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Top Stories: Jobs Report; Chávez Funeral

In Caracas, Venezuela, early Friday, supporters of the late President Hugo Chávez were in the streets ahead of his funeral.
In Caracas, Venezuela, early Friday, supporters of the late President Hugo Chávez were in the streets ahead of his funeral.

Good morning.

Our early headlines:

-- February Jobs And Unemployment News Likely To Be 'More of The Same'.

-- Cardinals Expected To Set Date For Start Of Conclave.

-- Book News: Hilary Mantel Has 'No Regrets' About Kate Middleton Remarks.

Other stories making headlines:

-- "Bin Laden's Son-In-Law To Appear In U.S. Court." ( Morning Edition)

-- "After Sanctions Vote, 2 Koreas Ratchet Up Attack Threats." ( The New York Times)

-- "Crowds Gather For State Funeral Of Hugo Chávez." ( BBC News)

-- Conservative Activist James O'Keefe Settles Lawsuit, "Pays $100,000 To Former ACORN Worker." ( Los Angeles Times)

-- "Northeast Faces More Snow And Flooding." ( CBS News)

-- "Deadly Lion Attack Occurred After Animal Escaped Cage, Coroner Says." ( Fox News)

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