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July 10, 2013

10 Things to Know for Thursday

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

1. TSARNAEV IN COURT AS BOSTON BOMBING SURVIVORS LOOK ON

“Not guilty,” he says in response to each of the 30 charges against him.

2. DEATH TOLL SWELLS IN RAIL DISASTER

Canadian officials tell the families of 30 missing people that all are now presumed dead.

3. WHY EVACUATION OF ASIANA JET WAS DELAYED

After the crash-landing, the pilot initially told passengers not to evacuate. They didn’t begin fleeing until 90 seconds later when a fire erupted.

4. EGYPT’S MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD:  ‘DICTATORSHIP IS BACK’

They say they will never work with the nation’s interim rulers, who have ordered the arrest of the group’s leader.

5. 18 DEFENSE WITNESSES, BUT ZIMMERMAN NOT AMONG THEM

After the defense rests in his murder trial, the neighborhood watch volunteer’s fate is expected to be in the jury’s hands within a day or two.

6. WHOSE PLEA ON IMMIGRATION IS FALLING ON DEAF EARS

George W. Bush advises lawmakers to carry a “benevolent spirit” into the debate, but some House Republicans say they’ll listen to their constituents instead.

7. TROOPS IN DANGER OF PAY CUTS

The Pentagon considers trimming costs by curbing danger pay for troops working in parts of the world it no longer deems perilous enough to warrant extra money.

8. WHY THE COST OF E-BOOKS ROSE

A judge rules that Apple formed an illegal cartel with publishers, driving up prices.

9. DEALS ON WHEELS

Can’t afford a brand-new ride? Prices for used cars are falling, especially if you’re looking for a small vehicle or a hybrid.

10. FLUFFYCARE

Medical insurance for pets has become one of hottest employee benefits in the U.S. It’s offered by 1 in 3 Fortune 500 companies.

 

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