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Thai soldiers stand guard near Government House in Bangkok, Thailand, Friday, May 23, 2014, a day after their coup. Thailand's ruling military made its first order of the day summoning members of the politically influential family to a meeting Friday morning, a day after it seized control of this volatile Southeast Asian nation in a bloodless coup. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

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FILE - In this March 25, 2014, file photo, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam speaks at a luncheon in Nashville, Tenn. The Republican governor on Thursday, May 22, 2014, signed a bill into law to allow the state to electrocute inmates on death row in the event that drugs used for lethal injections become unavailable. (AP Photo/Erik Schelzig, file)
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In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian government soldiers stand guard on the roof of Aleppo prison in Aleppo, Syria, Thursday, May 22, 2014. Syrian troops backed by airstrikes broke a yearlong rebel siege of a prison in the northern city of Aleppo Thursday, allowing President Bashar Assad's forces to close in on a nearby command center of a coalition of Islamist rebel groups, opposition activists said. (AP Photo/SANA)
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In a photo from Wednesday, May 7, 2014 in Detroit, Mousa Bazzi, who owns a Mobil station in a semi-desolate neighborhood bordering Detroit’s east riverfront is seen inside his station. Bazzi’s station displays pale-green decals depicting a lighthouse-a symbol that his business has joined the city’s anti-carjacking effort. To be part of the program, stations must have working security cameras, good lighting, be open 24 hours and have clerks willing to help motorists and provide a phone for emergency calls. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
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Mark Cuban arrives at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 18, 2014, in Las Vegas. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)
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This photo shows a concrete section being used in the construction of a platform for the Brookfield Manhattan West project, Wednesday April 16, 2014 in New York. A giant crane called "The Launcher," a $7 million Italian-designed crane, will lift sections into place to form 16 bridge-like concrete spans for the $300 million platform, which will become the foundation for a $4.5 billion mixed-use complex between Tenth and Ninth avenues. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
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In this photo taken Wednesday, May 21, 2014, workers at the Houston Museum of Natural Science work on an exhibit spotlighting the flag from the USS Texas in Houston. The 17-by-9 foot, 48-star flag flew over the battleship on D-Day, June 6, 1944, off the beaches at Normandy. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)
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FILE - This May 10, 2014 file photo provided by the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant shows torn and open bags of magnesium oxide on top of standard waste boxes at the WIPP site in Carlsbad, N.M. Workers at a West Texas nuclear waste disposal site are closely monitoring containers from Los Alamos National Lab, Tuesday, May 20, 2014, a day after New Mexico officials announced a type of kitty litter is believed to have caused a radiation leak at the federal government's troubled nuclear waste dump. (AP Photo/Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, File)
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FILE - This March 17, 2010 file photo shows the Yelp website on a computer screen in Los Angeles. New York City health officials found three unreported outbreaks of food poisoning by sifting through hundreds of thousands of comments on the popular website, according to a report released Thursday, May 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)
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This May 21, 2014 photo shows Duke Kahanamoku Beach in the Honolulu tourist neighborhood of Waikiki in Hawaii. The destination topped this year's annual ranking of the best public beaches in the United States as chosen by Stephen Leatherman, better known as Dr. Beach. (AP Photo/Sam Eifling)

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

1. BANGKOK GOES ABOUT ITS BUSINESS, DESPITE COUP

Streets are less crowded but still busy, and no violence has been reported. Meanwhile the ruling military summoned the ousted government but it’s not known why.

2. ONE STATE’S RESPONSE TO THE EXECUTION DRUGS SHORTAGE

Tennessee is bringing back the electric chair if prisons can’t get the lethal doses. Legal challenges are expected.

3. DEATHS REPORTED AFTER MORTAR HITS ASSAD RALLY

It’s not clear how many fatalities there are; the Syrian president himself wasn’t present.

4. HOW DETROIT IS COMBATING CARJACKINGS

Among the measures: Convicted carjackers will get their faces and prison sentences plastered on billboards.

5. DALLAS MAVERICKS OWNER APOLOGIZES TO TRAYVON MARTIN’S FAMILY

Mark Cuban talked about a “black kid in a hoodie” in discussing prejudice. Now, he says he didn’t consider the feelings of the slain Florida teenager’s relatives.

6. “HONG KONG ON THE HUDSON”: A NEW LOOK FOR NYC’S WILD WEST SIDE

A once desolate neighborhood is being transformed in a decade-long project with 17 high-rises – some of them on platforms over Penn Station’s railroad tracks.

7. BATTLE FLAG FROM THE USS TEXAS GOES ON DISPLAY IN HOUSTON

It’s being exhibited at the city’s Museum of Natural Science to commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day.

8. CAT LITTER’S POSSIBLE LINK TO RADIATION RELEASE

Officials in New Mexico are trying to figure out if a switch from nonorganic to organic litter caused a chemical reaction leading to the leak.

9. THE LATEST TOOL FOR TRACKING FOOD POISONING: YELP

Health officials in New York City found three unreported outbreaks by reading restaurant reviews on the website.

10. WHERE TO FIND THE BEST BEACH IN AMERICA

Honolulu’s Duke Kahanamoku Beach has been dubbed the best public beach in the nation in an annual survey. T

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