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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. Speeding train crash raises questions about safety measures

Some experts say the Metro-North derailment could have been avoided if an automated crash-prevention technology had been installed on the system.

2. How Obama is trying to move past health care site issues

The president is focusing on the benefits of the law while accusing the GOP of trying to take them away without offering alternatives.

3. Ukraine's government wins confidence vote

Despite continued protests over EU snub, the president's party defeats no-confidence motion in parliament.

4. Biden seeks to reassure Japan over China's air defense zone

The vice president says the U.S. is "deeply concerned" about Beijing's unilateral change of the status quo in the East China Sea.

5. Protesters storm prime minister's office compound in Bangkok

In a reversal of tactic, Thai police remove barricades and don't stop demonstrators' moves.

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