10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.
By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. LAWSUIT: FOX NEWS COORDINATED WITH WHITE HOUSE ON FALSE STORY
The investigator looking into the killing of DNC staffer Seth Rich alleges that the cable news channel quoted him as saying things he never said and was willing to show Trump its story before it was posted online.
2. VENEZUELA'S PRESIDENT SAYS NEW ASSEMBLY TO CONVENE SOON
The body would be empowered to rewrite the constitution, override other branches of government and punish opposition leaders.
3. BRAZIL'S PRESIDENT CONFIDENT HE CAN SURVIVE BRIBERY CHARGE VOTE
Despite a 5 percent approval rating in opinion polls and calls for him to resign, Michel Temer has support in the lower chamber of Congress that will decide his fate.
4. TRUMP'S FUNDRAISING PROWESS KEEPS GOP TIES CLOSE
Leaning heavily on the president's appeal among small donors, the party has raised $75 million in the first six months of the year - more than double what Obama raised at same point in his first year.
5. OLDER PEOPLE DYING ON JOB AT HIGHER RATE THAN ALL WORKERS
An AP analysis finds baby boomers in particular were hard hit as about 35 percent of the fatal workplace accidents in 2015 involved a worker 55 and older.
6. AP: JUVENILE LIFE RULING HAS WIDER CONSEQUENCE
Lawyers are using a Supreme Court ruling triggering new sentences for juvenile offenders serving mandatory life without parole to challenge lengthy sentences that include parole.
7. RACE FOR SESSIONS' OLD SEAT HAS SUB-PLOTS
The choices are a polished incumbent backed by the D.C. establishment or firebrand hardliners seeking an upset in the closely watched Senate race in Alabama.
8. ISLAMIC SCHOOL SEEKS TO STEER SONS OF MILITANTS TO NEW PATH
Al Hidayah's founder, a former radical preacher, wants to atone for his militant past by preventing his young charges from becoming the next generation of Indonesian jihadists.
9. READY, SET, APPLY!
Amazon is holding a giant job fair and plans to make thousands of job offers on the spot at nearly a dozen warehouses across the U.S.
10. 'COUSIN NESS' IN FOR 'UNCLE VERNE'
Brad Nessler, SEC football's new voice on CBS, fills the seat held for 17 years by friend Verne Lundquist.
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