10 stories to know for Tuesday

by | April 18, 2017 2:28 am

Last Updated: April 17, 2017 at 10:10 pm

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

1. WHITE HOUSE TALKS TOUGH ON NORTH KOREA MISSILES
President Trump says Kim Jong Un has “gotta behave,” and VP Pence visits the Demilitarized Zone separating the two Koreas to underscore U.S. resolve in the face of Pyongyang’s evolving missile program.

2. WHERE MANHUNT EXPANDS FOR SUSPECT IN FACEBOOK KILLING
Authorities across the Northeast are searching for Steve Stephens, accused of fatally shooting of a 74-year-old retiree in Cleveland, then posting footage of the death on Facebook.

3. ARKANSAS OFFICIALS FIGHT TO CARRY OUT EXECUTIONS
The state seeks to put eight inmates to death in the coming weeks via lethal injection, but legal hurdles remain.

4. TURKISH PRESIDENT’S EXPANSION OF POWERS DIVIDES NATION
Recep Tayyip Erdogan won a referendum approving changes that strengthen his constitutional clout, but protesters and international monitors complain of voting irregularities.

5. WHO HELPED PRINCE IMPROPERLY OBTAIN OPIOID PAINKILLERS
Newly unsealed court documents show a doctor told authorities he prescribed oxycodone to Prince but put it under the name of Prince’s bodyguard and friend.

6. TRUMP’S SYRIA PLAN STARTS COMING INTO VIEW
The approach is not that different than one that failed under the Obama administration, and faces greater challenges.

7. NASA PROVIDES FIRST LIVE 360-DEGREE VIEW OF ROCKET LAUNCH
The stream will begin 10 minutes before the scheduled 11:11 a.m. liftoff and continue until the unmanned rocket carrying supplies is out of sight.

8. CANADA GLACIER MELT REROUTED IN RARE CASE OF ‘RIVER PIRACY’
Scientists blame global warming for the fact that most of the water gushing from the glacier suddenly switched from one river to another.

9. WHAT SENT A MOTORCYCLIST FLYING
A major highway through Atlanta has been partially shut down after underground utility work caused the pavement to rise up and break apart. The motorcyclist is hospitalized with multiple fractures.

10. NETFLIX CLOSES IN ON 100 MILLION SUBSCRIBERS
It’s a testament to how much the video streaming service has changed the entertainment landscape since its debut a decade ago.

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