10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. MANAFORT SENTENCED TO 47 MONTHS IN PRISON
The former Trump campaign chairman has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison for tax and bank fraud related to his work advising Ukrainian politicians.
2. HOW THE HOUSE RESPONDED AFTER ANTI-SEMITISM DISPUTE
Divided in debate but mostly united in a final vote, the House passed a resolution condemning anti-Semitism and other bigotry.
3. POWER OUTAGE IN VENEZUELA RAISES TENSIONS
Much of Venezuela remained engulfed by darkness amid one of the largest power outages in years as the blackout hit 22 of 23 states by some accounts.
4. WHY SUPPORT FOR MILITANTS IN PAKISTAN COMPLICATES CRACKDOWN
Many of the militant groups are popular among the poor because they operate networks of charities. Some groups have also enjoyed the support of the military and intelligence services.
5. ANALYSTS: NORMAL OPERATIONS RESTORED AT N. KOREAN LAUNCH SITE
U.S. analysts say North Korea appears to have restored normal operations at a long-range rocket launch site it had partially dismantled last year as part of disarmament steps.
6. R. KELLY COULD BE LEFT WITH NOTHING AFTER MAKING MILLIONS
Tax and legal issues — including recently filed charges that he sexually abused three girls and a woman — could leave the Grammy winner with next to nothing.
7. JOE BIDEN COULD GET BOOST BY BACK TO BACK 2020 DEPARTURES
With two key rivals already getting out of the way, the former vice president has more space to court voters who could help him claim the Democratic nomination.
8. RUGGED IDITAROD HAS HIGH-TECH SUPPORT
Volunteers and race contractors monitor the progress in the 47-year-old dog race through sleds equipped with GPS trackers that allow fans to follow them online in real time and organizers to ensure no one is missing.
9. BRAZIL ARMY ACCUSED OF ATROCITIES
In a historic hearing, an indigenous tribe in the Amazon accused the Brazilian military of killing members to make way for the building of a road.
10. BUCKS PLAYER WANTS TO WORK ALONGSIDE POLICE
Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown wants to work alongside law enforcement on improving practices used during arrests and stops after police used a stun gun on him.