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Top Stories: Jobs Report; Pope's Call For Action

Good morning.

Our early headlines:

-- Job Growth Slows Sharply, But Unemployment Rate Dips

-- Reports: Obama To Propose Cuts In Social Programs

-- Korean Tensions Aren't Spurring Foreigners To Evacuate

-- 'Look — My Tibia!' Louisville Player Cracks 'Top 10' Jokes

-- Book News: Forgotten Young Adult Novels From 1930s Onward To Get New Life

Other top stories:

-- "Pope Francis Calls For Action On Clerical Sex Abuse." (BBC News)

-- "Judge Orders Morning-After Pill Available for All Ages." (The New York Times)

-- "Person Of Interest" In Murder Of Colorado Prisons Chief Taken Into Custody. (KUSA-TV)

-- Building Collapse In India Kills More Than 40, Injuries Dozens More. (Times of India)

-- U.S., Other Nations Hope Iran Will Respond To Their Proposal As Talks About That Nation's Nuclear Ambitions Resume. (NPR's Peter Kenyon, reporting from Kazakhstan)

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