10 Things to Know for Friday

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Posted: Oct 13, 2016 9:08 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 LASHES BACK AT FEMALE ACCUSERS

The GOP presidential candidate heatedly rejects the growing list of sexual assault allegations against him as "pure fiction," hammering his accusers as "horrible, horrible liars."

2. WHY LATEST FORAY BY US MILITARY IS RISKY

The direct U.S. entry into Yemen's civil war invites a wider entanglement that could leave the next American president embroiled in a yet another unwanted Middle East war.

3. HONOR FOR BOB DYLAN PEEVES SOME

Not everyone thinks the singer-songwriter deserves the Nobel Prize for literature, an award normally bestowed on novelists, poets and playwrights.

4. BIG WIND BLOWS THROUGH BERMUDA

Hurricane Nicole snaps trees, floods homes and peels off roofs as it pummels the British territory with winds up to 120 mph.

5. WHERE ZIKA IS CAUSING FRESH CONCERN

Florida health officials identify another Miami neighborhood where mosquitoes have spread the virus to people.

6. CUTTING-EDGE RESEARCH: ARTIFICIAL LIMBS THAT CAN FEEL

A paralyzed man shares a handshake with President Obama by using a mind-controlled robotic arm that is helping to restore his sense of touch.

7. 'IT BOGGLES THE MIND'

An international team of scientists estimates there are some 2 trillion galaxies in the universe — at minimum, a tenfold increase from previous counts.

8. WHAT'S AMERICA'S NEW FAMILY CAR

The Honda CR-V, a compact SUV, in recent months has been the top-selling vehicle in the U.S., excluding pickup trucks.

9. KENDALL JENNER TESTIFIES AT ACCUSED STALKER'S TRIAL

The 20-year-old model and reality TV star says she was terrified when the man followed her up the driveway of her Hollywood Hills home and repeatedly knocked on the window of her car.

10. IN ALCS, BLUE JAYS VS. INDIANS PROMISES DRAMA

The teams' seven regular-season meetings included a 19-inning game, a walk-off, inside-the-park-homer and all kinds of other excitement.