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5:14 am
Thu May 23, 2013

10 Things to Know for Thursday May 23, 2013

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:


 
     1. OBAMA TO BE MORE PUBLIC ABOUT TERROR POLICIES     The president will clarify the use of drones against terror suspects at a speech tonight, after disclosing that a fourth U.S. citizen had been killed in secretive strikes abroad.


     2. MAN HACKED TO DEATH ON LONDON STREET     British officials say the attack appears to be a terrorist strike, possibly motivated by radical Islam.


     3. BOSTON SUSPECT TIED TO CHECHEN MAN SHOT DURING FBI INTERVIEW    Officials say the man with ties to Tamerlan Tsarnaev implicated himself in a 2011 triple shooting in suburban Boston.


     4. BOY SCOUTS TO VOTE ON GAY BAN    The Scouts' national leadership will cast ballots on a resolution that won't exclude Scouts based on sexual orientation.


     5. REMEMBERING OKLAHOMA'S YOUNGEST VICTIMS    Ten children were among the 24 people killed by the tornado, including 9-year-old softball star Sydney Angle and JaNae Hornsby, who could light up a room.


     6. WHY FUKUSHIMA IS LOOKING FOR HELP     The AP reports the Japan plant that melted down in 2011 can barely keep enough workers to monitor the three broken reactors, with some workers quitting because of radiation exposure.


     7. WHAT CAUSED BANGLAESH FACTORY TO COLLAPSE    A government panel blamed the disaster that killed more than 1,100 on the swampy ground, poor construction materials and vibrating heavy equipment.


     8. A LIFE-SAVING DECISION AND A NEW FACE    Doctors gave a 33-year-old Polish man a face transplant three weeks after he was disfigured in a workplace accident, a record time.


     9. TEEN WHO WROTE FAREWELL SONG DIES    Zach Sobiech, whose song "Clouds" became a YouTube sensation that attracted more than 4 million views and led iTunes, died of bone cancer at 18.


     10. LEBRON MAKES BUZZER-BEATER IN PLAYOFF CLASSIC    James made a layup as time expired in overtime to put the Heat ahead of the Pacers, 103-102 in a wild Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals.