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7/2/2014 7:00 PM
10 Things to Know for Thursday

By The Associated Press


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

1. WHY U.S. WANTS MORE SECURITY AT FOREIGN AIRPORTS

Intelligence officials are concerned about a new al-Qaida effort to create a bomb that would go undetected through airport security.

2. 32 STATES TRAIL US AS A WHOLE IN JOB RECOVERY

Five years after the Great Recession officially ended, most states still haven't regained all the jobs they lost, even though the nation as a whole has.

3. SERIAL CHILD RAPIST LEAVES MYSTERIES IN WAKE OF SUICIDE

A Georgia man left behind more than 50,000 images of girls he raped and molested, and the FBI wants victims to come forward so they can be helped.

4. WHAT ARTHUR WILL BRING TO THE EAST COAST

The storm is expected to become a hurricane by Thursday, bringing high winds, rough seas, dangerous rip currents and possible flooding.

5. KILLING OF PALESTINIAN TEEN HEIGHTENS TENSIONS

Palestinian leaders accuse extremist Israelis of murdering the youth in revenge for killings of three kidnapped Israeli teens.

6. CIVIL RIGHTS WATCHDOGS DISAPPOINTED WITH NSA REPORT

Activists say the bipartisan board's recommendations allow the government to continue spying on citizens and their associates without cause.

7. LAWYER FOR LIBYAN MILITANT SAYS EVIDENCE LACKING

The attorney argues prosecutors have failed to show that Abu Khattala was in any way connected to the Benghazi attacks that killed four Americans.

8. HOW ISIL TIGHTENS GRIP IN IRAQ AND SYRIA

The Sunni extremist group stormed villages on the border and is demanding people in its self-declared Islamic state pledge allegiance to its leader.

9. UK PROBES FACEBOOK'S PSYCH EXPERIMENT

British regulators are investigating revelations that the company treated hordes of its users like laboratory rats in an experiment probing into their emotions.

10. PATRIOTS SAY THEY DON'T OWE HERNANDEZ ANY CASH

The NFL team says the $3.25 million signing bonus went out the window when it terminated his contract, shortly after he was charged with murder.



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