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6 Things to Know for Friday

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:
    
1. PRINCE FOUND DEAD AT HIS HOME IN MINNEAPOLIS
    
The 57-year-old was one of the most inventive and influential musicians of modern times.
    
2. TRUMP 'PROJECTING AN IMAGE' WHILE FIGHTING FOR NOMINATION
    
His chief lieutenants tell skeptical GOP leaders that the part "he's been playing is now evolving" to win over general election voters.
    
3. WHAT QUEEN, CELEBRATING 90th BIRTHDAY, MEANS TO HER COUNTRY
    
Britain is living, Prime Minister David Cameron declares, in the "modern Elizabethan Era."
    
4. JUDGE OUTLINES DEAL IN VW EMISSIONS SCANDAL
    
The owners of nearly half a million polluting Volkswagens in the U.S. will be given the option of selling them back to the company or getting them repaired at VW's expense.
    
5. WHO'S PRAISING MOVE TO REPLACE ANDREW JACKSON ON $20 BILL
    
Many Native Americans have little regard for the president who forced Cherokees and other Indian nations on deadly marches out of their southern homelands.
    
6. BREAKING INTO IPHONE CAME AT HIGH COST
    
FBI chief James Comey hints that the agency paid more than $1 million to break into the locked iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino attackers.
 

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