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Around the world: 10 things to know Tuesday

Staff reports Updated: March 5, 2013 at 12:00 am

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

1. CHAVEZ HEALTH WORSENS, SUFFERS 'SEVERE INFECTION'

Venezuela's communications minister says the 58-year-old president is in a "very delicate" state with breathing problems. VENEZUELA-CHAVEZ

2. SANCTIONS FOR NORTH KOREA

The U.S. and China agreed on a resolution to punish the nation for its latest nuclear test. UN-NORTH KOREA

3. GOP ERECTS A BUDGET FIREWALL

House Republicans have crafted a spending plan aimed partly at cushioning the Pentagon from cuts. BUDGET BATTLE

4. BRENNAN SET FOR SENATE VOTE

The Intelligence Committee will move on Obama's nominee to head the CIA, as Republicans pressed for more classified records on drone attacks. BRENNAN-CIA

5. WHICH CANDIDATE HAS EARLY LEAD IN KENYA'S ELECTIONS

Deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Kenyatta, who faces criminal charges for post-election violence in 2007-2008 leads Prime Minister Raila Odinga 54 percent to 41 percent. KENYA-ELECTION

6. WHO POLICE ARE SEARCHING FOR IN HIT-AND-RUN ON EXPECTANT PARENTS

Julio Acevedo was arrested on a DUI charge last month and spent a decade in prison in the 1990s for manslaughter. EXPECTANT PARENTS KILLED

7. END TO 3-WEEK SIEGE ON BORNEO

Malaysia launched airstrikes and mortar attacks against nearly 200 Filipinos occupying a coastal village to end the assault. MALAYSIA-PHILIPPINES

8. MANSLAUGHTER CHARGES IN DRUM MAJOR'S BEATING

Twelve former Florida A&M University band members could face up to 15 years in prison for the charge in the 2011 hazing death. FAMU-HAZING

9. CALIF. NURSE REFUSES TO PERFORM CPR ON A DYING WOMAN

The staffer was following policy of the independent living home, which says to call emergency personnel and wait. NO CPR-WOMAN DIES

10. 'LIVING FREE OFF THE KINDNESS' OF OTHERS

Casey Anthony — who owes hundreds of thousands of dollars to lawyers, the IRS and creditors related to her murder case — tells a bankruptcy court she subsists on charity. CASEY ANTHONY-BANKRUPTCY

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