10 Things to Know for Friday

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April 26, 2018 08:21 PM

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

1. KOREAN LEADERS MAKE HISTORY

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With a single step over a weathered, cracked slab of concrete, dictator Kim Jong Un crosses the world's most heavily armed border to greet his rival, South Korean President Moon Jae-in, for talks on North Korea's nuclear weapons.

2. SPECTACULAR FALL FOR 'AMERICA'S DAD'

Bill Cosby could spend his final years in prison after a jury convicts him of drugging and molesting a woman in the first big celebrity trial of the #MeToo era.

3. MIKE POMPEO SWORN IN AS SECRETARY OF STATE

The former CIA chief takes over as America's top diplomat after being confirmed by the Senate by one of the slimmest margins for the job in recent history.

4. ACCUSED OF MISCONDUCT, RONNY JACKSON BOWS OUT

The Trump administration is struggling to pick up the pieces after the failed nomination of the White House doctor to lead the VA.

5. REPORTS OF DEADLY ATTACK DISPUTED

Russia brings purported witnesses from Syria in front of the media, saying they were part of "staged videos" in a suspected chemical weapons attack.

6. WHICH QB WENT FIRST IN NFL DRAFT

Choosing from among several standout college signal-callers, the Cleveland Browns take Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield with the No. 1 pick.

7. GENEALOGICAL WEBSITES HELPED ID SUSPECTED KILLER

Prosecutors say they used online genealogical sites to find a DNA match for the suspected California serial killer.

8. WHERE EDUCATOR UPRISING HAS SPREAD

A sea of teachers clad in red shirts flows toward the Arizona Capitol for an unprecedented walkout that closes most of the state's public schools.

9. HEAVY RAINS LEAD TO HIKERS' DEATHS

Flash floods kill nine Israelis — all 18 years old — who were hiking south of the Dead Sea.

10. WHY AUTISM IS BECOMING MORE COMMON

Some experts think the increase can be largely explained by better diagnosing of minority children.

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By The Associated Press

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