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Smoke rises above the Jinnah International Airport where security forces continue to battle militants Monday, June 9, 2014, in Karachi, Pakistan. Gunmen disguised as police guards attacked a terminal at Pakistan's busiest airport with machine guns and a rocket launcher during a five-hour siege that killed over a dozen people as explosions echoed into the night, while security forces retaliated and killed all the attackers, officials said Monday. (AP Photo/Fareed Khan)

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Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department officers are at the scene of a shooting Sunday, June 8, 2014 in Las Vegas. Police say two suspects shot two officers at a Las Vegas pizza parlor before fatally shooting a person and turning the guns on themselves at a nearby Walmart. (AP Photo/John Locher)
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FILE - This June 2, 2014, file photo shows Hillary Clinton smiling during a meeting with community leaders after touring Intertech Plastics in Denver. The former Secretary of State said in an interview with ABC News Sunday, June 8, 2014, that she will decide whether to run for president again "when it feels right for me to decide." For now she says she is focused on promoting her new book and helping fellow Democrats in the mid-term elections in the fall. Clinton says potential Democratic rivals are free to choose what they would like to do. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)
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FILE - This May 31, 2010 file photo shows former Israel Industry, Trade and Labor Minister Benjamin Ben Eliezer on the Second Day session at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Doha. A nasty race to succeed Shimon Peres as Israel's head of state is finally coming to an end on Tuesday, June 10, 2014, with five candidates facing off in parliament over the right to become the country's next president. (AP Photo/Osama Faisal, File)
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In In this Thursday June 5, 2014 photo, patrons listen to Ahmad Laham, a professional storyteller, as he reads passages from a book in the al-Nofara café in Damascus, Syria. Throughout its 300-year existence, the al-Nofara café in Damascus’ stone-built Old City has always had a hakawati telling stories in evening gatherings. (AP Photo/Dusan Vranic)
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This photos taken May 19, 2014, shows Leo Smith, minority engagement director for the Georgia Republican Party, left, meeting with from second left, Michael McNeely, party first vice-chairman, Michael Roundtree, chairman of the Morehouse College Republicans and Jessica Hayes, district director for Republican Rep. Paul Broun, at the Georgia GOP headquarters in Atlanta. Smith and other black Republicans who recruit say there are plenty of black conservatives out there. They just don’t want to be identified publicly as conservative or Republican. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
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Neil Patrick Harris accepts the award for best performance by an actor in a leading role in a musical for "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" on stage at the 68th annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 8, 2014, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
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Miss Nevada USA Nia Sanchez is crowned Miss USA during the Miss USA 2014 pageant in Baton Rouge, La., Sunday, June 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman)
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In this May 28, 2014 photo, Peter Hong, merchandise manager for adidas, poses with the company's Battle Pack collection of soccer boots and the Brazuca, the official ball of the 2014 World Cup, at the conpany's headquarters in Portland, Ore. (AP Photo/Anne Peterson)
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Spain's Rafael Nadal lifts up his cup after defeating Serbia's Novak Djokovic in their final match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, June 8, 2014. Nadal won 3-6, 7-5, 6-2, 6-4. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

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

1. TALIBAN BEHIND ATTACK ON PAKISTAN AIRPORT

The insurgents claimed responsibility for the brazen five-hour siege of Karachi’s international terminal that left 18 people dead.

2. FIVE DEAD IN LAS VEGAS SHOOTINGS

Police say a man and a woman killed three people, including two law enforcement officers, then committed suicide at a Walmart.

3. HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON IS LAUNCHING A BOOK TOUR

The former Secretary of State will kick off a campaign to promote her memoir, “Hard Choices,” that might unveil overtones of a potential presidential bid in 2016.

4. WHERE THE ELECTION CAMPAIGN IS HEATING UP

A race to replace Shimon Peres as Israel’s head of state is nearing an end, with five contenders facing off in parliament to become the country’s next president.

5. HOW WAR CHANGED FAMED DAMASCUS STORYTELLER’S LIFE

One of the few remaining traditional reciter-performers of old Arab legends, Rashid Hallak is now a 70-year-old broken man, whose life was upended by Syria’s conflict.

6. WHO WANTS TO WOO BLACK VOTERS

The GOP is trying to recruit the African-American constituency in the South and other key states, a new priority for a mostly white party looking uncertainly at a country becoming a lot more diverse.

7. THE TONYS LIVE UP TO EXPECTATIONS

It is always one of the most entertaining award shows of the year, and this time, again, it didn’t disappoint with a singing Hugh Jackman and a gender-bending Neil Patrick Harris.

8. LAS VEGAS NATIVE WINS MISS USA TITLE

The 24-year-old Nia Sanchez, a fourth-degree black belt in the Korean martial art of taekwondo, will go on to represent the U.S. at the Miss Universe competition later this year.

9. THESE BOOTS ARE MADE FOR PLAYIN'

Nike, adidas, Puma and other shoemakers are all offering new and innovative looks for this summer’s World Cup, which opens in Brazil this week.

10. NADAL WINS 9TH FRENCH OPEN, 14TH MAJOR

The top-seeded Spaniard wore down No. 2 Novak Djokovic in a muggy final in Paris.

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