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Pictures of the two men, a 19-year old Iranian, identified by Malaysian police as Pouria Nour Mohammad Mehrdad, left, and the man on the right, his identity still not released, who boarded the now missing Malaysia Airlines jet MH370 with stolen passports, is held up by a Malaysian policewoman during a press conference, Tuesday, March 11, 2014 in Sepang, Malaysia. One of the two men traveling on a missing Malaysian Airlines jetliner was an Iranian asylum seeker, officials said Tuesday, as baffled authorities expanded their search for the Boeing 777 on the opposite side of the country from where it disappeared nearly four days ago with 239 people on board.(AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

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Employees of a nursing home Tsutomu Sato, 34, left, and Yoko Katayam 30, toss bouquets of flowers into the sea in remembrance of the 36 people who died in the home during the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Minamisoma Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern Japan, Tuesday, March 11 2014. Japan on Tuesday marks the third anniversary of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami that killed 15,884 people and left more than 2,600 unaccounted for in vast areas of its northern coast. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
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Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., right, and Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., arrive for a Senate vote on military sexual assault legislation on Capitol Hill on Monday, March 10, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
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FILE - In this March 4, 2014 file photo, Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair leaves the courthouse following a day of motions at Fort Bragg, N.C. Less than a month before Sinclair's trial on sexual assault charges, the lead prosecutor broke down in tears Tuesday as he told a superior he believed the primary accuser in the case had lied under oath. (AP Photo/The Fayetteville Observer, James Robinson) MANDATORY CREDIT
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FILE - In this July 29, 1993 file photo, author Joe McGinniss is shown in New York. McGinniss, the adventurous and news-making author and reporter who skewered the marketing of Richard Nixon in "The Selling of the President 1968" and tracked his personal journey from sympathizer to scourge of convicted killer Jeffrey MacDonald in the blockbuster "Fatal Vision," died Monday, March 10, 2014, at age 71. McGinniss, who announced in 2013 that he had been diagnosed with inoperable prostate cancer, died from complications related to his disease. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, file)
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FILE - This June 6, 2013 file photo shows a sign outside the National Security Agency (NSA) campus in Fort Meade, Md. A Brooklyn man serving a 15-year terrorism sentence hopes to challenge his conviction because the Justice Department only recently revealed to him it obtained evidence using one of the National Security Agency’s secret surveillance programs. The notification was a result of a new Justice Department policy after last year's disclosures by NSA leaker Edward Snowden and could lead to the reopening of many cases already closed. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
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In this Feb. 13, 2014, photo, members of the Box Elder County Sheriff's Office fly their search and rescue drone during a demonstration, in Brigham City, Utah. Law enforcement, government agencies and others are itching to use drones for everything from finding lost hikers to tracking shifting wildfires. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
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A pit bull terrier named Rizzo gets a walk at Cameron Younglove Kennels near Eudora, Kan., Sunday, March 9, 2014. The kennel raises their dogs indoors in a family environment and are socialized with other animals to ensure good temperament. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
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Iditarod musher Aliy Zirkle, from Two Rivers, Alaska, mushes between the checkpoints of White Mountain and Safety, the last checkpoint before the finish line in Nome. Zirkle was the second musher to leave the White Mountain checkpoint during the 2014 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Monday, March 10, 2014. (AP Photo/The Anchorage Daily News, Bob Hallinen)
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Dallas Stars right wing Alex Chiasson (12) bows his head on the bench as defenseman Jordie Benn (24) takes a knee on the ice after play was stopped in the first period of an NHL Hockey game against the Columbus Blue Jackets, Monday, March 10, 2014, in Dallas. Stars center Rich Peverly was taken to a hospital after a medical emergency. (AP Photo/Sharon Ellman)

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

1. MAN WITH STOLEN PASSPORT ON JET WAS ASYLUM SEEKER

One of the two men traveling on a missing Malaysia Airlines jet with a stolen passport was a 19-year-old Iranian man believed to be trying to migrate to Germany, and had no terror links.

2. A SOLEMN DAY OF REMEMBRANCE IN JAPAN

Three years ago, an earthquake and tsunami left nearly 19,000 people dead or missing and triggered a nuclear crisis.

3. WHAT GARNERED A RARE UNANIMOUS VOTE IN THE U.S. SENATE

The chamber voted 97-0 for a bipartisan plan to fight sexual assault in the military, including scrapping the "good soldier defense."

4. NEXT STEPS IN ARMY GENERAL'S SEX ASSAULT CASE

His lawyers will decide whether to submit a new plea-bargain proposal, after the judge said the military may have improperly pushed the trial forward.

5. 'FATAL VISION' AUTHOR JOE MCGINNISS DIES AT 71

He had inoperable prostate cancer, and was working on a book about his illness.

6. WHY A JUDGE IS STOPPING NSA RECORDS DESTRUCTION

Millions of telephone records collected by the government are being preserved so an invasion-of-privacy lawsuit against the agency can proceed.

7. THE DEBATE OVER DRONES: USEFULNESS VS. PRIVACY

More than 35 states are considering legislation this year, while many also try to lure the unmanned aircraft industry.

8. HOW PIT BULLS GOT AN IMAGE MAKEOVER

Animal activists and some TV shows are portraying the "pits" more positively. Now, a number of states are stepping back from their previous bans.

9. FOUR-TIME IDITAROD CHAMP ENDS QUEST

In a stunning reversal, weather forces Jeff King to drop out of the sled-dog race about 25 miles from the finish line.

10. NHL GAME CALLED OFF WHEN PLAYER FALLS ILL

Dallas Stars forward Rich Peverley is in stable condition after suffering a heart problem and collapsing on the bench during a game against Columbus.

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