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News 10 Things to Know for Friday

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

1. WHY WALL STREET IS FEELING QUEASY

Stocks plunge again, sending the Dow down 1,000 points, as investors continue to get out of the market after signs of rising inflation.

2. ‘RECKLESS AND IRRESPONSIBLE’

A bipartisan budget deal in the Republican-led Congress would send the annual federal deficit soaring beyond $1 trillion, souring some in the GOP who have been railing for years against government spending.

3. WHERE RARE DISPLAY OF UNITY IS PLAYING OUT

On Friday night, the world will witness a truly extraordinary moment: An Olympics convening in South Korea with the participation of its nuclear rival, North Korea.

4. PRESSURE MOUNTS ON WHITE HOUSE CHIEF OF STAFF

Questions swirl about John Kelly’s defense of a senior aide, whom he fought to keep in one of the West Wing’s most sensitive jobs after multiple accusations of spousal abuse.

5. PHILLY CELEBRATES FIRST SUPER BOWL TITLE

Hundreds of thousands of deliriously happy Eagles fans jam Broad Street for a parade to celebrate the NFL championship many of them never thought they’d see.

6. INVESTIGATORS REPORT GRISLY FIND

Toronto police say they’ve recovered the remains of at least six people from planters on a property connected to an alleged serial killer who worked as a landscaper.

7. NOTORIOUS MILITANTS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY

Two British members of an IS insurgent cell commonly dubbed “The Beatles” and known for beheading hostages are captured by the American-backed Syrian Democratic Forces.

8. WHO’S PUTTING GROCERIES ON FAST TRACK

Amazon is bringing its speedy delivery to Whole Foods, with plans to roll out two-hour delivery this year to those who pay for Amazon’s $99-a-year Prime membership.

9. TWITTER MAKES MONEY FOR FIRST TIME

The company beats Wall Street’s cautious expectations with its first quarterly profit in history — but that isn’t going to solve the company’s broader problems any time soon.

10. HOW CLEVELAND IS RETOOLING FOR STRETCH RUN

The Cavs completely change their look — and perhaps their chances of winning a championship this season — with a stunning sequence of deals at the NBA trade deadline.


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