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10 Things to Know for Today

 Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    
1. SEARCH FOR PLANE HINGES ON HOW IT HIT THE WATER
    
Possible scenarios depend on angle and speed with which MH 370 could have speared into the sea.
    
2. UKRAINE NO STRANGER TO BIG POWER POLITICS
    
Kiev's new government wants to avoid Cold War tactics between the West and Russia by having its say about its own future.
    
3. NAPIER BRINGS UCONN SECOND NCAA TITLE IN 4 YEARS
    
The Huskies beat Kentucky's Wildcats 60-54 only one year after being barred from March Madness because of academic problems.
    
4. PISTORIUS TAKES THE STAND FOR SECOND DAY
    
The Olympian says he and girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp sometimes had troubles but they were in love and planning a life together.
    
5. U.S. DEFENSE CHIEF, CHINESE COUNTERPART FACE OFF
    
Chuck Hagel says China doesn't have the right to unilaterally establish an air defense zone over islands controlled by Japan.
    
6. WHO'S WAITING FOR THEIR NEW RIGHTS TO KICK IN
    
In Egypt, women wonder whether greater freedoms enshrined in the new constitution will be implemented - while violence against them rises.
    
7. USAID CHIEF TO FACE QUESTIONS ON 'CUBAN TWITTER'
    
Senate lawmakers will question the nation's international-aid agency about a secret, U.S.-backed social media network built to stir unrest in Cuba.
    
8. MICROSOFT ENDING SUPPORT FOR WINDOWS XP
    
Mayhem might result. An estimated 30 percent of computers used by businesses and consumers around the world are still running the 12-year-old operating system.
    
9. WHICH STATE MAY OFFER MEXICAN-AMERICAN STUDIES
    
Proponents say Texas students would get a deeper understanding of their home; critics call it an attempt to inject progressive politics into the classroom.
    
10. FEWER LIMES ALOFT
    
A recent shortage and spike in price has caused some airlines - for now - to stop offering the fruit in their beverage service.

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