10 Things to Know for Today
Posted July 11
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. TRUMP JR. ADMITS HE WANTED INFO ON CLINTON FROM KREMLIN-LINKED LAWYER
The president's eldest son was reportedly told ahead of time that the source of the information was the Russian government, fueling new questions about the Trump campaign's possible ties to Moscow.
2. WHY ISLAMIC STATE GROUP WILL LIKELY ENDURE
The extremist organization's mashup of local insurgency and digitally-connected global jihadis gives the group staying power and a launchpad for its future.
3. WHAT MAY HOLD UP GOP HEALTH CARE VOTE
Internal rifts over issues like coverage requirements and Medicaid cuts leave the timing and even the measure's fate unclear.
4. I 'WANTED TO KILL A BUNCH OF PEOPLE'
Sgt. 1st Class Ikaika Kang, a Hawaii-based active duty soldier who pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group, is in FBI custody after being arrested on terrorism charges.
5. KC-130 MILITARY PLANE CRASH KILLS AT LEAST 16
A U.S. Marine refueling tanker crashes into a soybean field north of Jackson in the Mississippi Delta, spreading debris for miles, officials say.
6. AP: FORMER FISHING SLAVES STRUGGLING TO START OVER
Some earn pennies an hour in cramped slums and rural villages. Some suffer night terrors from years or even decades of abuse on boats. Others fight their demons with drugs and alcohol.
7. EUROPEANS NOT IMMUNE TO TRUMP CRACKDOWN
The number of Europeans deported this year from the U.S. is on track to outstrip last year's total by a healthy margin, according to government figures provided to the AP.
8. MANY ORGANIZATIONS BANNED IN PAKISTAN THRIVE ONLINE
Islamabad says more than 40 of 65 organizations banned in the country operate flourishing social media sites, communicating on Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp and Telegram.
9. ROB KARDASHIAN HIT WITH TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER
The ruling against the reality TV star comes after his posting of explicit images of ex-fiancee Blac Chyna on social media last week.
10. JUDGE RULES HOME RUN DERBY
New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge dominates the pre-All-Star Game event, reaching 513 feet and displaying remarkable power to all fields.