10 Things to Know for Friday

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Posted: Mar 10, 2016 11:59 PM
10 Things to Know for Friday

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

1. TRUMP, GOP RIVALS FIGHT ON — THIS TIME POLITELY

The latest Republican presidential face-off veers to mostly respectful but still pointed discussion of Social Security, Islam, trade and more.

2. GOP FIELD BARRELS TOWARD ALL-IMPORTANT PRIMARIES

Elections in Florida and four other states next week will go a long way toward determining the outcome of the primary season.

3. FILES SURFACE WITH PERSONAL DATA ON MILITANTS

The documents could help authorities track down and prosecute foreign fighters who returned home after joining the Islamic State group.

4. WHY SOME AMERICANS WANT TO DO AWAY WITH DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME

Opponents of changing the clocks twice a year argue that traffic accidents, heart attacks and strokes increase when we change time.

5. CLOSURE OF MIGRANT TRAIL THROUGH BALKANS RAISES WORRY

Concern mounts that people desperate for sanctuary or jobs in Europe are turning to smugglers to find other pathways.

6. 'TRUDEAUMANIA' ARRIVES IN AMERICA

The first state dinner of Obama's final year honors Canada and its newest sensation named Justin: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

7. HOW CALIFORNIA LAWMAKERS AIM TO COMBAT SMOKING

A measure passed by the state Assembly would raise the legal age for purchasing and using tobacco and e-cigarettes from 18 to 21.

8. FAMED MOVIE SET DESIGNER DIES AT 95

Ken Adam gave "Dr. Strangelove" its cavernous War Room and James Bond supervillains their futuristic lairs.

9. WHERE WATERING HOLES ARE DRYING UP

The number of neighborhood bars across the U.S. is shrinking as more people do their drinking in restaurants and huge sports bars.

10. LAST HOLDOUT FOR POSTSEASON CONFERENCE TOURNEYS FINALLY GIVES IN

The Ivy League will add men's and women's basketball tournaments next season that will determine the conference's automatic berths for the NCAA Tournament.