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July 8, 2013

10 things you need to know for Monday

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

1. CRASH PILOT HAD LITTLE EXPERIENCE WITH BOEING PLA NE.

The pilot was guiding a 777 into the San Francisco airport for the first time, and tried unsuccessfully to abort the landing after coming in too slow.

2. 40 KILLED, HUNDREDS WOUNDED IN CAIRO ATTACK.

A ministry official says gunmen targeted supporters of former president Mohammed Morsi holding a sit-in outside a military building.

3. RECORDS ON BIN LADEN RAID PURGED.

The AP’s Richard Lardner reports the nation’s top special operations commander moved the records from Defense Department computers to the CIA.

4. RISING DEATH TOLL EXPECTED IN CANADA DERAILMENT.

About 40 people were still missing a day after the runaway train ignited explosions that destroyed a district in downtown Quebec and killed at least five.

5. WHAT HACKERS WANTED FROM SOUTH KOREA.

A California research firm says they were targeting South Korean and U.S. military secrets with malware they’ve been sending through the Internet for years.

6. WIFE OF SECRETARY OF STATE AILING.

Teresa Heinz Kerry, heir to the Heinz ketchup fortune, was hospitalized in Boston in critical condition for an undisclosed illness.

7. ANOTHER COUNTRY BACKS SNOWDEN’S ASYLUM REQUEST.

Cuban President Raul Castro threw support behind Venezuela and Bolivia, which agreed to provide the NSA leaker refuge.

8. IMMIGRATION TOPS AGENDA AS CONGRESS RETURNS.

Student loans and the farm bill are also key unresolved disputes.

9. DISGRACED EX-GOVERNOR EYES COMEBACK.

Eliot Spitzer, who resigned as New York’s governor in 2008 in a prostitution scandal, is planning to run for New York City comptroller this year.

10 . TENSE FINAL GAME BEFORE MURRAY BREAKS WIMBLEDON STREAK.

He blew three championship points and fended off three break points before defeating Novak Djokovic, becoming the first British Wimbledon champion since 1936.

 

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  • Penn State police: Three posed nude at Nittany shrine

    STATE COLLEGE — Penn State police say three male students who reportedly posed nude for a photo at the university’s Nittany Lion Shrine face school discipline.

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  • State unemployment rate drops to 6 percent in March

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  • Report: Pennsylvania forests impacted by drilling

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  • TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Route 45 east of Montandon

    MONTANDON — A paving project is slowing traffic today on Route 45 east of Montandon.

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  • Accident victims remain in critical condition this morning

    DANVILLE - Victims from serious traffic accidents the past two days remain in critical condition this morning at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville.

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  • Porn prank riles Bucknell University president

    LEWISBURG — A fake email that contained a link to a pornographic website was sent to Bucknell students, faculty and staff on Tuesday night.

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  • 28-mile cross walk steps off in Northumberland

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    DANVILLE — It started like any other school day during the year, with teachers up early and arriving at school at 7:30 in the morning.

     

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  • Line Mountain board, teachers to talk Tuesday

    MANDATA — Line Mountain school board President Troy Laudenslager is far more optimistic this week than he has been as the board and the Line Mountain Education Association head into their first contract negotiation session in three months.

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