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10 things to know for Wednesday

Wednesday - 5/21/2014, 3:26am  ET

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FILE - This artists rendering released on May 13, 2013, by the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority and the Minnesota Vikings shows the new Minnesota Vikings stadium. Minneapolis has been awarded the 2018 Super Bowl by NFL owners. The owners rewarded the Vikings for arranging to build a new stadium on the site of the old Metrodome by choosing Minneapolis over New Orleans and Indianapolis. (AP Photo/HKS Sports and Entertainment Group, File)

The Associated Press

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

1. FIGHT WITHIN GOP MARKS PRIMARIES

Republican struggles between establishment-backed conservatives and tea party-favored rivals are a dominant feature this election season.

2. HOW MARTIAL LAW IS PLAYING OUT IN THAILAND

Despite concerns of violence and the possibility of a coup, the mood in Bangkok remains light, with people talking selfies with soldiers in the streets.

3. JUDGE OVERRULES GAY MARRIAGE BAN IN PENNSYLVANIA

The decision makes it legal for same-sex couples to marry anywhere in the northeastern U.S.

4. WHY FORMER PLAYERS ARE SUING THE NFL

The lawsuit claims the league administered painkillers and other drugs illegally, without obtaining prescriptions or warning of possible side effects.

5. ANOTHER DAY, ANOTHER RECALL FOR GM

General Motors recalls another 2.4 million cars and trucks. In less than five months, the company has called back a record 13 million vehicles.

6. WHICH SECRET OBAMA PLANS TO SPILL

The administration signals that it will reveal the legal justification for using unmanned aircraft to kill Americans suspected of terror overseas.

7. CYBERSPYING VICTIMS WERE OWN WORST ENEMIES

Hacking techniques that the U.S. says China used were disappointingly mundane, tricking employees into opening email attachments or clicking on web links.

8. CAR BOMBS KILL SCORES IN NIGERIA

There's no immediate claim of responsibility, but the twin explosions that killed at least 118 people in the central city of Jos bear all the hallmarks of Boko Haram.

9. WHAT 'THE SHIELD' ACTOR TOLD POLICE DISPATCHER

Michael Jace, who played a police officer on the FX television series, is arrested after calling 911 and saying he had shot his wife in Los Angeles.

10. ANOTHER COLD-WEATHER CITY WILL HOST SUPER BOWL

NFL owners choose Minneapolis to host the big game in 2018, disappointing New Orleans and Indianapolis.


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