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

1. OLDEST CHRISTIAN MONASTERY IN IRAQ RAZED

Satellite photos obtained by The AP reveal yet another victim, this one stood for 1400 years, of the Islamic State group's relentless destruction of heritage sites it considers heretical.

2. 20 KILLED IN UNIVERSITY ATTACK IN PAKISTAN

A Pakistani official says the army and police have finished their operation to clear Taliban gunmen following the assault in the country's northwest.

3. WHICH CONSERVATIVE HEAVYWEIGHT IS BACKING TRUMP

Sarah Palin endorses the GOP front-runner, saying: "He's going rogue left and right. That's why he's doing so well."

4. HIGH COURT COULD GIVE OBAMA HIS FINAL CHANCE ON IMMIGRATION

If justices side with the president, ruling that he has the authority to unilaterally shield up to 5 million immigrants from deportation, he would claim a sizable last win.

5. WHOSE MARKET TEMPTS EUROPEAN FIRMS

PHOTO: In this Dec. 14, 2015 photo, Carol Hensen colors at the DeForest Public Library in DeForest, Wis. Libraries and other groups nationwide are setting up get togethers for adults to color as the practice of coloring becomes more and more popular. (AP Photo/Carrie Antlfinger)
In this Dec. 14, 2015 photo, Carol Hensen colors at the DeForest Public Library in DeForest, Wis. Libraries and other groups nationwide are setting up get togethers for adults to color as the practice of coloring becomes more and more popular. (AP Photo/Carrie Antlfinger)

With many barriers to dealing with Iran suddenly lifted, some European companies are ready to seize business opportunities in a country of 78.5 million people.

6. MICHIGAN GOVERNOR PLEDGES TO FIX WATER CRISIS IN FLINT

The disaster in the impoverished city has engulfed Gov. Rick Snyder's administration with criticism from across the country.

7. WHY PALESTINIANS LAMBAST AIRBNB'S WEST BANK SETTLEMENT LISTINGS

They say that the vacation rental operator helps perpetuate Israel's settlement enterprise.

8. LIBRARIES, MEETUP GROUPS GET INTO ADULT COLORING CRAZE

"People just love this. I think they feel successful, like they've finished something," says Jane Henze, the adult-programming director at a library in Wisconsin.

9. DREW BARRYMORE'S SETS NEW SIGHTS FOR BEAUTY BRAND

The actress says she's in talks with retailers overseas to sell her Flower brand cosmetics in such places as China, South America, Australia and the United Kingdom.

10. TENNIS STARS, PAST AND PRESENT, WANT NAMES OF MATCH-FIXERS

"We need facts, not suppositions," tweets Martina Navratilova, the 18-time Grand Slam champion.

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