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Top Stories: Flu Epidemic; Dreamliner Review; Obama & Karzai To Meet

Good morning.

Our early headlines:

-- Feeling Miserable? You're Not Alone, And The Flu Epidemic Has Yet To Peak.

-- Reports: FAA To Order Review Of Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

Some of the morning's other top stories:

-- "Troop Levels To Top Agenda For Key Talks Between Obama, Karzai." (NBC News)

-- Death Toll At 120 From Thursday's Bombings In Pakistan. (The Associated Press)

-- "U.N. Holds Emergency Meeting On Mali Crisis;" No Real Timetable On Sending Regional Force. (Morning Edition)

-- Report Reveals 50 Years Of Alleged Sexual Abuse Of Children By Former BBC Presenter Jimmy Savile. (BBC News)

-- "Fifty Shades Of Grey Trilogy Coming In Hardcover Editions." (Media Bistro's Galley Cat blog)

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