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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. Kim Jong Un's uncle put to death

North Korea's stunning announcement comes just days after Jang Song Thaek - long considered the country's No. 2 in power - was charged with corruption and removed from all his posts.

2. Even most GOP lawmakers back budget deal in House

Lopsided majorities of Republicans and Democrats alike vote in favor of the legislation, which now goes to the Senate.

3. UN inspectors confirm Syria chemical weapons

A report from the United Nations says they were probably used in four locations in the country this year, in addition to the confirmed attack near Damascus in August.

4. Women see progress a year after India sexual assault

Established in the wake of a horrific gang rape and murder of a young New Delhi woman, a government hotline is part of a wave of positive change in the country.

5. Who's still on the loose - despite worldwide alert

Briton Samantha Lewthwaite, a suspected terrorist known as the "white widow," somehow eludes authorities, even as she has traveled through Africa with four small children.

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