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People gather in front of a barricade across a street in Slovyansk, eastern Ukraine, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. The city of Slovyansk has come under the increasing control of the pro-Russian gunmen who seized it last weekend. The writing on the flag on top of the barricade reads : "Donetsk Republic." (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

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FILE - In this Aug. 18, 2011, file photo, people walk below a New York Police Department security camera, upper left, which was placed next to a mosque on Fulton Street in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Bedford-Stuyvesant in New York. On Tuesday, April 15, 2014, The New York City Police Department announced that it disbanded the unit tasked with monitoring Muslim communities in both New York and Newark, N.J. The program that relied on plainclothes officers to eavesdrop on people in bookstores, restaurants and mosques became the subject of two federal lawsuits. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
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FILE - In this Tuesday, April 8, 2014 file photo, a worker walks past a container vessel docked in Qingdao port in east China's Shandong province. China's economic growth slowed to 7.4 percent in the first quarter, raising the risk of job losses and a potential impact on its trading partners. The figure reported Wednesday, April 16 by the government was down from the previous quarter's 7.7 percent. (AP Photo/File)
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In this photo taken March 29, 2014, amputee marathon runners Chris Madison, left, Jeff Glasbrenner, center, and Andre Slay train on a footbridge in Little Rock, Ark. 4,781 runners are taking theBoston Marathon up on its offer to return _ an opportunity to settle some unfinished business when they line up at the start again.(AP Photo/Danny Johnston)
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South Korean rescue helicopters fly over a South Korean passenger ship, trying to rescue passengers from the ship in water off the southern coast in South Korea, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. The South Korean passenger ship carrying more than 470 people, including many high school students, is sinking off the country's southern coast Wednesday after sending a distress call, officials said. There are no immediate reports of causalities. (AP Photo/Yonhap)
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European foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton, left, and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohamad Javad Zarif, right, address the media after closed-door nuclear talks in Vienna, Austria, Wednesday, April 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)
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FILE - This 1964 file photo shows the 1965 Ford Mustang, introduced in April 1964 and billed as a "low-priced, four-passenger sports car." Ford will announce a limited edition 50th Anniversary Mustang on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Only 1,964 cars will be built. (AP Photo, File)
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FILE - In this April 7, 2005 file photo, Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus poses in Rome. Niedringhaus, 48, was killed and an AP reporter was wounded on April 4, 2014, when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan. The International Women's Media Foundation announced Tuesday, April 15, 2014, that it has created a new award for courage honoring Niedringhaus. The award is funded with a $1 million gift from the Howard G. Buffett Foundation, a private family foundation that seeks to improve the lives of the world’s poor and marginalized - often the subjects of Niedringhaus’ photographs. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)
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FILE - In this 1952 file photo, Brooklyn Dodgers baseball player Jackie Robinson poses. Baseball holds tributes across the country on Jackie Robinson Day, Tuesday, April 15, 2014, the 67th anniversary marking the end of the game's racial barrier. (AP Photo/File)

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

1. MOSCOW STILL WILLING TO MEET UKRAINIAN OFFICIALS AT TALKS

Despite rising tensions in eastern Ukraine, Russia says it will attend international talks on Thursday aimed at ending the crisis.

2. END OF NYPD DEMOGRAPHICS UNIT APPLAUDED

The controversial program tracked the daily lives of Muslims – where they lived, shopped, worked and prayed – in an effort to detect terror threats.

3. CHINA'S ECONOMY SLOWS DOWN FURTHER

Figures indicate the world's second largest economy grew at 7.4% this year, its slowest rate since late 2012.

4. WHAT ONE MAN WON'T LEAVE UNFINISHED

An amputee runner recruits–and inspires–two other amputees to come with him to finish the Boston Marathon, interrupted by last year's terror attack.

5. NEARLY 300 PEOPLE ARE MISSING AFTER KOREAN BOAT SINKS

The accident involving a ferry that was headed to a tourist island killed two passengers and many more are feared dead.

6. WHO GETS A PEEK AT THE NEW SAT

Anxious students – and their parents – can check out sample questions showing what the test will look like in 2016.

7. UN: IRAN NUKE THREAT DIMINISHING

The world body is set to release a report saying that Tehran's ability to make a nuclear bomb has been greatly reduced.

8. ALL YOU'LL WANT TO DO IS RIDE AROUND, SALLY

Ford plans to make 1,964 Mustangs to commemorate the legendary car's 50th anniversary.

9. HOW SLAIN PHOTOGRAPHER IS BEING HONORED

A media group says an award funded with a $1 million gift from a private foundation will be given each year to a female photojournalist in honor of the AP's Anja Niedringhaus, who died this month in an attack in Afghanistan.

10. BASEBALL PAUSES TO REMEMBER NO. 42

MLB's annual Jackie Robinson Day has become "a national holiday for all practical purposes," says the Rev. Jesse Jackson.

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