10 things to know for Friday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. IRAQI FORCES, SHIITE MILITIAS PRESS ON TO TIKRIT AS IS DESTROYS FAMED CULTURAL HERITAGE SITE
Iraqi forces press their offensive against the Islamic State group in Tikrit, a day after the extremists reportedly "bulldozed" a famed archaeological site in the area.
2. ATTACKER STRIKES IN JERUSALEM
A suspected Palestinian motorist rams his car into a group of people near an Israeli police station in east Jerusalem, injuring five before being shot and wounded by guards, police say.
3. WHAT A PERSONAL EMAIL SERVER LOOKS LIKE
The one used by Hillary Rodham Clinton during her time as secretary of state was likely about the size of your office desktop computer.
4. LIFE IMITATES ART FOR HARRISON FORD
The "Raiders of the Lost Ark" actor's craving for adventure turned risky when his vintage plane crashed-landed onto a Los Angeles-area golf course, leaving him shaken but not severely injured.
5. RUNWAY SAFETY COMES INTO FOCUS
A Delta jetliner skidded off a recently plowed New York City runway, raising questions about when airports should close runways due to snow or ice.
6. CRAFT MOVES IN ON DWARF PLANET
The largest celestial body in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter welcomes its first visitor as NASA's Dawn spacecraft explores Ceres.
7. CLOCK TO 'SPRING' AHEAD BUT STILL FEELS LIKE WINTER
Temperatures of 10 to 30 degrees below average are expected from the South to Northeast, along with heavy snow in the Mid-Atlantic.
8. ANOTHER SOLID MONTH OF JOB GAINS EXPECTED
Still, the result is unlikely to match the furious pace of November through January, when 1 million positions were added.
9. HOW LATEST SMARTWATCH MAY BE GAME-CHANGER
AP's Brandon Bailey gives us three reasons the iWatch may finally move the needle in the industry — and three reasons it might not.
10. DEARTH OF SNOW FORCES IDITAROD CHANGES
Much of the start of the world's most famous sled dog race is covered in barren gravel, forcing organizers to move the start further north where there is snow and solid ice.