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10 Things to Know for Today

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    
1. GREECE SEEKS FINANCIAL RELIEF AFTER AUSTERITY VOTE
    
Eurozone finance ministers will hold a conference call to consider rescue financing for Athens, while the European Central Bank will mull a request to increase emergency cash assistance to teetering Greek banks.
    
2. WHY GOP OPPOSES IRAN DEAL
    
Republicans question the accord's impact on the security of Israel, and wonder aloud why anyone would trust Obama.
    
3. IN EARLY STATES, TRUMP PUTS PREMIUM ON STAFF, BIG EVENTS
    
Observers are skeptical that the billionaire has the wherewithal to sustain the kind of campaign voters will expect when his luster begins to wear off.
    
4. LITTLE CERTAINTY 1 YEAR AFTER AIRLINER SHOT DOWN IN UKRAINE
    
Official probes trudge forward with painful slowness, and contradictory theories emerge from Moscow.
    
5. WHO IS HOSPITALIZED AFTER FALLING
    
Former President George H.W. Bush is being treated for a broken bone in his neck. His condition is stable but he is wearing a brace.
    
6. LAWMAKERS BACK COMPANY RESPONSIBLE FOR DECADE-OLD GULF LEAK
    
Letters obtained by The AP show at least four members of Louisiana's congressional delegation have intervened on Taylor Energy Company's behalf, urging federal regulators to take up a settlement proposal.
    
7. PALESTINIANS QUIT MEDICAL STUDY IN VENEZUELA
    
They don't think the Cuban-inspired medical program is academically serious.
    
8. WHAT BUSINESS TRAVELERS FAVOR
    
Uber overtakes taxis as the most expensed form of ground transportation, according to expense management system provider Certify.
    
9. 'EMPIRE,' 'MAD MEN,' LETTERMAN VIE FOR EMMY AWARDS
    
Diversity should be in greater evidence than in years past when the 67th annual Primetime Emmy nominations are announced Thursday.
    
10. CAITLYN JENNER ACCEPTS ASHE COURAGE AWARD AT ESPYS
    
She receives a standing ovation from some of the sporting world's biggest stars after her 10-minute speech.

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