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July 2, 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. NSA LEAKER A 'STATELESS PERSON' LOOKING FOR A HOME

WikiLeaks says Edward Snowden has sought asylum in 20 countries, including China and Cuba, while he remains at a hotel in Moscow's airport.

2. AN ULTIMATUM FOR MORSI

Egypt's military gives him until Wednesday to end the crisis enveloping his presidency before generals will come up with their own plan.

3. MOURNING ARIZONA'S 'HOTSHOTS'

The 19 elite firefighters who died in a raging blaze included fathers and expectant fathers, ex-Marines and sons of firefighters.

4. NATO COMPOUND ATTACKED IN KABUL

Four guards and two civilians were killed when militants blew up a car bomb at the gate. The four attackers were also killed.

5. OBAMA AND BUSH MEET IN AFRICA

The president and former U.S. president lay a wreath at a memorial for Americans killed in the 1998 bombing of the U.S. Embassy in in Tanzania.

6. DOLAN OVERSAW PLAN TO PAY ABUSERS TO LEAVE CLERGY

Milwaukee church documents show the archbishop's frustration with the Vatican's response to priest sex abuse problem.

7. WHAT ZIMMERMAN TOLD POLICE ABOUT TRAYVON MARTIN

Police testifying at Zimmerman's trial say when the ex-neighborhood watch volunteer found Martin, the teen began beating him and said, "You're going to die tonight."

8. RISING WATER IN FLORIDA KEYS

Sea levels have gone up 9 inches in the last century and will double in the next 50 years, prompting the popular islands to re-examine how prepared they are for storms.

9. HOW KRISS KROSS RAPPER DIED

Atlanta officials say 34-year-old Chris Kelly died of a drug overdose. His mother told investigators her son used cocaine and heroin before he died.

10. ANOTHER SURPRISE EXIT FOR A CHAMPION AT WIMBLEDON

Top-ranked Serena Williams was unbeaten in 34 matches before she lost to a 23rd seed in the fourth round.

 

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