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Top Stories: Yahoo Buys Tumblr; Latest On IRS Scandal

Good morning.

Our early headlines:

-- Pledging Not To 'Screw It Up,' Yahoo Seals Deal For Tumblr.

-- FBI Agents Killed In Training Accident Worked In Elite Unit.

-- Nation's Midsection Braces For More Severe Storms.

-- Book News: J.K. Rowling Tells 'Harry Potter' Backstories.

Other stories of the morning include:

-- "Obama's Counsel Was Told Of IRS Audit Findings Weeks Ago." (The Wall Street Journal)

-- "Advocates Struggle To Reach Growing Ranks Of Suburban Poor." (Morning Edition)

-- "Car Bombs Target Iraq Shiites, Killing 43." (Reuters)

-- "Afghan Suicide Attack Kills 14, Including Politician." (GlobalPost)

-- "North Korea Fires Projectile Into Sea For Third Day." (Yonhap News)

-- Repair Work After Commuter Train Collision Means Messy Morning Commute In Connecticut. (Stamford Advocate)

-- "Powerball Winner A Welcome Mystery for Zephyrhills, Fla., Residents." (ABC News)

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