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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. Troops blamed for hostage deaths

The terror group behind the Kenya attack says troops trying to end the siege used chemical weapons and carried out "a demolition" that buried 137 hostages in the rubble. The government denies the claims.

2. How Iran's president is unlike his predecessor

In a speech to the U.N., Rouhani acknowledges that the Holocaust happened - something Ahmadinejad could never bring himself to do.

3. GOP senator filibusters Obamacare

Texas' Ted Cruz vows to speak against the president's health care law until he's "no longer able to stand."

4. What ex-Pope wrote to an atheist

Benedict, breaking his self-imposed silence to reply to a critic, denies covering up for sexually abusive priests.

5. Where an adventurer is seeking sunken treasure

Undersea explorer Barry Clifford believes the wreck of the pirate ship Whydah off Cape Cod holds a mother lode of riches.

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