10 Things to Know for Thursday

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Posted: Mar 09, 2016 9:26 PM
10 Things to Know for Thursday

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

1. WHY CLINTON'S CONFIDENT DESPITE SURPRISING LOSS IN MICHIGAN

Her campaign believes her delegate lead will continue to grow and soon close off any path to victory for Sanders.

2. US CAPTURES ISLAMIC STATE GROUP'S CHEMICAL ARMS ENGINEER

It's the first known major success of the Obama administration's strategy of deploying commandos to Iraq dedicated to bagging IS leaders in clandestine operations.

3. FIRST UTERUS TRANSPLANT IN US FAILS

The 26-year-old woman who underwent the procedure last month suffered a complication that required surgical removal of the transplanted uterus, the Cleveland Clinic says.

4. NORTH KOREA FIRES TWO SHORT-RANGE MISSILES INTO SEA, SEOUL SAYS

It's a likely show of anger by Pyongyang at the ongoing springtime war games by rivals America and South Korea.

5. KNIFE FOUND AT OJ SIMPSON'S FORMER ESTATE LIKELY UNCONNECTED TO KILLINGS

An official tells the AP that the knife is too small to make the wounds that killed Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman.

6. WHAT'S NEW WITH 'GO NOWHERE' GENERATION

Millennials were once a source of panic in the auto industry. Now they're buying cars in big numbers.

7. AMERICAN WOMEN SEEK END TO 'PERIOD TAX'

A national push to abolish sales taxes on tampons — while other medical products are exempt — is gathering steam.

8. HOW BEATLES PRODUCER IS BEING EULOGIZED

George Martin never boasted of his musical accomplishments — but they have grown in stature over time and will be enjoyed as long as recorded music is played, the AP's Gregory Katz writes.

9. DOS EQUIS SAYS ADIOS TO PITCHMAN

The Mexican beer brand is dumping the gray-haired spokesman known as the "Most Interesting Man in the World" for another actor.

10. DENVER PARTS WAYS WITH ANOTHER QB

On the heels of Peyton Manning's retirement, the Broncos lose Brock Osweiler to free agency.