10 Things to Know for Today

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

1. <a target=”&mdash;blank” href=”https://www.apnews.com/16376596d71d4ae18ed40447ce8278e9″>WHO MIGHT EVADE TARIFF POLICY</a>

The White House says Mexico, Canada and other countries may be spared from Trump’s planned steel and aluminum tariffs under national security “carve-outs,” while others prepare for a trade war.

2. <a target=”&mdash;blank” href=”https://www.apnews.com/4dd59e9648f24dcb9fe719eab8f00b88″>FLORIDA’S SCHOOL SAFETY BILL IN HANDS OF GOVERNOR</a>

Rick Scott has declined to say if he will sign a school safety bill with new restrictions on rifle sales and a program to arm some teachers.

3. <a target=”&mdash;blank” href=”https://www.apnews.com/eff2b237ad0e41f5bf492cbdeda3ce32″>HOW SOME NATIONS ARE MARKING WOMEN’S DAY</a>

Protests against the Philippine president, a surging #MeToo movement in South Korea and a call by Myanmar’s female leader for women to use their strengths for peace.

4. <a target=”&mdash;blank” href=”https://www.apnews.com/e4f27e94507244c58e8d410294e96861″>EAST COAST PUMMELED BY NOR’EASTER</a>

The second major storm in less than a week dumps heavy snow and knocks out power to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses from Pennsylvania to New England.

5. <a target=”&mdash;blank” href=”https://www.apnews.com/ccc487c8cf854f578b9a75b98a0bab6f”>MISSISSIPPI COULD TEST HOW SOON STATE CAN RESTRICT ABORTION</a>

The proposal by the Deep South state that would ban most abortions after 15 weeks aims to test the U.S. Supreme Court’s limits on how soon a state can restrict abortion.

6. <a target=”&mdash;blank” href=”https://www.apnews.com/43fa9a96c4fa4319bcb56fa516ba7e33″>FOR PYONGYANG, MIDEAST OFFERS CAUTIONARY NUCLEAR TALE</a>

As North Korea considers negotiating over its nukes, beleaguered Middle East strongmen have long used the doomsday weapon threat to secure a wobbly perch — it hasn’t always paid off.

7. <a target=”&mdash;blank” href=”https://www.apnews.com/2e23b380a1ec4232abde917d8796d7a6″>SWAMP MAY NEED MORE DRAINING</a>

Trump and his appointees have stocked federal agencies with ex-lobbyists and corporate lawyers who now help regulate the very industries from which they once collected paychecks.

8. <a target=”&mdash;blank” href=”https://www.apnews.com/ee99514628254af89e5d3f6cebcfcbe1″>CHRISTIANS EMERGE AS KEY PATRONS FOR JEWS MOVING TO ISRAEL</a>

What was once a strictly Jewish-funded mission to bring Jews to Israel is increasingly being bankrolled by evangelical Christians, a tally by the AP finds.

9. <a target=”&mdash;blank” href=”https://www.apnews.com/3614cd0d66034f13aea18b47f8f7b943″>TRIAL STARTS OF DANISH INVENTOR ACCUSED OF SUBMARINE MURDER</a>

Prosecutors say Peter Madsen tied up and tortured Swedish reporter Kim Wall before he either cut her throat or strangled her during a trip on his private submarine in August.

10. <a target=”&mdash;blank” href=”https://www.apnews.com/815b6b5d7ce44dd4b2a5d33ca1bfd2f1″>A UNIQUE TEXAS TWO-STEP</a>

Conference USA is believed to be the first league in NCAA history to play tournament games simultaneously in the same building.

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