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10 Things to Know for Today, Feb. 9, 2018

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

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Asian shares plunge after major US index enters correction

Asian stocks plunged Friday after Dow Jones industrials on Wall Street plummeted more than 1,000 points, deepening a week-long sell-off.

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The Latest: Trump pushes for more Republicans in Congress

President Donald Trump is making the case on Twitter for electing more Republicans to Congress after signing a $400 billion spending plan.

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Flu season still getting worse; now as bad as 2009 swine flu

The flu has further tightened its grip on the U.S. This season is now as bad as the swine flu epidemic nine years ago.

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Budget plan’s $1 trillion deficit sours some Republicans

Republicans rode the tea party wave to power eight years ago on a message of fiscal responsibility and attacking budget deficits, and kept at it during President Barack Obama's two terms.

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The doctor’s in, but jury is out on new LA Times owner

The struggling Los Angeles Times found a local savior in a biotech billionaire willing to buy the storied newspaper from a corporation half a continent away, but the change of ownership brings its own set of questions and uncertainty.

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Wynn case raises questions about responsibility to investors

The scandal that forced the resignation of Steve Wynn as chairman and CEO of the casino and resorts company bearing his name is raising questions about the obligation of corporations to disclose sexual misconduct allegations to their investors – an issue complicated by a web of workplace and legal practices that companies have used to keep such situations under wraps.

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Dow industrials drop another 1,000 points as selling spreads

Dow and S&P 500 are in first ‘correction’ in nearly 2 years

Stocks plunged again Thursday, and for the second time in four days the Dow Jones industrial average sank more than 1,000 points.

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Twitter makes money for first time ever, but problems remain

Twitter made money for the first time in its nearly 12-year history, a milestone that satisfied investors in the short term but might not resolve the company's broader problems any time soon.

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Mars on Earth: Simulation tests in remote desert of Oman

Two scientists in spacesuits, stark white against the auburn terrain of desolate plains and dunes, test a geo-radar built to map Mars by dragging the flat box across the rocky sand.

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10 Things to Know for Today, Feb. 8, 2018

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

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South Korean president to meet North Korean leader's sister

South Korean President Moon Jae-in plans to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister and other senior North Korean officials who are coming to the South on Friday for the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

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Arby's closes deal for Buffalo Wild Wings, makes new company

Arby's completed its deal to buy Buffalo Wild Wings on Monday and created a new company

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The Latest: 6 Russian appeals delayed till after Olympics

The Latest on the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

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'They want to erase us.' Hunger used to target Rohingya

Abdul Goni says the Myanmar government was starving his family one stage at a time.

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Local billionaire buys Los Angeles Times for $500 million

A biotech billionaire struck a $500 million deal Wednesday to buy the Los Angeles Times, ending the paper's quarrelsome relationship with its Chicago-based corporate overseers and bringing it under local ownership for the first time in 18 years.

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Pentagon says Trump ordered Washington military parade

President Donald Trump has asked the Pentagon to plan a grand parade of the U.S. armed forces in Washington this year to celebrate military strength, officials said Tuesday.

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10 Things to Know for Today, Feb. 7, 2018

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

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The Latest: SpaceX launches big new rocket; lands 2 boosters

SpaceX has hit a rocket straight out of the park on the first test flight of its big new rocket.

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Deadly earthquake strikes Taiwan's east coast

A magnitude-6.4 earthquake struck Tuesday near the coast of Taiwan, killing two hotel employees and injuring more than 200 other people, officials said.

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*Update* - Stocks plunge, then recover as wild ride continues

The stock market recovered after an early plunge Tuesday and was little changed in morning trading, raising hopes of a halt to a global sell-off in stock markets. The swings came one day after the steepest drop in 6 ½ years.

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10 Things to Know for Today, Feb. 6, 2018

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

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Bipartisan immigration bill surfaces, Trump knocks it down

A bipartisan immigration proposal surfaced Monday in the Senate, only to be quickly knocked down by President Donald Trump via Twitter

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Will intelligence agencies stop confiding to Congress?

Top intelligence and law enforcement officials warn that last week's release of a congressional memo alleging FBI surveillance abuse could have wide-ranging repercussions: Spy agencies could start sharing less information with Congress, weakening oversight. Lawmakers will try to declassify more intelligence for political gain. Confidential informants will worry about being outed on Capitol Hill.

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Bloody 24 hours as Syria, Russia escalate punishing attacks

Syrian opposition rescue teams pulled babies from incubators in a hospital under attack, rushing them to safety in a pick-up truck. Elderly patients lay motionless on the ground and rescue workers searched for survivors in the rubble of a destroyed apartment building as stepped up airstrikes by Syrian government forces and their Russian allies on the country's last remaining rebel strongholds killed at least 28 civilians on Monday.