10 Things to know for Wednesday, April 9

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1-SHIP RELOCATES UNDERWATER SIGNALS FOR MH370
  Search crews are racing to find the plane’s black boxes before their batteries die—but they won’t send a submarine looking just yet. MALAYSIA PLANE-NEXT STEPS

2-STANDOFF IN EASTERN UKRAINE CONTINUES
Protesters in Luhansk put up high barricades in a thoroughfare running in front of government security service premises. UKRAINE

3-HOW TO BECOME A MILLIONAIRE
A small group of doctors were paid millions of dollars by Medicare, an AP analysis finds. MEDICARE MILLIONAIRES

4-ANYTHING YOU CAN DO, I CAN DO BETTER
A night after the men’s team wins the NCAA basketball championship, the women of UConn do it a record ninth time, routing Notre Dame in the first-ever final game featuring undefeated teams. NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP FOLO

5-TWITTER GETS A FACELIFT
Perhaps taking a page from Facebook, the microblogging site will use bigger photos for profiles and offer users more control. TWITTER REDESIGN

6-PISTORIUS CROSS-EXAMINATION BEGINS
The double-amputee Olympian returned to the witness stand a day after breaking down in sobs and wails while describing how he shot his girlfriend. PISTORIUS TRIAL

7- WHAT’S CAUSING MILLIONS OF BABY PIGS TO DIE
A virus new to the U.S. has spread to farms in 27 states. Scientists don’t know how it got into the country. DYING PIGS

8-NYC MAYOR BILL DEBLASIO HAS VICTORIES, FLOPS AFTER FIRST 100 DAYS
Most observers give him fairly positive marks for what is often called the nation’s second-toughest political job, behind only the presidency. NYC MAYOR-FIRST 100 DAYS

9-WHO DOESN’T WANT TO HEAR IT_PHONES, THAT IS
U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh becomes frustrated at the trial pitting Apple against Samsung because of Wi-Fi interference, and phones ringing, buzzing and jingling. APPLE-SAMSUNG TRIAL-PHONE ETIQUETTE

10- WHY MORE MOMS ARE STAYING HOME
The rising cost of child care is among likely reasons that more moms are staying home full-time with their children, a report says. PARENTING-AT-HOME MOTHERS


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