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10 Things to Know for Today

Among 10 Things to Know: Democratic congresswomen targeted in Trump tweets fire back; Facebook's new currency plan under scrutiny in Congress; Top Iran diplomat says talks on ballistic missiles possible

Congresswomen hit back in Trump race row

Four congresswomen dismiss the US president's defence of his controversial tweets.

Turkey: EU sanctions over gas drilling 'worthless'

Turkey says the European Union's approval of an initial set of sanctions against Ankara won't deter it from pressing ahead with efforts to drill for hydrocarbons off the island of Cyprus

Atlanta FedEx driver transports shooting victims to hospital

A FedEx truck driver in Atlanta is being credited for transporting three shooting victims to a hospital

China asks for 'friendly consultation' in Malaysia dispute

China appeals for 'friendly consultation' in Malaysia's dispute with a state-owned Chinese company over a multimillion-dollar pipeline project

Jim Beam thanks firefighters who put out…

Jim Beam has written an open letter to some newspapers to thank firefighters for battling a fire that recently burned down a storage warehouse in Kentucky

Democratic Congresswomen Respond To Trump's…

All four congresswomen vowed to not let recent racist comments by President Trump distract them from their work.

Sushi Ingredient Is Spontaneously Combusting

The same phenomenon that causes overheated compost piles to spontaneously combust has been causing fires in sushi restaurants. The culprit is deep-fried tempura flakes, also known as agedama or tenkasu, which have been linked to five restaurant fires in Wisconsin alone, the New York Times reports. Fire investigator Kara Nelson...

Accident in Gulf could lead to war - Iran's Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tells the BBC there is a chance of conflict in the Gulf.

Germany's Merkel sits through anthems again

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has again sat through national anthems at a military honors ceremony after three recent incidents in which her body shook during similar events

Baltimore man guilty of killing ex-girlfriend outside school

A Baltimore man has been found guilty of killing his ex-girlfriend, who was found bound, beaten, stabbed, strangled and dumped outside an area high school

Man Kills Instagram Teen, Shares Gruesome Photos

Social media stories don't get much more disturbing than this: Police say a 17-year-old Instagram personality in upstate New York was murdered by a man she met through the service, who then shared grisly photos of her body online. Police say they were trying to track down 21-year-old Brandon Clark...

Senate Committee To Hold Hearing On Mark Esper As…

Acting Secretary Mark Esper will have to step down for a day before he's confirmed.

Judge: Neo-Nazi Owes 'Troll Storm' Victim $14M

A Neo-Nazi blogger who told his followers to unleash an "old fashioned Troll Storm" on a Jewish real estate agent in Montana has been ordered to pay her $14 million. US Magistrate judge Jeremiah Lynch, who condemned the "particularly egregious and reprehensible nature" of Daily Stormer founder Andrew Anglin's conduct,...

World's steepest street record bid: An uphill task

Ffordd Pen Llech has taken the record from a street in New Zealand with a gradient of more than 37%.