Things you should know today 2/21/18


New strikes kill 10 in rebel-held suburbs of Syrian capital

This photo released Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018 provided by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, shows members of the Syrian Civil Defense extinguishing a building during airstrikes and shelling by Syrian government forces, in Ghouta, suburb of Damascus, Syria. New airstrikes and shelling on the besieged, rebel-held suburbs of the Syrian capital killed at least 10 people on Wednesday, a rescue organization and a monitoring group said. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)

Government airstrikes killed 10 people in the Syrian suburb Ghouta, a known rebel stronghold. These airstrikes are the latest development in the ongoing Syrian civil war between the Russian-backed Syrian government and rebel forces.

The Latest: Canada, Germany reach men’s hockey semifinals 

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Maxim Noreau (56), of Canada, celebrates with Christian Thomas (92) and Chay Genoway (5) after scoring a goal against Finland during the third period of the quarterfinal round of the men’s hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Germany is set to face Canada in the men’s hockey semifinals after beating top-seeded Sweden 4-3. Canada beat out Finland 1-0 with a dramatic goal during the third period, sending them to the semifinals for the third consecutive year.

Only on AP: Migrant recounts forced deportation from Israel

FILE – In this Jan. 22, 2014, file photo, an African migrant covers his mouth with tape during a protest in front of the U.S. embassy, demanding asylum and work rights from the Israeli government in Tel Aviv, Israel. Tens of thousands of Africans in Israel face jail if they do not accept an offer to relocate to an unnamed African country, while Uganda and Rwanda, widely presumed to be the likely destinations, have denied the existence of any agreement with Israel’s government even though scores of migrants are believed to have already settled there. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty, File)

A migrant from the small East African nation of Eritrea shares his story after being forced to leave Tel Aviv. The Israeli government has been distributing deportation notices to some 40,000 African migrants, giving them until April 1 to comply.

Viral Content: This week’s trending video features Benedict Cumberbatch performing “I’m a Little Teapot” and this week’s viral tweet brings back the “selfie olympics.”

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