10 things to know today

By The Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. TRUMP MAKING SURPRISE VISIT TO MEXICO

The Republican presidential nominee is scheduled to meet privately with President Enrique Pena Nieto, just hours before delivering a highly anticipated speech on immigration in Arizona.

2. BRAZIL’S SENATORS MULL REMOVING PRESIDENT FROM OFFICE

Dilma Rousseff’s fate is the culmination of a long political fight that has consumed Latin America’s most populous nation.

3. JEWISH AVENGERS TARGETED NAZIS AFTER WWII

A recently declassified U.S. military investigation report adds new mystery to why the mass poisoning of former SS men 70 years ago in an American prisoner-of-war camp failed to be lethal.

4. WHERE OBAMA IS FOCUSING HIS EFFORTS

The U.S. president opens a two-day tour aimed at showcasing conservation efforts before traveling to Asia, where climate change is high on the agenda.

5. MADELINE HURTLES TOWARD HAWAII

Residents of the Big Island are evacuating animals and stockpiling water, bracing for what could be the first hurricane to make landfall in the state in decades.

6. HISTORIC COMMERCIAL FLIGHT FROM US TO CUBA SET TO TAKE OFF

JetBlue Flight 387 is slated to depart at 9:45 a.m. EDT from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, for a 72-minute journey that will open a new era of U.S.-Cuba travel.

7. WHAT TECHNOLOGY MAY HELP LOST LUGGAGE

Radio Frequency Identification, or RFID, should allow for more accurate tracking of bags so the luggage gets on the correct airplane.

8. STATE DEPARTMENT EVALUATING TALIBAN VIDEO

A video released by the Afghan Taliban shows a Canadian man and his American wife warning that their captors will kill them and their children unless Kabul ends its executions of Taliban prisoners.

9. LOW-WAGE WORK MAY SUFFER IN BREXIT

If and when Britain leaves the European Union, labor supply could shrink dramatically, pushing up prices for food and hurting key sectors, particularly agriculture.

10. CHRIS BROWN IN TROUBLE – AGAIN

Following a bizarre, hours-long standoff with Los Angeles police, the singer is arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and is later bailed out of jail after posting $250,000.

10 things to know today

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1. AP: ISLAMIC STATE GROUP BURIED THOUSANDS IN 72 MASS GRAVES

The known victims buried are staggering – 5,200 at the very low end to more than 15,000 – in territory that has been held by IS in Syria and Iraq.

2. TRUMP’S DEPORTATION INDECISION HIGHLIGHTS CAMPAIGN WEAKNESSES

The Republican presidential candidate and his aides used to say that voters didn’t care about the nitty-gritty of policy details – but now those details are tripping up his campaign.

3. HOW AMERICANS KNOW HUMA ABEDIN

The longtime Hillary Clinton aide has won plaudits for her campaign instincts, her loyalty and her personal style, but most know her as a wronged political wife.

4. BRAZILIAN PRESIDENT MOUNTS FORCEFUL DEFENSE

On what could prove to be her last day as president, Dilma Rousseff warns senators that ousting her would hurt a young democracy.

5. SEATTLE PROPOSES NEW RULES FOR RETAIL, FOOD-SERVICE INDUSTRIES

Proposals would require the businesses to schedule shifts two weeks in advance and compensate employees for last-minute changes.

6. GENE WILDER KEPT HIS SERIOUS SIDE OFF CAMERA

The “Young Frankenstein” star was a humble man who downplayed his comic gifts, was a serious director and remained deferential to Mel Brooks.

7. CAROLINAS BRACE FOR STORMS

A tropical weather system off the coast of North Carolina’s Outer Banks is expected to strengthen in the next day, bringing winds up to 45 mph and heavy rains that could flood low-lying areas.

8. WHO VEGAS IS NOW TARGETING

Sin City is eyeing the burgeoning Chinese tourist market with themed hotel-casinos and non-stop flights from mainland China for the first time. CHINESE TOURISM-VEGAS

9. DOGS USE SAME PARTS OF BRAIN AS HUMANS TO PROCESS LANGUAGE

Canines register that they are being praised only if the words and intonation match, lighting up both hemispheres of the brain, a study in the journal Science finds.

10. DJOKOVIC’S RIGHT ARM GIVES HIM TROUBLE DURING US OPEN

The defending champion needed treatment from a trainer but emerged with a 6-3, 5-7, 6-2, 6-1 victory over Jerzy Janowicz of Poland.

10 things to know today

By The Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:

1. PANIC AT LA AIRPORT

Roads and terminals were reopening after but travel delays ensued, after reports of a gunman opening fire that turned out to be false caused the panicked evacuation of hundreds of people.

2. WHO TURNED HEADS AT MTV’S VMA AWARDS

Beyonce proves once again she is the star who shines brightest, and uses the MTV Video Music Awards to showcase her skills and upstage her peers, from Rihanna to Britney Spears.

3. WHAT TRUMP COULD SAY ABOUT IMMIGRATION

It’s anyone’s guess what the Republican nominee might mention in a speech on illegal immigration on Wednesday in Arizona, after days of wavering on he would use a “deportation force” to eject all 11 million or so people in the U.S. illegally.

