Top Stories: Japan Quake, Egyptian Opposition Refuses Talks With Morsi

Good Friday morning - here are our early stories:

Strong Earthquake Strikes Japan, Triggering Small Tsunami.

And here are more early headlines:

Skittish Investors Waiting For Latest Unemployment Rate News. (MarketWatch)

Egyptian Opposition Refuses To Hold Talks With President Morsi. (BBC)

Hamas Political Leader Visits Gaza For Visit After Conflict With Israel. (Bloomberg)

Syria Situation Is 'Accelerating', Warns Clinton. (CNN)

Hurricane Kills More Than 500 In Philippines, Just As Many Missing. (VOA)

George Zimmerman Sues NBC For 'Yellow Journalism' In Martin Shooting Coverage. (Orlando Sentinel)

Report: U.S. Seeks To Ease Rules On Brain Injury And Veterans' Benefits. (New York Times)

NHL Contract Talks Break Down Again; No Pro Hockey On Horizon. (ESPN)

Whale Carcass Rotting In Malibu Emits 'Severe' Stench For Residents. (Los Angeles Times)

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