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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: FAA JOINS ETHIOPIA CRASH PROBE U.S. aviation experts join the investigation into the deadly crash of an Ethiopian Airlines jetliner, as a growing number of airlines and countries ground the Boeing 737 Max 8 planes. TRUMP’S CAMPAIGN AGENDA … Continue reading 10 Things to Know for Today

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: ETHIOPIA, CHINA GROUND BOEING JETS AMID GLOBAL MOURNING Ethiopian Airlines grounds all of its Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft and Chinese aviation officials do the same the day after a crash in Addis Ababa killed all 157 on … Continue reading 10 Things to Know for Today

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: MANAFORT ONLY GETS 4 YEARS IN PRISON WHEN 20 WAS POSSIBLE The former Trump campaign chairman has been sentenced to only 47 months in prison for tax and bank fraud related to his work advising Ukrainian politicians. HOW … Continue reading 10 Things to Know for Today

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: MAJOR CHANGE IN US ASYLUM PRACTICES Border agents have been told to require Spanish speakers and migrants from Latin America to wait in Mexico during the asylum process, memos obtained by the AP reveal. MANAFORT TO LEARN FATE … Continue reading 10 Things to Know for Today

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: HOUSE DEMOCRATS POISED FOR MORE COHEN TESTIMONY Trump’s former lawyer returns to Capitol Hill for a fourth day of questioning as Democrats pursue investigations into Trump’s White House, businesses and presidential campaign. FORMER NISSAN CHAIRMAN LEAVES DETENTION FACILITY … Continue reading 10 Things to Know for Today

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: HOUSE PANEL SEEKS DOCUMENTS ON 81 PEOPLE LINKED TO TRUMP A House panel is probing the president and his administration for possible obstruction of justice, corruption and abuse of power. Trump dismisses the investigation as “ridiculous.” JAPAN COURT … Continue reading 10 Things to Know for Today

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: NO DEAL IN HANOI Declaring “sometimes you have to walk,” Trump did just that after nuclear disarmament talks with Kim Jong Un collapsed after the two sides failed to reach a deal due to a standoff over U.S. … Continue reading 10 Things to Know for Today

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: WHAT TOOK BEST PICTURE AT OSCARS In an upset, the segregation-era road-trip drama “Green Book” is crowned top film at the 91st Academy Awards. Not everyone, notably Spike Lee among others, was happy with the result. TRUMP REFRAMES … Continue reading 10 Things to Know for Today

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: STATES SUE TO STOP EMERGENCY DECLARATION Sixteen states file a lawsuit against the Trump administration’s plan to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, with California’s attorney general saying the action violates the Constitution. HONDA SHUTTERING UK FACTORY … Continue reading 10 Things to Know for Today

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: WHO VENEZUELA’S GOVERNMENT HAS BACK-CHANNELED WITH President Nicolas Maduro revealed in an AP interview that his government held secret talks with the Trump administration and predicted he would survive an unprecedented global campaign to force his resignation. FROM … Continue reading 10 Things to Know for Today

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: BORDER SECURITY SEEMS NEAR A SERENE RESOLUTION Congress is set to resolve its clattering brawl with President Donald Trump in uncommonly bipartisan fashion as lawmakers prepare to pass a border security compromise. FLORIDA HIGH SCHOOL MASSACRE ONE YEAR … Continue reading 10 Things to Know for Today

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: ‘I CAN’T SAY I’M THRILLED’ Trump says he’s not expecting the government to shut down again, a signal that he’s leaning toward accepting a budget deal that denies him most of the money he’s sought for a border … Continue reading 10 Things to Know for Today

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: BUDGET DEAL ALLOWS FOR REDUCED WALL FUNDING Republicans tentatively agree to far less money for Trump’s border wall than his $5.7 billion request, settling for a figure of nearly $1.4 billion, congressional aides say. 2 PARKLAND MOMS NOW … Continue reading 10 Things to Know for Today

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: TRUMP TRIES TO TURN BORDER DEBATE WITH EL PASO RALLY In his first rally since November’s midterm elections, the president is aiming to deliver on his elusive signature pledge to American voters. POSSIBLE IMPEACHMENT COULD FURTHER UPEND VIRGINIA … Continue reading 10 Things to Know for Today

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: VIRGINIA HAS CHECKERED RACIAL PAST Virginia has become more diverse and socially liberal in recent years, but the state continues to struggle with mindsets shaped by its turbulent racial history. BORDER WALL A DELICATE DANCE Some Mexican homes … Continue reading 10 Things to Know for Today

WASHINGTON | Trump doubts negotiators will strike budget deal he’d accept

WASHINGTON —January 28, 2019— President Donald Trump  doubts negotiators will strike the odds congressional negotiators will craft a deal to end his border wall standoff with Congress are “less than 50-50.” As hundreds of thousands of furloughed federal workers prepared to return to work, Trump told The Wall Street Journal that he doesn’t think the negotiators … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump doubts negotiators will strike budget deal he’d accept

HAVANA | Tornado hits Havana; Cuban president says 3 dead, 172 hurt

HAVANA  —January 28, 2019—  A tornado and pounding rains smashed into the eastern part of Cuba’s capital overnight, toppling trees, bending power poles and flinging shards of metal roofing through the air as the storm cut a path of destruction across eastern Habana. Power was cut to many areas and President Miguel Diaz-Canel said Monday … Continue reading HAVANA | Tornado hits Havana; Cuban president says 3 dead, 172 hurt

