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10 Things to Know for Thursday

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


The Latest: Thousands march against bigotry in Philadelphia

The Latest on a memorial service for the woman killed when a car rammed into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally...


UN board: 2 experts likely murdered by Congo militia members

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A United Nations board of inquiry said two U.N. experts were likely murdered in March by militia members from Congo's violence-torn Kasai region, but it said further investigations and judicial proceedings are needed to determine the identity and motive of the killers.


Loss of sea ice leads walruses to early appearance in Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Hundreds of Pacific walruses came ashore to a barrier island on Alaska's northwest coast, the earliest appearance of the animals in a phenomenon tied to climate warming and diminished Arctic Ocean sea ice.


Driver of Texas trailer indicted for 10 passengers' deaths

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The driver of a tractor-trailer packed with people illegally entering the United States in an alleged human smuggling operation was indicted Wednesday on charges related to the deaths of 10 people inside.


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The Latest: 2 pilots, 3 crew on missing Army helicopter

HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on the search for five crew members from a downed Army helicopter off Hawaii (all times local):


Catholic school teacher convicted of child rape freed early

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A former Catholic school teacher convicted of raping a child was released more than a decade early from prison on Wednesday after a judge threw out his conviction amid questions about his accuser's truthfulness.


NY Times' editorial page editor: No apology for Sarah Palin

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's lawyer seemed to be fishing for an apology as he grilled an editorial page editor at The New York Times in a federal courtroom on Wednesday.


National Parks Service ends ban on disposable water bottles

PHOENIX (AP) — The federal government announced Wednesday it will eliminate a policy it put in place six years ago to allow national parks like the Grand Canyon to ban the sale of bottled water in an effort to curb litter.


Alabama sues Birmingham for covering up Confederate monument

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's attorney general sued the city of Birmingham and its mayor Wednesday for obscuring a Confederate monument in a downtown park, citing a new state law that protects such markers.


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Tractor-trailer driver indicted in Texas in an alleged human smuggling operation that led to the deaths of 10 people.

Seattle police: 2 officers shot responding to robbery; no information on condition....


FBI identifies remains as those of missing Missouri teen

BELTON, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say human remains found in April in rural northwest Missouri are those of a 17-year-old girl who was last seen 10 years ago.


Donald Trump's die-hard supporters show no signs of straying

NEW YORK (AP) — They wash their hands of neo-Nazis and wag their fingers at leftists. They denounce a press corps they see as biased and controversies they view as manufactured. But in the frenzied blame game over the deadly violence at a rally of white supremacists, Donald Trump's loyal base is happy to absolve the president himself.


Charlottesville victim's mother urges 'righteous action'

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The mother of the young woman mowed down while protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville urged mourners at a memorial service Wednesday to "make my child's death worthwhile" by confronting injustice the way she did.


Deputy charged with leaking airport shooting video to TMZ

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida sheriff's deputy copied a videotape of a mass shooting at Fort Lauderdale's airport last January that killed five people and leaked it to the website TMZ, according to a warrant that led to his arrest Wednesday.


University librarian suffers stroke after UVA protest injury

University of Virginia librarian Tyler Magill was among the counter-protesters surrounded by torch-bearing white supremacists Friday night at the school's famous Thomas Jefferson statue.


In wake of rally, Richmond's mayor reconsiders monuments

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — In the wake of a violent white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, the mayor of Richmond, Virginia, says his city should consider removing or relocating its Confederate statues.


Mayor: Baltimore statues came down 'quietly, quickly'

Confederate monuments in Baltimore were quietly removed and hauled away on trucks in darkness early Wednesday...


Appeals court voids pipeline safety order for Exxon

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An appeals court has voided an order that would have required Exxon Mobil to revise its pipeline-safety procedures after a 2013 oil spill in Arkansas.


5 missing after Army helicopter goes down, items found

HONOLULU (AP) — A multi-agency team scoured the ocean off Hawaii on Wednesday for five people aboard an Army helicopter that went down during a nighttime training exercise.


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UN experts: Charlottesville exemplifies rising racism in US

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Man held in Rome after sister's dismembered body found trash

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