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Held by college sumo wrestlers, a couple of babies cry in their Naki Sumo -- Crying Baby Contest -- at Sensoji Buddhist temple in Tokyo, on Saturday. The babies participate in the annual traditional ritual performed as a prayer for healthy growth.

10 Things to Know for Saturday, April 26

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

1) 5 NATO troops killed in helicopter crash in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan – The NATO-led military coalition said it was investigating the circumstances but gave no other information. The nationalities of those killed were not released.

2) Obama arrives in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – President Barack Obama on Saturday opened the first visit by a U.S. president in nearly half a century to Malaysia, the third stop on Obama's weeklong goodwill trip through Asia.

3) More arrests in sunken ferry tragedy

SEOUL, South Korea – All 15 people involved in navigating the South Korean ferry that sank and left more than 300 people dead or missing are now in custody after authorities on Saturday detained four more crew members, a prosecutor said.

4) Francis deeply influenced by both saint popes

VATICAN CITY – John XXIII and John Paul II, two of the 20th century's great spiritual leaders, changed the face of the Catholic Church and the papacy itself with their remarkable, and remarkably different, papacies.

5) Prom-date rejection investigated in fatal stabbing

HARTFORD, Conn. – The night before Maren Sanchez was fatally stabbed inside her high school, she asked to take a break from her drama group for a nail appointment. The junior prom she helped plan was the next day, and she wanted to look her best. Instead of having prom, her classmates gathered for a candlelight vigil of mourning.

6) G-7 nations agree to more sanctions on Russia

DONETSK, Ukraine – The United States and other nations in the Group of Seven agreed Friday to "move swiftly" to impose additional economic sanctions on Russia in response to its actions in Ukraine.

7) No quick finish expected in Afghan elections

KABUL, Afghanistan – Afghanistan is expected to release preliminary results in its crucial presidential election on Saturday, but the results are only one step in a potentially long road to determine who will succeed President Hamid Karzai.

8) Potential 2016 GOP presidential candidates court NRA

INDIANAPOLIS – Several potential Republican presidential candidates courted gun-rights supporters Friday at the National Rifle Association's annual convention, talking up their pro-gun credentials while imploring the crowd to fight not just for their Second Amendment rights but for other freedoms they say are being threatened. Here's Niki Kelly's story about Pence.

8) Troy Daniels hits 3 with 11.9 seconds left in OT

PORTLAND, Ore. – James Harden scored a career playoff-best 37 points in Houston's 121-116 overtime victory over the Trail Blazers on Friday night, narrowing Portland's playoff advantage to 2-1 with Game 4 set for Sunday.

9) Deadly reprisal attacks in Iraq

BAGHDAD – A multiple bomb attack that killed at least 33 people at a campaign rally for a militant Shiite group likely unleashed a series of apparent sectarian attacks in Iraq.

10) Slovenia government faces collapse

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia – Slovenia's government is facing likely collapse after Prime Minister Alenka Bratusek, whose government saved the small European Union state from an international bailout, lost her party leadership on Saturday.