10 things to know for Wednesday, June 24

Staff Writer

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

1. SC LAWMAKERS MOVE FROM CONFEDERATE FLAG DEBATE TO GRIEVING

They are now focusing their attention on saying goodbye to a colleague whose slaying in a church shooting has reignited debate about Civil War symbols in the South.

2. FRANCE SUMMONS U.S. AMBASSADOR OVER NSA INTERCEPTS

The move comes in response to WikiLeaks documents saying that the U.S. eavesdropped on the last three French presidents.

3. DOCUMENT OUTLINES NUKE HELP TO IRAN

The U.S. and other nations negotiating with Tehran are ready to offer it high-tech reactors if it agrees to crimp programs that can make atomic arms, according to a confidential document obtained by The AP.

4. SENATE POISED TO HAND OBAMA BIG VICTORY

Lawmakers are preparing to give the president more clout with final passage of "fast track" authority to negotiate trade deals.

5. HOW CONVICTED SAUDI EXTREMISTS REHABILITATE

They dabble with art therapy, play soccer and enjoy perks like an Olympic-size pool and a sauna at a special center for extremists.

6. WHO LOOKS READY TO JUMP INTO 2016 RACE

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is set to launch a long-shot campaign for the Republican presidential nomination that rests on courtship of evangelical voters.

7. SEARCH FOR ESCAPED PRISONERS MOVES TO HEAVY WOODS

Police check ATV trails and logging roads in far northern New York trying to close in on two murderers who escaped from a maximum-security prison more than two weeks ago.

8. WIND, RAINS COOL PAKISTAN HEAT WAVE THAT KILLED AT LEAST 749

Power outages, little running water and the majority of people fasting for Ramadan had worsened the situation.

9. WHO MIGHT BE BUYING A STAKE IN FORMULA ONE

A source tells the AP that an investment fund from Qatar and the owner of the Miami Dolphins are among several potential buyers of a stake in the sports company.

10. WHAT'S NEXT IN TOM BRADY'S APPEAL

It is uncertain how soon NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell will announce anything; he could decide to keep the suspension as it is, reduce it or completely wipe it clean.

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