- Associated Press - Friday, March 18, 2016

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

1. DROUGHT

After rainy winter, Department of Water Resources says it will provide farmers and others 45 percent of the water requested this year.

2. HIGH-SPEED RAIL

State legislative analyst finds fault with new $64 billion business plan for bullet train system.

3. CAMPUS STABBING

FBI says a UC Merced student who wounded four fellow students in a November campus stabbing was inspired by ISIS, but acted alone.

4. SELF-DRIVING CARS

Google wants Congress to create new powers that would let the tech giant receive special permission to bring to market a self-driving car that has no steering wheel or pedals.

5. NEWSPAPERS

U.S. Justice Department sues to block Tribune Publishing Co. from buying the Orange County Register and Press-Enterprise.

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