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10 Things to Know for Tuesday

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The Associated Press, AP
Tue Jul 1, 1:07 AM UTC

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

1. RELIGIOUS RIGHTS VS. CONTRACEPTION RULE

The Supreme Court says companies that are closely held — 80 percent of U.S. corporations — and have religious objections can avoid birth control requirements in Obama's health care law.

2. UKRAINIAN FORCES WILL GO ON OFFENSIVE AGAINST REBELS

President Poroshenko halts the unilateral cease-fire with pro-Russian separatists and says that "we will attack and we will free our country."

3. BOY'S DEATH DRAWS ATTENTION TO IMMIGRATION PERILS

As Obama appeals to Congress for more money on the issue, the discovery of a dead 11-year-old Guatemalan on the Texas border highlights the dangers children face as they cross into the U.S. illegally.

4. BODIES OF MISSING ISRAELI TEENS FOUND

The discovery ends a search that led to Israel's largest ground operation in the Palestinian territory in nearly a decade and raised fears of renewed fighting with Hamas.

5. GM SAFETY CRISIS GROWS AS RECALLS MOUNT

General Motors' adds 8.2 million vehicles to its list of cars recalled over faulty ignition switches, bringing the company's total recalls in North America to 29 million this year.

6. WHY U.S. IS SENDING 300 MORE TROOPS TO IRAQ

Officials say the forces are being sent to Iraq to beef up security at the U.S. Embassy and elsewhere in the Baghdad area to protect U.S. citizens and property.

7. MENTAL DISORDER NOT A FACTOR IN PISTORIUS TRIAL

The Olympic athlete was not suffering from a mental illness when he killed his girlfriend and was able to understand what he had done, a psychiatric report says.

8. WHY MOST HEALTHY WOMEN CAN SKIP PELVIC EXAMS

The routine examinations don't benefit women who have no symptoms of disease and who aren't pregnant, and they can cause harm, the American College of Physicians says.

9. WHERE FRACKING STUDY FINDS NEW GAS WELLS LEAK MORE

A study of state inspection reports indicates that Pennsylvania's newer and unconventional wells leak at a far higher rate than older and traditional ones.

10. CLIPPERS SALE HINGES ON LEGALITIES

The $2 billion sale of the NBA team will depend on technicalities of family trust law and whether Donald Sterling's estranged wife had the right to unilaterally negotiate a deal.

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