USA TODAY - Here are five things you need to know on Friday.
August payrolls report
The Labor Department will release its closely watched monthly jobs report. Economists expect the U.S. economy added around 180,000 jobs in August. The data could play some role in influencing the Federal Reserve's decision on when to start tapering its bond-purchasing program.
NSA cracks Web encryption using 'back doors,' files show
U.S. and British intelligence agencies have cracked the encryption designed to provide online privacy and security, documents leaked by former intelligence analyst Edward Snowden show. In a clandestine, decade-long effort to defeat digital scrambling, the National Security Agency, along with its British counterpart, the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), have used supercomputers to crack encryption codes through "brute force" and have inserted secret "back doors" into software with the help of technology companies, The Guardian, The New York Times and ProPublica reported.
George Zimmerman's wife files for divorce
George Zimmerman's wife is filing for divorce, according to the former neighborhood watch volunteer's older brother. Robert Zimmerman, Jr. says an attorney for his sister-in-law, Shellie Zimmerman, is preparing to file paperwork to end the couple's marriage after six years. Attorney Kelly Sims told The Orlando Sentinel the decision was made "after much soul searching and recent disappointments."
Manning fires seven TD passes as Broncos crush Ravens
Peyton Manning led the Broncos to 21 third-quarter points in a 49-27 win over the defending champs Thursday night in the NFL's annual Kickoff game. Manning tied an NFL record with seven touchdown passes.
Teen births hit historic low, half of 1991
Teen births have continued to drop, reaching a historic low in 2012 and hitting half of what they were in 1991, says a government report out Friday, The birthrate for teens, ages 15 to 19, dropped 6% from 31.3 births per 1,000 teen girls in 2011 to 29.4 in 2012. Teen birthrates were down for all racial and ethnic groups.
Bonus: Divisions on Syria set to carry through summit's end
Divisions among world leaders over Syria's alleged use of chemical weapons are persisting as they wrap up the two-day G-20 summit in St. Petersburg, Russia.
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