4. WHY CLINTON ISN’T TALKING ABOUT SYRIA

The Democratic nominee didn’t mention the war-ravaged nation at her political convention and has tap-danced around the issue. Her views might not be in line with that of her former boss, President Barack Obama.

5. WHERE A PURGE HAS ENSARED 20,000 PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS

In Turkey, where a high school sports teacher and a counselor are trying to understand how they got caught in a dragnet designed to root out followers of a U.S.-based Muslim cleric who Ankara blames for a failed coup attempt last month.

5. PHILLIPINE PRESIDENT SAYS HE’LL GO TO JAIL TO DEFEND DRUG WAR

Rodrigo Duterte says his bloody anti-drug campaign that has left nearly 1,800 people dead does not amount to genocide, as human rights groups express alarm over the killings.

6. CEASE-FIRE TAKES EFFECT IN COLOMBIA

Just after midnight, according to the commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, a permanent cease-fire was ending 52 years of bloody combat between the government and the country’s biggest rebel group.

7. A NEW SPECTACLE BEGINS IN BRAZIL

Suspended President Dilma Rousseff faces her accusers in the Senate, a showdown sure to be filled with heated rhetoric.

8. A SMALL STEP THAT COULD BE A GIANT LEAP TOWARD MARS

Six scientists emerge from a yearlong simulation of the Red Planet in Hawaii, where they lived in a dome in near isolation.

9. A MEXICAN MUSICAL SUPERSTAR DIES

Juan Gabriel, a songwriter and singer who was an icon in the Latin music world, passed away at his home in California at age 66.

10. A MAJOR MOMENT IN TENNIS

As the U.S. Open begins, all eyes on are defending champion Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal, two long dominant players who are trying to rebound from injuries.

10 things to know today

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1. WHAT TRUMP’S IMMIGRATION WAFFLING REFLECTS

Polls show that majorities favor letting people illegally in the U.S. stay and also back tougher deportation laws. The GOP nominee is either caught up in, or trying to exploit, that contradiction.

2. STRONG AFTERSHOCK RATTLES ITALY’S QUAKE ZONE

The country’s civil protection agency increases the death toll from the disaster to 267. The number of injured being treated at hospitals stands at 387.

3. FOR AFGHAN WOMEN ‘GLASS IS HALF FULL’

As the war against the Taliban grinds on, they are still largely treated as property despite constitutional guarantees of equality.

4. WHY SENEGAL CLAMPS DOWN ON QURANIC SCHOOLS

The campaign is intended to stop some teachers from sending pupils out to beg for money and food. Dozens of children are beaten, chained, attacked or sexually abused while begging.

5. ELEVEN POLICE KILLED, DOZENS WOUNDED IN TURKEY CAR BOMB ATTACK

Authorities blame a powerful explosion that hit a checkpoint some 50 meters (yards) away from a police station in the southeastern town of Cizre, in Sirnak province, on Kurdish militants.

6. GOVERNMENTS RECAST ANTI-EXTREMISM EFFORTS

Officials in Minnesota, for example, brand their federally-funded program as Building Community Resilience, and Massachusetts renames its Countering Violent Extremism program as Promoting Engagement, Acceptance and Community Empowerment.

7. MURDER MYSTERY UNFOLDING IN MISSISSIPPI

Two nuns who worked as nurses and helped the poor in rural Mississippi were found slain in their home in a possible break-in and vehicle theft.

8. WHERE OBAMA PLANS TO CREATE WORLD’S LARGEST MARINE PROTECTED AREA

The White House says expanding a national monument off the coast of Hawaii will protect more than 7,000 species and improve the ecosystem’s resiliency.

9. APPLE BOOSTS IPHONE SECURITY

The move follows a botched attempt to break into the phone of an Arab activist in the Mideast using hitherto unknown espionage software.

10. RYAN LOCHTE IN HOT WATER IN BRAZIL

Brazilian police charged the American swimmer with filing a false robbery report over an incident during the Rio Games.

10 things to know today

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1. SEARCH UNDERWAY FOR SURVIVORS IN ITALY QUAKE THAT KILLED MORE THAN 200

The number of dead and missing is uncertain given the thousands of vacationers in the area for summer’s final days.

2. WELCOME TO CONSPIRACY ELECTION

Trump and his surrogates hint at a mysterious “illness” afflicting his rival while Clinton warns of murky ties between the GOP nominee and the Russian government.

3. HOW AMERICANS VIEW ROLE OF GENDER IN PRESIDENTIAL RACE

According to a new AP-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll, 37 percent of respondents say being a woman will help Hillary Clinton become president, 29 percent argue it will hurt her, and 33 percent think it won’t matter.

4. IN IRAN, UNIQUE SYSTEM ALLOWS PAYMENTS FOR KIDNEY DONORS

The program, which has seen the country’s waitlist for kidneys effectively drop to zero, is championed by some Western doctors, but some ethicists worry it takes advantage of the poor worldwide, The AP finds.

