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10 things to know for Tuesday

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staff, Gazette
June 25, 2013

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

1. RUSSIA CALLS DEMAND FOR EXTRADITING SNOWDEN 'UNACCEPTABLE'

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov lashed out at the U.S. for warning negative consequences if Russia doesn't turn over the NSA leaker. Click here for story

2. SEARCHING FOR SNOWDEN

Lavrov says Snowden hadn't crossed the Russian border. He didn't board a Cuba-bound flight he was registered on in Moscow and the country where he sought asylum doesn't know where he is. Click here for story

3. ATTACK ON AFGHAN PRESIDENTIAL PALACE

Taliban militants with military-style uniforms infiltrated one of the most secure areas of the capital; all eight attackers died. It wasn't clear whether Karzai was at the palace. Click here for story

4. INTERNET SHUTDOWN ON KOREA ANNIVERSARY

Major websites in both North and South Korea crashed for hours on the 63rd anniversary of the start of the Korean war. Click here for story

5. WHAT PROSECUTORS WANT ZIMMERMAN JURY TO HEAR

They will ask a judge today to allow phone calls the ex-neighborhood watchman made to police about suspicious people in his neighborhood. Click here for story

6. OBAMA'S CLIMATE CHANGE PLAN

The president will propose the first-ever carbon dioxide emission limits on new and existing power plants at a speech today. Click here for story

7. IMMIGRATION TEST CLEARS WAY FOR SENATE VOTE

Senate passage of the overhaul that allows millions a chance at citizenship is likely this week, but House Republicans have shown little support. Click here for story

8. WHY THE WEATHER IS SO EXTREME

The AP's Seth Borenstein says the jet stream that generally rushes from west to east in a straight line has been wobbly and going north and south. Click here for story

9. ANOTHER BUSINESS DROPS PAULA DEEN

Smithfield Foods, which sold hams with Deen's name on it, ended its relationship with the food celebrity after she admitted using racial slurs. Click here for story

10. LAST-MINUTE GOALS POWER CHICAGO TO STANLEY CUP

Brian Bickell and Dave Bolland each scored 17 seconds apart to give the Blackhawks a 3-2 win over the Boston Bruins and its second Cup in four years. Click here for story



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