10 Things to Know for Friday
The Associated Press
Apr. 17, 2015
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:
1. WHY SONY'S HACKING PROBLEMS AREN'T OVER
WikiLeaks has put hundreds of thousands of documents from last year's cyberattack against Sony Pictures Entertainment into a searchable online archive.
2. SECRECY SHROUDS OIL SPILL IN GULF OF MEXICO
An AP investigation finds that the barely known, decade-old leak is far worse than has been reported.
3. ITALY'S MIGRATION CRISIS TAKES DEADLY TWIST
Police report that Muslim migrants threw 12 Christians overboard during a recent crossing from Libya.
4. GYROCOPTER STUNT RAISES SECURITY CONCERNS
The pilot "literally flew under the radar" to the lawn of the Capitol, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says.
5. CONGRESSIONAL LEADERS AGREE TO FAST TRACK TRADE PACT
The bipartisan deal allows Obama to move forward on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, involving the U.S., Japan, Vietnam, Canada, Mexico and seven other Pacific rim nations.
6. WHERE STAKES ARE HIGHEST IN FIGHT AGAINST ISLAMIC STATE GROUP
Losing Ramadi in western Iraq to the extremists would be troubling — but an even more vital battleground is Beiji, home to a major oil refinery, U.S. Army Gen. Martin Dempsey says.
7. PUTIN WARNS WEST TO RESPECT RUSSIA'S GLOBAL INTERESTS
During a marathon TV call-in, he defends his move to deliver a long-range air defense missile system to Iran.
8. JUDGE ORDERS 'SUGE' KNIGHT TO STAND TRIAL ON MURDER CHARGE
The co-founder of Death Row Records is charged with intentionally killing a man and seriously injuring another by striking them with his truck.
9. E-CIGS A HIT WITH US TEENS
While teen smoking hit a new low last year, the popularity of electronic cigarettes and water pipes boomed, a report shows.
10. HOW FIDO MAKES FRIENDS
Just by gazing at their owners, dogs can trigger a response in their masters' brains that helps them bond, a study says.