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In this Tuesday, June 17, 2014 image taken from video uploaded to a militant social media account, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, an al-Qaida-inspired Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant militant waves as he arrives to the country's largest oil refinery in Beiji, some 155 miles north of the capital, Baghdad, Iraq. Iraqi security forces battled insurgents targeting the country's main oil refinery and said they regained partial control of a city near the Syrian border Wednesday, trying to blunt a weeklong offensive by Sunni militants who diplomats fear may have also seized some 100 foreign workers. (AP Photo via militant video)

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FILE - In this June 1, 2014, file photo, an Army carry team, carries the transfer case containing the remains of Army Pfc. Jacob H. Wykstra of Thornton, Colo., upon arrival at Dover Air Force Base, Del. The Department of Defense announced the death of Wykstra who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. he deteriorating situation in Iraq is giving Congress pause about President Barack Obama’s plan to withdraw U.S. forces from Afghanistan by the end of 2016. Lawmakers fear that the hard-fought gains in Afghanistan could be wiped out by a resurgent Taliban. Senior Obama administration officials insist that Afghanistan is not Iraq. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
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In this Feb. 5, 2014 photo, Gavrilo Princip's relatives, Nikola Princip, right, and his grandson Novak Princip,16, pay their respects at the Princip family plot in a cemetery in the village of Obljaj, near Bosansko Grahovo, 300 kilometers west of Sarajevo, Bosnia. A century later, Gavrilo Princip still provokes controversy from beyond the grave as his legacy has been molded time and again to meet political agendas in the Balkans, still a patchwork of ethnic and religious rivalries. (AP Photo/Amel Emric)
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In this June 4, 2014 photo, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, second left in front, interacts with bureaucrats before their meeting in New Delhi, India. The top civil servants in in India's labyrinthine bureaucracy these days, are spending their evenings paging through dictionaries, frantically looking up words. The dictionary searches stem from an order by new Prime Minister Modi: All official work must now be done in Hindi, the language spoken by about 45 percent of India's 1.2 billion people. In a country with as many as 22 official languages many question Hindi's dominance. (AP Photo)
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FILE - Undated file image shows the main gate of the Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz I, Poland, which was liberated by the Russians, January 1945. Writing over the gate reads: "Arbeit macht frei" (Work makes free - or work liberates). Johann Breyer, 89 faces possible extradition. A German court has charged him with aiding in the killing of 216,000 Jewish men, women and children during World War II. Breyer was arrested Tuesday outside his home in northeast Philadelphia. He has lived in the U.S. since 1952. Breyer has admitted he was an SS guard at Auschwitz in occupied Poland. (AP Photo\File)
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FILE - Former Arapahoe County Sheriff Patrick Sullivan adjust his glasses as he arrives at Arapahoe County district court where he waved his rights to a preliminary hearing in Centennial, Colo., in this Monday, March 5, 2012 file photo. The former Arapahoe County sheriff again faces prison when he is sentenced Thursday for violating his probation for at least the third time, repeatedly testing positive for drugs and alcohol since his felony conviction. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski, File)
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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos shows off the app grid on the new Amazon Fire Phone at a launch event, Wednesday, June 18, 2014, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
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FILe - In this May 19, 2012 file photo, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, left, and his wife Shelly watch the second half in Game 3 of an NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference semifinal against the San Antonio Spurs in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
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In this photo taken Wednesday, June 18, 2014, Bryanna Gilges, 15, left, and Yvonne Gonzalez, 17, right, work at completing an exercise during a Girls Who Code class at Adobe Systems in San Jose, Calif. Girls Who Code, a national non-profit organization that aims to inspire, educate and equip young women for futures in the computing-related fields, kicked off its summer program in partnership with the world’s leading tech companies. The Summer Immersion Program will reach 380 high school girls across 19 classes in New York, Boston, Miami, Seattle and the Bay Area. Fewer than one percent of high school girls think of computer science as part of their future, even though it’s one of the fastest growing fields in the U.S. today with a projected 4.2 million jobs by 2020, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.(AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
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A Mexican fan holds up a sign saying he comes from Compton in southern Los Angeles County, before the group A World Cup soccer match between Brazil and Mexico at the Arena Castelao in Fortaleza, Brazil, Tuesday, June 17, 2014. The number of fans cheering Mexico at the World Cup has taken observers in Brazil by surprise. But talk to those waving the green-white-and-red, and it becomes clear that when the tournament ends, many will return home not to Mexico, but to the United States. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)

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

1. MILITANTS FLY BLACK FLAGS OVER IRAQ REFINERY

Meanwhile, Baghdad has asked the U.S. to launch airstrikes to beat back insurgents holding vast territories across the country’s north.

2. WHY CONGRESS HESITATES ABOUT AFGHANISTAN TROOP PULLOUT

The deteriorating situation in Iraq is giving lawmakers pause about Barack Obama’s plan to withdraw U.S. forces from Afghan military bases by the end of 2016.

3. ASSASSIN OF AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN CROWN PRINCE STILL STIRS CONTROVERSY IN BALKANS

A century after the shot that sparked World War I, there is little agreement about Gavrilo Princip, the baby-faced Serb teenager who killed Franz Ferdinand.

4. WHAT MAKES INDIAN TOP CIVIL SERVANTS NERVOUS

Many of the country’s bureaucrats feel uneasy about Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s order to do all official work in Hindi.

5. FORMER GUARD ACCUSED OF CRIMES AT AUSCHWITZ

The 89-year-old Philadelphia man has said he was stationed outside the Nazi camp and wasn’t responsible for the deaths of Jews and others.

6. COLORADO EX-LAWMAN FACES SENTENCING

After a shocking fall from grace in meth-for-sex scandal, former “top sheriff” Patrick Sullivan, 71, repeatedly fails drug tests while on probation for that case.

7. AMAZON TRIES TO BLAZE NEW TRAIL WITH FIRE PHONE

The device has many features that are practically smartphone industry standards, but breaks ground in other areas that could make it a magic wand for shoppers.

8. WHO SEEKS PROTECTIONS FOR WITNESSES

Shelly Sterling’s attorneys will ask a judge to order Los Angeles Clippers co-owner Donald Sterling to stop threatening and harassing his wife’s legal team.

9. GOOGLE GOADS GIRLS TOWARD GEEKDOM

The tech behemoth leads non-profits in a campaign called “Made with Code” that aims to balance gender disparity in the computer programming field-and on its own staff.

10. CHEERING FOR MEXICO, BUT GOING HOME TO U.S.

The number of fans waving the green-white-and-red at the World Cup surprises observers in Brazil, but talk to the supporters, and it becomes clear they came from their adopted homeland.

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