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May 6, 7:32 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 today:

1. WHICH CLUES HINTED AT TEXAS PLOT

Minutes before the cartoon contest shooting, a final tweet on an account linked to one of the gunmen said: "May Allah accept us as mujahideen," or holy warriors.

2. KERRY TRIP TO DJIBOUTI HIGHLIGHTS SMALL NATION'S IMPORTANCE

With U.S. ground forces out of Yemen amid a civil war, the African country is a launching pad for drone attacks on al-Qaida as well as a key transit point for Americans trying to get home.

3. CO-PILOT WHO CAUSED GERMANWINGS CRASH HAD PRACTICED DESCENT

Andreas Lubitz abruptly changed altitude on previous flight from Duesseldorf to Barcelona, French investigators said.

4. YEMENI REBELS REMAIN DUG IN DESPITE AIRSTRIKES

A Saudi-led campaign inflicts damage on the Houthis, but they show little sign of collapse.

5. LATEST GOP CAMPAIGNS FOR WHITE HOUSE STAR HILLARY CLINTON

The leading Democrat is featured prominently by two Republican contenders, Mike Huckabee and Carly Fiorina.

6. CALIFORNIA REGULATORS APPROVE UNPRECEDENTED WATER CUTBACKS

Although the rules are mandatory, it's unclear what punishment local agencies will impose for those that don't meet the targets.

7. NEPAL'S EARTHQUAKE HIGHLIGHTS YOUTH EXODUS

Some in rural parts of the country wonder if they'll lose even the young ones who've stayed, complicating the task of rebuilding and improving village life.

8. NORTH KOREA UNVEILS ONLINE SHOPPING SITE

If you happen to be one of the few North Koreans with access to the nation's intranet, you can use it to buy home-grown products ranging from clothes to cream buns.

9. WHOM TOP TECH FIRMS BYPASS FOR EXEC JOBS

Major technology companies are far more inclined to hire Asians as computer programmers than to promote them to become managers, according to a study.

10. WHERE PRINCE WILL PERFORM NEXT

The singer announces a concert in Baltimore following recent unrest in the city over the death of a man who was fatally injured in police custody.

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