation for IPO

Twitter set a price range for its initial public offering Thursday, putting a conservative valuation of just over $10 billion on the social media company. Twitter said in a regulatory filing that it will raise as much as $1.61 billion by selling between 70 and 80.5 million shares priced at $17 to $20 each. Shares are on course for a public market debut in mid-November.

Iran races for the bomb

A new estimate by one of the USA's top nuclear experts has said that Iran could produce enough weapons-grade uranium to build a nuclear bomb in as little as a month.

ICYMI: Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Charles, Prince William and Prince George,in one photo

The snap is historic because only once before has a reigning British monarch been in the same room with three future monarchs. That was in 1894, when Queen Victoria was photographed with her son, future King Edward VII, her grandson, future King George V, and her great-grandson, future king Edward VIII.


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