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10 Things to Know for Today: July 17

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    FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2010, file photo, Liz Cheney addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington. Cheney announced Tuesday, July 16, 2013, she will run against Wyoming's senior U.S. senator Mike Enzi in next year's Republican primary. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

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    In this image from video made available by NASA, astronauts discuss the aborted spacewalk aboard the International Space Station on Tuesday, July 16, 2013. A dangerous water leak in the helmet of Luca Parmitano, bottom center facing camera in white suit, drenched his eyes, nose and mouth, preventing him from hearing or speaking as what should have been a routine spacewalk came to an abrupt end. (AP Photo/NASA)

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    An Indian man mourns as he holds his dead daughter inside an ambulance, outside a hospital in Patna, in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, Wednesday, July 17, 2013. Officials on Wednesday blamed the presence of insecticide in a free midday meal after at least 20 children died and many more were sick after eating lunch at a primary school in the eastern Indian state of Bihar. The children are age 8 to 11. (AP Photo/Aftab Alam Siddiqui)

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

1. HOUSE SET TO VOTE ON OBAMACARE LIMITS

Emboldened by Obama’s delay of a key requirement of his signature policy, votes are set today to delay the law’s individual and employer mandates. HOUSE-HEALTH CARE

2. SENATE PACT AVERTS FILIBUSTER FIGHT

Republicans agreed to simple-majority votes on seven Obama nominees and opted against permanently changing the rules.

3. CUBA SAID WEAPONS ON KOREAN SHIP OBSOLETE

The military equipment found buried under sacks of sugar in a ship seized in Panama was in need of repair, Cuba says.

4. 21 CHILDREN DIE AFTER EATING SCHOOL LUNCH

The children, aged 8 to 11, fell ill after eating the free meals at a primary school in eastern India.

5. ZIMMERMAN JURORS SPEAK OUT

Four jurors said Juror B37, who said in an interview that Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin both played a role in the teen’s shooting, doesn’t speak for them.

6. WHO DEMOCRATS LOOK TO FOR HELP ON IMMIGRATION

Republican Rep. Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney’s running mate last year, has said a sweeping overhaul is necessary to both economic and national security.

7. ANOTHER CHENEY SEEKS OFFICE

Liz Cheney, the former VP’s daughter, says she wants to challenge Wyoming U.S. Mike Enzi in a GOP primary to bring a “new generation” to Washington.

8. DRUG, ALCOHOL OVERDOSE KILLS ‘GLEE’ STAR

An autopsy found Cory Monteith had heroin and alcohol in his system; police said he likely took the drugs alone in his Vancouver hotel room.

9. NEAR-DEADLY END TO SPACEWALK

Investigators don’t know why an Italian astronaut had water leak into his helmet, making him unable to speak or hear.

10. ALL-STARS SHINE AGAIN

Mariano Rivera pitched a perfect eighth inning as the AL beat the NL 3-0 at New York’s CitiField.

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