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July 30, 2013

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

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

1. NAZI SUSPECTS REMAINED IN THE US

The AP reports at least 10 suspected war criminals were ordered deported but never left the country, including four who are alive today.

2. EXPLOSIONS ROCK FLORIDA GAS PLANT

A witness said the blast at the propane tank plant that injured seven workers "was just boom after boom after boom."

3. OBAMA TAKES A BACK SEAT IN MIDEAST TALKS

Burned by a failed peace effort in his first term, the president is letting Secretary of State John Kerry lead the preliminary Israeli-Palestinian negotiations.

4. WIKILEAKS LEAKER MANNING TO LEARN FATE

A military judge will announce her verdict today for the soldier charged with aiding the enemy, theft and federal Espionage Act violations.

5. OBAMA PROPOSES 'GRAND BARGAIN' FOR JOBS

The president will offer to cut corporate tax rates in exchange for job investments at a speech today.

6. OUSTED EGYPTIAN LEADER GETS VISIT

The EU's foreign policy chief says Mohammed Morsi, who hasn't been seen since he was overthrown nearly a month ago, has access to newspapers and TV.

7. TIME WARNER PULLS PLUG, THEN RECONNECTS CBS

The cable giant briefly took the network off the air in New York, Los Angeles and Dallas.

8. ARREST IN LANDMARK VANDALISM

Police are investigating whether a woman charged with smearing green paint inside the Washington National Cathedral also defaced the Lincoln Memorial and a statue outside the Smithsonian.

9. WHO'S NOT VOTING FOR ANTHONY WEINER

Ex-governor Eliot Spitzer, attempting his own political comeback, says he wouldn't vote for Weiner for New York City mayor as the ex-congressman sunk to fourth place in polls.

10. 'REAL HOUSEWIFE' ACCUSED OF FRAUD

New Jersey's Teresa Giudice and her husband Joe were indicted on charges they hid their growing reality show income and lied to get loans before they got on the show.

 

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