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NKOREA-OBIT-TOP OFFICIAL - North Korean state media say top official for South Korea relations dies in car accident. SENT: 700 words, photo. With NKOREA-SUSPICIOUS ACCIDENTS (SENT: 380 words, photo.)
HOVERBOARD EXPLOSION-SOUTH CAROLINA - Authorities: Hoverboard explodes, causes small fire inside home; no injuries reported. SENT: 130 words.
SECRET SERVICE CRASH - Police in New Hampshire say four on-duty Secret Service agents have been involved in a head-on collision that killed the driver of the other car. SENT: 140 words. UPCOMING: Developing.
PHILIPPINES-HOVERBOARDING PRIEST - Philippine Catholic priest rebuked, says sorry for riding hoverboard during Mass. SENT: 200 words.
TWITTER RULES - Twitter adds tougher language to ban on hateful conduct and threats. SENT: 320 words.
SWEDEN-MIGRANTS-GHOSTS - Asylum-seekers demand to leave Swedish refugee shelter, fearing it's haunted by ghosts. SENT: 370 words, photos.
CAVALIERS-JAMES-SOCIAL ISSUES - Movement on social media implores LeBron James to get involved after Tamir Rice case. SENT: 430 words, photos.
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DEADLY WRECK-AFFLUENZA - Teen, mother expected to return to U.S. later today. Timing not yet announced.
MIDWEST FLOODING - Federal officials are monitoring 19 vulnerable levees on the rising Mississippi River and its tributaries, warning that hundreds of homes in Illinois and Missouri could be threatened by a rare winter flood. UPCOMING: Developing.
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