10 Things to Know for Today

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Posted: Jun 21, 2016 5:59 AM
10 Things to Know for Today

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

1. ATTORNEY GENERAL VISITING ORLANDO IN WAKE OF DEADLY ATTACK

Loretta Lynch will meet with prosecutors, first responders and families of the victims of the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

2. ELECTION YEAR NOT SWAYING REPUBLICAN LAWMAKERS

Even the most vulnerable GOP senators are siding with the NRA on gun votes.

3.THE FEW, THE PROUD ... THE PHYSICALLY FIT

AP finds that new physical standards established so women can compete for combat posts in the Marine Corps weed out many of the female hopefuls — and some men too.

4. TRUMP HOPING SHAKEUP SALVAGES WHITE HOUSE BID

The billionaire businessman's decision to fire his campaign manager less than a month before the convention signals he recognizes the dire state of his campaign.

5. CLINTON'S VEEP SEARCH INTENSIFIES

Those under consideration include Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine and HUD Secretary Julian Castro.

6. REPORT ASSAILS NYC JAIL'S SEX ABUSE RESPONSE

AP finds Rikers Island's emergency hotlines didn't work, confidential complaints were read by fellow inmates and alleged attackers weren't interviewed.

7. BOEING ENTERS MULTIBILLION DEAL WITH IRAN AIR

The proposed deal for the aircraft, which could be worth as much as $25 billion, would mark Tehran's first major pact with a U.S. company following its landmark nuclear deal.

8. 'WE CAN'T CHANGE IT SIMPLY BECAUSE THEY LOVE DOGS'

A city in southern China goes ahead with an annual dog-meat eating festival despite heavy criticism and protests from animal rights activists.

9. WHAT MAY BE FLYING OVERHEAD SOON

The Obama administration is on the verge of approving routine commercial use of small drones.

10. WHO IS STARRING ON TEAM USA'S DEFENSE

Geoff Cameron pairs with John Brooks to propel the United States' soccer team to the Copa America semifinal against Argentina.