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10 things to know, Wednesday, April 25


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

1. Supreme Court saving one of biggest cases for last

Justices will hear arguments over Trump's ban on travelers from several mostly Muslim countries.

2. Why Senators are growing frustrated

Lawmakers from both parties feel that the White House is skipping crucial vetting of nominees and leaving lawmakers to clean up the mess.

3. What awaits Kim Jong Un at summit

North Korea's leader will face an aggressive South Korean media scrambling to document every aspect of the world's most famous Korean's visit.

4. Police: Van attack suspect posted ‘cryptic’ social media post

The now-deleted Facebook message posted before a van plowed onto a crowded Toronto sidewalk killing 10 people is raising the possibility Alek Minassian, 25, nursed grudges against women.

5. 'Hang onto him if you can’

The co-owner of a Colorado crane company where the suspected Waffle House gunman once worked says she urged federal officials to keep Travis Reinking in custody after his arrest outside the White House in July.

6. Danish inventor given life for reporter’s murder

Peter Madsen has been sentenced to life in prison for torturing and murdering Swedish journalist Kim Wall on his private submarine.

7. In Myanmar, forgotten Kachin conflict intensifies

The army is accused of grave abuse, including killings, rape and forced labor against the Christian minority and at least 10,000 people have been displaced since January alone.

8. 'I smell the oil. I see the fire. I hear the screaming.’

In an interview with the AP, Andrea Chancey, now 36, remembers vividly Amtrak's deadliest accident ever — a 1993 crash in a south Alabama bayou that killed 47 people.

9. 'Blue wave’ stalls in Phoenix suburbs

The GOP holds onto an Arizona U.S. House seat by a much narrower margin than expected, and after a big money push from the Republican Party, tweets by Trump and the support of the state's current and former governors.

10. And now, D-Wade ponders hardwood future

After the Miami Heat bowed out of the NBA playoffs in the first round, Dwyane Wade will decide if he wants to end his all-but-certain Hall of Fame career.

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