5. WHO PURSUES SYRIA COOPERATION WITH RUSSIA

The Obama administration’s fresh bid to enlist Moscow as a partner in the Syrian conflict comes despite more than a month of dashed hopes as the situation on the ground becomes more volatile.

6. COLOMBIA’S PRESIDENT RUSHING PLEBISCITE ON DEAL WITH REBELS

The announcement of an accord after four years of talks opens the possibility for Colombians to put behind them political bloodshed that killed 220,000 and displaced 5 million.

7. QUAKE DAMAGES SCORES OF MYANMAR’S HERITAGE BAGAN TEMPLES

Yet, much of what fell is modern material, sanctioned by the country’s former army rulers who put top priority on restoring the temples with little regard for the original architectural styles.

8. BOLD MOVES, TEPID GAINS

Central banks pump trillions into financial systems and drive interest rates about as low as they can go. Yet after several years, the results are … meh.

9. WHERE WORLD’S FIRST SELF-DRIVING TAXIS DEBUT

Select members of Singapore’s public can hail a free ride through their smartphones in taxis operated by nuTonomy, an autonomous vehicle software startup.

10. U.S. SOCCER SUSPENDS GOALKEEPER HOPE SOLO

The six-month suspension follows the goalie’s disparaging comments about Sweden following the Americans’ early departure from the Rio Olympics.

10 things to know today

By The Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. MAGNITUDE 6 QUAKE KILLS AT LEAST 37 IN CENTRAL ITALY

The hardest-hit towns are Amatrice and Accumoli, some 80 kilometers (50 miles) northeast of Rome. The toll is expected to rise as crews reach homes in more remote hamlets.

2. TURKEY SAYS OPERATION LAUNCHED TO FREE IS-HELD SYRIAN TOWN

As many as 20 tanks reportedly cross into Syria in a bid to liberate Jarablus, following the Turkish foreign minister’s pledge of “every kind” of support for operations against the extremist group along a 100-kilometer (62-mile) stretch of Syria’s frontier.

3. WHY SOME QUESTION TRUMP’S OUTREACH TO AFRICAN-AMERICANS

Many black voters dismiss the GOP nominee’s overtures as another racially charged pitch from a campaign aimed exclusively at whites.

4. WHO IS GETTING NOSTALGIC ABOUT MITT ROMNEY

Horrified by the prospect of Trump in the White House, Democrats change their tune about the former Massachusetts governor, whom they now describe as principled and competent.

5. RAPED BY ISLAMIC STATE GROUP, YAZIDI WOMEN RECOVER IN GERMANY

After escaping the clutches of the extremists, Yasmin, a 17-year-old girl, was so traumatized that she poured gasoline on herself and set it alight. She’s one of 1,100 former IS captives, who Germany has brought in for help.

6. WHAT’S LATEST SOURCE OF FRICTION BETWEEN TWO KOREAS

South Korea’s military says North Korea has fired a missile from a submarine off its east coast into the sea.

7. TURKEY TARGETS FETHULLAH GULEN-INSPIRED PROJECTS AROUND WORLD

Ankara launches an international campaign to shut schools and foundations linked to the Muslim preacher it blames for an attempted coup last month.

8. CHINA SETS SIGHTS ON NEW GLOBAL EXPORT

The Hualong One, a reactor being built in the country’s south, is the flagship for Beijing’s ambition to compete with the U.S., France and Russia as an exporter of atomic power equipment.

9. U.S. PARK SERVICE SEEKS MINORITIES’ SUPPORT

The federal agency faces a challenge of reaching out to minority communities in an increasingly diverse nation and getting them to visit and be invested in preserving national parks.

10. U.S. WOMEN’S GYMNASTICS TEAM FLIPS OVER BROADWAY’S ‘HAMILTON’

The gymnasts sit together in Row G to take in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hip-hop-flavored biography about the first U.S. treasury secretary, and then greet the cast onstage afterward.

10 things to know today

By The Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. TRUMP’S STAMINA ATTACK ON CLINTON STIRS TALK OF GENDER BIAS

There’s little evidence such strategies are effective when it comes to winning over women and they risk turning off older women, who have faced discrimination in the workplace.

2. U.S. IMMIGRATION WOES ROOTED IN THE PAST

Blame for the state of immigration may well be attached to an action 30 years ago – Ronald Reagan’s approval of a 1986 amnesty bill.

3. WHO IS HEADED TO FLOOD-RAVAGED LOUISIANA

President Obama will make his first visit to the state after it was hit by a natural disaster as he attempts to assure the locals that helping them is a priority.

4. WHAT’S EXPOSED AS WIKILEAKS SPILLS SECRETS

The AP finds that the radical transparency group’s crusade is causing collateral damage with the release of private information of hundreds of innocent people, including survivors of sexual abuse.

5. WHERE ISLAMIC STATE GROUP STRUGGLES TO RETAIN GRIP

As IS loses ground in Iraq, the militants are showing the strain in their rule over areas they still control, killing deserters and relying on younger recruits.

