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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. Luis Acosta /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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

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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)