10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. AIRSTRIKE HITS MIGRANT DETENTION CENTER IN LIBYA
A Libyan minister claims a foreign country was behind the strike in the capital, Tripoli, killing at least 44 people and wounding more than 130.
2. IRAN WILL ENRICH URANIUM TO ‘ANY AMOUNT WE WANT’
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is warning Europe that Tehran will “take the next step” in increasing its uranium enrichment this coming Sunday.
3. FACEBOOK POSTS PUT BORDER PATROL ON DEFENSIVE
A secret Facebook group for U.S. Border Patrol agents that included callous, sexually explicit posts has put the agency on the defensive at a time of increased scrutiny of the agency.
4. LEE IACOCCA, AUTO EXECUTIVE AND MASTER PITCHMAN, DEAD AT 94
In his 32-year career at Ford and then Chrysler, Iacocca helped launch some of Detroit’s best-selling and most significant vehicles, including the minivan, the Chrysler K-cars and the Mustang.
5. BIG FARMS FIND EASY WAYS AROUND TRUMP TRADE AID LIMITS
Many large farming operations had no trouble finding legal ways around a $125,000 cap and collected millions of dollars in aid checks, AP finds.
6. SHOW OF HANDS ON IMMIGRANT HEALTH CARE BELIES A THORNY ISSUE
Most of the Democratic presidential candidates are for providing full health insurance coverage to people in the U.S. illegally, but that would reverse longstanding federal policies.
7. WHO REMAINED MUM IN TARIFF SPAT
Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador were silent when Trump threatened Mexico with tariffs as they rely heavily on remittances that their citizens send home from abroad.
8. JURY TO DECIDE SEAL’S PUNISHMENT FOR POSING WITH CORPSE
A Navy SEAL acquitted of murder in the killing of a wounded Islamic State captive under his care in Iraq will find out if he will serve jail time for posing with the teenage militant’s corpse.
9. WHERE GUN LOVERS FIND SANCTUARY
The Old West desert town of Needles, California, is a safe haven for people who believe the state’s strict gun laws have encroached too much on the Second Amendment.
10. MIKE TROUT, ANGELS TEAMMATES EMOTIONAL AFTER PITCHER’S DEATH
The two-time AL MVP tried to smile when it was his turn to talk to the media, only to find himself fighting back tears almost immediately when asked to discuss Tyler Skaggs’ death.