AFP Americas News Agenda for April 24

Duty Editor: Joseph Krauss

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What's happening in the Americas on Wednesday:

+ Boston bombing probe moves forward

BOSTON, Massachusetts: Investigators work to unravel the deadly Boston marathon bombings after charging 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for his alleged role in the attacks. Picture. Video (US-ATTACKS)


NEW YORK: Aerospace giant Boeing reports highly anticipated first-quarter earnings as investors await to see the impact of the 787 Dreamliner grounding since mid-January due to battery problems. 1130 GMT (US-AEROSPACE-COMPANY-EARNINGS-BOEING)

WASHINGTON: The US Department of Commerce issues March data on orders for durable goods, an indicator of business investment. 1230 GMT. Expect coverage (US-ECONOMY-MANUFACTURING-DURABLE)