10 Things to Know for Friday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:
1. WHAT SUGGESTS PLANE FLEW ON AFTER IT WENT MISSING
The Malaysia Airlines jet sent signals to a satellite for four hours after ground contact was lost, a U.S. official says.
2. NYC GAS EXPLOSION HIGHLIGHTS WIDER PROBLEM
Aging infrastructure - crumbling bridges, highways, water mains and gas lines - is a growing concern, especially in older cities in the Northeast.
3. MORE BLACK MARKS FOR AIRMEN
The failings of U.S. nuclear missile launch crews were worse than first reported, Air Force documents show.
4. HOW PEOPLE IN CRIMEA ARE PREPARING FOR SUNDAY'S REFERENDUM
Jittery residents, uncertain about the peninsula's future, are taking precautions, including lining up at banks to withdraw cash from their accounts.
5. POLICE ID SUSPECT IN SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST RAMPAGE
The 21-year-old accused of gunning his car into a crowd at the festival, killing two, has a criminal history, including a DUI conviction in Alaska in 2011.
6. WHO'S BACK IN GOVERNMENT'S GOOD GRACES
BP can once again perform work for the U.S. government, with the lifting of a suspension put in place after the Gulf oil spill.
7. BORDER PATROL AGENT SUSPECTED OF KIDNAPPING, ASSAULT
The federal employee, found dead in his South Texas home, allegedly held three females captive who were in the country illegally.
8. OUT-OF-THIS-WORLD TV SHOW
A two-hour special on the National Geographic Channel will include a live visit with astronauts on the International Space Station and a guided tour.
9. LEGENDARY VOICE-OVER ARTIST DIES AT 89
Hal Douglas' sonorous delivery starred in trailers for thousands of movies and documentaries.
10. DARRELLE REVIS SIGNS WITH NEW ENGLAND
The 28-year-old shutdown cornerback's contract impasses have led him from the Jets to the Bucs to the Patriots since last April.