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10 things to know for today, April 22, 2014

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    FILE - In this Jan. 17, 2014 file photo, a smoker demonstrates an e-cigarette in Wichita Falls, Texas. Soon, the Food and Drug Administration will propose rules for e-cigarettes. The rules will have big implications for a fast-growing industry and its legions of customers. (AP Photo/Wichita Falls Times Record News, Torin Halsey, File)

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    FILE - In this Friday July 5, 2013 file photo Manchester United's new manager David Moyes poses for pictures before a press conference at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England. Manchester United says manager David Moyes has left the Premier League club after less than a year in charge, amid heavy speculation he was about to be fired. United released a brief statement in its website Tuesday, saying the club "would like to place on record its thanks for the hard work, honesty and integrity he brought to the role." (AP Photo/Jon Super, File)

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    FILE In this April 2, 20014 file photo an unusually empty main square with a commemorative cross in downtown Warsaw, Poland on Wednesday, April 2, 20014 during observances marking nine years since the death of much-loved Polish-born Pope John Paul II. Over the years, the observances attract fewer and fewer people in an a sign that the enthusiasm that the Poles accord one of their greatest countrymen is gradually dissipating.(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. PUBLIC ANGER OVERSHADOWS KOREAN SHIP’S HEROIC CREW

Some of the ferry’s staff acted bravely to save their passengers, but amid outrage over the disaster they have gone unheralded.

2. BIDEN REASSURES KIEV

The VP is telling Ukraine’s government that Washington stands with it against “humiliating threats.”

3. WEAKENED SYRIAN REBELS MAKING LAST STAND FOR HOMS

Forces loyal to Assad have launched a fierce assault against opposition fighters to take control of Syria’s strategic third city.

4. WHY JOHN PAUL’S CANONIZATION ISN’T A BIG DEAL IN HIS HOMELAND

The late pope, who will be declared a Catholic saint this Sunday, has long been revered as one in Poland. But his memory is fading from the minds of the country’s secular youth.

5. WHAT HAPPENED DURING SALT LAKE CITY FEDERAL TRIAL

The new courthouse has state-of-the-art security features. But when a gang member lunged at a witness, pen in hand, it was an old-fashioned bullet that stopped him.

6. OBAMA TO VISIT DISASTER SITE EN ROUTE TO ASIA

The president will survey the damage from the mudslide in Washington state that left at least 41 dead.

7. WHO WAITS WITH BAITED BREATH FOR FDA RULING

Smokers of e-cigarettes will find out what rules the Food and Drug Administration will propose as early as this month.

8. ARMY CULLING OFFICER CORPS

As America’s wars wind down and Pentagon budgets shrink, as many as 3,000 officers are expected to be forced from the service.

9. MANCHESTER UNITED FIRES MANAGER

The British soccer club, which has seen its fortunes decline sharply in the past year, sacks David Moyes after only 10 months in the job.

10. GABRIEL GARCIA MARQUEZ IS EULOGIZED

On a line that stretches for nearly a mile, mourners wait to bid a final farewell to one of the greatest Spanish-language authors of all time.

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