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FILE - This file photo released on Thursday Nov. 29, 2012 by the anti-government activist group Homs City Union of The Syrian Revolution, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows Syrian citizens walking in a destroyed street that was attacked by Syrian forces warplanes, at Abu al-Hol street in Homs province, Syria. Syria's government and rebels agreed to a ceasefire on Friday, May 2, 2014 in the battleground city of Homs to allow hundreds of fighters holed up in its old quarters to evacuate, a deal that will bring the country's third-largest city under control of forces loyal to President Bashar Assad. (AP Photo/Homs City Union of The Syrian Revolution, File)

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FILE - In this May 8, 2013, file photo, Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., questions a witness during the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee's hearing on Benghazi on Capitol Hill in Washington. Gowdy, the Republicans’ newest point man on the Benghazi attack, is a seasoned prosecutor determined to apply his well-honed courtroom skills to an election-year examination of the Obama administration’s actions. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
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Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra shakes hands with her supporters in Bangkok, Thailand Wednesday, May 7, 2014. Shinawatra and part of her Cabinet have been forced out of office by the Constitution Court ruling finding her guilty in an abuse of power case, pushing the country deeper into political turmoil. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
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FILE - In this Monday April 21, 2014, file photo, four female students of government secondary school Chibok, who were abducted by gunmen and reunited with their families, walk together in Chibok, Nigeria. They are among the 53 girls who escaped abduction by Islamic extremist kidnappers. The girls did not want to be identified by name and refused to speak to reporters when they were photographed in Chibok, the town from which the mass kidnapping of more than 300 girls took place on April 15. (AP Photo/Haruna Umar, File)
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Clay Aiken speaks to supporters during an election night watch party in Holly Springs, N.C., Tuesday, May 6, 2014. Aiken is seeking the Democratic nomination for North Carolina's 2nd Congressional District. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
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This April 20, 2014 image taken from a surveillance video provided by the Hawaii Department of Transportation, shows a California teen, left, after hopping from a jet's wheel well in Maui, Hawaii. Police said Tuesday, May 6, that they plan to interview the teen who stowed away on a Hawaii-bound flight two weeks ago, surviving sub-freezing temperatures as it crossed the Pacific Ocean. (AP Photo/Hawaii Department of Transportation)
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In this undated family photo, Samantha Pitard, left, poses for a photo with Andrey Medeiros. Pitard was one of eight acrobats performing a hair-hanging stunt on Sunday, May 4, 2014, during a Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus when a clip at the top of the chandelier-like apparatus snapped. Pitard was the first of the acrobats to be released from the hospital. (AP Photo/Wayne T. Pitard)
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In this Sunday, May 4, 2014 photo, Bashar Makhay stands for a photo in his apartment in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Makhay, who is Iraqi-American, Catholic and gay, said he created Tarab, a series of parties, beach gatherings and other events for LGBT Arabs and Middle Easterners in New York City. The Tarab program will celebrate its second anniversary with an event May 10. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
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FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2007 file photo, Jack Ma, founder and CEO of Alibaba, celebrates at his company listing ceremony at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. The mammoth IPO planned by e-commerce giant Alibaba Group highlights founder Ma’s improbable rise to China’s entrepreneur-in-chief. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)
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Uruguay's President Jose Mujica sits outside his home during an interview on the outskirts of Montevideo, Uruguay, Friday, May 2, 2014. Mujica said Friday that his country’s legal marijuana market will be much better than Colorado’s, where he says the rules are based on “fiction” and “hypocrisy” because the state loses track of the drug once it’s sold and many people fake illnesses to get prescription weed. Mujica says this won’t be allowed in Uruguay, where the licensed and regulated market will be much less permissive with drug users. (AP Photo/Matilde Campodonico)

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

1. SYRIAN REBELS BEGIN EVACUATION OUT OF HOMS

Buses are transporting opposition fighters out of their last bastions in Syria’s strategic central city which they are handing over to Assad’s forces.

2. WHO THE GOP’S NEW POINT PERSON ON BENGHAZI IS

Rep. Trey Gowdy, who is tapped to head a special select committee investigating the attack, is a seasoned prosecutor with dogs called Judge, Jury and Bailiff.

3. THAILAND’S PRIME MINISTER, MOST OF CABINET OUSTED

Yingluck Shinawatra, who has resisted opponents’ calls for her resignation, is convicted of abusing her authority by transferring a senior civil servant in 2011 to another position. T

4. US PLEDGES TO HELP FREE KIDNAPPED SCHOOLGIRLS

Finding the Nigerian teens is the immediate priority, Obama says – and dealing with the Boko Haram extremists is a close second.

5. “IDOL,” “CELEBRITY APPRENTICE,” CANDIDATE

Clay Aiken is neck and neck with textile entrepreneur Keith Crisco in a North Carolina Democratic congressional primary that is too close to call.

6. HAWAII OFFICIALS RELEASE VIDEO OF STOWAWAY TEEN DROPPING FROM JET

The footage, caught on a security camera, shows the 15-year-old jumping from the plane’s wheel well onto the concrete tarmac then walking with a slight wobble.

7. ACROBAT READY TO GET BACK IN THE RING

The only one of the nine injured in a circus mishap who can already walk on her own says she knows her work is risky, but “we love it enough to take that risk every day to make people happy.”

8. HOW GAY ARABS ARE CELEBRATING THEIR IDENTITY

A need for community inspired an Iraqi-American to create Tarab, a series of parties, beach gatherings and other events in NYC for LGBT Arabs of every ilk.

9. CHINA’S ALIBABA GROUP FILES LONG-AWAITED IPO

The company has emerged as an e-commerce powerhouse that has been making more money than Amazon.com and eBay combined.

10. WHERE PHARMACIES WILL BE SELLING MARIJUANA

Uruguay’s president signs the groundbreaking rules for a legalized cannabis market that hopes to treat addiction as a public health challenge–not a law enforcement one.

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