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  • Osornos Bishop Juan Barros smiles as he leaves the altar after Mass was celebrated by Pope Francis on Lobito Beach in Iquique, Chile, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. The Vatican said Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018 that Maltese Bishop Charles Scicluna, the Vatican's most respected sex crimes expert, would travel to Chile "to listen to those who have expressed the desire to provide elements" about the case of Bishop Juan Barros, accused by abuse victims of covering up for the country's most notorious pedophile priest.

    Osornos Bishop Juan Barros smiles as he leaves the altar after Mass was celebrated by Pope Francis on Lobito Beach in Iquique, Chile, Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. The Vatican said Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018 that Maltese Bishop Charles Scicluna, the Vatican's most respected sex crimes expert, would travel to Chile "to listen to those who have expressed the desire to provide elements" about the case of Bishop Juan Barros, accused by abuse victims of covering up for the country's most notorious pedophile priest.
    Associated Press

  • Job applicants interact with screening staff during a hiring event for the soon-to-open Hard Rock casino on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, in Atlantic City N.J. Hard Rock, which used to be the Trump Taj Mahal, held the recruiting event for former Taj workers. The former Revel casino is reopening around the same time as well as the Ocean Resort casino, adding thousands of jobs to a market that lost 11,000 since 2014 due to casino closings.

    Job applicants interact with screening staff during a hiring event for the soon-to-open Hard Rock casino on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, in Atlantic City N.J. Hard Rock, which used to be the Trump Taj Mahal, held the recruiting event for former Taj workers. The former Revel casino is reopening around the same time as well as the Ocean Resort casino, adding thousands of jobs to a market that lost 11,000 since 2014 due to casino closings.
    Associated Press

  • FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2009 file photo, cast members, from left, Kevin McHale, Jenna Ushkowitz, Amber Riley, Dianna Agron, Chris Colfer, Lea Michele, Cory Monteith, and Mark Salling pose for photographers during The Gleek Tour for the television show "Glee" in Los Angeles.  Salling, one of the stars of the Fox musical comedy “Glee,” died, Tuesday Jan. 30, 2018. He was 35. Salling’s lawyer, Michael J. Proctor did not release the cause of death. Salling pleaded guilty in December to possession of child pornography.

    FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2009 file photo, cast members, from left, Kevin McHale, Jenna Ushkowitz, Amber Riley, Dianna Agron, Chris Colfer, Lea Michele, Cory Monteith, and Mark Salling pose for photographers during The Gleek Tour for the television show "Glee" in Los Angeles. Salling, one of the stars of the Fox musical comedy “Glee,” died, Tuesday Jan. 30, 2018. He was 35. Salling’s lawyer, Michael J. Proctor did not release the cause of death. Salling pleaded guilty in December to possession of child pornography.
    Associated Press

 
 

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

1. TRUMP ADDRESSES NATION, URGES UNITY

In his first State of the Union speech, the president urges lawmakers to come together to make good on long-standing promises to, among other things, fix the nation's crumbling infrastructure and fractured immigration systems.

2. WHAT'S RATTLING US HEALTH INDUSTRY

Three of corporate America's heaviest hitters - Amazon, Warren Buffett and JPMorgan Chase - announce plans to jointly create a company to provide their employees with high-quality, affordable care.

3. FOR NOW, GOP MEMO IN LIMBO

The White House says it will conduct a legal and national security review before Trump decides whether to release the classified memo on the Russia investigation.

4. FALLOUT CONTINUES FROM ERRONEOUS ALERT

Hawaii's emergency management leader resigns and a state employee who sent an alert falsely warning of an incoming ballistic missile is fired, officials say.

5. 'A BLEMISH ON OUR HISTORY'

Israel's plan to deport tens of thousands of African migrants sparks a backlash from liberal Israelis who say Israel - established in the wake of the Holocaust - should never turn away those in need.

6. HOW POPE IS RESPONDING TO CHILEAN CRITICS

The pontiff sends the Vatican's most respected sex crimes expert to investigate a bishop accused by abuse victims of covering up for Chile's most notorious pedophile priest.

7. US STOCKS LOSE GROUND

Hefty losses in health care and technology companies hand the market its worst two-day drop since May.

8. TWO CASINOS OPENING THEIR DOORS

In Atlantic City, thousands of jobs lost during a brutal three-year stretch when five casinos shut down are coming back.

9. 'GLEE' ACTOR AN APPARENT SUICIDE AT 35

Mark Salling played bad-boy Noah "Puck" Puckerman in the hit musical-comedy. His death comes weeks after he pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography.

10. WHO'S EAGLES' TOP CHEERLEADER

QB Carson Wentz, out with an injury, will have to be satisfied with urging on backup Nick Foles from the sidelines during Sunday's Super Bowl.

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