ten Things to Know for Today

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Source:   —  April 13, 2016, at 1:36 PM

HOW AMERICANS PERCEIVE ABOUT SUPREME CT POLITICAL BATTLENearly two in third back Democrats' demands that the Republican-run Senate keep hearings and a vote on Obama'south choose Merrick Garland, but it may not damage the GOP too much, an AP-GfK poll finds.2.

ten Things to Know for Today

Your daily see at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that'll be talked about today:

one. HOW AMERICANS PERCEIVE ABOUT SUPREME CT POLITICAL BATTLE

Nearly two in third back Democrats' demands that the Republican-run Senate keep hearings and a vote on Obama'south choose Merrick Garland, but it may not damage the GOP too much, an AP-GfK poll finds.

two. 'COUNT ME OUT'

House Speaker Paul Ryan rules out a tender for president this year, insisting that the party'south choice should emerge from the grouping of candidates who pursued the GOP nomination.

three. CHINA QUASHES SAME-SEX MARRIAGE CASE

A judge rules against a homosexual couple in a landmark decision, disappointing the country'south emerging LGBT rights movement.

four. GANGS DECLARE WAR ON POLICE AS EL SALVADOR VIOLENCE RAGES

Analysts declare the increased willingness by both sides to attack each other directly is a sign that the conflict threatens to burst up into open warfare.

five. SYRIANS START VOTING FOR NEW PARLIAMENT

At stake is a new 250-member parliament that's expected to serve as a rubber stamp for President Bashar Assad as fighting rages on the ground and peace talks are set to resume in Geneva.

six. WHO'south BEEN NOISELESS IN HOMOSEXUAL RIGHTS MOVEMENT

Several country music artists have condemned proposed laws that critics declare discriminate against LGBT people, but record labels and production companies in Nashville have been largely quiet on the issue.

seven. WHAT LEBANESE AUTHORITIES BROKE UP

A sex trafficking ring involving seventy-five Syrian women trafficked to Lebanon and forced into prostitution has shocked the nation hosting one million refugees from the war-torn country.

eight. WHY 'WOMEN ONLY RIDES' ARE A QUANDARY

Ride-hailing companies catering exclusively to women are cropping up and raising thorny valid questions, namely: Are they discriminatory?

nine. NEW BUSINESS CATERS TO CANINES

Food trucks in Seattle have flourished to comprise all kinds of cuisine, but presently a new truck is focusing on doggy treats.

ten. WHO AP THINKS WOULD WIN NBA MATCHUP

Michael Jordan'south 1995-96 Bulls team would beat Stephen Curry'south Warriors, whether they crack Chicago'south regular-season record or not, AP'south Jim Litke says.

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