By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:
1. THE LAST 33,000 U.S. SURGE TROOPS LEAVE AFGHANISTAN
The withdrawal leaves 68,000 American forces in the warzone.
2. OBAMA SAYS ANTI-ISLAM VIDEO USED AS AN '
By KAREN MATTHEWSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A provocative ad that equates Muslim radicals with savages is set to go up in the city's subway system as violent protests over an anti-Islamic film ridiculing the Prophet Muhammad sweep over much of the Muslim world.
A conservative blogger
By EDITH M. LEDERERAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Hovering over this month's annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations is the international community's failure to end the escalating war in Syria that is starting to spill over into a fragile and divided region.
By JOE McDONALDAP Business Writer
ZHANJIANG, China (AP) - Reformers say China needs more entrepreneurs like Liu Peijian. His chain of six furniture stores employs 60 people. But Beijing's response to the deepest economic slump since the 2008 crisis is to pump money into state industry,