published Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

10 things to know for today

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    A school utility worker mops a mural depicting the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at the Benigno "Ninoy" Aquino High School campus at Makati city east of Manila, Philippines. Exactly a month ago the Boeing 777 passenger plane, on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, mysteriously went missing with 239 passengers and crew on board, and a massive search involving several countries is now focused in the vast Indian Ocean.
    Photo by Associated Press /Chattanooga Times Free Press.

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

1-SHIP RELOCATES UNDERWATER SIGNALS FOR MH370

Search crews are racing to find the plane's black boxes before their batteries die--but they won't send a submarine looking just yet.

2-STANDOFF IN EASTERN UKRAINE CONTINUES

Protesters in Luhansk put up high barricades in a thoroughfare running in front of government security service premises.

3-HOW TO BECOME A MILLIONAIRE

A small group of doctors were paid millions of dollars by Medicare, an AP analysis finds.

4-ANYTHING YOU CAN DO, I CAN DO BETTER

A night after the men's team wins the NCAA basketball championship, the women of UConn do it a record ninth time, routing Notre Dame in the first-ever final game featuring undefeated teams.

5-TWITTER GETS A FACELIFT

Perhaps taking a page from Facebook, the microblogging site will use bigger photos for profiles and offer users more control.

6-PISTORIUS CROSS-EXAMINATION BEGINS

The double-amputee Olympian returned to the witness stand a day after breaking down in sobs and wails while describing how he shot his girlfriend.

7- WHAT'S CAUSING MILLIONS OF BABY PIGS TO DIE

A virus new to the U.S. has spread to farms in 27 states. Scientists don't know how it got into the country.

8-NYC MAYOR BILL DEBLASIO HAS VICTORIES, FLOPS AFTER FIRST 100 DAYS

Most observers give him fairly positive marks for what is often called the nation's second-toughest political job, behind only the presidency.

9-WHO DOESN'T WANT TO HEAR IT--PHONES, THAT IS

U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh becomes frustrated at the trial pitting Apple against Samsung because of Wi-Fi interference, and phones ringing, buzzing and jingling.

10- WHY MORE MOMS ARE STAYING HOME

The rising cost of child care is among likely reasons that more moms are staying home full-time with their children, a report says.

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