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Cambodian former Khmer Rouge servitors, Soum Rithy, left, and Chum Mey, right, embrace each other after the verdicts were announced, at the U.N.-backed war crimes tribunal in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014. Three and a half decades after the genocidal rule of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge ended, the tribunal on Thursday sentenced two top leaders of the former regime to life in prison on war crimes charges for their role in the country's terror period in the 1970s. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith)

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FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2014, file photo, a Bank of America sign is photographed in Philadelphia. A person familiar with the matter says Bank of America has agreed to pay between $16 billion and $17 billion to settle an investigation into its sale of mortgage-backed securities before the financial crisis. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu points at a video screen showing Hamas militants firing rockets into Israel from areas near schools and Hamas deploying civilians as human shields, as he gives a press conference in Jerusalem on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014. Netanyahu defended Israel's intense bombardment of Gaza, saying that despite the high civilian death toll it was a "justified" and "proportionate" response to Hamas attacks. (AP Photo/Jim Hollander, Pool)
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Oscar Pistorius, second from right, accompanied by a relative arrives at the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014. On Thursday and Friday, both sides will summarize their versions of the shooting to Thokozile Masipa, the red-robed judge who will determine the fate of the double-amputee Olympic runner. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
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Deputy Veterans Affairs Secretary Sloan Gibson speaks during a press conference during a visit to a Denver veterans hospital, Wednesday Aug. 6, 2014. Gibson said that the VA's scheduling problems and personnel investigations can be cleared up in two years. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
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This image provided by NOAA taken Thursday Aug. 7, 2014 at 2 a.m. EDT shows Hurricane Iselle, left and Hurricane Julio. Iselle was supposed to weaken as it slowly trudged west across the Pacific. It didn't - and now Hawaii is poised to take its first direct hurricane hit in 22 years. The center of Hurricane Iselle is expected to pass very near or over the Big Island Thursday night and just south of the smaller islands Friday. Some weakening is forecast during the next 48 hours however Iselle is still expected to be near hurricane strength as it impacts the Big Island. (AP Photo/NOAA)
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In this photo taken Aug. 3, 2014, Thai surrogate mother Pattaramon Chanbua, a 21-year-old food vendor, poses with Gammy, a nine-month old baby boy who was born with a Down syndrome, at a hospital in Sri Racha, Chonburi province, southeastern Thailand. The case of an Australian couple accused of abandoning their baby with his Thai surrogate mother after discovering the child had Down syndrome, and taking home his healthy twin, has cast unfavorable light on the largely unregulated business of commercial surrogacy. (AP Photo/Apichart Weerawong)
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In this photo taken Monday, June 23, 2014, architect Sou Fujimoto's assistant Masaki Iwata stands inside Fujimoto's house of glass in Tokyo. Fujimoto’s house of glass, and it is literally just that, sits in a residential area in Tokyo, stunning in how it quietly asserts itself, despite its transparence, turning all stereotypes of housing around on its head. Instead of seeking shelter from the environment, residents experience the passage of time, seeing the sun and the stars above; watching and being watched by neighbors and passers-by. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
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FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2013 file photo, Jimmy Greene, left, kisses his wife Nelba Marquez-Greene as he holds a portrait of their daughter, Sandy Hook School shooting victim Ana Marquez-Greene, at a news conference in Newtown, Conn., Monday, Jan. 14, 2013. Jimmy Greene, an internationally acclaimed jazz saxophonist, composer and bandleader, is preparing an album, called “A Beautiful Life,” inspired by his daughter. He plans to play selections from the album Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014 at the Litchfield, Conn., Jazz Festival. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
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FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2002 file photo, adult actors Dasha and Eric Masterson prepare for a scene for the Vivid Video adult film "The Alley," in Chatsworth, a part of the San Fernando Valley within Los Angeles. In Los Angeles County, for years the Porn Capital of the Country, records reveal only 20 permits to make adult films have been acquired in 2014 so far. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

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

1. CAMBODIA TRIBUNAL CONVICTS KHMER ROUGE LEADERS 35 YEARS AFTER GENOCIDAL RULE ENDED

Khieu Samphan, the regime’s 83-year-old former head of state, and Nuon Chea, its 88-year-old chief ideologue, are sentenced to life in prison for crimes against humanity.

2. WHO NEARS DEAL OVER MORTGAGES

Bank of America tentatively agrees to pay up between $16 billion and $17 billion – by far the largest Justice Department settlement arising from the economic meltdown.

3. ISRAEL, HAMAS HARDEN POSITIONS AS CAIRO TALKS GO ON

The temporary 72-hour truce ends early Friday and an extension has not yet been confirmed. Threats - likely tactical - of resumed hostilities are traded.

4. FINAL ARGUMENTS BEGIN IN PISTORIUS TRIAL

The prosecution says the athlete’s lawyers have floated more than one theory in a dishonest attempt to defend him against a murder charge for his girlfriend’s killing.

5. OBAMA TO SIGN $16.3B OVERHAUL OF VA

The bill is a response to reports of veterans dying while awaiting medical appointments and of a widespread practice of employees covering up long wait times.

6. WHICH NATURAL DISASTER MIGHT BE FIRST TO HIT HAWAII IN 20 YEARS

Iselle was supposed to weaken, but it didn’t. Now the islands are poised to face their first direct hurricane since 1992.

7. BUSINESS OF SURROGACY LARGELY UNREGULATED

Pairing childless, well-off couples with women in Thailand or India who agree to carry the child for money is usually a bargain that suits all concerned – until something goes wrong.

8. WHERE NEW BUILDINGS COME FROM OLD IDEAS

In Japan, a new generation of architects finds success by reinterpreting the past, pushing human-friendly alternatives to metal-and-concrete structures.

9. NEWTOWN TRAGEDY SPURS ONE FATHER TO CREATE

A renowned jazz saxophonist whose daughter died in the Connecticut school massacre is preparing an album called “Beautiful Life,” an effort to show how she lived.

10. LA PORN PERMITS DON’T GIVE ACCURATE PRODUCTION PICTURE

Industry officials say many filmmakers have gone underground following an ordinance that requires actors to wear condoms.

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