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10 things to know for Thursday

By The Associated Press

This article was published June 5, 2014 at 7:32 a.m.

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

1. WHAT TOPS OBAMA'S AGENDA IN EUROPE

The president will discuss shifting conditions in the Ukraine crisis, including the new government's rise to power, with U.K.'s David Cameron in Brussels and Francois Hollande in Paris.

2. WHY BERGDAHL'S HOMETOWN IS CANCELING WELCOME-HOME CELEBRATION

Hailey, Idaho, has been swamped with critical emails and calls amid a debate over whether the soldier should be punished as a deserter.

3. NO INJURIES IN CALIFORNIA MILITARY JET CRASH

Debris from the plane hit the roof of a house, which was destroyed, while the subsequent explosion and fire ruined another residence and badly damaged a third building.

4. RARE CASE OF GUN VIOLENCE SHATTERS CANADIAN PROVINCE

A manhunt is under way after an armed man shot dead three policemen and injured two others in New Brunswick.

5. GM RECALL PROBE TO BE MADE PUBLIC

A report by former U.S. Attorney Anton Valukas will shed light on why the company took so long to address the ignition switch problem, which caused at least 13 deaths.

6. WHERE BYGONE ERA PERSISTS

Such reminders of the past as typewriters and telegrams cling stubbornly to Burma, which was in many ways frozen in time during a half-century of dictatorship.

7. WWII ARTIFACTS UP FOR SALE ON D-DAY ANNIVERSARY

A New York City auction will offer a U.S. flag from an Allied ship that delivered troops to Normandy and rare print-outs of Dow Jones 1944 news bulletins.

8. DISNEY'S FROZEN SPARKS A FRENZY

Fans of the box-office hit can now enjoy marketing tours to Norway to see the landscape that inspired the movie's setting.

9. DONALD STERLING SIGNS OFF ON SALE OF CLIPPERS

The owner's attorney says the way is now clear for former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to buy the team for a record $2 billion.

10. BRAZIL TO WELCOME SOCCER FANS WITH SKY-HIGH PRICES

If one's budget isn't immediately busted by the flight or the hotel, it will soon be done in by the $10 caipirinha cocktail, the $17 cheeseburger or the $35 pepperoni pizza.

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