10 Things to Know for Thursday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
The president-elect’s defiance has increased the pressure on intelligence officials to provide decisive evidence of Russian election.
The 22-year-old insisted that he is not mentally ill and did not plead for his life before a jury that will decide whether he should be executed for killing nine black parishioners.
President Barack Obama rallied Democrats to defend his legacy initiative, while Vice President-elect Mike Pence told Republicans that dismantling the health care law is No. 1 on Donald Trump’s list.
If confirmed as secretary of state, the CEO will get a $180 million package and put his retirement nest egg into a trust, a move that comes as pressure mounts on Trump to make clear how he would separate himself from his own company.
Prosecutors described the Hobos as an “all-star team” of criminals whose ruthlessness contributed to the city’s alarming spike in homicides.
The retailer plans to move forward with 68 store closures after a disappointing holiday shopping season.
The rare conviction of an Israeli soldier who fatally shot a wounded Palestinian attacker exposed a rift between proponents of the rule of law and a burgeoning nationalist movement.
Officials said the girls targeted a bustling market in northeastern Nigeria. They blamed the Boko Haram Islamic extremist group for the attempted bombing.
The girl was trying to break up a fight involving her sister, said the 15-year-old who posted video of the incident at a North Carolina high school on social media.
The suit says hundreds of thousands of players who were allegedly cheated by an insider’s long-running scheme to rig jackpots should be reimbursed for their losing tickets.