6. BRAIN INJURIES SEEN IN DOMESTIC ASSAULTS

Experts believe many cases go undetected and untreated in abused women, making them vulnerable to mental woes, loss of jobs and family, and sometimes homelessness.

7. THOUSANDS OF CENTRAL AMERICAN CHILDREN SEEK TO ENTER U.S.

Most are from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, three countries with some of the world’s highest murder and poverty rates, UNICEF says.

8. OFF SOUTH AFRICA’S COAST, GREAT WHITE SHARKS THREATENED

Researchers are sounding the alarm, saying that “if you take top predators out of the environment, the rest of the environment will collapse.”

9. WHEN MERE PAINT WON’T DO IT

From Boston to Chicago and New York to Tokyo, traditional bike lanes running alongside vehicle traffic are being replaced in favor of “protected” lanes or “cycletracks,” where physical barriers come between cyclists and traffic.

10. STANFORD BANS HARD LIQUOR FROM UNDERGRADUATE PARTIES

The change comes after former university swimmer Brock Turner was convicted of sexually assaulting a woman, after both heavily drank on campus.

10 things to know today

By The Associated Press

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1. RIO THROWS FINAL PARTY TO SAY GOODBYE TO 2016 OLYMPICS

Rio de Janeiro and the world bid farewell to the first Olympic Games in South America with one last bash that also signals the transition to the 2020 Games in Japan.

2. YOUNG SUICIDE BOMBER KILLS 51 AT WEDDING IN TURKEY

The bombing in Gaziantep, which Turkey’s president says the Islamic State terror group carried out, was the deadliest attack in Turkey this year.

3. FULL SLATE AWAITS OBAMA AS VACATION ENDS

The president heads to flood-ravaged south Louisiana on Tuesday, then will likely press Congress for money to fight the Zika virus and faces attacks over a $400M payment to Iran.

4. ‘THE WATER, THE DIRT, THE SMELL’

Sheila Siener of St. Amant, Louisiana, sums up what thousands of residents of the region are dealing with as they begin cleaning up after historic floods.

5. WHERE ZIKA POSES GREATEST THREAT IN US

Florida and other Gulf Coast states are most vulnerable to the spread of the disease, and Louisiana flooding may contribute to its spread, says Dr. Anthony Fauci of the National Institute of Health.

6. N. CAROLINA A SNAPSHOT OF TRUMP’S DIMINISHING TRADE APPEAL

In the state that may be the most pivotal to the Republican presidential nominee’s White House bid, the audience for his chief economic pitch is shrinking by the day.

7. WHAT WAS IN SOME PILLS TAKEN FROM PRINCE’S HOUSE

Several tablets found at the rock star’s estate after his death were counterfeit drugs containing the synthetic opioid fentanyl, an official close to the investigation tells the AP.

8. GAY SOUTH CAROLINA POLICE CHIEF RUNS FOR SHERIFF

If Crystal Moore is elected, she would also be the Palmetto State’s first female sheriff.

9. WHO’S GAINING LEGAL PROTECTIONS IN MORE STATES

Illinois and six other states are giving nannies, housekeepers and private caregivers a domestic workers bill of rights.

10. US ROUTS SERBIA FOR IN RIO BASKETBALL FINAL

Kevin Durant scores 30 points as the American team captures its third straight Olympic gold.

10 things to know today

By The Associated Press

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1. HAUNTING IMAGE OF SYRIAN BOY RESCUED FROM ALEPPO RUBBLE

The picture of the stunned and wounded boy, sitting inside an ambulance covered in dust and with blood on his face, is being widely shared on social media and captures the horror of the daily bombardment of the city.

2. GOP PLANNING CONTINGENCY IF TRUMP FALTERS

The Republican National Committee concedes it may divert resources away from the presidential contest in favor of vulnerable Senate and House candidates if his standing does not improve.

3. WHAT TREND IS TROUBLING FOR THE NATION

The rich keep getting richer while more Americans are getting left behind financially, leading to a thinning of the middle class.

4. FEDS TO VISIT FLOOD-WRACKED LOUISIANA

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is slated to visit the devastated state to review the U.S. government’s response to the flooding, which has damaged tens of thousands of homes and businesses.

5. CALIFORNIA WILDFIRE BRINGS DESTRUCTION, UNCERTAINTY

As a ferocious wildfire swallows up many homes east of Los Angeles, officials are faced with the difficult task of tallying the damage while still fighting the blaze.

6. US SWIMMING TEAMMATES PULLED OFF RIO PLANE

A lawyer for Jack Conger and Gunnar Bentz says they will not be allowed to leave Brazil until they provide testimony to authorities, who are investigating how the athletes got robbed along with star teammate, Ryan Lochte.

7. NORTH KOREA FACING PR CRISIS

The defection of a North Korean senior diplomat in London poses a major problem for Pyongyang on a number of fronts – not least of which is how to publicly respond.

8. AFTER DECADES OF WAR, AFGHANS WARY TO TALK OF MENTAL HEALTH

Experts say the vast majority of the Afghan population suffers from some form of post-traumatic stress disorder, yet societal attitudes on mental health hold many back from seeking help.

