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10 things to know for Tuesday

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staff, Gazette
April 23, 2013

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

1. OFFICIALS SAY BOSTON BOMBING SUSPECTS HAD NO TERROR TIES

Two U.S. officials tell the AP bomb suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev cited religion and connection to radical Islam as the motive for the marathon attack. Click here for story

2. CAR BOMB TARGETS FRENCH EMBASSY IN LIBYA

French President Francois Hollande denounced the blast that wounded two guards as an attack on countries against terror. Click here for story

3. 2 CHARGED IN TERROR PLOT IN CANADA

Authorities say the planned attack on a passenger train was directed by al-Qaida members in Iran. Click here for story

4. KNIVES STILL BANNED ON PLANES

The government delayed the controversial policy set to go into effect Thursday that would allow small knives, bats and some sports equipment on board. Click here for story

5. HOW CONGRESS IS THWARTING MILITARY SPENDING CUTS

The APís Lolita C. Baldor reports the refusal to retire outdated ships and aircraft means the Navy and Air Force are spending more than $5 billion more than needed. Click here for story

6. FLIGHT DELAYS GROW AMID AIR CONTROLLER FURLOUGHS

Passengers on some Washington-NYC shuttle flights could have reached their destination faster by train. Click here for story

7. THE DRUGS PARENTS ARENíT TALKING ABOUT

Researchers say only 14 percent of parents have conversations with kids about abusing prescription medication, not seeing a significant risk. Click here for story

8. BILL COULD TAX ONLINE BUYERS

The Senate is considering a bill today that would let states and cities impose local taxes on people making purchases over the Internet. Click here for story

9. WOODSTOCK LEGEND RICHIE HAVENS DIES AT 72

The soulful Brooklyn-born musician was the first performer at the 1969 music festival, enthralling the crowd of 500,000 for hours. Click here for story

10. WHAT TO WATCH FOR IN THE NFL DRAFT

The APís Richard Rosenblatt says to look for when Notre Dameís Manti Teío is picked and five possible first-round picks from national champ Alabama. Click here for story



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