10 Things to Know for Friday

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Posted: Apr 21, 2016 9:11 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. PRINCE FOUND DEAD AT HIS HOME IN MINNEAPOLIS

The 57-year-old was one of the most inventive and influential musicians of modern times.

2. TRUMP 'PROJECTING AN IMAGE' WHILE FIGHTING FOR NOMINATION

His chief lieutenants tell skeptical GOP leaders that the part "he's been playing is now evolving" to win over general election voters.

3. WHAT QUEEN, CELEBRATING 90th BIRTHDAY, MEANS TO HER COUNTRY

Britain is living, Prime Minister David Cameron declares, in the "modern Elizabethan Era."

4. JUDGE OUTLINES DEAL IN VW EMISSIONS SCANDAL

The owners of nearly half a million polluting Volkswagens in the U.S. will be given the option of selling them back to the company or getting them repaired at VW's expense.

5. WHO'S PRAISING MOVE TO REPLACE ANDREW JACKSON ON $20 BILL

Many Native Americans have little regard for the president who forced Cherokees and other Indian nations on deadly marches out of their southern homelands.

6. BREAKING INTO IPHONE CAME AT HIGH COST

FBI chief James Comey hints that the agency paid more than $1 million to break into the locked iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino attackers.

7. KERRY HUDDLING WITH IRANIAN COUNTERPART

The two will meet for a second time over complaints from Iran that it's not getting the sanctions relief it deserves under last year's nuclear deal.

8. HOW SCRIPPS IS SHAKING UP SPELLING BEE

After two straight years of ties, the national event's championship rounds will last longer, and the words will be harder.

9. RAPPER TUPAC SHAKUR'S STEPFATHER DENIED PAROLE

Mutulu Shakur remains in prison for leading a revolutionary group known as "The Family" that killed police officers and armed guards in New York.

10. FLAME FOR RIO OLYMPICS IS LIT AT BIRTHPLACE OF ANCIENT GAMES

The torch-lighting in Greece heralds the start of a journey that will culminate with the Aug. 5 opening ceremony in Rio de Janeiro.