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

1. WHAT HACKERS STOLE FROM US GOVERNMENT COMPUTERS

The thieves grabbed Social Security numbers and other data for all federal employees and retirees, and for up to a million former federal employees, a workers union says.

2. US MILITARY'S REACH COULD EXTEND FARTHER INTO IRAQ

A training hub being set up in Anbar province may serve as a model to be replicated elsewhere in Iraq, possibly requiring more U.S. troops.

3. WHO'S TAKING OVER RUPERT MURDOCH'S MEDIA EMPIRE

The Australian mogul is planning to transfer control of the conglomerate behind Fox News to his sons, James and Lachlan.

4. CO-PILOT WHO CRASHED GERMANWINGS JET FEARED GOING BLIND

Doctors thought the co-pilot was unfit to fly - but they didn't tell his employer because of German privacy laws, a prosecutor says.

5. HOW HILLARY CLINTON INTENDS TO POSITION HERSELF

In the first major speech of her 2016 campaign, she plans on Saturday to draw on her mother's difficult upbringing to cast herself as a fighter for ordinary Americans.

6. BODY OF TARIQ AZIZ GOES MISSING

The remains of Saddam Hussein's former top aide disappeared mysteriously at the Baghdad International Airport while en route to Jordan for burial, Aziz's daughter says.

7. LAWMAKERS TRY TO PINCH STATE DEPARTMENT'S PURSE

A House panel votes to withhold hundreds of millions of dollars in funding until the department produces more documents related to the deadly Benghazi attack in 2012.

8. TWITTER CEO DICK COSTOLO STEPPING DOWN

His departure comes as the social messaging company's stock continues to slide.

9. '10, 9, 8 ...': VOICE OF APOLLO MOON SHOTS DIES AT 84

NASA's Jack King counted down the historic launch of Apollo 11 on July 16, 1969, as well as many other Gemini and Apollo missions.

10. LITTLE SEPARATES CHICAGO, TAMPA BAY IN STANLEY CUP SERIES

Neither team has led by more than one goal at any point in the Final's first four games, which the teams have split 2-2.

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