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world KNOW IT ALL: Monday's Top Stories at NBC News

Good morning, and happy Monday. Here are some of the stories we're following today:1.

18 minutes ago // ABC

world Suicide Bombings, Attacks in Iraq Kill 19 People

Suicide bombings, other attacks in Iraq kill at least 19 people

21 minutes ago // BBC

world MP killed by car bomb in Somalia

A car bomb kills an MP and injures another in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, as the government hosts a security conference.

23 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world Stowaway survives flight in US jet's wheel

Youth "lucky to be alive" after five-and-a-half hour California-to-Hawaii flight at altitudes of up to 11,000 metres.

24 minutes ago // Time

world Syria Announces Elections Just Hours After Explosion Near Parliament Kills 5

Rebels promised to keep up the fight against Bashar Assad, who is expected to run for president again amid the 3-year civil war

26 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world Hamas and Fatah to discuss reconciliation

Fatah representatives due in Gaza Strip for talks in move to end 2007 schism following Hamas' poll victory in Gaza.

29 minutes ago // Newsvine

world US and Israel behind conflicts in Africa political analyst

The analyst described Africa as “the most exploited continent” throughout the history, adding that the Tel Aviv regime and its western allies are very much involved in the deadly crises in the African countries. “If the manipulation didn’t go on for contr …

34 minutes ago // Sky News

world Russia Accuses Kiev Of 'Violating' Geneva Deal

Moscow claims Ukraine is in breach of an accord aimed at de-escalating the crisis in the country, as deadly violence continues.

44 minutes ago // BBC

world Sir Bob to pay tribute to Peaches

Sir Bob Geldof will pay tribute to his daughter Peaches later, as her funeral is held in Kent.

47 minutes ago // BBC

world Woman dies in three-vehicle crash

A 52-year-old woman dies and an 18-year-old man is in a critical condition following a crash in East Ayrshire.

48 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Caught on Camera: Cessna's 'Spectacular' No-Wheels Landing

Three people riding a small plane suffered some frightening moments mid-air when their landing gear became stuck.

48 minutes ago // MSNBC

world What Is an Ocean Garbage Patch?

The world's oceans are filled with massive floating trash patches known as gyres. Dr. Marcus Eriksen from 5 Gyres Institute explains.

48 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Go Natalie, Go! TODAY's Natalie Morales To Run Boston Marathon

TODAY's Natalie Morales is preparing to run the Boston Marathon for some very special causes.

51 minutes ago // ABC

world Palestinians Meet in Gaza for Reconciliation Talks

Rival Palestinian groups Hamas and Fatah meet in Gaza for reconciliation talks

51 minutes ago // Fox News

world Rival Palestinian groups Hamas and Fatah meet in Gaza for reconciliation talks

A senior Hamas leader based in Egypt is in Gaza for talks aimed at reaching a reconciliation agreement between the two rival Palestinian groups, Hamas and Fatah.

53 minutes ago // BBC

world Russia plans Crimea casino boom

Russia's President Putin presents a draft law to create a gambling zone in Crimea, now that the Kremlin has made it part of Russia.

54 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Syria Sets Election Date

President Bashar al-Assad is widely expected to seek another seven-year term in office despite the uprising against his rule.

54 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world China Impounds Japanese-owned Ship in Legal Dispute Dating to 1930s

Tensions between China and Japan over wartime history took on a new dimension after Chinese authorities impounded a ship owned by Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd.

54 minutes ago // Sky News

world Russia Accuses Kiev Of 'Violating' Geneva Deal

Efforts to de-escalate the Ukraine crisis are threatened by a deadly shootout, as separatists continue to occupy state buildings.

55 minutes ago // BBC

world Gun salute to mark Queen's birthday

The Queen's 88th birthday is being marked across the UK with the traditional gun salutes.

55 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world Lavrov: Kiev crudely violating Geneva deal

Russian foreign minister says Ukraine is doing nothing to control "extremists" in east after deadly exchange of fire.

