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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. UKRAINIAN MILITIA DENIES CALLS TO FREE BUILDINGS
    Pro-Russian insurgents in the east who have been occupying government buildings say they will only leave them if the interim government in Kiev resigns.
    2. SEARCH CONTINUES FOR SURVIVORS OF SUNKEN SOUTH KOREAN SHIP
    Officials say they're looking at whether the third mate ordered a turn whose degree was so sharp that it caused the ship to list.
    3. TRAGEDY ON THE WORLD'S HIGHEST PEAK
    An avalanche on Mount Everest kills at least 12 local guides, and three more are missing in the deadliest disaster in the mountain's history.
    4. WHAT'S IN THE NEW OBAMA ADMINISTRATION PRIVACY POLICY
    It explains how the government will gather the user data of online visitors to WhiteHouse.gov, mobile apps and social media sites. It also clarifies that online comments are in the open domain.
    5. OBAMA TOUTS HEALTH CARE PROGRESS
    New numbers on "Obamacare" enrollment are encouraging to the president, but still to be announced is how many of those were previously uninsured.
    6. HOLY WEEK COMMEMORATIONS CONTINUE
    Christians are marking Good Friday with prayers and processions through Jerusalem's Old City, while Pope Francis joins a torch-lit Via Crucis procession later in the day.
    7. HOW THE OFFICER KILLED AFTER BOSTON BOMBINGS IS BEING REMEMBERED
    Sean Collier will be honored in a ceremony at MIT, and some 25 friends and family will run the marathon to raise money for a scholarship fund named for him.
    8. CHINA SAYS ONE-FIFTH OF ITS FARMLAND IS POLLUTED
    The admission by Beijing is a stunning indictment of unfettered industrialization under the Communist Party's authoritarian rule.
    9. NEW DETAILS ABOUT DEATH DURING A LONG 911 CALL
    Search warrants say the man accused of killing his wife while she was on the phone with a dispatcher had eaten marijuana-infused candy from one of Denver's pot dispensaries.
    10. WHO IS NOT SINGIN' THE BLUES
    St. Louis outlasted the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 in triple overtime to take Game 1 of its NHL playoff series.
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