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July 19, 2013

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. ONCE MANUFACTURING CAPITAL, DETROIT HAS NEW LABEL

The city became the largest in U.S. history to file for bankruptcy, after a long decline in population and its auto industry.

2. AFTER ROLLING STONE COVER, NEW LOOK AT TSARNAEV

A police photographer released pictures of the Boston Marathon bomb suspect after his arrest in a boat to counter images he felt glamorized him.

3. MASSIVE PROTESTS PLANNED IN EGYPT

Allies of ousted president Mohammed Morsi will rally against the military coup that overthrew him two weeks ago.

4.  KREMLIN CRITIC RELEASED DAY AFTER HIS CONVICTION

Alexei Navalny was freed pending appeals, after prosecutors said keeping him in custody would deny his right to run for mayor of Moscow.

5. MARTIN’S PARENTS IN ‘SHOCK’ AFTER ZIMMERMAN VERDICT

“Was he racially profiled? I think that if Trayvon had been white, this would never have happened,” father Tracy Martin said.

6. PANAMA DETAINS EX-CIA STATION CHIEF

Robert Seldon Lady was convicted in absentia in Italy in 2009 in the abduction of an Egyptian terror suspect from a Milan street. He’s never been in Italian custody.

7. A DEMAND THAT ISRAEL RECOGNIZE PALESTINE BORDER

The condition came out of a stormy meeting in Jordan with John Kerry, in a monthslong bid to mediate Middle East peace talks.

8. GROWING FIRE EVACUATES CALIF. TOWN

About 6,000 residents of Idyllwild, two miles from Palm Springs, were told to get out of the way of the 35 square-mile quickly spreading blaze.

9. WHERE THE NORTHEAST HEAT WAVE IS GOING

AP Science Writer Seth Borenstein says the high-pressure system is moving backward from east to west — a rare weather phenomenon.

10. WHO WAS SNUBBED AT EMMY NOMINATIONS

Perennial nominees Julianna Margulies, Michael C. Hall and Jon Cryer were shut out. AMC’s “The Walking Dead” and HBO’s “True Blood” were apparently too edgy.

 

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