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Apr 5, 9:08 PM EDT

10 Things to Know for Monday

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

1. HOW OBAMA CHARACTERIZES THE IRAN NUCLEAR PLAN

The U.S. president calls the preliminary deal with Iran a "once in a lifetime opportunity" to prevent nuclear proliferation and help bring security to the Middle East.

2. ROLLING STONE RETRACTS DISCREDITED RAPE STORY

A report from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism calls the magazine's erroneous story of an alleged rape connected to a University of Virginia fraternity a failure of reporting, editing and fact-checking.

3. WHO WAS ONE OF GUNMEN IN KENYA MASSACRE

Abdirahim Mohammed Abdullahi, son of a Kenyan official, took part in the slaughter of 148 people, underscoring how Islamic extremists are recruiting young people for violent attacks.

4. ON EASTER, PONTIFF PRAYS FOR `ROAR OF ARMS' TO CEASE

Pope Francis also praises plans for a nuclear agreement with Iran, while expressing deep worry about bloodshed in Yemen, Syria and elsewhere in the Mideast and Africa.

5. SHIITE REBELS ABDUCT SENIOR YEMENI SUNNI LEADERS

The militants, making a bid for power in the war-torn Gulf state, arrest more than a hundred members from a rival Islamist Sunni political party.

6. AFGHAN WOMAN BEATEN TO DEATH BECOMES ICON FOR JUSTICE

The name of Farkhunda, killed by a mob apparently in the mistaken belief that she had burned a Quran, becomes a rallying cry for Afghans seeking profound social change.

7. WHAT COLO. DISTRIBUTES TO HELP CRACK COLD CASES

The state's Bureau of Investigation is handing out playing cards with photos of unsolved homicide victims featured on the face.

8. `FURIOUS 7' ROARS TO $143.6M WEEKEND

The high-octane movie, whose co-star Paul Walker died in a car crash in 2013, records the ninth-biggest opening of all time.

9. BADGERS LOOK FOR ONE MORE BIG WIN

After knocking off previously unbeaten Kentucky, Wisconsin faces Duke Monday night in the men's NCAA basketball championship.

10. FOLLOWING BITTER WINTER, IT'S TIME TO PLAY BALL

In the wake of blizzards and arctic temperatures across the Northeast, grounds crews worked overtime to prepare major-league ballparks for opening day.

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