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10 Things to Know for Friday

Posted April 13

FILE - In this combination photo, Fox News personalities Eric Bolling, left, and dana Perino appear on "The Five," program on July 22, 2015 in New York. Fox News Channel expects Bill O'Reilly back from his vacation on April 24, ready to resume his position as cable television news' most popular host. But given advertiser defections and swirl of stories about payouts to five women to keep harassment allegations quiet, it's impossible to dismiss the idea that he may lose his television home for the past two decades. Replacements candidates could include Bolling, left, and Perino. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, file)

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

1. U.S. HITS ISLAMIC EXTREMISTS IN AFGHANISTAN WITH LARGEST NON-NUCLEAR BOMB EVER USED

The Pentagon says it has no early estimate of deaths or damage caused by its attack, which Trump calls a "very, very successful mission."

2. MISDIRECTED U.S. STRIKE KILLS 18 ALLIED FIGHTERS IN SYRIA

U.S. Central Command says coalition aircraft were given the wrong coordinates by their partner forces for an attack intended to target IS militants.

3. WHAT EXPLAINS TRUMP'S ABRUPT POLICY REVERSALS

The president is startlingly candid about the reason for reversing himself on key issues: He's just now really learning about some of them.

4. DRAGGED PASSENGER LOST 2 TEETH, BROKE HIS NOSE

"Are we going to continue to be treated like cattle?" asks his attorney, who also accuses the airline industry of having "bullied" its customers for far too long.

5. U.S. SAYS COUNTRIES MUST PUNISH U.N. TROOPS FOR SEXUAL ABUSE

American Ambassador Nikki Haley's appeal for justice comes after she cited an AP probe into a child sex ring in Haiti involving peacekeepers.

6. HOW U.S ACTIVISTS PLAN TO USE TAX DAY

They intend to hit the streets Saturday around the country and demand Trump release his tax returns.

7. WHICH COUNTRY MIGHT LEGALIZE MARIJUANA

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government introduces legislation to let adults to possess 30 grams of pot in public.

8. TOP CONTENDER FOR LIFE BEYOND EARTH

A tiny, ice-encrusted ocean world orbiting Saturn is now a hotter-than-ever candidate for potential life.

9. WHO FOX NEWS COULD TAP IF BILL O'REILLY DOESN'T RETURN

Among the possible candidates are Dana Perino, Eric Bolling, Jesse Watters and Martha MacCallum.

10. 67-YEAR OLD EYEING RECORD 50TH STRAIGHT BOSTON MARATHON FINISH

"As long as I'm physically able I'd go back the next year because again it's in my blood," says Maryland resident Ben Beach.

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