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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. Kerry, Lavrov delving into details of Syria plan

The secretary of state arrives in Geneva to work with his Russian counterpart on the proposal to confiscate and destroy the Assad regime's chemical weapons.

2. Replacing Assad no simple task

The lack of attractive alternatives to the dictator is one of the key dilemmas for the West as it tries to deal with Syria's civil war.

3. Nation pauses in tribute to 9/11 victims

On the 12th anniversary of the terror attacks, time stands still at the World Trade Center site, near the Pentagon and Shanksville, Pa., where Flight 93 mourners laid a wreath.

4. Latest sign of demise of snail mail

The British government is selling off the country's 500-year-old Royal Mail this fall.

5. Where molasses is oozing into the sea

A broken pipe allows more than 230,000 gallons of the syrupy brown sugar to leak into Honolulu harbor. Thousands of fish are expected to die.

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