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July 21, 2013

10 Things to Know for Monday

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

1. RESUMPTION OF MIDEAST TALKS NOT A DONE DEAL

Israel and Palestinians still disagree publicly about the starting point for drawing borders of a future state of Palestine.

2. ANOTHER GRUESOME MISSING WOMEN CASE IN THE CLEVELAND AREA

A report of a foul odor led police to find three bodies wrapped in trash bags.

3. DEFENSE DEPARTMENT’S NEW ‘FACTS OF LIFE’

Hagel says furloughs will probably continue next year, and layoffs are possible.

4. WHERE THE POPE IS CAUSING SECURITY CONCERNS

A trip to Brazil this week sends Francis into unpredictable, potentially chaotic environments.

5. US POLITICIANS STAND GROUND FOR ‘STAND YOUR GROUND’

It appears unlikely state self-defense laws will be struck down, despite protests of the verdict that cleared George Zimmerman in shooting Trayvon Martin.

6. THE MOST VALUABLE FRUIT CROP IN THE PEACH STATE

Blueberries are Georgia’s most lucrative fruit crop, by far, reports AP’s Ray Henry.

7. HOW GOLD RUSH-ERA DISCARDS COULD FUEL CELLPHONES

Soil across the western US may contain rare earth elements that are key components in electronics.

8. WHY SCIENTISTS ARE PROMOTING RHINO INCEST

As few as 100 of the Sumatran species exist in their native southeast Asia, so conservationists will attempt breeding a brother and sister at the Cincinnati Zoo.

9. WHAT MAKES SUPERMAN’S POPULARITY SO STRATOSPHERIC

At Comic-Con, his presence was everywhere, from costumed attendees to scenes from the TV serials, cartoons and films.

10. MICKELSON DELIVERS ON FINAL ROUND AT BRITISH OPEN

Lefty’s best closing run in a major sealed his hold on the silver claret jug.

 

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