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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, right, listens to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov after their long time talks at the Russian Ambassador's Residence to discuss over issues of Ukraine, in Paris late Sunday March 30, 2014. Kerry traveled to Paris for a last minute meeting with Lavrov. (AP Photo)

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In this photo provided by the Ongjin County, South Korean soldiers and islands' residents reembark a vessel bound for Baengnyeong island, as they evacuate from Daecheong island near the West Sea border with North Korea, Monday, March 31, 2014. North and South Korea fired artillery shells into each other's waters Monday, a flare-up of animosity between the rivals that forced residents of five front-line South Korean islands to evacuate to shelters, South Korean officials said. (AP Photo)
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Australian defense ship Ocean Shield lies docked at naval base HMAS Stirling while being fitted with a towed pinger locator to aid in her role in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 in Perth, Australia, Sunday, March 30, 2014. The Australian warship with an aircraft black box detector was set to depart Sunday to join the search. It will still take three to four days for the ship, the Ocean Shield, to reach the search zone — an area roughly the size of Poland about 1,150 miles to the west of Australia. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)
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Orange-clad search workers look through a muddy area Sunday, March 30, 2014, at the bottom end of the massive mudslide that struck the community of Oso, Wash. on Saturday, March 22, 2014, near Darrington, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
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In this April 25, 2013 photo, running shoes and other items adorn a makeshift memorial near the Boston Marathon finish line in Boston's Copley Square. Thousands of items from the original memorial for marathon bombing victims are going on display at the Boston Public Library in April 2014 to mark the anniversary of the attacks. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
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FILE - This undated file photo shows al Qaida leader Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan. At the center of a hotly disputed Senate torture report is America’s biggest counterterrorism success of all: the killing of Osama bin Laden. The still-classified, 6,200-page review concludes that waterboarding and other harsh interrogation methods provided no key evidence in the hunt for bin Laden, according to congressional aides and outside experts familiar with the investigation. The CIA still disputes that conclusion. (AP Photo, File)
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FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2014 file photo, President Barack Obama speaks about raising the minimum wage during a visit to a Costco store in Lanham, Md. "Give America a raise!" President Barack Obama implored Congress in his State of the Union address. But it would cost jobs, Republicans warned. The political divide over raising the federal minimum wage is deep, driven by politics, ideology and demographics. Democrats, it turns out, represent more poor and low-wage workers than Republicans do. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)
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In this March 20, 2014 photo, a Dog Mummy is displayed as part of the exhibit "Soulful Creatures: Animal Mummies in Ancient Egypt," at the Orange County's Bowers Museum in Santa Ana, Calif. The exhibition is on the ancient the mummification of animals in the Egyptian culture and religion. Drawn from the renowned collections of the Brooklyn Museum, Soulful Creatures features choice examples from among the many millions of mummies of birds, cats, dogs, snakes, and other animals preserved from at least thirty-one different cemeteries throughout Egypt. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
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Florida forward Dorian Finney-Smith (10) shoots against UCLA forward Travis Wear (24) and UCLA forward David Wear (12) during the first half in a regional semifinal game at the NCAA college basketball tournament, Thursday, March 27, 2014, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

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

1. U.S. AND RUSSIA STILL AT ODDS OVER UKRAINE

While both sides favor a diplomatic solution to the crisis, they were unable to bridge the gap between them at a meeting of their top diplomats in Paris.

2. KOREAS TRADE FIRE

Residents of five South Korean islands were evacuated to shelters as artillery shells were fired across a disputed sea boundary between the two foes.

3. OCEAN JUNK DISTRACT SEARCH FOR FLIGHT 37O

Tangled fish lines and other trash floating on the surface of the Indian Ocean create false alarms in the global effort to find the Malaysian jetliner.

4. DEMOCRATS FACE UPHILL BATTLE IN MIDTERM VOTE AS GOP REDRAWS ELECTORAL MAP

Gerrymandering following the 2010 census means Republican voters are spread among more districts in many states.

5. WASHINGTON MUDSLIDE DEATH TOLL RISES TO 21

Searchers hope to make headway in their efforts as rains ease this week.

6. MARATHON BOMBING EXHIBIT INCLUDES ITEMS FROM PUBLIC MEMORIAL

To mark the first anniversary of the twin bombings, Boston's public library is putting up an exhibition of items such as runner shoes, teddy bears and signs that were left by mourners.

7. SENATE REPORT PROVIDES NO KEY LINK BETWEEN BIN LADEN'S DEATH AND TORTURE

Sources tell AP that the widely anticipated study found that harsh interrogation techniques of terror suspects did not aid in killing the al-Qaida leader.

8. WHAT A FAIR MINIMUM WAGE MEANS

The hot election year issue divides economists and politicians even though its buying power has declined since 1968.

9. WHERE EGYPTIAN DOG AND CAT MUMMIES ARE TAKING CENTER STAGE

Dozens of centuries-old specimens are on display at a California museum, including a canine so well detailed that even its floppy ears are prominent.

10. WHO EARNED A SPOT IN THE FINAL FOUR

UConn will play Florida, the NCAA tournament's overall No. 1 seed, while Kentucky faces off against Wisconsin.

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