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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 Thursday:

1. Will Obama rein in NSA spying

A White House report says phone snooping should be limited, but the President doesn't have to act on it.

2. Senate deal on Guantanamo transfers

Up to half the 160 terror suspects held there could be sent home under a bill likely to pass the Senate today.

3. U.S. executions near 20-year low

High-profile legal mistakes and a shortage of lethal drugs may be behind the decline, with only 39 inmates executed this year.

4. Indian diplomat in 'blackmail' claim

The latest twist in the diplomatic row: Indian officials say their New York deputy consul had accused her maid of blackmail.

5. Who is visiting the Hermit Kingdom

Days after a deadly leadership purge, Dennis Rodman flies into Pyongyang to meet Kim Jong Un and train the national basketball team.

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