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Top Stories: Cleveland Kidnapping; Benghazi Emails

May 11, 2013

Good morning.

As the day gets going, the top stories include:

-- Cleveland Kidnap Victim Michelle Knight Released From Hospital; Thanks Community, Asks For Privacy. (Plain Dealer)

-- "Emails About Benghazi Put White House On Defensive." (The New York Times)

-- "IRS's Tea Party Scrutiny Adds To Conservatives' Case Against Obama." (It's All Politics)

-- "Violence Casts Shadow Over Pakistan's Milestone Election." (Reuters)

Related: "Will Imran Khan Shake Up Pakistani Politics This Time?" by NPR's Julie McCarthy, who's due to have more on the election later this morning on Weekend Edition Saturday.

-- "Ex-Dictator Convicted Of Genocide In Guatemala." (The Associated Press)

-- "Astronauts Set For Emergency Spacewalk To Fix Space Station Leak." (Space.com)

-- Survivor Of Bangladesh Building Collapse "Doing Great." (Agence France Presse)

-- Retrial Of Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak Begins. (BBC)

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