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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. Italy shipwreck leaves dozens dead

A ship carrying African migrants catches fire and capsizes off a Sicilian island, killing at least 78 and leaving hundreds of others unaccounted for.

2. No progress after Obama, lawmakers meet

Boehner says the president "refuses to negotiate," while Pelosi says Republicans keep "moving the goal posts" on a budget deal.

3. Glitches persist on health insurance exchanges

In a way, the delays are good news for Obama and his supporters because the computer problems are apparently due to exceptionally high interest.

4. Vast online drug operation halted, feds say

More than $1 billion in transactions for illegal drugs and services was brokered through the secret website allegedly run by a San Francisco man.

5. 'The Hunt for Red October' AND 'Patriot Games' author dies

Tom Clancy's extreme attention to technical detail helped make him the most widely read and influential military novelist of his time.

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