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July 5, 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. MORE VIOLENCE FEARED AFTER MORSI OUSTER

The Muslim Brotherhood called for protests today after the military arrested the group’s revered leader and other top allies to Egypt’s deposed president.

2. FIREWORKS AND TRIBUTES ON JULY 4

Arizona held a candlelight vigil for 19 fallen firefighters and Washington, D.C., prepared a musical tribute to victims and survivors of the Boston bombings.

3. MANDELA’S HEALTH ‘PERILOUS’

Court documents say the 94-year-old anti-apartheid leader is being kept alive by a breathing machine and faces “impending death.”

4. ECONOMISTS HOPE FOR STRONGER HALF OF YEAR

They predict the government will say today the U.S. added another 165,000 jobs last month after a solid month of hiring in June.

5. WHO GOT PAID IN CHURCH ABUSE CASE

An AP analysis of documents released this week show most of the $30 million paid out by the Archdiocese of Milwaukee went to a few people. Hundreds got nothing.

6. FALLOUTOVER SNOWDEN SAGA

Bolivia’s president warned he would close the U.S. Embassy after his presidential plane was rerouted amid suspicions the NSA leaker was on board.

7. MAN WITH EXPLOSIVES ARRESTED NEAR SEATTLE CAMPUS

University of Washington police say the Nevada man had a scoped rifle, shotgun and 10 Molotov cocktails in a stolen car.

8. FIREWORKS TIP INTO CALIF. CROWD

Police say a wood platform holding the live pyrotechnics fell over, injuring 28 at a July 4 show near Los Angeles.

9. PROSECUTORS WRAP UP IN ZIMMERMAN TRIAL

They still may call Trayvon Martin’s parents to testify about whose voice is on 911 recordings reporting the fight between Zimmerman and Martin.

10. TRAINS TO ROLL AGAIN IN SAN FRANCISCO

The Bay Area transit agency and the union called off the strike after four days, giving itself another month to reach a deal.

 

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