10 Things to Know for Friday

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

1. WHY TRUMP MIGHT HAVE DIFFICULTY MAKING GOOD ON PROMISES

The issues the GOP front-runner raises about trade and taxes are complicated, experts say, and not easily fixed – or at least not without big consequences.

2. PARTITION OF WAR-SHATTERED SYRIA LESS AND LESS UNTHINKABLE

A split could make sense in a country that has a multitude of sectarian and ethnic minorities who lack a unifying national sentiment.

3. DOW BACK IN THE BLACK

Another surge in U.S. stocks turns the index positive for the year and wipes out its losses from a terrible start to 2016.

4. FRESH ALARM ON GLOBAL WARMING

U.S. scientists say last month wasn’t just record hot – it was beyond anything they’ve ever seen before.

5. US ACCUSES ISLAMIC STATE GROUP OF GENOCIDE

The Obama administration formally declares that the extremists are targeting Christians and other minorities in Iraq and Syria.

6. NYC ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE STEPS OFF – GAY GROUPS INCLUDED

A year after a limited easing of the parade’s prohibition on gay groups, organizers open the lineup more broadly to include activists who protested the ban for years.

7. HOW SEAWORLD IS RESPONDING TO CRITICS

The company’s theme parks will no longer breed killer whales or make them perform crowd-pleasing tricks.

8. US COLLEGES, UNIVERSITIES PRESSED TO REVEAL INVESTMENTS

Federal lawmakers want the financial information as they consider whether to tax colleges on investment profits that can amount to billions of dollars a year.

9. WHAT’S MAKING WAVES IN ARCHAEOLOGICAL CIRCLES

Radar scans of King Tut’s burial chamber reveal a tantalizing discovery – two hidden rooms that might reveal another tomb.

10. YALE UPSETS BAYLOR WITH MARCH MADNESS IN FULL SWING

It’s Yale’s first-ever NCAA Tournament victory and comes in the team’s first appearance since 1962.

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