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FILE - This Jan. 11, 2013 file photo shows President Barack Obama listening as Afghan President Hamid Karzai speaks during a news conference in the East Room at the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

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People light cantles and place flowers at a memorial for the people killed in clashes with the police at Kiev's Independence Square, the epicenter of the country's current unrest, Ukraine, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
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Spc. Karen Arvizu, left, puts on her hydration pack in preparation for her role as a volunteer in a physical demands study, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, in Ft. Stewart, Ga. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
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In this image released by Mexico's Attorney General's Office, onFeb. 22, 2014, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is photographed against a wall after his arrest in the Pacific resort city of Mazatlan, Mexico. (AP Photo/PGR)
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014 file photo, Oumou Balde, 4, left, plays with her teacher Jacqualine Sanchez, right, and pretend food in a pre-kindergarten class at the Sheltering Arms Learning Center in New York in a program to educate children about nutrition and health. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
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FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2014 file photo, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers his State of the City address at LaGuardia Community College in the Queens borough of New York. De Blasio’s agenda to fight the city’s income inequality has taken a backseat in recent weeks to a series of political stumbles that have become tabloid fodder. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
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The new Samsung Galaxy S5 is displayed at the Mobile World Congress, the world's largest mobile phone trade show in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
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In this Feb. 21, 2014 photo, Colorado Department of Transportation employees stop traffic as they use an explosives launcher to try to trigger a controlled avalanche, near Empire, Colo. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
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Kerry Kennedy, center, leaves the Westchester County Courthouse in White Plains, N.Y. with her attorneys on Monday, Feb. 24, 2014 following the first day her trial. (AP Photo/The Journal News, Ricky Flores)
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This image provided by the Saddle Ridge Hoard discoverers via Kagin's, Inc., shows one of the six decaying metal canisters filled with 1800s-era U.S. gold coins unearthed in California by two people who want to remain anonymous. (AP Photo/Saddle Ridge Hoard discoverers via Kagin's, Inc.)

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

1. OBAMA ISSUES WARNING TO KARZAI

The president threatens to withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan if Kabul doesn't sign a security pact giving the military a legal basis for staying in the country.

2. FEARED RIOT POLICE UNIT DISBANDED IN UKRAINE

The Berkut, whose name means "golden eagle," are blamed for violent attacks on protesters during the country's recent political turmoil.

3. FEW WOMEN WANT ARMY COMBAT JOBS

A Pentagon survey shows that soldiers of both genders are nervous about females entering battle.

4. HOW 'EL CHAPO' ELUDED CAPTURE FOR 13 YEARS

The AP learns that Mexico's most powerful drug cartel leader employed the latest high-tech communications gadgetry and sophisticated counterespionage tools.

5. GLIMMER OF HOPE IN CHILD OBESITY BATTLE

U.S. researchers find that obesity among children ages 2 to 5 has decreased – to 8 percent, from 14 percent a decade ago, a 43 percent drop.

6. WHO'S BEING DOGGED BY MISSTEPS

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio may have worsened his series of blunders by stonewalling the media at every turn.

7. AN EVEN SMARTER PHONE

The AP's Anick Jesdanum reports that Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S5 will have a fingerprint sensor for security – and for shopping, thanks to a partnership with PayPal.

8. WHAT'S RAISING AVALANCHE FEARS

New snow in the West threatens to increase this winter's death toll. Already, 17 people have died in avalanches in the U.S., 11 of them since early February.

9. KERRY KENNEDY SET TO TESTIFY

The daughter of the late Sen. Robert F. Kennedy is on trial for alleged drugged-driving after swerving her Lexus into a tractor-trailer.

10. CALIFORNIA COUPLE FIND 'POT OF GOLD'

The husband and wife discover $10 million in rare, mint-condition gold coins dating from 1847 to 1894 buried in the shadow of an old tree in their backyard.

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