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10 Things to Know for Friday

By The Associated Press
Created: 07/15/2016 4:14 AM

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

1. 'IT WAS HORROR'

A truck loaded with arms and grenades plows through a crowd of Bastille Day revelers in the French resort city of Nice, killing scores of people.

2. TRUMP POSTPONES VP ANNOUNCEMENT

In delaying a planned news conference, the GOP candidate cites the "horrible attack" in Nice, France, that left scores dead.

3. US OFFERS RUSSIA BROAD MILITARY PARTNERSHIP IN SYRIA

The Obama administration is hoping a unified campaign against the Islamic State group and al-Qaida could end five years of civil war.

4. OBAMA QUESTIONED BY RELATIVES OF BLACKS FATALLY SHOT BY POLICE

During a nationally televised town hall, the 15-year-old son of a man killed by officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, asks the president for help "to erase all the racism in this world."

5. WHICH TV SHOW IS POISED TO RULE THE EMMYS

The power-and-blood fantasy saga "Game of Thrones" tops this year's Emmy nominations with 23 bids.

6. GINSBURG APOLOGIZES FOR 'ILL-ADVISED' CRITICISM OF TRUMP

The Supreme Court justice promises to be more discreet in the future.

7. WHY SUMMER LUNCH PROGRAMS AREN'T JUST FOR KIDS

U.S. schools that provide the meals for students are finding that the adults often need help, too, to keep from going hungry.

8. PUSHBACK FOLLOWS BORIS JOHNSON'S APPOINTMENT AS BRITAIN'S FOREIGN SECRETARY

One British legislator, for instance, calls it the worst political appointment since Roman emperor Caligula made his horse a senator.

9. HOW EMOJIS WILL HELP EMPOWER GIRLS

Female professionals — doctor, a scientist, a farmer and a welder — will soon be represented in emoji form.

10. PHIL MICKELSON STARTS STRONGLY AT ROYAL TROON

The American becomes the 26th player to shoot 63 in a major, giving him a three-shot lead after Day 1 of the British Open.

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