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

1. GREECE BRACES FOR TOUGH TALKS

Eurozone leaders meet in Brussels, and markets surge on hopes of a deal, as the clock runs down on the nation's chances of avoiding an exit from the euro.

2. UN REPORTS FINDS THAT BOTH ISRAEL AND HAMAS MAY HAVE COMMITTED WAR CRIMES

During the conflict last July more than 2,200 Palestinians and 73 Israelies died.

3. SOLIDARITY IN CHARLESTON BEFORE CHURCH VICTIMS' FUNERALS

Area residents repeat messages of love at the remembrances, hopeful their expressions will drown out the hate embodied in the slayings.

4. WHO SAYS U.S. NOT CURED OF RACISM

In an interview for a podcast, Obama tells a comedian host that the legacy of slavery "casts a long shadow" that is part of America's DNA.

5. WHAT CAUSES SHIFT IN MANHUNT FOR KILLERS

Probing the latest sighting, police move their search for two convicted murderers to an area west of the New York prison from which they escaped.

6. MYSTERY WARNINGS APPEAR ON INSTAGRAM IN NORTH KOREA

Opening the app with mobile devices on the country's carrier results in a notification in English saying: "You can't connect to this website because it's in blacklist site."

7. JESSE JACKSON JR. RELEASED FROM HALFWAY HOUSE IN BALTIMORE

The son of the civil rights leader had been jailed on charges of spending $750,000 in campaign money on personal items.

8. WHERE BLOODSHED REACHES LEVELS OF CIVIL WAR

El Salvador has just experienced one of its most violent months since the end of the conflict in 1992, with 635 homicides reported in May.

9. APPLE CHANGES TUNE ON ROYALTIES AFTER TAYLOR SWIFT COMPLAINS

"When I woke up this morning and I saw Taylor's note that she had written, it really solidified that we needed to make a change," says the company's senior vice president Eddy Cue.

10. DAY TO REMEMBER FOR NEW FACE OF GOLF

Jordan Spieth is now halfway to history, yet still barely old enough to drink. The last player who did things like him was named Tiger Woods.

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