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6/19/2014 7:05 PM
10 Things to Know for Friday

By The Associated Press


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

1. US SENDING UP TO 300 MILITARY ADVISERS TO IRAQ

Obama also says he's leaving open the possibility of "targeted and precise military action" in the future.

2. UKRAINE MILITARY MAKES GAINS

As fighting rages near Slovyansk, a rebel chief says his men are outnumbered and outgunned and will probably be forced to retreat.

3. FUNDRAISING QUESTIONS SWIRL ABOUT PRESIDENTIAL HOPEFUL

Unsealed documents for the first time put Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker at the center of an investigation into his campaigns in 2011 and 2012.

4. HOW 'OBAMACARE' ENROLLEES ARE FARING

A survey shows that people who've signed up like their new insurance but many are struggling to pay for it.

5. ANTHRAX SCARE AT CDC LAB

About 75 workers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta may have been accidentally exposed to the dangerous bacteria and are being monitored.

6. WHY FRENCH JEWS ARE MOVING TO ISRAEL

Emigration has risen substantially due to disturbing acts of anti-Semitism and France's stagnant economy.

7. NASA OUTLINES ASTEROID PROJECT

The space agency plans to grab an asteroid with a giant claw or capture it with a giant inflatable bag, then park it above the moon, where astronauts could explore it.

8. WHERE THE GIRLS AREN'T

The lack of female protagonists in video games continues to loom over the industry.

9. LYRICIST GERRY GOFFIN DIES AT 75

With then-wife and songwriting partner Carole King, he wrote such hits as "Will You Love Me Tomorrow," ''(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman" and "Up on the Roof."

10. WHO'S DOMINATING IN BRAZIL

Teams from South America have grabbed 25 out of a possible 30 points so far at the World Cup.



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