56 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Flight 370 Families Critical of Malaysia

Relatives of passengers on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 assailed the Malaysian government over its investigation, as a seabed search continued to yield no trace of the missing jet.

57 minutes ago // ABC

world Syria to Hold Presidential Election on June 3

Syria is to hold presidential election on June 3, parliament speakers says

58 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world China Gives Timetable for National Property Registry

China's land ministry said a nationwide property registry will be operational before 2018.

1 hour ago // ABC

world APNewsBreak: Africa Land Grabs Endanger Elephants

APNewsBreak: Land grabs in 1 of Africa's last elephant bastions puts herds in poachers' sights

1 hour ago // Wall Street Journal

world South Korea's Park Faults Ferry Crew

President Park Geun-hye called the captain and crew's handling of last week's ferry sinking "tantamount to murder."

1 hour ago // VOA

world Somali Lawmaker Killed by Car Bomb

A member of Somalia's parliament has been killed by a car bomb in Mogadishu. Isak Mohamed Ibrahim was killed when a bomb concealed in his vehicle exploded in the capital's Hamar Weyne district. Another lawmaker, Mohamud Abdi, was wounded in the attack. The attack and casualties were confirmed by the Somali prime minister's office. The Somali militant group al-Shabab claimed responsibility for the attack. The al-Qaida-linked group has lost much of its territory over the pa

1 hour ago // VOA

world Somali Lawmaker Killed by Car Bomb

A member of Somalia's parliament has been killed by a car bomb in Mogadishu.Isak Mohamed Ibrahim was killed when a bomb concealed in his vehicle exploded in the capital's Hamar Weyne district. Another lawmaker, Mohamud Abdi, was wounded in the attack.The attack and casualties were confirmed by the Somali prime minister's office.The Somali militant group al-Shabab claimed responsibility for the attack.The al-Qaida-linked group has lost much of its territory over the past few years to

1 hour ago // Al Jazeera

world Syria presidential date fixed for June 3

Assad, whose term ends on July 17, expected to run and win another seven-year term in office despite the conflict.

1 hour ago // VOA

world Biden Heading to Ukraine

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is on his way to Ukraine for talks with the acting president and prime minister as the situation in east remains violent despite a deal aimed at easing the crisis. White House officials say Biden will discuss the international community's efforts to help Ukraine move forward on constitutional reform, and for what Obama administration officials say will be a free and fair presidential election on May 25.The talks will also focus on the situation in eastern Ukrain

1 hour ago // Time

world A Transgender Candidate Is Running for Parliament In India For the First Time

The announcement comes shortly after India's Supreme Court recognized a "third gender" option for trans people

1 hour ago // The Washington Post

world Bowling for Kabul: Amid war, Afghan youth play music and sports, hunt for jobs and love

Amid the news of bombings, political rivalries and Afghanistans uncertain future as U.S. troops depart, the daily life of the nations young people is hardly noticed by the outside world. In rural areas, the rhythms of farming and family exist much as they have for generations. But the youth of the capital now enjoy an access to information and freedoms that were unthinkable in the dark days of civil war and Taliban oppression in the 1990s.

1 hour ago // Fox News

world Yemeni officials: Suspected US drone strike kills several al-Qaida militants, local commander

Yemeni security officials and tribal chiefs say that a suspected U.S. drone strike has killed several al-Qaida militants in the country's south, including a local militant commander.

1 hour ago // NPR

world The Boston Marathon Through The Eyes Of Two Men Who Love It

The 117-year-old road race is full of lore and rich with history. We talk to two men who likely know the marathon better than anyone else on the course today.

1 hour ago // ABC

world Gaza Militants Fire Missile, Rockets at Israel

On last day of Passover, militants from Gaza fire missile, rockets at Israel

1 hour ago // Fox News

world On last day of Passover, militants from Gaza fire missile, rockets at Israel

Israel's military says Gaza militants have fired a missile at troops patrolling the border as well as several rockets into the south of the country.