9. WHO IS MILWAUKEE OFFICER AT CENTER OF PROTESTS

Dominique Heaggan, 24, attended grade school in the city, joined the police force as a teenage aide and has lived near the shooting scene since at least 2012.

10. WHO’S HOPING FOR MORE GOOD FORTUNE IN WILLIAMSPORT

Tokyo teams have won four of the last five Little League World Series titles – and the city’s Chofu squad wants to be the next champ.

10 things to know today

By The Associated Press

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1. TRUMP SHAKES UP CAMPAIGN STAFF AGAIN

Slipping in the polls, the Republican presidential nominee is bringing in Breitbart News’ Stephen Bannon as campaign CEO and promoting pollster Kellyanne Conway to campaign manager.

2. WHY OPIOID EPIDEMIC HAS FAR-REACHING EFFECTS

More than 28,000 Americans died from overdosing on opiates in 2014, a record mark that impacts millions of family members, first responders and taxpayers.

3. LOUISIANA FLOOD CRISIS STAGGERING

At least 40,000 homes damaged, 30,000 people rescued and 11 people killed in some of the worst flooding in the state’s history.

4. MONSTROUS CALIFORNIA WILDFIRE DRIVES OVER 80,000 FROM HOMES

The blaze northeast of Los Angeles turns into a 28-square-mile monster that had burned an untold number of homes in the Cajon Pass near Interstate 15.

5. WHAT MESSAGE MOSCOW MAY BE SENDING TO WASHINGTON

By using an Iranian air base to bomb targets in Syria, Russia puts overt pressure on the Obama administration to join a military partnership.

6. WHO MILWAUKEE VICTIM WAS

Sylville K. Smith, the black man killed in a police shooting, suffered from cognitive and mental health issues, and he carried a gun because of past violence against him, his grandfather says.

7. TURKEY TO RELEASE 38,000 FROM JAIL

The move to reduce its prison population apparently would make space for thousands of people who have been arrested as part of an investigation into last month’s failed coup.

8. ROMANCE NOVELS CHALLENGE TRADITIONS IN NIGERIA

Dozens of young women in Kano are rebelling by writing books that rail against a strict interpretation of Islam propagated by extremist group Boko Haram.

9. POLITICAL FAMILY MAKING COMEBACK

Liz Cheney, daughter of former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney, sweeps to victory in a crowded race for the Republican nomination for Wyoming’s lone seat in the U.S. House.

10. BLIND AMERICANS CAN NOW FEEL A PART OF OLYMPICS LIKE NEVER BEFORE

NBC is airing the Rio Games in prime time with two narrators who describe what’s going on in between the pronouncements from announcers.

10 things to know today

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1. RUSSIAN WARPLANES TAKE OFF FROM IRAN TO TARGET IS MILITANTS

In a major development, Russia has never before used territory of another country in the region, outside Syria, for its operations in the war-ravaged country before this.

2. WHERE TRUMP SHARES A POLICY WITH OBAMA

The Republican nominee says that as president he would end “our current strategy of nation-building” – a dislike shared by many, including the current U.S. president.

3. WHAT HAS BECOME AN ELECTION ISSUE IN ’16

The law that bans federal funding for Medicaid coverage of most abortions is now in the spotlight some 40 years after it was passed by Congress.

4. MILWAUKEE DEEMED TOUGHEST CITY FOR BLACKS

The city of 600,000 is the country’s most segregated metropolitan area, surpassing larger, deeply divided cities such as Chicago, Cleveland and Detroit, an analysis of census data find.

5. FLOODWATERS PERSISTS IN LOUISIANA

As waters begin to recede from parts of Baton Rouge, displaced residents struggle to return to flood-damaged homes on foot, in cars and by boat even as new places in the state face rising flood dangers.

6. CALIFORNIAN ARRESTED FOR STARTING WILDFIRES

Damin Anthony Pashilk, 40, faces arson charges for allegedly sparking the blaze that destroyed more than 175 homes and other structures in a Northern California town.

7. MAN CHARGED IN SLAYING OF IMAM, FRIEND

Oscar Morel, 35, is suspected of gunning down an imam and his friend as they left a New York City mosque, say police, who have not yet released a motive.

8. MELTING GLACIERS POSE THREAT

The icecaps of South America are dying from soot and rising temperatures, threatening water supplies to communities and leading to sudden, tragic flooding.

9. MOVE OVER, FACE TIME

Google’s video chatting app, dubbed Duo, represents the tech giant’s response to other popular video calling options.

10. RIO GAMES SHINE LIGHT ON LACK OF SPORTS FOR BRAZILIAN GIRLS

Brazilian female athletes are shining at the Summer Olympics – and people here are paying attention, some for the first time.

10 things to know today

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1. TRUMP GOES ON TEAR AGAINST MEDIA

The GOP nominee blames the “disgusting” press for distractions at a time when Republicans have urged him – again – to focus on Hillary Clinton.

