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

1. SOUTH CAROLINA OFFICER CHARGED WITH MURDER AFTER TRAFFIC STOP

The shooting by the white policeman of a black motorist as he ran away was captured on video by a bystander.

2. AFGHAN SOLDIER OPENS FIRE, KILLS U.S. SOLDIER AND WOUNDS TWO OTHERS BEFORE BEING SHOT DEAD

The incident happened after a meeting between provincial leaders and a U.S. Embassy official in the compound of the provincial governor in the city of Jalalabad.

3. IRAN SENDS NAVY DESTROYER TO WATERS NEAR YEMEN

Rear Adm. Habibollah Sayyari says the action is for "safeguarding naval routes for vessels in the region."

4. WHY TURKISH-KURDISH PEACE PROCESS IS PAUSED

Efforts to end strife between Turkey and Kurds are one of Recep Tayyip Erdogan's achievements, but with key parliamentary vote looming, the president hits the brakes on talks.

5. FERGUSON POLLS RESHAPE CITY COUNCIL

Voters elect two black candidates, increasing African-American representation in the St. Louis suburb at the center of a national debate about how police interact with minorities.

6. ATTACK IN MEXICO KILLS 15 POLICE OFFICERS

Fears grow that drug gangs could launch a military-style offensive against the government after the carefully planned ambush in Jalisco.

7. OBAMA HOLDS FEWEST STATE DINNERS SINCE TRUMAN

With each event averaging about $500,000, officials looked for other ways the president could cement relationships with foreign leaders without spending public dollars for a lavish black-tie affair.

8. SOUTH KOREAN ACTIVIST SENDS 'THE INTERVIEW' DVDS TO NORTH KOREA

Lee Min-bok says his balloons also contained dollar bills and political leaflets criticizing Kim's government.

9. WHAT HELPS SAN FRANCISCO NEIGHBORHOOD KEEP CLEAN

Mobile bathrooms on wheels are so successful that Honolulu and New York inquire about them in seeking solutions for similar sanitation problems.

10. TV RECORD FOR NCAA TITLE GAME

Duke's 68-63 comeback win over Wisconsin on CBS averaged 28.3 million viewers, the most since 1997, when Arizona upset defending champion Kentucky in overtime.

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