DEERFIELD, Ill | Caterpillar swings to 4Q profit, but still falls short

DEERFIELD, Ill. —January 28, 2019—  Caterpillar returned to profitability in the fourth quarter, but sales have begun to slow in China and earnings failed to measure up to expectations on Wall Street. Shares tumbled 6 percent before the opening bell, weighing heavily on the Dow Jones industrial average. It’s a meager start to what will … Continue reading DEERFIELD, Ill | Caterpillar swings to 4Q profit, but still falls short

HAVANA | The Latest: Cook: Havana tornado absolutely “frightening”

HAVANA —January 28, 2019—  The Latest on Cuba’s deadly weather (all times local): 8 a.m. Leanys Calvo, a restaurant cook in Havana’s 10th of October borough, says she was working Sunday night despite heavy rain and wind when she heard a rumbling noise outside and looked out to see what appeared to be a tornado … Continue reading HAVANA | The Latest: Cook: Havana tornado absolutely “frightening”

BANGKOK | Thailand suspends patent processing for medical marijuana

BANGKOK —January 28, 2019— Thailand suspends patent processing for medical marijuana. Thailand’s military government has suspended the licensing of commercial marijuana-based products for medical use amid concern that foreign pharmaceutical companies might try to monopolize the market. Monday’s decree orders the director of the Department of Intellectual Property to invalidate all patent applications for medical marijuana … Continue reading BANGKOK | Thailand suspends patent processing for medical marijuana

Anthony Davis tells New Orleans that he wants a trade

—January 28, 2019— Anthony Davis’ agent says the five-time All-Star has told the New Orleans Pelicans that he wants to be traded to a contending team. Agent Rich Paul confirmed the request to The Associated Press early Monday. ESPN first reported that Davis has told the Pelicans he wants to go elsewhere. Davis is having the … Continue reading Anthony Davis tells New Orleans that he wants a trade

RIO DE JANEIRO | Brazilian president has surgery to remove colostomy bag

RIO DE JANEIRO— January 28, 2019— Brazil’s new far-right president is undergoing surgery to remove the colostomy bag that was put into place after he was stabbed in September. President Jair Bolsonaro, speaking in a video from the Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo on Sunday night, says the surgery starts at 7 a.m. Monday and … Continue reading RIO DE JANEIRO | Brazilian president has surgery to remove colostomy bag

Pope: Terrified of bloodbath in Venezuela, won’t pick sides

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE —January 28, 2019— Pope Francis says he is “terrified of a bloodbath” in Venezuela but doesn’t want to pick sides in the political standoff because it’s not his role as a pastor. Francis told reporters travelling home from Panama on Sunday that he supports the entire Venezuelan population. He said: “If I … Continue reading Pope: Terrified of bloodbath in Venezuela, won’t pick sides

LONDON | Rare red panda found after escape from Belfast Zoo

LONDON—January 28, 2019— Officials say a rare red panda is safe and sound, a day after it escaped from Belfast Zoo in Northern Ireland. The animal went missing on Sunday, and Belfast City Council had urged members of the public to report any sightings to the zoo. The council said Monday that the mammal had been … Continue reading LONDON | Rare red panda found after escape from Belfast Zoo

NEW YORK | ‘VH1 Trailblazer Honors’ celebrates director Ava DuVernay

NEW YORK —January 28, 2019—  “VH1 Trailblazer Honors” will pay tribute to Academy Award-nominated director Ava DuVernay to kick off Women’s History Month. The 46-year-old’s screenwriter includes the films “Selma,” ”13TH” and “A Wrinkle In Time.” The 2018 fantasy movie made her the highest-grossing female black director in domestic box office history. DuVernay is a … Continue reading NEW YORK | ‘VH1 Trailblazer Honors’ celebrates director Ava DuVernay

Silva struggling to revive big-spending Everton

— Jan 28, 2019— Nicknamed the “Mini-Mourinho” after his illustrious compatriot, Marco Silva arrived in the Premier League in January 2017 as the slick, sharp-suited and smooth-talking coach with progressive ideas and a track record of success. Two years and three clubs later, English soccer is starting to wonder if he is worth all the … Continue reading Silva struggling to revive big-spending Everton

LONDON | Rare red panda goes missing from Belfast Zoo

LONDON— Jan 28, 2019—Officials say a rare red panda has gone missing from Belfast Zoo in Northern Ireland. Belfast City Council officials said Monday the animal is not considered dangerous but warned the public not to approach it if it is spotted. Anyone seeing the animal is advised to call police. Police also asked motorists … Continue reading LONDON | Rare red panda goes missing from Belfast Zoo

BERLIN | German Chancellor Angela Merkel receiving Fulbright prize

BERLIN —Jan 28, 2019— German Chancellor Angela Merkel is receiving the prestigious Fulbright Prize for International Understanding in a ceremony being held for the first time outside the United States. The Washington-based Fulbright Association is presenting Merkel with the award on Monday in Berlin, citing her “remarkable, compassionate leadership and her strong commitment to mutual … Continue reading BERLIN | German Chancellor Angela Merkel receiving Fulbright prize

BANGKOK | World stocks fall on doubts US shutdown deal will succeed

BANGKOK —Jan 28, 2019— Stock markets mostly fell Monday on caution over China-U.S. trade talks and over the ability of U.S. congressional negotiators to forge a government funding bill acceptable to President Donald Trump. KEEPING SCORE: Germany’s DAX lost 0.3 percent to 11,252 and the CAC 40 in France gave up 0.5 percent to 4,903. … Continue reading BANGKOK | World stocks fall on doubts US shutdown deal will succeed