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Good morning. These are among the stories we’re following at NBC News:
1. Cameron’s Conservatives apparent winners in Britain
It appears to be a win for David Cameron and his Conservative Party in Britain. Polls ahead of the election had showed the Conservatives in a tight race with Labour. British stocks are surging on the result. Read more in NEWS.
2. Brady breaks silence after Deflate-Gate report
Tom Brady says Deflate-Gate hasn’t taken any of the joy out of the New England Patriots’ Super Bowl win. He spoke publicly on Thursday night for the first time since a report implicated him in the football-tampering scandal. Read more in NEWS.
3. Two more days of tornado threat for Plains
About 16 million people across the Plains are facing two days of threatening weather, including possible tornadoes, even as many pick up after an outbreak of more than 50 twisters earlier this week. Read more in NEWS.
4. Senior al Qaeda figure killed in American drone strike
A senior leader of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula who claimed the group’s responsibility for the Charlie Hebdo massacre and the murder of an American hostage has been killed in a U.S. drone strike in Yemen. Read more in NEWS.
5. Six dead in head-on crash in Tennessee
A head-on collision has killed six people and injured three more in Tennessee. The dead included two children and an infant. The highway patrol says one of the three injured is in critical condition. Read more in NEWS.
6. Mayweather says Pacquiao is a coward
Floyd Mayweather says he’s not interested in a rematch with Manny Pacquiao because he’s a sore loser and a coward. He tells Showtime that talk of a Pacquiao shoulder injury during their bout last weekend is just an excuse. Read more in SPORTS.
7. Americans are skipping life-saving cancer tests
A new government survey finds Americans are still often skipping screening tests for breast, cervical and colon cancer. More than a quarter of women eligible for mammograms are not getting them on time. Read more in HEALTH.
Elizabeth Case and Rachel Woods-Robinson met in a UCLA physics dominated by guys, and that sparked an idea about changing the equation. Read what they want girls to know in NIGHTLY NEWS.