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Mar 6, 9:58 AM EST

10 Things to Know for Today

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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. U.S. ADDS A ROBUST 295K JOBS

It is the latest sign that the country's economy is further strengthening and outpacing other major economies around the world.

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. WHY 11-YEAR-OLD WAS SENT HOME FROM SCHOOL

Liam Scholes found himself in a bind when he dressed as Christian Grey, the S&M-loving billionaire hero of erotic thriller "50 Shades of Grey," to mark World Book Day at his school in northwestern England.

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