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Top Stories: Syrian Violence Blamed On Major Powers; Putin Aide Died Of Injuries

Good morning, here are our early stories:

— Former Putin Aide Died Of 'Blunt Force Injuries' In D.C., Medical Report Says.

— U.S., Russia, Security Council Get A Share Of Blame For Syrian Violence In New Report.

And here are more early headlines:

Carson Endorses Trump For President. (New York Times)

More Rain Expected In Waterlogged Southern States. (Reuters)

Obama Holds State Dinner For Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau. (CBC)

Japan Observes 5th Anniversary Of Quake, Tsunami. (AFP)

Here's Today's Program For Nancy Reagan's Funeral. (PBS Newshour)

North Korea's Leader Calls For More Nuclear Testing. (Korea Herald)

Musher Brent Sass Retakes Iditarod Lead. (Iditarod)