April 24, 2015 06:52 AM
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1. HOSTAGE DEATHS A REMINDER OF RISK OF 'DEADLY MISTAKES'

With the deaths of two Western captives in a CIA drone strike, Obama is brutally reminded of how civilians can be lost in wartime.


2. WHAT TERROR SUSPECTS PLOTTED

Islamic extremists suspected in a bomb attack in a Pakistani market had also planned to send a suicide bomber to the Vatican in 2010, a plot that was never carried out, an Italian prosecutor says.


3. WORLD LEADERS TO MARK ARMENIA MASSACRE

The presidents of Russia and France are among the dignitaries attending ceremonies commemorating the slaughter 100 years ago of 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman Turks.


4. MIGRANTS KILLED ON MACEDONIA TRACKS

At least 14 refugees, believed to be from Afghanistan and Somalia, are dead after being hit by a train as they walked along the railroad at night.


5. HIGH SCHOOL PRODUCTION TURNS DANGEROUS

More than a dozen people were injured after a stage filled with students collapsed during a musical performance at a central Indiana high school.


6. A BRIGHT SPOT IN A DARKENED CITY

In a city plagued by chronic power outages, poverty and shortages of construction materials, the rooftop restaurant "Level Up" in Gaza City defies all the rules.


7. WHAT CABLE MERGER COLLAPSE MAY MEAN

Even if Comcast's $45.2 billion bid for Time Warner Cable is dead, consolidation among the companies will carry on.


8. BYOB: IT'S BREW YOUR OWN BEER AT SOME COLLEGES

Two schools are teaching students how to make beer, giving students the skills to compete for jobs in a rapidly expanding section of the hospitality industry.


9. HOW TO USE YOUR LATEST APPLE GADGET

AP's Anick Jesdanun has tips on setting up and using Apple Watch for the first time, as the first batch of smartwatches arrive in people's homes.


10. WHO LED WARRIORS TO BIG COMEBACK WIN

Stephen Curry scored 40 points, and was the catalyst in a 20-point, fourth-quarter rally, as Golden State beat New Orleans 123-119 in overtime to take a 3-0 series lead.