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Published: 8/12/2013

10 Things to Know for Today

ASSOCIATED PRESS

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

1. MORSI CAMPS SET TO CONFRONT MILITARY SIEGE

A building  at the Summer Bay Resort in Clermont, Fla, shows damage from collapsing into a sinkhole early Monday Aug. 12, 2013.  No injuries or victims and all emergency responders were safe and uninjured. All guests that were rescued are being moved to a different building on the property. A building at the Summer Bay Resort in Clermont, Fla, shows damage from collapsing into a sinkhole early Monday Aug. 12, 2013. No injuries or victims and all emergency responders were safe and uninjured. All guests that were rescued are being moved to a different building on the property.
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Supporters of the ousted Egyptian leader fortified their two sit-ins in Cairo after police warned they would remove the protest camps by today.

2. HOLDER TO END ‘MANDATORY MINIMUMS’

The attorney general will tell lawyers in San Francisco today that the federal government will end the harsher sentencing guidelines for many drug offenders.

3. SURVEILLANCE CONTROVERSY HANGS OVER KERRY IN LATIN AMERICA

A chilly reception is expected in Colombia, one of several countries that oppose the U.S.’ spying program and its attempts to prosecute NSA leaker Edward Snowden.

4. WHERE SNOWDEN’S DAD IS GOING

Lon Snowden says he and a lawyer have papers to visit his son in Russia and discuss how to fight espionage charges in the U.S.

5. 2 ARRESTED AFTER WOMEN FOUND SLAIN, TODDLER WANDERING

Rhode Island police are pursuing charges in the killings of two women and the abduction of one of the women’s 2-year-old boy, who was later found unharmed.

6. SINKHOLE THREATENS RESORT VILLA NEAR DISNEY WORLD

Vacationers were evacuated at the Summer Bay Resort after a huge crack developed in a villa and the building partially collapsed.

7. 45 FISHERMEN MISSING AFTER PHILIPPINES TYPHOON

And one man was killed in a landslide after the powerful storm toppled power lines in a mountainous part of the northern Philippines.

8. WHY KIDNAP SUSPECT DREW ATTENTION

A former Idaho sheriff says James Lee DiMaggio and the teen girl he was traveling with seemed out of place on horseback in the wilderness, without any gear.

9. ACTRESS’ TEARFUL DEDICATION TO ‘GLEE’ STAR

Lea Michele says boyfriend Cory Monteith ‘was very special to me and also to the world’ in her first public appearance since his death at the Teen Choice Awards.

10. FIRST-TIME CHAMP NEARLY PERFECT, FROM TEE TO GREEN

Jason Dufner hit his way to a two-stroke victory over Jim Furyk for the PGA Championship.



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