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Egyptian police officers and firefighters gather at the Egyptian police headquarters after a blast in downtown Cairo on Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. A car bomb struck the Egyptian police headquarters in downtown Cairo on Friday, killing at least several people and wounding dozens, the country's state media reported. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

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Ahmad al-Jarba, leader of the Syrian National Coalition (SNC), Syria's main political opposition group, raises his hand during a press conference in Geneva, Switzerland, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)
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Protesters break into the building of the regional governor's office in Lviv, Western Ukraine, Thursday Jan. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Pavlo Palamarchuk)
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In this artist's rendering, Vincent Asaro, left, alongside his lawyer Gerald McMahon, right, appear in federal court, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (AP Photo/Elizabeth Williams)
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In this Monday, Jan. 20, 2014 photo, a woman who wanted to be identified by her first name, Jamie, speaks at a news conference in front of Alhambra High School in Alhambra, Calif., where Andrea Cardosa last worked as vice principal of student services. (AP Photo/The Pasadena Star-News, Keith Durflinger)
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A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket lifts off from Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Thursday, January 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Florida Today, Craig Bailey)

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

1. EXPLOSIONS TARGET POLICE IN CAIRO

Three near-simultaneous blasts, which come on the eve of the anniversary of the start of the 2011 uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak, kill at least 5 people and wound dozens more.

2. STANCES HARDEN BUT HOPE REMAINS IN SYRIA

Assad's government says stopping terrorism – not talking peace – is its priority, but both John Kerry and the head of the opposition deride the idea that Assad should stay in power to fight terrorists.

3. WHY HAGEL ORDERS REVIEW OF NUCLEAR FORCES

After cheating allegations and an investigation of drug use among missile launch officers, the defense chief summons military leaders to discuss the potential threat to the public trust. NUCLE

4. UKRAINIAN PROTESTERS OCCUPY GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS

The crowds broke into the downtown Ministry of Agricultural Policy and are also maintaining the siege of several governors' offices in the country's west, raising the pressure on the government.

5. REPORT SAYS MORE THAN 40 MUSLIMS KILLED IN MYANMAR

The United Nations confirms that at least 48 Muslims appear to have been killed when Buddhist mobs attacked a village in an isolated corner of the country, a massacre that has been the vehemently denied by the government.

6. WHICH REPUTED MOBSTER PLEADS NOT GUILTY IN `GOODFELLAS' HEIST

Vincent Asaro, 78, is accused of helping to direct the 1978 $6 million Lufthansa Airlines theft at Kennedy airport, which was dramatized in the hit Martin Scorsese movie.

7. SECOND WOMAN ALLEGES ABUSE BY CALIFORNIA EDUCATOR

After seeing a YouTube video of a former student confronting a former middle school teacher, an 18-year-old decides to speak out.

8. PASSENGERS DESCRIBE FRIGHTENING BUS RIDE

A late-night Greyhound ride through Arizona turned harrowing when witnesses say a man rose from his seat and screamed, "Everyone's going to die!"

9. NASA'S LAUNCHES NEWEST HARDWARE

An unmanned rocket blasts into the sky carrying the latest Tracking and Data Relay Satellite, which are used to support the International Space Station and Hubble Space Telescope, among other craft. NASA SATELLITE

10. NEW MADRID FAULT LINE ALIVE AND ACTIVE

The 150-mile zone, crossing parts of Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri and Tennessee, could spawn future large earthquakes, a new study says.

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