10 Things to Know for Friday

The Associated Press news@newnan.com Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday. 1. HOW WOMEN CAN QUALIFY FOR COMBAT
Under the military's new rules, they'll have to meet the same physical requirements as men. 2. WHAT'S NEEDED TO PASS GUN CONTROL The public must get behind the effort, says Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein, because "this is really an uphill road." 3. ABBAS SEES AN OPENING He invites newly elected Israeli lawmakers — many of whom are moderates — to meet with him to talk about a Palestinian state. 4. A REAL DRAG Millions of smokers may find they can't afford health insurance when Obama's health care law takes effect. 5. THEY LIKE HIM. THEY REALLY LIKE HIM Chavez' cult of personality grows in his absence: witness a woman at a demonstration holding a portrait of him — next to an image of Jesus. 6. FASTEN YOUR SEAT BELT Here comes a fresh mutation of a fast-moving stomach bug that scientists are calling the "Ferrari of viruses." 7. MELTDOWN: HONDURAS Doctors go without essential supplies while teachers and soldiers go without pay in a nation teetering on the edge of ruin. 8. WHY A 44-YEAR-OLD ROCKET MAY BE HELPFUL TO NASA TODAY Engineers hope an Apollo 11 engine can be improved upon for new missions to the moon. 9. VIDEO IN DEMAND: NETFLIX STOCK SOARS The company's shares climb by 42 percent as investors celebrate strong quarterly earnings. 10. 'IT SOUNDS LIKE A GIRL, DOESN'T IT?' During a TV interview, Manti Te'o unveils voicemails from a person pretending to be his girlfriend. The person tells the Notre Dame linebacker: "I love you."


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