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Top Stories: The Pope's Pontificate Begins; Uncertainty Over Chávez's Body

Good morning, here are our early stories:

Pope Francis Begins With Prayer, Turns To Challenges.

Chávez's Body Probably Won't Be On Permanent Display, New Leader Says.

And here are more early headlines:

Bombs In Baghdad Kill, Wound Dozens Of People. ( Reuters)

France, Britain Push For End To Syrian Arms Embargo, Could Equip Rebels. ( Telegraph)

Former Senior Khmer Rouge Leader Dies, Was On Trial For Genocide. ( BBC)

Third Day Of Brooklyn Protests Over Fatal Police Shooting Of Teenager. ( New York Times)

New York Gunman Suspected Of Killing Four Is Shot To Death By Police. ( Utica Observer-Dispatch)

Scientists More Certain Of Possible 'God Particle' In Physics Research. ( Bloomberg)

Michigan Gov. Expected To Name Detroit Emergency Financial Manager Today. ( Detroit Free Press)

Senate Panel Prepares To Vote Today On Assault Weapons Ban. ( AP)

Google To End Its Reader Service By July 1. ( ComputerWorld)

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