2. WHO COULD SWAY SWING STATES IN WHITE HOUSE RACE

Residents of Puerto Rico can’t vote in presidential elections, but many are fleeing to the U.S. mainland, potentially shifting demographic norms in pivotal Pennsylvania, Florida and Ohio.

3. WHAT BOKO HARAM’S NEW VIDEO SUGGESTS

According to it, some of the abducted Chibok schoolgirls are killed by Nigerian military air strikes. It’s not clear how many kidnap victims have died among the 218 who remain missing.

4. BLACK MAN SHOT BY POLICE IN MILWAUKEE HAD GUN IN HIS HAND

Wisconsin’s governor, meanwhile, puts the National Guard on standby in case of more violence on the city’s mostly black north side.

5. WHERE RISING FLOODWATER LEAVES THOUSANDS HOMELESS

Across southern Louisiana, residents scramble to get to safety as rivers and creeks burst their banks, swollen from days of heavy rain.

6. IRAQI KURDS ADVANCE NEAR ISLAMIC STATE-HELD CITY

U.S.-backed Kurdish forces known as peshmerga say they have retaken five villages east of Mosul and aim to “clear several more villages” to increase pressure on the extremists.

7. USAIN BOLT WINS ANOTHER GOLD IN OLYMPIC 100

American Justin Gatlin finishes second, .08 seconds behind. Andre de Grasse of Canada wins the bronze.

8. RYAN LOCHTE, 3 OTHER U.S. SWIMMERS ROBBED BY ARMED MEN IN RIO

“While it is true that my teammates and I were the victims of a robbery early Sunday morning, what is most important is that we are safe and unharmed,” Lochte says in a message posted on Instagram.

9. LULULEMON’S CEO SEES LOTS OF ROOM TO GROW

“We went from playing defense to playing offense, and we are launching new things again,” says Laurent Potdevin.

10. ADELE SAYS NO TO SUPER BOWL PERFORMANCE OFFER

“I mean, come on, that show is not about music. And I don’t really – I can’t dance or anything like that,” the British singer tells an audience at her Los Angeles concert.

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1. CLINTON KNOCKS ‘OUTLANDISH TRUMPIAN IDEAS’ IN POLICY SPEECH

She portrays her Republican rival as untrustworthy on economic issues and pushing policies that would only benefit the super-wealthy – himself included.

2. TRUMP STRAYS FROM TRADEMARK BRAVADO

He acknowledges that his presidential campaign is facing challenges and could ultimately fall short.

3. AMERICAN SIMONE BILES SHINES UNDER OLYMPIC SPOTLIGHT

The 19-year-old gymnast soars to the women’s all-around title, putting the gap between herself and the rest of the world on full display.

4. AMERICAN SWIMMERS MAKE HISTORY

Simone Manuel becomes the first African-American woman to win gold in swimming, while Michael Phelps defeats American rival Ryan Lochte to become the first swimmer ever to win the same event at four straight Olympics.

5. WHAT’S COMPLICATING US-BACKED MILITARY EFFORTS TO RETAKE SYRIAN TOWN

The Islamic State group is using hundreds of residents as human shields, laying mines and shooting those trying to flee Manjib in northern Syria.

6. FEDERAL JUDGES STRIKE DOWN NORTH CAROLINA VOTING DISTRICTS

The ruling declares that 19 House and nine Senate districts are illegal racial gerrymanders, six months after another panel struck down the state’s congressional districts for similar reasons.

7. HOW EGYPTIAN GOVERNMENT IS REINING IN CLERICS

Imams at state-run mosques are now required to read pre-written sermons distributed by the Religious Endowments Ministry.

8. US GOVERNMENT WON’T RECLASSIFY POT

The Obama administration decides marijuana will remain on the list of most dangerous drugs, but says it will allow more research into its medical uses.

9. WHICH ANIMAL LIVES TO RIPEST OLD AGE

Scientists calculate that Greenland sharks are Earth’s longest living animals with backbones. One lived an estimated 400 years.

10. ELDEST SON OF NOBEL PRIZE-WINNING WRITER DIES AT 72

Thomas Steinbeck, son of John Steinbeck, was a prominent author and screenwriter in his own right.

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1. TRUMP FACES FRESH GOP PUSHBACK

The party’s nominee seeks to quell concerns he lacks the discipline or policy know-how to make a competent president, even as the list of fellow Republicans deeming him unfit for the Oval Office grows.

2. WHAT DELTA IS DOING TO PLACATE FLIERS

The world’s third-largest airline will be handing out refunds and travel vouchers as penance for the latest computer outage to knock a major carrier off stride.

3. PAKISTANI LAWYERS MOURN COLLEAGUES SLAIN IN QUETTA

The Pakistani bar association calls for attorneys to boycott courts in an unusual strike after a suicide bombing that killed 70 people, mostly lawyers.

4. HOW YOUTH FEELS ABOUT LGBT RIGHTS

Young adults in America are overwhelmingly supportive of their rights on issues related to employment, health care and adoption, a GenForward poll finds.

5. PARKS PROMISED TO POOR CALIFORNIA AREAS UNBUILT DECADE LATER

An AP review finds that fewer than half of the 126 proposed parks that some $400 million was allocated for have been built.

