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Aug 20, 9:02 PM EDT

10 Things to Know for Friday

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

1. WHO SUBSCRIBED TO THE CHEATING WEBSITE?

Hundreds of U.S. government employees - including some who worked in the White House, Congress and law enforcement agencies - accessed and paid membership fees to the Ashley Madison website.

2. JIMMY CARTER SAYS HE'S `AT EASE' IN AFTERMATH OF CANCER DIAGNOSIS

Carter said doctors found four small tumors in his brain, and he is undergoing treatment with radiation and drugs.

3. GREEK PRIME MINISTER STEPS DOWN

Alexis Tsipiras says he's calling early elections after bailout program triggered a revolt within his radical left party.

4. WASHINGTON STATE MOURNS FIREFIGHTERS KILLED IN WILDFIRE

Their vehicle apparently crashed as they scoped out fire conditions, and three were killed when flames rolled over them before they could escape.

5. TENSIONS ESCALATE BETWEEN NORTH AND SOUTH KOREA

Both countries have fired shells over the border, and the North is warning that it will take further military action if the South doesn't remove loudspeakers broadcasting anti-North messages.

6. WHY CAITLYN JENNER COULD BE GOING TO COURT

L.A. County investigators have recommended she be charged with vehicular manslaughter for a crash that killed a woman last February.

7. WHAT MODERN TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT HAS PEOPLE THINKING OF `1984'

Some smart TVs are able to record household conversations and transmit them to third parties when voice recognition is enabled.

8. U.S. STOCK MARKET SEES WORST PERFORMANCE IN 18 MONTHS

The dive was fueled in large part by slumping Chinese energy and property stocks.

9. ELABORATE FUNERAL TRIGGERS ROMANS' DISGUST

The funeral for a purported local crime boss featured a gilded, horse-drawn carriage, flower petals tossed from a helicopter, and a band playing the theme from "The Godfather."

10. NYC MAYOR ANNOUNCES TASK FORCE TARGETING TOPLESS PAINTED LADIES AND COSTUMED CHARACTERS IN TIMES SQUARE

Mayor Bill de Blasio says the group will look at how to better regulate the people accepting tips for photos.

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