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Feb 2, 9:14 PM EST

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

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

1. IOWA WINNERS LOOK TO BUILD MOMENTUM

As the campaigns move to New Hampshire, Clinton tries to turn a skin-of-her-teeth victory into a sweeping Democratic tide, while Cruz seeks to lock in his spot at the top of the GOP field.

2. WHAT LED TO TRUMP'S RUNNER-UP SHOWING

The real-estate mogul made a late play for evangelical voters in Iowa, but he ultimately couldn't wrest the group from Cruz.

3. EXPLOSION, FIRE BLOW HOLE IN AIRLINER

The blast that the pilot believes was caused by a bomb forces the plane to make an emergency landing at the airport in Somalia's capital.

4. YAHOO LAYING OFF 1,700 EMPLOYEES

The cost-cutting at the Internet company is likely to determine whether CEO Marissa Mayer can save her own job.

5. HOW US MILITARY LEADERS WOULD CHANGE SELECTIVE SERVICE

The top Army and Marine Corps generals say they believe that women should have to register for the draft now that all combat jobs are open to them.

6. SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED ZIKA CASE CONFIRMED IN TEXAS

It's the first instance of the virus being transmitted within the U.S. amid the current outbreak in the Americas.

7. WHY SAUDIS, IRAQ KEEP FURIOUSLY PUMPING OIL

Their hope is that falling crude prices will push more expensive producers, such as U.S. shale drillers, out of the market.

8. PIVOTAL 'IN OR OUT' REFERENDUM MOVES STEP CLOSER

A vote on Britain's future in the European Union could come as early as June with the exchange of draft proposals aimed at keeping the EU intact.

9. SCIENTISTS MAP BEDBUG GENOME

The next step is to figure out how the information can be put to good use, such as to develop better insecticides.

10. WHO'S GOT SUPER SINGING GIG

Lady Gaga will sing the national anthem before Sunday's Super Bowl, the NFL says.

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