10 Things to Know for Today

by The Associated Press

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Tuesday's high-profile primary elections may see tea party Republicans losing individual races but nonetheless tugging the GOP rightward.


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

1. BELGRADE BRACES FOR FLOOD SURGE

A river water surge threatens to inundate Serbia's main power plant and cause major power cuts in the crisis-stricken country.

2. PUTIN ORDERS TROOPS NEAR UKRAINE BORDER TO RETURN HOME

The Russian president had previously claimed that the 40,000 troops had been withdrawn, but the U.S. and NATO saw no sign of that.

3. SOUTH KOREAN PRESIDENT PUSHES FOR DISBANDING COAST GUARD

The leader, who took responsibility for the sunken ferry disaster, also wants to root out industry corruption that many say caused the accident that claimed 284 lives.

4. MOORE, OKLAHOMA: A YEAR SINCE THE TORNADO, IN PHOTOS

The halting recovery is seen in a series of AP photos that look at sites the day after the twister, and how the reconstruction is coming along.

5. WHY AT&T IS BUYING DIRECTV

With the acquisition, the nation's largest mobile carrier will be able to deliver premium content across platforms: television, computers, smartphones and tablets.

6. CHINESE SHIPS ARRIVE IN VIETNAM TO EVACUATE WORKERS

Tensions between Beijing and its neighbor have risen after rioters targeted Chinese workers and factories because of the territorial dispute in the South China Sea.

7. 'IN SICKNESS AND IN HEALTH' IS HARDER THAN IT SOUNDS

Poll finds caring for an ailing spouse is more stressful than caring for parents, or even in-laws.

8. HOW TEA PARTY LOSSES STILL SHAPE ELECTIONS

Tuesday's high-profile primary elections may see tea party Republicans losing individual races but nonetheless tugging the GOP rightward.

9. POP ROYALTY HAILED AT BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS

A hologram of Michael Jackson brings many to tears, while Justin Timberlake takes home seven awards and Jennifer Lopez becomes the first woman to win the icon award.

10. WHICH NEW WORDS WERE ADDED TO THE DICTIONARY

You can, at last, find out what a "Yooper" is by checking Merriam Webster's Collegiate Dictionary. And if you still don't know what a turducken is, that's in there too



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