10 Things to Know for Tuesday

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Posted: Jan 30, 2017 9:03 PM
10 Things to Know for Tuesday

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

1. MOUNTING LEGAL CHALLENGES CONFRONT TRUMP IMMIGRATION ORDER

Civil liberties advocates object to the policy they say discriminates against Muslims, while the acting U.S. attorney general says the order may be illegal.

2. TRAVEL BAN THROWS THOUSANDS OF LIVES INTO LIMBO

Middle Eastern students who had been studying in the U.S., and foreigners planning to visit loved ones are among those struggling to find ways in.

3. QUEBEC MOSQUE ATTACK SUSPECT FACES 6 MURDER COUNTS

French Canadian Alexandre Bissonnette, who had been known for his far-right views, is accused in the rampage.

4. WHO'S IN TRUMP'S INNER CIRCLE

Trump empowers a small group of advisers — including son-in-law Jared Kushner and top aide Steve Bannon — to tackle issues such as immigration policy and plans to repeal Obamacare.

5. HOW MANY STATES SO-CALLED 'VOTER FRAUD' EXPERT WAS REGISTERED IN

Gregg Phillips, whose unsubstantiated claim that the election was marred by 3 million illegal votes was tweeted by the president, was listed on the Alabama, Texas and Mississippi rolls, The AP learns.

6. WHAT RISES WITH JOBLESS RATE, ACCORDING TO STUDY

School shootings increase as unemployment climbs beyond 5.7 percent, new research finds.

7. WHY SOME ACTIVISTS ARE BAILING STRANGERS OUT OF JAIL

They say too many poor people languish behind bars because they can't afford bond.

8. SIMPLE ACTIVITIES MIGHT STAVE OFF MENTAL DECLINE

A study involving 2,000 adults ages 70 to 93 suggests web-surfing, playing bridge and socializing are among the actions that stimulate older brains.

9. 'GALENTINE'S DAY' CELEBRATIONS RAMP UP

More women are planning gatherings on Feb. 13 for the "ladies celebrating ladies" holiday conceived on the comedy show "Parks and Recreation" in 2010.

10. MLB STRIPS CARDINALS OF 2 TOP DRAFT PICKS OVER CYBERCRIME

St. Louis must also give the Houston Astros $2 million as compensation for hacking the Astros' email and scouting database.