10 Things to Know for Wednesday, June 18, 2014

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

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

1. 'KEY LEADER' CAPTURED IN BENGHAZI EMBASSY ATTACK

The Obama administration says Ahmed Abu Khattala, allegedly a terror chieftan in Libya, will be tried in a federal court in the U.S.

2. WHERE US IS DRAWING THE LINE WITH IRAN

As the longtime foes discuss the possibility of cooperating to deter insurgents in Iraq, the White House rules out any coordinated military operations.

3. IN IRAQ, EVIDENCE OF BLOODY REPRISALS

The deadly violence between Shiites and Sunnis is a grim reminder of the sectarian warfare that nearly tore the country apart in 2006 and 2007.

4. WHAT WAS UNUSUAL ABOUT DEADLY TORNADOES IN NEBRASKA

The two twisters tracked nearly side-by-side before touching down within about a mile of each other.

5. AMAZON POISED TO UNVEIL NEW PRODUCT

Media reports indicate it'll be an Amazon phone -- perhaps one with multiple cameras that can produce 3-D photos.

6. MORE IRS EMAILS MISSING

The agency, after revealing that it can't find an untold number of Lois Lerner's emails, says it has also lost emails from six additional IRS workers whose computers crashed.

7. NEW PILL FOR HEPATITIS C

The medication, Sovaldi, cures the liver-wasting disease in 9 of 10 patients -- but treatment can cost more than $90,000.

8. HOW OBAMA HOPES TO PROTECT FRAGILE SEA LIFE

He's proposing to create the largest ocean preserve in the world by banning drilling, fishing and other activities in a massive stretch of the Pacific.

9. COPS HANDLE 'THE SITUATION'

"Jersey Shore" star Mike Sorrentino is arrested after a fight at a tanning salon.

10. HOSTS FRUSTRATED AT WORLD CUP

Powerhouse Brazil is stymied at every turn by goalie Guillermo Ochoa and settles for a 0-0 tie against Mexico.


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