Good morning! Here’s what you need to know on Friday.
2. Republican power brokers are understood to be preparing for an 11th-hour floor fight at their convention next summer to nominate a more acceptable candidate if Donald Trump is still the presidential front-runner.
3.Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has given birth to twin girls. In a tweet Thursday morning, Mayer wrote: “Zack and I are excited to announce that our identical twin girls were born early this morning. Our whole family is doing great!”
5. Software engineers in San Francisco are being paid 37% more than their London counterparts. The average salary for a London software engineer is £54,000 while the average salary for software engineers in San Francisco is a £86,000.
6. After four days of deliberations, an Oklahoma jury reached a verdict in the case of a former police officer accused of raping and sexually assaulting 13 women while on duty.Former Oklahoma City policeman Daniel Holtzclaw was found guilty on 18 of 36 counts, including four counts of rape in the first degree.
7. A new survey of young voters finds increasing support for a ground war against the Islamic State (ISIS) after the attacks in Paris, though the vast majority of the same voters say they have no interest in serving in the military.
10. Nominations for the 2016 Golden Globes were announced Thursday. The 73rd Golden Globes ceremony airs on January 10 and is hosted by Ricky Gervais.
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