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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. Obama issues warning to Karzai

The president threatens to withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan if Kabul doesn't sign a security pact giving the military a legal basis for staying in the country.

2. Feared riot police unit disbanded in Ukraine

The Berkut, whose name means "golden eagle," are blamed for violent attacks on protesters during the country's recent political turmoil.

3. Few women want Army combat jobs

A Pentagon survey shows that soldiers of both genders are nervous about females entering battle.

4. How 'El Chapo' eluded capture for 13 years

The AP learns that Mexico's most powerful drug cartel leader employed the latest high-tech communications gadgetry and sophisticated counterespionage tools.

5. Glimmer of hope in child obesity battle

U.S. researchers find that obesity among children ages 2 to 5 has decreased - to 8 percent, from 14 percent a decade ago, a 43 percent drop.

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