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July 1, 2013

10 Things to Know for Monday

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

1. 19 FIREFIGHTERS KILLED BATTLING ARIZONA WILDFIRE

Forestry officials say the firefighters were caught battling a fast-moving blaze in the central town of Yarnell.

2. 'BY HOOK OR BY CROOK, WE WILL BRING MORSI DOWN'

Massive crowds of protesters hit streets in Cairo and other Egyptian cities, aiming to show that the country has irrevocably turned against its Islamist president.

3. WHO'S LEVELING NEW SURVEILLANCE ACCUSATIONS

Key allies are threatening sanctions against the U.S. over a report of covert listening devices installed in European Union offices.

4. THE MIRACLE ON THE HUDSON, ACT II

A helicopter carrying four Swedes on a sightseeing tour of New York City makes an emergency landing on the river, with all escaping unhurt.

5. OBAMA: AFRICA MUST FOLLOW MANDELA'S VISION

The president calls on Africans to focus on expanding opportunity, promoting democracy and supporting peace.

6. HOUSE TAKES UP IMMIGRATION FIX

Legislation reaches the Republican-led House, where conservatives could face primary challenges if they appear too lenient.

7. SESQUICENTENNIAL FOR CONFEDERACY'S HIGH-WATER MARK

More than 200,000 are expected to swarm the south-central Pennsylvania town of Gettysburg over the 10-day period commemorating the Civil War battle.

8. SOUTHWEST SIZZLES AS TEMPERATURES SOAR

Death Valley, the hottest place on the planet, reaches 127 degrees. Phoenix hits 119, with more heat forecast.

9. NO BUCKS MEANS NO BANG FOR JULY 4TH

Fireworks are canceled at a number of military installations because of budget cuts and furloughed workers.

10. A WHIFF OF TEAR GAS AT BRAZIL SOCCER FINAL

Police battle thousands of anti-government protesters outside the stadium in Rio hosting the Confederations Cup.

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