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5 things to know this morning

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

1. Senate showdown on filibusters looms

The Senate makes another run at whether to allow simple-majority votes to confirm presidential nominees after senators tried overnight to hash out a deal.

2. A blow to Mexico's most feared drug cartel

Zetas gang leader Miguel Angel Trevino was captured by Mexican marines who intercepted a pickup truck with $2 million in cash in it.

3. AG calls Martin's shooting 'unnecessary'

Eric Holder is speaking again about the acquittal of an ex-neighborhood watch man in the teen's death while an investigation into possible civil rights charges could take months.

4. Juror: Zimmerman jury was initially split

The woman known as Juror B37 tells CNN that three out of six had favored conviction, but changed their minds. The juror has since dropped an idea to write a book.

5. Ship seized with arms in Panama

The country's president says it has seized a North Korean-flagged boat carrying what appear to be ballistic missiles and other arms from Cuba.

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