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In an undated photo taken with a mobile phone, provided by the Ramos Juarez family, Gilberto Francisco Ramos Juarez poses in an unidentified location in Guatemala. Ramos Juarez was a Guatemalan boy whose decomposed body was found in the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas. The boy's mother said Tuesday she begged him not set out on the dangerous journey from their modest cinder block- and sheet-metal home high in the northern Guatemalan mountains. (AP Photo/Juarez Ramos Family)

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This undated image posted on a militant social media account, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows Omar al-Shishani climbing out of a humvee. Al-Shishani, one of hundreds of Chechens who have been among the toughest jihadi fighters in Syria, has emerged as the face of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, appearing frequently in its online videos, in contrast to the group’s Iraqi leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdad, who remains deep in hiding and has hardly ever been photographed.(AP Photo via militant social media account)
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In this June 30, 2014, file photo, former Procter and Gamble executive Robert McDonald, President Barack Obama's nominee as the next Veterans Affairs secretary, listens as Obama makes a statement at the Department of Veterans Affairs. A onetime Army Ranger and former CEO of a Fortune 500 consumer products company, McDonald may face his toughest challenge yet in fixing the huge, scandal-plagued Veterans Affairs Department. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
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A pro-Russian fighters' APC travels near the captured Interior Ministry headquarters in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine Tuesday, July 1, 2014. The rebels captured the Interior Ministry headquarters in the city after an hours-long gun battle, a day after the president said rebels weren't serious about peace talks and ended a cease-fire. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)
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FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 4, 2003 file photo, North Korean ferry Mangyongbong-92 is at anchor in Niigata, northern Japan. The Mangyongbong-92, a sleek white ship longer than a football field, was long the symbol of a once-massive flow of goods, people and cash between the two countries. Its recent return suggests that Pyongyang wants to resume port calls, and start pulling in Japanese cash, as soon as possible, but there has been no official explanation. Like the proverbial 500-pound gorilla in the room, Wonsan residents are reluctant to even mention it. (AP Photo/Itsuo Inouye, File)
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FILE - This March 15, 2013, file photo shows former Massachusetts Gov., and 2012 Republican presidential candidate, Mitt Romney in National Harbor, Md. He insists he’s not running for president a third time, but Romney is campaigning again in New Hampshire. The former Republican presidential nominee is set to endorse Senate candidate Scott Brown on July 2, 2014, campaigning publicly in New Hampshire for the first time since the early hours of Election Day 2012 as he continues a larger effort re-emerge as a force in Republican politics. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
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FILE - An Oct. 19, 2012, file photo is of a T-Mobile store in New York. The Federal Trad Commission Tuesday July 1, 2014, is alleging that T-Mobile USA, Inc., made "hundreds of millions" of dollars off its customers through bogus charges. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, file)
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FILE - In this Wednesday, June 13, 2014, file photo, JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Dimon has throat cancer that will require radiation and chemotherapy treatment during the summer of 2014. Dimon disclosed his condition in a message late Tuesday, July 1, 2014, to the New York company's employees and shareholders. He will remain JPMorgan Chase's CEO and continue to run one of the world's largest banks while he battles the cancer. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
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This Tuesday, July 1, 2014, satellite image released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), shows the center of Tropical Storm Arthur off the east coast of Florida. With the July Fourth weekend on the horizon, the Atlantic hurricane season's first named storm plodded off Florida's coast early Wednesday, though Tropical Storm Arthur wasn't yet spooking too many in the storm's potential path. (AP Photo/NOAA)
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US players react after Belgium's Kevin De Bruyne, centre, scored the opening goal during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

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

1. A JOURNEY BEGUN WITH THE BEST INTENTIONS ENDS IN TRAGEDY

The mother of the boy found dead about a mile from the southern border of Texas had begged him not to leave their Guatemalan mountain village. He wanted to earn money to help her treat her epilepsy.

2. CHECHEN EMERGES AS FACE OF JIHAD IN SYRIA: “WE WILL BRING BACK THE CALIPHATE”

Omar al-Shishani, who served in the Georgian army, is a rising star of the al-Qaida breakaway group, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. He is described as “a fanatic of Islam with war experience.”

3. VETERANS AFFAIRS NOMINEE HAS EXPERIENCE, BUT SOME ASK IF IT’S THE RIGHT KIND

Robert McDonald is a onetime Army Ranger and former CEO of a Fortune 500 consumer products company, but may face his toughest challenge yet in fixing the huge, scandal-plagued VA-especially, critics say, since he has no direct health care experience.

4. AFTER CEASE-FIRE, VIOLENCE IN EASTERN UKRAINE

Government troops and pro-Russia separatists fight an hours-long gunbattle in Donetsk as rebels capture the Interior Ministry headquarters.

5. WHERE JAPANESE TOURISTS MAY SOON BE HEADED

Talks between Tokyo and North Korea on a key humanitarian issue could lead to improved trade and tourism flowing from Japan to its impoverished neighbor.

6. WHO IS BACK ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL IN NEW HAMPSHIRE

Mitt Romney is in the Granite State to endorse Senate candidate Scott Brown. The former GOP presidential nominee is insisting he won’t be running for the top job for the third time.

7. FTC: T-MOBILE MADE MILLIONS OFF BOGUS CHARGES

The government claims the wireless carrier billed consumers for subscriptions to premium text services that were never authorized.

8. JP MORGAN BOSS HAS THROAT CANCER

Jamie Dimon, the CEO of the nation’s biggest bank, says he will undergo treatment while remaining actively on the job.

9. ARTHUR THREATENS U.S. HOLIDAY

With the July Fourth weekend on the horizon, the Atlantic hurricane season’s first named storm may mean a wet week for the East Coast.

10. HOW THE U.S. WAS ELIMINATED FROM THE WORLD CUP

With three extra-time goals in a thrilling match, Belgium came out with a 2-1 victory over the Americans and a quarterfinal match against Lionel Messi and Argentina.

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