10 Things to Know-Today

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Posted: Mar 08, 2016 6:06 AM
10 Things to Know-Today

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

1. MICHIGAN PRIMARY TESTS TRUMP'S DURABILITY WITH WHITE, WORKING-CLASS VOTERS

Mississippi, Idaho and Hawaii are also holding Republican contests, while Democrats Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders face off in Michigan and Mississippi.

2. CAN TRUMP BUILD HIS PROMISED BORDER WALL AND MAKE MEXICO PAY

Big bureaucratic, diplomatic, environmental, monetary and logistical hurdles must be overcome.

3. NETANYAHU HITS BACK AT CLAIM THAT HE "SURPRISED" WHITE HOUSE WITH CANCELED TRIP

The office of the prime minister says Israel's ambassador informed the White House last week there was a "good chance" Netanyahu would not make the trip.

4. SOUTH KOREA IMPOSES UNILATERAL SANCTIONS ON NORTH KOREA OVER NUCLEAR TEST

The measures target 38 individuals and 24 organizations in North Korea who Seoul says are responsible for the development of weapons of mass destruction.

5. WHY A 71-YEAR-OLD AMERICAN TEACHER WON'T LEAVE SYRIA'S CAPITAL

Thomas Webber checks for car bombs every morning but won't leave the city he has called home for four decades.

6. AFGHAN WOMEN'S RADIO RETURNS AFTER TALIBAN ATTACK

Six months after fleeing her city, a radio station owner is back home and returning to the airwaves, reaching women in a region where many are illiterate and confined to their homes.

7. SPONSORS SUSPEND TIES WITH SHARAPOVA AFTER FAILED DRUG TEST

Nike suspended its sponsorship of the Russian tennis star, and Swiss watch brand TAG Heuer said its deal with her will not be renewed.

8. JURY AWARDS ERIN ANDREWS $55 MILLION IN LAWSUIT OVER NUDE VIDEO

The panel says two hotel companies share the blame with the stalker who recorded the video from the hotel room next to Andrews.

9. UTAH PLANNED PARENTHOOD TO CHALLENGE DEFUNDING ORDER

The organization is set to ask a federal appeals court to reverse a judge's decision that allowed governor to cut off funding to the organization after the release of secretly recorded videos showing out-of-state employees discussing fetal tissue from abortions.

10. AP JOURNALISTS RECALL SCENES FROM JAPAN'S 2011 EARTHQUAKE, TSUNAMI AND NUCLEAR CRISIS

The journalists who covered the 3-fold disaster share haunting memories of the violent shaking, cars on top of a three-story building and flattened towns as fifth anniversary approaches.