5 Things to Know on Oct. 12

A look at the news you need to know today. Check out our full morning briefing: http://nyti.ms/1Mn9dHC
  1. The Democratic debate is tomorrow, and one likely theme: That it's It’s not Barack Obama’s party anymore.
  2. In the shooting of Tamir Rice, an indictment appears less likely against a Cleveland police officer after two outside reports concluded that he was “reasonable” in deciding to fire his weapon.
  3. In Turkey, thousands of mourners gathered to vent their anger at the government, which they held responsible for the carnage that killed nearly 100 people at a peace rally over the weekend.
  4. Dell is betting that a $67 billion acquisition will help it keep up with the rapidly changing tech industry.
  5. Jason Rezaian, a reporter who has been jailed for 14 months in Iran on espionage charges, was convicted after a trial that ended 2 months ago.