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  • Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
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  • Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
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    1. OBAMA ADMINISTRATION MAKING ITS CASE FOR MILITARY STRIKE
    Kerry, Hagel and other top officials will appear before a Senate panel to argue for a response to last month's alleged gas attack outside Damascus.
    2. HOW MICROSOFT IS EXTENDING ITS SMARTPHONE REACH
    The company — aiming to better compete with Apple and Google — is buying Nokia's line of smartphones.
    3. JAPAN PLEDGES MILLIONS TO STOP NUKE LEAKS
    As Tokyo seeks an Olympic bid, the government says it will fund an underground ice wall aimed at halting radioactive water from escaping from Fukushima.
    4. WHY DENNIS RODMAN'S BACK IN NORTH KOREA
    He says he wants to hang out with Kim Jong Un and have a good time — but not be a diplomat.
    5. THE 177,028-METER FREESTYLE
    Sixty-four-year-old Diana Nyad becomes the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage.
    6. CBS, TIME WARNER MAKE PEACE
    The agreement ends a blackout and allows the resumption of broadcasts of CBS and CBS-owned channels to millions of U.S. homes.
    7. BEEFING UP THE ANTI-FLU FORCES
    For the first time, certain vaccines will protect against four strains of flu instead of three.
    8. STILL CASTING A GROOVY GLOW AT 50
    Half a century after the Lava Lamp first hit shelves, millions of the hip home accessories have been sold worldwide.
    9. MEXICAN FILM A SURPRISE HIT AT THE BOX OFFICE
    "Instructions Not Included" turns in the biggest Spanish-language opening ever over the holiday weekend in the U.S.
    10. WHO DIDN'T KEEP HIS END OF THE BARGAIN AT THE US OPEN
    Roger Federer suffers an upset loss, meaning he won't meet Rafael Nadal in the quarterfinals. Their match had been highly anticipated.
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