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This image posted on a militant website on Saturday, June 14, 2014, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, appears to show militants from the al-Qaida-inspired Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) with truckloads of captured Iraqi soldiers after taking over a base in Tikrit, Iraq. The Islamic militant group that seized much of northern Iraq has posted photos that appear to show its fighters shooting dead dozens of captured Iraqi soldiers in a province north of the capital Baghdad. Iraq's top military spokesman Lt. Gen. Qassim al-Moussawi confirmed the photos' authenticity on Sunday and said he was aware of cases of mass murder of Iraqi soldiers. (AP Photo via militant website)

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President Barack Obama, left, with University of California, Irvine (UCI) Chancellor Michael Drake, waves to the UCI graduating class at the Angel Stadium of Anaheim in Anaheim, Calif., Saturday, June 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
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After dunking against the Miami Heat, San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili (20) is congratulated by forward Tim Duncan (21) during the first half in Game 5 of the NBA basketball finals on Sunday, June 15, 2014, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011 file photo, hundreds of newly trained al-Shabab fighters perform military exercises in the Lafofe area some 11 miles south of Mogadishu, in Somalia. Kenyan officials said Monday, June 16, 2014 that militants wielding automatic weapons attacked the small Kenyan coastal town of Mpeketoni, about 60 miles from the Somali border, late Sunday night as town residents watched World Cup matches on TV, assaulting the police station, setting two hotels on fire, spraying bullets into the street, and killing dozens of people. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh, File)
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In this photo taken May 21, 2014, U.S. soccer sports performance dietitian Danielle LaFata talks in Stanford, Calif., about the team's food menu as the team trains in preparation for the World Cup soccer tournament in Brazil. Long before the U.S. team traveled to Brazil in June, chef Bryson Billapando and LaFata took a fact-finding mission to the team’s hotels in Sao Paulo, Natal, Manaus and Recife to scour the kitchens and dining spaces and scout food options. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
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Chairman of the board of the company "Naftogaz" Andrew Kobolev speaks to reporters outside the government building in Kiev, Ukraine, Monday, June 16, 2014. A Monday deadline approached with no sign of progress in resolving a months-long dispute over exactly how much Ukraine owes Russia for past natural gas deliveries and what price the nation should pay for future supplies. (AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov)
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FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2014, file photo, Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck speaks to supporters during a campaign dinner event at a truck stop and diner in Johnstown, Colo. The front-runner in Colorado's U.S. Senate race, Buck, narrowly lost a U.S. Senate race in 2010 because he was seen as too extreme on issues like abortion and immigration. Now he has been hit in ads by state Sen. Scott Renfroe for “flip-flopping” on those issues. “It’s one of the great ironies of Republican politics that we fall victim to,” he said in an interview. “I’m very conservative on life, I’m very conservative on immigration, but given enough money” anyone can be attacked for not being pure enough. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)
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FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2003 file photo, Casey Kasem poses for photographers after receiving the Radio Icon award during The 2003 Radio Music Awards at the Aladdin Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. Kasem, the smooth-voiced radio broadcaster who became the king of the top 40 countdown, died Sunday, June 15, 2014, according to Danny Deraney, publicist for Kasem's daughter, Kerri. He was 82. (AP Photo/Eric Jamison, file)
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President Juan Manuel Santos celebrates his victory in the presidential runoff at his campaign headquarters in Bogota, Colombia, Sunday, June 15, 2014. Santos defeated challenger Oscar Ivan Zuluaga, of the Democratic Center, and won a second four-year term. (AP Photo/Santiago Cortez)
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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. SUNNI MILITANTS CAPTURE NORTHERN IRAQI TOWN

The mayor and residents of a northern Iraqi town close to the Syrian border say Sunni militants have captured the town of Tal Afar.

2. HOW IRAQ CHAOS COULD INFLUENCE OBAMA ON AFGHANISTAN

The turmoil raises questions about whether the U.S. president’s plans to keep a small military presence in Afghanistan until the end of 2016 can prevent similar violence there.

3. WHO THE NEW NBA CHAMPIONS ARE

The San Antonio Spurs win their 5th title, beating the Miami Heat 104-87 in Game 5 of the finals.

4. FORTY EIGHT PEOPLE KILLED IN ARMED ASSAULT ON KENYAN TOWN

The authorities are blaming an al-Qaida-linked Somali group for the deadly attack.

5. WHAT’S ON THE MENU AT THE WORLD CUP

Parmesan for the Italian team, Cheerios for the Americans and chipotle chiles for the Mexicans–each team is making sure its players get top nutrition and familiar dishes away from home.

6. RUSSIA CUTS GAS SUPPLY TO UKRAINE

Russia cut off gas supplies to Ukraine on Monday as a payment deadline passed and negotiators failed to reach a deal with Russia on gas prices and unpaid bills.

7. GOP’S MIDTERM STRENGTH COULD LEAD TO 2016 TROUBLE

Republicans’ talk of finding a winning strategy for presidential elections can get drowned out by confident, conservative lawmakers coasting toward re-elections in the House or Senate.

8. VOICE OF 'AMERICAN TOP 40,' 'SHAGGY' GOES SILENT

Casey Kasem, who counted down the hits for a quarter century, died at 82 after suffering the effects of dementia.

9. COLOMBIANS RE-ELECT LEADER IN A VOTE FOR PEACE

President Santos’ victory signals public approval of his peaceful bid to end the nation’s decades-long guerrilla conflict.

10. BARISTAS TO GET BARGAIN ON THEIR EDUCATION

Starbucks is offering 135,000 U.S. employees steep discounts on online college degrees.

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