10 Things to Know for Friday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:
The U.N. General Assembly votes overwhelmingly to condemn the president’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
The Republican-led Congress narrowly passes a temporary spending bill to avert a government shutdown while punting disputes on immigration, health care and the budget to next year.
Renowned conductor Charles Dutoit is accused of sexual misconduct by women who tell the AP that the extraordinary musician is also a predator.
The vice president and Afghanistan’s leader discuss a newly announced U.S. strategy to break the stalemate in America’s longest war.
Nearly 9 million people have signed up for the health insurance next year, as government numbers show predictions of the program’s collapse are at least premature.
Catalonia’s secessionist parties regain a slim majority in the regional parliament, giving new momentum to their political struggle for independence from Spain.
The wave of allegations that toppled Hollywood power brokers, politicians and many others is the top news story of 2017, according to the AP’s annual poll.
GDP grew at a solid 3.2 percent annual rate from July through September, giving the country the best back-to-back quarterly growth rates in three years.
Researchers believe there are far fewer of the birds than previously thought, and they worry the birds’ long-term survival could be affected by global warming.
The Seahawks are fined $100,000 for not properly following concussion protocol with QB Russell Wilson during a game in November.