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10 Things to Know for Friday

By The Associated Press
Created: 01/14/2016 7:24 PM

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

1. SPLIT IN GOP FIELD ON DISPLAY AT LATEST DEBATE

The divide between the anti-Washington and establishment candidates is giving definition to a race that has been otherwise unwieldy and chaotic.

2. WHICH MILESTONE HAS BEEN REACHED AT GUANTANAMO

The release of 10 prisoners from Yemen pushes the population below 100 for the first time since shortly after the facility opened in January 2002.

3. RARE JANUARY HURRICANE FORMS FAR OUT IN ATLANTIC

It's the first such storm to form in the month of January since 1938, weather experts say.

4. HOW JEWS IN EUROPE ARE RESPONDING TO ANTI-SEMITIC ATTACKS

Jewish immigration from western Europe to Israel has reached an all-time high as a result of a rise in assaults and intimidation.

5. GOLDMAN SACHS TO PAY $5 BILLION IN MORTGAGE SETTLEMENT

The settlement follows government probes of the sale of shoddy mortgages in the years leading to the housing bubble and subsequent financial crisis.

6. WHY OBAMA'S 'MOONSHOT' ISN'T SUCH A LONGSHOT

The launch of the new federal effort against cancer follows striking progress in recent years in combating the disease, even though it remains the nation's No. 2 killer.

7. ASTRONOMERS DISCOVER BRIGHTEST STAR EXPLOSION EVER

The super supernova, at its peak, was 570 billion times brighter than our sun, scientists say.

8. WHO'S GETTING SOME HELP AT TAX TIME

U.S. taxpayers will receive a few days' grace to file their returns thanks to Emancipation Day — a little-known holiday in the nation's capital.

9. CELINE DION'S HUSBAND AND MANAGER DIES OF CANCER AT 73

Rene Angelil molded the Canadian ingénue into one of the world's most successful singers.

10. 49ERS HIRE CHIP KELLY AS NEW COACH

Kelly, fired last month by the Philadelphia Eagles, faces the daunting challenge of transforming the Niners into an immediate contender again.

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