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10 things to know for Thursday

By The Associated Press

This article was published February 20, 2014 at 8:24 a.m.

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

1. TRUCE COLLAPSES IN UKRAINE, DEATH TOLL MOUNTS

At least 22 dead at the sprawling protest encampment in Kiev in new outbreak of violence.

2. TEARFUL KOREAN REUNIONS BEGIN

Weeping and embracing, dozens of elderly North and South Koreans separated for six decades reunite — temporarily.

3. WHERE LOTTERY TICKET WORTH $425 MILLION WAS SOLD

Officials say the winning ticket — 1, 17, 35, 49, 54 and a Powerball of 34 — was bought in California at convenience store north of San Jose.

4. FACEBOOK'S $19 BILLION BET ON WHATSAPP RAISES CONCERNS

Some industry watchers fear tech companies are becoming overzealous in pursuit of promising new products and services.

5. GROUP SAYS U.S. DRONE STRIKE MAY HAVE KILLED CIVILIANS

U.S. says it hit al-Qaida members in Yemen strike, but Human Rights Watch said a dozen people on their way to a wedding may have died.

6. UGANDA LAW WOULD IMPOSE LIFE SENTENCE FOR SOME HOMOSEXUAL ACTS

President's decision to sign legislation highlights apparent inability of Western governments to temper anti-gay measures in Africa.

7. WHY DEAL TO MOVE U.S. MARINE BASE ON OKINAWA OPENS NEW FRUSTRATIONS

Less-crowded location was supposed to placate Okinawans. Instead it reinforces that U.S. military won't be reducing its forces in Japan.

8. WHAT INVESTIGATORS ARE LOOKING AT IN CRASH OF UPS CARGO JET

Pilot fatigue among the issues the safety board is examining in the accident that killed two pilots in Alabama last August.

9. FIGHT OVER KEYSTONE PIPELINE UNLIKELY TO END SOON

As pressure was building on Obama to make a decision, judge rejects Nebraska law allowing oil line to pass through the state.

10. TWO DOZEN TRIBAL CEREMONIAL ITEMS SET TO RETURN TO ARIZONA

A charitable foundation pays $530,000 at an auction in France for hoods, ornate masks that Hopi, Apache tribes say promote healing and harmony.

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