10 things to know for Friday


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1. NEW TRAVEL RULES IN PLACE


A scaled-back version of Trump’s travel ban takes effect, stripped of provisions that brought protests and chaos at airports worldwide yet still likely to generate a new round of court fights.


2. CHINA WARNS US ON WEAPONS DEAL


Beijing strongly protests the Trump administration’s plan to sell $1.4 billion worth of arms to Taiwan and demands that the deal be canceled.


3. WHAT’S A NO-NO ON THE JOB


If Trump were anyone else, he’d be fired, or at least reprimanded, for his latest tweets attacking a female TV host, workplace experts say.


4. IRAQI FORCES CLEAR KEY NEIGHBORHOOD IN MOSUL


The operations in the city once held by Islamic State militants come a day after Iraq’s prime minister declared an end to the extremist group’s self-proclaimed caliphate.


5. HOW GOP HOPES TO PUSH THROUGH HEALTH OVERHAUL


Top Senate Republicans may try preserving a tax boost on high earners in a bid to woo party moderates and rescue their sputtering efforts to repeal “Obamacare.”


6. GERMAN LAWMAKERS OK SAME-SEX MARRIAGE


The vote to legalize gay unions brings the country in line with many of its Western peers.


7. DETAILS ON DEADLY SHOOTINGS EMERGING


A district attorney in Louisiana is releasing his office’s report on an attack by a gunman who killed three law enforcement officers and wounded three others last summer in Louisiana’s capital.


8. FOR DUTERTE, A STORMY FIRST YEAR IN POWER


He’s known as “Duterte Harry” after the Clint Eastwood movie character. But the Philippine president’s critics contend that he’s as much a criminal as a crime-fighter.


9. LEADING FRENCH FEMINIST POLITICIAN DIES AT 89


Simone Veil, a survivor of Nazi death camps, was a prominent proponent of Europe’s integration who spearheaded abortion rights.


10. BASEBALL’S ALL-STAR ROSTERS STILL TAKING SHAPE


Rookie sensation Aaron Judge and perennial slugger Bryce Harper have secured their spots, but there’s a logjam at both first and third base in the National League.


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