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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    
1. EU REFUGEE DEPORTATION PLAN UNDERWAY
    
The first vessel transporting migrants from Greece docks in Turkey, putting into practice a European Union plan to stem migration to Europe.
    
2. TROVE OF DATA ON OFFSHORE ACCOUNTS PROMPTS PROBE
    
The shell companies the wealthy, famous and powerful create are raising questions over the widespread use of such tactics to avoid taxes and skirt financial oversight.
    
3. WHO IS URGING KASICH TO GET OUT OF THE RACE
    
Donald Trump argues that the Ohio governor shouldn't be allowed to collect future delegates because the nomination is already beyond his grasp.
    
4. WHAT IS KEEPING AIR TRAVELERS UNHAPPY
    
More flights are arriving on time and airlines are losing fewer bags, yet more consumers are complaining about air travel, with the chief concern cancellations and delays.
    
5. FEDS TARGET LONG-TERM CARE COSTS
    
The federal government is pushing states to keep more low-income seniors out of institutions and, instead, enroll them in their home- and community-based programs.
    
6. RACISM TO PEACE PRIZE: WOODROW WILSON'S LEGACY ON DISPLAY
    
AP gets an early look at exhibit meant to fully air the mixed legacy of the country's 28th president, whose name adorns Princeton University's public policy school.
 

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