6. U.S. DESTROYER VISIT LATEST TWIST IN CHINA-US MILITARY TIES

The long-term efforts of China and the U.S. to build trust between their militaries endure amid tensions and a rivalry for dominance in Asia.

7. WHO IS DOMINATING POLITICAL AD TIME DURING RIO

Hillary Clinton has the airwaves all to herself during the Olympics in Brazil, with more than $13.6 million of TV commercials during the games, while Trump hasn’t put up a single ad.

8. BLAGOJEVICH’S PRISON TERM MAY BE CUT

A federal judge will decide whether to cut the ex-Illinois governor’s 14-year prison sentence on more than a dozen convictions upheld by an appellate court.

9. JAY PHAROAH, TARAN KILLAM EXITING ‘SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE’

Both are known for their celebrity impressions on “SNL,” including Pharoah’s Barack Obama and Kanye West and Killam’s Brad Pitt and Donald Trump.

10. REMATCH HEIGHTENS DRAMA IN RIO

Michael Phelps goes for gold medal No. 20 against his biggest rival, Chad le Clos. The South African pulled off a stunning upset of Phelps at the 2012 London Games.

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1. GOP FRUSTRATIONS WITH TRUMP MOUNT

Republican party leaders scramble to persuade the presidential nominee to abandon divisive tactics that have triggered sinking poll numbers and low morale.

2. EARL MAKES LANDFALL IN BELIZE

The Category 1 hurricane slammed into the coast of the Caribbean nation with sustained winds of 80 mph and heavy rain.

3. POLL: POLICE HARASSMENT FAMILIAR TO YOUNG BLACKS, LATINOS

Two-thirds of young African-Americans and 4 in 10 Hispanics say they or someone they know has experienced violence or harassment at the hands of the police, a new GenForward poll finds.

4. ONE GIANT LEAP FOR PYONGYANG

A senior official at North Korea’s version of NASA tells the AP that the country plans to launch several satellites by 2020 and hopes for a moonshot within the next 10 years.

5. WOMAN KILLED, 5 HURT IN LONDON KNIFE ATTACK

A 19-year-old man suspected in the rampage in Russell Square, which is near the British Museum, claimed the life of a woman in her 60s and police believe the suspect’s “mental health” was a factor.

6. AMERICA SEEN FROM ABROAD: ARROGANT, NICE, TECH-SAVVY, FREE

The AP finds that Americans are viewed from afar as generous tippers, friendly, uncomplicated, rich and the standard bearers of freedom, equality, creativity and technological power.

7. DC OFFICER CHARGED WITH TRYING TO SUPPORT IS

Nicholas Young, 36, a police officer for Washington’s transit system, traveled to Libya and boasted of joining rebel groups there, and even described his collection of Nazi memorabilia to law enforcement, according to court documents.

8. OLYMPICS OFFERS SHOWCASE FOR TECHNOLOGY

From Visa beta testing a payment ring with Olympic athletes to Getty smart cameras capturing the action in 360 degrees, there’s no shortage of new technology on display in Rio.

9. WHAT EASTWOOD SAYS ABOUT TRUMP

The actor-director stopped short of endorsement, but in an interview in Esquire magazine praised the Republican presidential candidate for being “on to something.”

10. PACE PAVED WAY FOR RAMS’ ‘GREATEST SHOW ON TURF’

At 6-foot-7, the St. Louis offensive tackle had the wingspan to ward off pass rushers, at 325 pounds the bulk for the power game, plus he was amazingly light on his feet.

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1. EMIRATES CITES ‘INCIDENT’ AT DUBAI AIRPORT

Video posted online shows smoke coming from a plane at the scene and the Dubai government says all passengers were “evacuated safely.”

2. TRUMP TAUNTS REPUBLICAN LEADERSHIP

By declaring he’s “just not there yet,” the billionaire businessman violates another political norm by refusing to endorse Paul Ryan and John McCain, matching their own reluctance to back him for president.

3. KOREAN MISSILE REACHES SEA OF JAPAN

A medium-range ballistic rocket fired by North Korea flew about 620 miles and landed near Japan’s territorial waters, officials say, one of the longest flights by a North Korean missile.

4. HAVE NO FEAR, RIO CAN THROW A PARTY

If previous Olympics are a guide, once the competitions start, most if not all of the problems fade to the background – at least for the athletes, tourists and millions watching around the world.

5. WHERE AMERICANS ACTUALLY AGREE

Survey data, academic research and conversations with people across the U.S. show consensus not only on such matters as sports or pop culture, but on deep beliefs and even some polarizing issues.

6. ‘IT WAS A VERY UGLY ACCIDENT’

A charter bus is nearly sliced in half after plowing into a pole on a rural California highway, killing five people and leaving the survivors amid a nightmare of screams and severed limbs.

7. WHAT IS FACING NYC’S TOP COP

James O’Neill, New York City’s new police commissioner, will be tasked with improving a rocky relationship with minorities.

