10 things to know for Tuesday

Late-breaking world news and upcoming events


 
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President Barack Obama waves from Air Force One as he arrives accompanied by first lady Michelle Obama at Jose Marti International Airport in Havana, Cuba, Sunday, March 20, 2016. Obama became the first U.S. president to visit the island in nearly 90 years. (AP Photo/Fernando Medina)

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama arrive in Havana, Cuba. (Fernando Medina, AP)

Late-breaking world news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about Tuesday:

1. OBAMA NUDGES RAUL CASTRO OUT OF HIS COMFORT ZONE

The president, midway through his history-making trip to Cuba, succeeds in getting Cuba’s leader to submit to questioning by reporters.

2. FBI MAY NOT NEED APPLE’S HELP TO UNLOCK IPHONE

Federal authorities say they may have found a way to unlock the phone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters — a development that could make Apple’s forced co-operation unnecessary.

3. TRUMP HUDDLES WITH GOP LEADERS ON CAPITOL HILL

The closed-door session is designed to help persuade a skeptical Republican establishment to embrace his presidential bid.

4. HOW AUTHORITIES NABBED KEY SUSPECT IN PARIS ATTACKS

A keen-eyed witness spotted a pale, slender figure fleeing an apartment in Brussels a week ago _ setting in motion a police dragnet that led to the capture of Salah Abdeslam.

5. JURORS HAND HULK HOGAN ANOTHER VICTORY

A Florida jury hits Gawker Media and its founder with $25 million in punitive damages for publishing a sex tape of Hogan — on top of $115 million the jury imposed earlier after the trial.

6. WHAT GREECE BELIEVES IS KEY TO STEMMING FLOW OF MIGRANTS

Greece’s prime minister warns that the stream of refugees will continue unless smugglers on the Turkish coast are stopped.

7. EX-CONGOLESE LEADER CONVICTED FOR ATROCITIES COMMITTED BY HIS MILITIA

The judgment by the International Criminal Court is hailed as a landmark in the fight against impunity for sex crimes in conflict.

8. MILITANTS ATTACK EU MILITARY MISSION IN MALI

The assault on the luxury hotel where the mission is quartered underscores the jihadis’ determination to keep striking at Western interests in the region.

9. TWITTER MARKS 10TH BIRTHDAY

The world’s first tweet, sent by company co-founder Jack Dorsey on March 21, 2006, read “just setting up my twttr.”

10. WHOSE CHANCES OF REACHING FINAL FOUR ARE TRENDING UP

Virginia has a favourable path through the Midwest Region since Michigan State lost to Middle Tennessee _ the biggest upset of the NCAA Tournament so far.


 
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