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Air strikes in Syria kill 20 Islamic State fighters

The U.S.-led alliance started bombing Islamic State targets in Syria in September as part of a strategy aimed at rolling back the group's territorial gains in Syria and Iraq.

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Obama urges companies to share cyber threat info

The President will sign an executive order aimed at encouraging companies to share more information about cybersecurity threats with the government.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, Feb. 13

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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Senate approves Carter as new defense secretary

Carter will be Obama's fourth defense secretary, succeeding Chuck Hagel, who resigned last year.

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Senators introduce bill to lift Cuba embargo

The legislation seeks to repeal decades-old provisions that prevent Americans from doing business with Cuba.

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Someone is $564 million richer this morning

The jackpot, which reached the half-billion dollar mark after rolling over for nearly three months, was the third-largest in the game's history.

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Obama expected to veto Keystone XL bill

The Republican-led Congress gave final passage the long-pending Keystone XL pipeline.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, Feb. 12

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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Experts warn this could be the year of the ‘healthcare hack’

Cybercriminals are increasingly attracted to troves of personal information held by insurers.

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Obama asks Congress to authorize war on Islamic State

Republicans, who control Congress and say Obama's foreign policy is too passive, want stronger measures.

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Anthem offers free identity-theft protection after breach

The insurance company said millions of customers can sign up for free credit monitoring and identity-theft protection services this week.

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‘American Sniper’ murder trial opens in Texas

Lawyers for an Iraqi war veteran will argue he was insane when he fatally shot Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, who inspired the hit movie "American Sniper."

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FDA calls measles outbreak ‘alarming’

The U.S. is battling a resurgence of the disease, driven by fears among some parents of an association between vaccines and autism.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, Feb. 11

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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Obama seeks war authorization from Congress to fight Islamic State

The President has proposed a three-year authorization for the use of force.

A woman holds up the iPhone 6 Plus at the Apple Store at Tokyo's Omotesando shopping district September 19, 2014.

Apple sets stock market record

The company's stock closed above $700 billion for the first time.

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Moon artifacts among items in Armstrong’s closet

A treasure trove from the first moon landing described as "just a bunch of trash" has been found after four decades.

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Man charged with murder of Virginia student Hannah Graham

A hospital worker has been charged with the murder of the 18-year-old student, whose disappearance drew national headlines.

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American woman held by Islamic State dead

Kayla Jean Mueller was the only known remaining U.S. hostage held by ISIS.

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U.S. to establish new cybersecurity agency

The Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center (CTIIC) will help America "connect the dots."

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The Islanders swapped minor league forwards with Vancouver

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New York Islanders left wing Cory Conacher (89) moves the puck away from San Jose Sharks defensemen Justin Braun (61) and Marc-Edouard Vlasic (44) in the second period of an NHL hockey game in Uniondale, N.Y., Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014.

The Islanders also acquired forward Tyler Kennedy from San Jose for a conditional 2016 third-round pick, and swapped minor league forwards with Vancouver, exchanging Cory Conacher for Dustin Jeffrey.

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Harrington wins the Honda Classic in a playoff

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Padraig Harrington poses for photographers after winning the Honda Classic golf tournament, Monday, March 2, 2015, in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. Harrington defeated Daniel Berger in a two hole playoff.

Padraig Harrington captured his first PGA Tour title in more than six years on Monday when he birdied the final hole in regulation and then beat 21-year-old rookie Daniel Berger on the second hole of a playoff.

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Jordan, 2 other NBA owners join Forbes’ billionaire list

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Basketball legend Michael Jordan smokes a cigar while watching the fourball match on the first day of the Ryder Cup golf tournament, at Gleneagles, Scotland, Friday, Sept. 26, 2014.

Michael Jordan and two other NBA owners have joined Forbes' annual list of the world's billionaires.

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Seahawks reportedly sign linebacker Mister Alexander

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Carolina Panthers' Gary Barnidge (82) is tackled by Houston Texans' Mister Alexander (54) during the first half of a NFL preseason football game in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012.

Alexander was an undrafted free agent in 2011. He played 14 games for the Texans in 2011-2012.

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Little known Tyler Harvey the national leader in D1 scoring

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Eastern Washington's Tyler Harvey, in air, celebrates with his teammates following an NCAA college basketball game against Indiana Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, in Bloomington, Ind. Eastern Washington won the game 88-86.

Tyler Harvey is mostly an unknown name outside of those in the Big Sky Conference but will go into the final week of the regular season as the leading scorer in all of Division I basketball.