8. CHINA’S COMMUNIST PARTY CRACKING DOWN ON DISSENT

A Chinese legal rights activist is sentenced to 7 1/2 years in prison on subversion charges, the second in a series of cases underscoring Beijing’s determination to rein in government critics.

9. DESPITE PLEDGES, HARDSHIP FOR MIDEAST SCHOOLS

Schools in the Middle East are facing major budget shortfalls ahead of the new academic year, leaving some 1 million Syrian refugee children out of the classroom, a global children’s charity finds.

10. OBAMA SETTLES ON LIBRARY LOCATION

The Obama Foundation is set to unveil details about its plan to build the 44th U.S. president’s library in a lakeside park in Chicago’s South Side.

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1. DELVING INTO TRUMP’S TRAP

His persistent criticism of a Muslim-American military family fits a familiar pattern: The Republican nominee can’t let go of a perceived slight, no matter the political risk.

2. SINGAPORE MARKS MILESTONE WITH US

The prime minister of the Southeast Asian city state joins Obama in Washington to celebrate the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations and the contentious Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal will be high on the agenda.

3. SNAPPING UP CHEAP SPY TOOLS, NATIONS ‘MONITORING EVERYONE’

Governments known to stifle dissent are buying off-the-shelf surveillance software that can monitor the phone conversations and track the movements of thousands, an AP investigation finds.

4. CIRCUMCISION OF GIRLS A BATTLEGROUND IN TINY INDIAN MUSLIM SECT

At least 200 million girls and women alive today have undergone some form of female genital cutting, according to the U.N. – 70 million more than in 2014 because of increases in both population and reporting.

5. FLOSSING BENEFITS DEBUNKED

Despite years of study, the use of dental floss is not backed up by scientific proof. And after questioning by the AP, the federal government dropped its longtime guidance.

6. WHERE PREGNANT WOMEN NEED TO AVOID

The CDC advises expectant mothers to avoid a part of Miami where mosquitoes are apparently transmitting Zika directly to humans.

7. OVERSIGHT GAPS SEEN IN BALLOON INDUSTRY

If Skip Nichols, pilot of the hot air balloon that crashed in Texas, had been a commercial airplane pilot, he probably would have been grounded long ago.

8. PAID FAMILY LEAVE BENEFITS RISING

Despite the absence of a federal law mandating it, these perks are rising in some business sectors and regions thanks to company policy and state laws.

9. BILL WOULD END BIKE BAN IN US WILDERNESS

More than 100 million acres of America’s most rugged landscapes designated as primitive spaces are off-limits to mountain bikers, but two Utah senators are trying to change that.

10. LOOK WHO’S BACK IN JAPAN

After a 12-year absence, Godzilla returns to its homeland and the AP notes four ways “Shin Godzilla,” or “New Godzilla,” breaks from its past, and other ways it is reassuringly familiar.

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1. FIGHT WITH MUSLIM ARMY CAPTAIN’S FAMILY TESTS ‘SAY ANYTHING’ PLAN

Donald Trump begins the first full week of the general election campaign having put his strategy of saying the politically unimaginable to its greatest test yet.

2. WHAT US PRESIDENT WILL BE TOUTING

Obama is lauding strides in reducing homelessness among military veterans as his administration reaches the halfway point in building a massive database on vets’ health.

3. AP: WATERWAYS OF RIO FILTHY AS EVER

Just days ahead of the Olympic Games, popular beaches and aquatic venues are contaminated with raw human sewage teeming with dangerous viruses and bacteria.

4. PAST OF PILOT IN DEADLY BALLOON CRASH EMERGES

Skip Nichols, 49, had been arrested in Missouri for DWI in 2000 and the Better Business Bureau there had warned consumers about doing business with him after complaints about his balloon touring company.

5. SYRIAN CHILD ACTOR MEETS TRAGIC END

Qusai Abtini, 14, found a curious path in Syria’s civil war: He rose to local celebrity, only to be killed when a missile struck the car he was in as he tried to escape besieged Aleppo.

6. GOING FOR GOLD COMES AT STEEP PRICE

A survey by TD Ameritrade of parents whose children are involved in elite youth sports finds most are depleting savings to help their kids realize their Olympic dreams.

7. FLOOD HELP WEIGHS HEAVILY GOVERNOR’S RACE

Jim Justice opened The Greenbrier, his upscale West Virginia resort, to flood victims this summer – and that could get him a boost from voters.

8. TRAMPOLINE PARK INJURIES JUMP 12-FOLD AS TREND SPREADS

Injuries include broken legs, neck sprains and concussions but 90 percent of the injured children and adults were treated and released, a study by Connecticut Children’s Medical Center finds.

9. WHO BROUGHT SERIOUSNESS TO AWARDS SHOW

The rowdy revelry of the Teen Choice Awards momentarily took on a somber tone when Jessica Alba, Ne-Yo and a group of teenagers called for an end to gun violence.

10. ANOTHER MAJOR, ANOTHER FIRST TIME WINNER

Jimmy Walker led wire-to-wire and edged Jason Day to win the PGA Championship at Baltusrol, as all four major championships saw first-time winners.