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10 Things to Know for Thursday

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

1. TED CRUZ GAMBLES ON CARLY FIORINA

The candidate makes a rare early running mate pick as the Republican race takes yet another unusual turn.

2. WHEN A CONTESTED CONVENTION LAST HAPPENED

The 1976 battle between Gerald Ford and Ronald Reagan is a window into the ugliness of a Republican floor fight and what may lie ahead in Cleveland in July.

3. ALEPPO AGAIN UNDER FIRE

Syria activists say airstrikes in the rebel-held city have killed 20 with the cease-fire all but dead and peace talks flatlining.

4. ANOTHER FAILURE TO LAUNCH IN NORTH KOREA

South Korea says a suspected midrange North Korean missile crashes.

5. WHERE WEATHER WARNINGS ARE BEING REVIEWED

Forecasters had warned for days about violent storms that could rake the central U.S., where tornadoes turned out to be small.

6. A MONK IS NOW A MUMMY

A revered Chinese monk is mummified and covered in gold leaf.

7. HOW CORRUPT DETROIT'S SCHOOLS ARE

A dozen of the struggling city's principals and an administrator, some fending off personal bankruptcies, tax liens and other financial trouble, found a way to bleed their struggling public schools of $900,000.

8. WARRIORS ADVANCE WITHOUT CURRY

With the NBA MVP on the sidelines, the Golden State Warriors take a step toward defending their league title.

9. WHO'S NOT SELLING "LEMONADE"

Beyonce offers no insight into the rumors of marital infidelity fueled by her latest album on the opening night of her Formation World Tour in Miami.

10. WHICH NFL TEAMS HOPE THEIR BIG BETS PAY OFF

The L.A. Rams and Philadelphia Eagles traded up to secure the top two spots in the annual amateur draft, and have said they will take quarterbacks.

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