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In this Wednesday, March 26, 2014 photo, crew members keep watch on the radar on board a Royal Australian Air Force AP-3C Orion during a search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in the southern Indian Ocean. A French satellite scanning the Indian Ocean for remnants of the missing jetliner found a possible plane debris field containing 122 objects, a top Malaysian official said Wednesday, calling it "the most credible lead that we have." (AP Photo/Paul Kane, Pool)

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President Barack Obama is greeted on the tarmac by Archbishop Francesco Canalini, center, Apostolic Nuncio Emeritus of Switzerland of the Holy See and Monsignor José Avelino Bettencourt, left, Chief of Protocol of the Holy See upon his arrival on Air Force One, Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at Fiumicino Airport, Rome, Italy. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
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FILE - In this Saturday, Oct 6, 2012, file photo, the Northwestern football team heads to the locker room after warming up before an NCAA college football game against Penn State in State College, Pa. A ruling Wednesday, March 26, 2014, that the Northwestern football team can bargain with the school as employees represented by a union may not by itself change the way amateur sports operate. But it figures to put more pressure on the NCAA and the major conferences to give something back to the players to justify the billions of dollars the players bring in and never see. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
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House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio wraps up a news conference on his legislative agenda, Wednesday, March 26, 2014, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Boehner touched on the Ukraine crisis, relations with Russia, the NSA surveillance program, jobs and other issues. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2013, file photo, a man steadies himself as he and others work on framing new houses, in Odessa, Texas. America’s energy boom is fueling population growth west of the Mississippi River. New 2013 census information released Thursday, March 27, 2014, showed that six of the 10 fastest-growing metropolitan areas and eight of the 10 fastest-growing counties in the country are located in or near the oil- and gas-rich fields of the Great Plains and Mountain West. More and more oil and gas drilling is being done in those regions, drawing people from around the nation looking for work, the Census Bureau said. Neighboring cities Odessa and Midland, Texas, show up as the second and third fastest-growing metro areas in the country. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan, File)
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FILE - In a March 25, 2014 , file photo New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie talks during a town hall meeting in Belmar, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, file)
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FILE - This July 29, 2012 file photo shows American businessman Sheldon Adelson, is shown in Jerusalem, Israel. Republican super donor Sheldon Adelson is the main attraction for White House hopefuls as the Republican Jewish Coalition begins its annual “spring leadership meeting” on Thursday March 27, 2014 along the city’s storied strip, the site of Adelson’s Venetian resort hotel and casino. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)
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FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2013, file photo, candidate for Charlotte mayor Patrick Cannon speaks to students at Queens University in Charlotte, N.C. Cannon, now mayor of Charlotte, was arrested Wednesday, March 26, 2014, on public corruption charges. U.S. Attorney Anne Tompkins says that Cannon solicited and accepted bribes from undercover FBI agents posing as real estate developers who wanted to do business in Charlotte. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
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In this photo taken on March 15, 2014, fans go through security lines as they arrive at Bankers Life Fieldhouse for NCAA college basketball games in the semifinals of the Big Ten Conference tournament in Indianapolis. Security firms charged with protecting college and professional sports venues are monitoring social media more than ever to prepare for everything from a garden-variety court storming to something much more dangerous. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
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FILE - This Jan. 11, 2014 file photo shows actress Gwyneth Paltrow, left, and her husband, singer Chris Martin at the 3rd Annual Sean Penn & Friends Help Haiti Home Gala in Beverly Hills, Calif. Paltrow and Martin are separating after 11 years of marriage. A message posed on the 41-year-old actress' blog Tuesday, March 25, says that the couple has "come to the conclusion that while we love each other very much we will remain separate." Paltrow and the 37-year-old musician married in 2003. The couple has two children, 9-year-old daughter Apple and 7-year-old son Moses. (Photo by Colin Young-Wolff /Invision/AP, File)

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

1. THAI SATELLITE SPOTS 300 OBJECTS IN INDIAN OCEAN

A Thai official says the images were taken Monday and that the objects were about 125 miles from the area where a French satellite spotted 122 objects on Sunday.

2. OBAMA LOOKING FOR KINDRED SPIRIT IN POPE

When the president visits with Francis, he'll find a pontiff that agrees with his vision on economic equality but at odds on contraception in the U.S. health care law.

3. FOOTBALL PLAYERS AT NORTHWESTERN CAN UNIONIZE

A federal agency's decision could revolutionize college sports – raising the possibility of salaries for student-athletes, along with such things as labor strikes and lockouts.

4. WHY PEOPLE ARE MOVING WEST OF THE MISSISSIPPI

America's energy boom is fueling population growth in or near the oil- and gas-rich fields of the Great Plains and Mountain West.

5. LAWMAKERS RUSH TO PASS BILL TO AID UKRAINE

Congress hopes to get a bill to Obama soon that would provide $1 billion in loan guarantees to Ukraine and sanction those who aided Russia's takeover of Crimea.

6. WHAT AN INTERNAL CHRISTIE PROBE MAY REVEAL

The lawyer hired by the New Jersey governor to review a traffic-blocking scandal will reportedly clear the potential 2016 presidential candidate from any wrongdoing.

7. WHO GOP HOPEFULS ARE COURTING IN VEGAS

Possible Republican presidential candidates are poised to showcase their electability before deep-pocketed political patron Sheldon Adelson.

8. CHARLOTTE MAYOR CAUGHT IN STING

Patrick Cannon, a Democrat on the job less than six months, allegedly accepted tens of thousands of dollars in bribes – including $20,000 in cash.

9. WHO AUTHORITIES ARE MONITORING TO PREDICT FAN BEHAVIOR

Watch what you tweet, sports fans. Security firms are turning to social media to tap into the mindset of a crowd before big games.

10. HOW GWYNETH PALTROW PUZZLED HER PUBLIC

The actress' description of her split from rock star husband Chris Martin as a 'conscious uncoupling' confounded many.

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