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Police stand around the aircraft after passengers were evacuated from a hijacked Ethiopian Airlines Plane on the airport in Geneva, Switzerland, Monday, Feb. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Keystone, Salvatore Di Nolfi)

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UN-Arab League envoy for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi speaks during a news conference after closing the second round of negotiation between the Syrian government and the opposition at the European headquarters of the United Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014. Brahimi ended direct talks between the Syrian government and opposition Saturday without finding a way of breaking the impasse in peace talks. Saturday's talks, which lasted less than half an hour, left the future of the negotiating process in doubt. (AP Photo/Keystone, Salvatore Di Nolfi)
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Star Selleck, whose 19 \-year-old son, Ian, overdosed on heroin in 2009, speaks during a panel at the Hazelden Center for Youth and Families, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, in Plymouth, Minn. The panel discussed the increase in heroin deaths since 2011. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Jeff Wheeler)
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FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2014 file photo, Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and Premier Dmitry Medvedev watch the men's 4x10 km cross-country relay at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. Competitors at the Olympics get nervous knowing that the eyes of the world will be on them for a few minutes. For Putin, that scrutiny extends for the entire 17 days of the games. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Mikhail Klimentyev, Presidential Press Service)
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In this photo taken Nov. 5, 2013, Steve Maskell of McLean, Va., right, votes in an election, including that for Virginia governor between Republican Ken Cuccinelli and Democrat Terry McAuliffe, in McLean, Va. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
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In this Jan. 21, 2014 photo, shows the uninhabited, mangrove-fringed Goat Islands in southern Jamaica. (AP Photo/Jamaica Environment Trust, Jeremy Francis)
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In this Feb. 9, 2014 photo, a Pakistani police man, left, stands guard as a health worker vaccinates a child against polio, in Peshawar, Pakistan.(AP Photo/Mohammad Sajjad)
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In this image made from a video provided by WATE, shows Jamie Coots, a pastor, who appeared on the National Geographic television reality show "Snake Salvation," in Knoxville, Tenn. Coots died Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, after being bitten by a snake. (AP PHOTO/WATE, Jill McNeal)
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FILE - In this April 8, 2008, file photo, Toru Taniguchi of Japan tees off on the 17th hole of the Augusta National Golf Club, with the Eisenhower Tree at left, during practice for the 2008 Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga. The Eisenhower Tree was removed this weekend because of damage from an ice storm, the Augusta National Golf Club chairman Billy Payne said Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014. The loblolly pine was among the most famous trees in golf and it infuriated one of the club members after whom the tree eventually was named — former President Dwight D. Eisenhower. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

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

1. ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES CO-PILOT HIJACKS PLANE BOUND FOR ROME

Boeing 767 with 202 passengers and crew is diverted to Geneva by a man seeking asylum in Switzerland.

2. PENN STATE EXPECTED TO NAME NEW PRESIDENT

Board of trustees hasn't identified candidate who would end 15-month search for next head of Pennsylvania's largest university.

3. KERRY ACCUSES ASSAD OF STONEWALLING ON PEACE TALKS

Another round ended last week without progress. Secretary of State wants Russia to push Syria to negotiate with opposition leaders.

4. WHAT MAY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR EPIDEMIC OF HEROIN DEATHS THIS YEAR

Authorities say more than 80 people have overdosed on a drug spiked with fentanyl, a powerful synthetic opiate typically given to people in chronic pain.

5. SCRUTINY OF PUTIN NEVER ENDS AT OLYMPIC GAMES

Eyes are on competitors for a few minutes; for Putin, it's 17 days. He responds with the slightly chilly aplomb that is his hallmark.

6. HOW POLITICAL CAMPAIGNS ARE MOVING BEYOND TARGETING DEMOGRAPHIC GROUPS

Instead of soccer moms or union members, emerging technology called Addressable TV allows advertisers to reach specific individuals.

7. WHY JAMAICA HAS AMBITIOUS PLANS TO TRANSFORM HARDSCRABBLE HARBOR TOWN

The goal is a port that will lure the deep-draft ships expected to start using the Panama Canal when its expansion is completed next year.

8. PAKISTAN HAS FIVE NEW CASES OFF POLIO JUST IN JANUARY

Last year, the country had 92 cases, almost double the number in Nigeria and Afghanistan.

9. 'SNAKE SALVATION' PASTOR DIES AFTER HE'S BITTEN BY RATTLER

Jamie Coots, a Kentucky preacher who appeared on National Geographic's reality show, was killed by attack during Saturday night church service.

10. ONE OF THE MOST FAMOUS TREES IN GOLF SUCCUMBS TO ICE STORM

The Eisenhower Tree, named because Ike hit it so many times off the tee, was on the 17th hole at the famed Augusta National Golf Club.

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