10 Things to know for today Monday, March 21

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

  1. OBAMA ARRIVES IN CUBA

His whirlwind trip is a crowning moment in his and Cuban President Raul Castro’s effort to restore normal relations between their countries.

  1. MIGRANT DEAL REMAINS WORK IN PROGRESS

Hundreds of mostly Syrian asylum-seekers continue to arrive in Greece despite the official start of an international agreement to send migrants back to Turkey.

  1. WHAT MESSAGE POPE SENT ON PALM SUNDAY

Francis in his homily at the Vatican decries what he calls indifference to the refugees flooding into Europe.

  1. TERRITORY HELD BY ISLAMIC STATE GROUP SHRINKING

Facing stepped-up air and ground attacks, the jihadis are estimated to have lost about 40 percent of their territory in Iraq and more than 20 percent in Syria.

  1. PARIS ATTACKS POSSIBLY JUST A START

The top suspect in last year’s deadly rampage in France told investigators after his capture last week that he was planning new operations from Brussels, Belgium’s foreign minister says.

  1. GOP’S KASICH STILL LAGGING IN MONEY GAME

In one month, Cruz raised what Kasich has collected over the entire course of his longshot bid, new fundraising reports show.

  1. WHICH MANUFACTURER FAMILIAR TO DO-IT-YOURSELFERS IS LOOKING TO GROW

Paint company Sherwin-Williams is buying rival Valspar for $9 billion in a move that it says will expand its reach in Asia and Europe.

  1. BUZZ BUILDING OVER APPLE PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENT

CEO Tim Cook is expected to unveil some new additions to his company’s current family of iPhone and iPad devices.

  1. HOW BOOM IN URBAN CYCLING IS FUELING FRUSTRATION

Cyclists are disgruntled that the growing support for two-wheeled transportation has yet to lead to any tougher penalties for drivers who hit bikes.

  1. IRISH REACH SWEET 16 FOR SECOND YEAR IN A ROW

Notre Dame advances in the NCAA Tournament after surviving a valiant effort by Stephen F. Ausin, 76-75.

 

 

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