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Apr 29, 5:58 AM EDT

10 Things to Know for Today

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

1. NORTH KOREA IMPRISONS US CITIZEN

North Korea sentences an American of Korean heritage to 10 years in prison after convicting him of espionage and subversion, the second American it has put behind bars this year.

2. WHY SOME NORTH KOREANS MISS THEIR HOMELAND

North Korea might seem like a Stalinist nightmare to many, but for tens of thousands of people scattered across South Korea and living underground in China, it's something far more complicated.

3. WHERE TRUMP PROTESTS BECAME VIOLENT

Demonstrators and supporters of the GOP presidential front-runner clash as he brings his campaign to Southern California, following his sweep of the Northeast primaries earlier this week.

4. WHO MIGHT HAVE DIED FROM A PRESRIPTION DRUG OVERDOSE

Investigators are looking into whether Prince died from a drug overdose and whether a doctor was prescribing him drugs in the weeks before he was found dead at his home in suburban Minneapolis, a law enforcement official tells AP.

5. VOTERS IN IRAN HEAD TO POLLS

Iran's parliamentary runoff elections are underway, a key vote to decide whether hard-liners or moderate forces backing President Hassan Rouhani will control the legislature.

6. FALLUJAH UNDER SIEGE

Residents of the Islamic State-held Iraqi city lack food and medicine as Iraqi government troops tighten their grip around it.

7. NO CRIMINAL CHARGES IN US ATTACK ON AFGHAN HOSPITAL

About 16 American military personnel are disciplined but won't face court-martial in last year's attack on a hospital in Kunduz operated by Doctors Without Borders that killed 42 people.

8. MUSIC ON VINYL! SLICED VEGETABLES! WAIT, THERE'S MORE!

Philip Kives, the tireless TV pitchman who famously implored viewers to hang on to hear more about the products he was hawking, has died at age 87.

9. HOW THE SOVIET UNION HANDLED A NUCLEAR ACCIDENT BEFORE CHERNOBYL

A generation before Chernobyl, a huge tank of radioactive waste leaked at the Mayak nuclear complex in 1957, which the Soviet Union didn't acknowledge it for decades. Unlike Chernobyl, Mayak is still operating - and still leaking.

10. WHO WAS TAKEN FIRST IN NFL DRAFT

Quarterbacks Jared Goff and Carson Wentz went first and second at the annual NFL amateur draft.

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