10 Things to Know for Wednesday

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Posted: Mar 01, 2016 9:03 PM
10 Things to Know for Wednesday

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

1. CLINTON, TRUMP CLAIM BIG SUPER TUESDAY VICTORIES

The front-runners have won their parties' primaries in Georgia, Alabama, and Tennessee. The former secretary of state also picks up wins in Virginia and Arkansas, while the billionaire businessman carries the GOP contest in Massachusetts.

2. FBI, APPLE CLASH BEFORE CONGRESS

A debate on privacy versus security provides a look into a policy issue that's divided federal judges, and one for which the Obama administration once sought a legislative fix.

3. WHAT BIN LADEN'S LETTERS REVEAL

Documents seized in a May 2011 raid that killed the al-Qaida leader show that he drafted a will directing much of his $29 million fortune to be spent on jihad.

4. WHY REFUGEES GET NO GOOD NEWS AT GREEK BORDER

Austria's chancellor insists he will not to let his country become a "waiting room for Germany," while authorities from four ex-Yugoslav countries on the migrant route vow closer cooperation to keep people out.

5. WHO ASKS UN TO POSTPONE VOTE ON NEW NORTH KOREA SANCTIONS

Russia invokes a procedural 24-hour review of the draft resolution proposing tough measures against Pyongyang, the US and France say.

6. LAPD SHOOT BLACKS, MENTALLY ILL DISPROPORTIONATELY

"This is the framework upon which we will build a discussion that I think needs to happen not only in LA but probably in the whole country," says Police Chief Charlie Beck about the findings.

7. NYC RESTAURANTS POST SALT WARNINGS

However, customers interviewed by The AP at several city restaurants say the labels are unlikely to change what they order.

8. HOMECOMING FOR 2 SPACEMEN AFTER YEAR ALOFT

By the time their capsule lands in Kazakhstan on Wednesday, NASA's Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko will have traveled 144 million miles through space.

9. OSCARS BLACK VIEWERS ACCOUNT FOR MEAGER DROP IN OVERALL AUDIENCE

The show's viewership of 34.4 million was an eight-year low, and a decrease of nearly 8 percent from the year before, but black viewership was down only by 2.2 percent.

10. YANKEES CLOSER CHAPMAN AGREES TO ACCEPT 30-GAME SUSPENSION

The four-time All-Star also will lose 30 days of pay — $1,856,557 of his $11,325,000 salary — as a result of an incident with his girlfriend last October.