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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    
1. WHAT KASICH, CRUZ ARE ALIGNING TO DO
    
Trump's rivals are joining forces in three states to deny him the necessary delegates to win the Republican presidential nomination, the latest display of strife in the convulsive GOP race.
    
2. OBAMA LAYS OUT NEXT SYRIA MOVE
    
The president says he's sending up to 250 more troops to the country to "keep up this momentum" against the Islamic State group, saying their mission will be to drive the extremists from territory.
    
3. AP: TEST FINDS CHERNOBYL RESIDUE IN BELARUS MILK
    
On the eve of the 30th anniversary of the nuclear disaster, Belarus' government appears determined to restore long-idle land for farm use - and suppress criticism of lax health and safety enforcement.
    
4. WHY NEPALESE ARE CONCERNED ABOUT THE NEXT 'BIG ONE'
    
Experts say the South Asian country has some way to go to implement earthquake-safe building practices, a year after devastating temblors plunged it into chaos and economic decline.
    
5. PENTAGON, CONGRESS AT ODDS OVER BASES
    
The Defense Department believes the Army and Air Force have surpluses of space for training and basing troops, and trimming the excess would save money better used to strengthen the military.
    
6. WHO IS TRUMP'S KINDRED POLITICAL SPIRIT
    
Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions and the GOP front-runner have been drawn together by a shared belief that some of their party leaders are selling out their own voters.
    

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