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Kurdish Peshmerga fighters stand guard during airstrikes targeting Islamic State militants at the Khazer checkpoint outside of the city of Irbil in northern Iraq, Friday, Aug. 8, 2014. Iraqi Air Force has been carrying out strikes against the militants, and for the first time on Friday, U.S. war planes have directly targeted the extremist Islamic State group, which controls large areas of Syria and Iraq. (AP Photo/ Khalid Mohammed)

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Smoke from a fire caused by an Israeli strike rises over Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014. Egyptian-brokered talks between Israel and Hamas on a new border deal for Gaza were thrown into doubt Saturday after senior officials said an Israeli team would not rejoin negotiations in Cairo unless rocket fire from Gaza stops. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
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Protestors confront police during an impromptu rally, Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014 to protest the shooting of Michael Brown, 18, by police in Ferguson, Mo. Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014. Brown died following a confrontation with police, according to St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar, who spoke at a news conference Sunday. (AP Photo/Sid Hastings)
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In this Friday, Aug. 8, 2014 photograph, Tony Stewart stands in the garage area after a practice session for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Watkins Glen International, in Watkins Glen N.Y. Stewart struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr., 20, a sprint car driver who had climbed from his car and was on the track trying to confront Stewart during a race at Canandaigua Motorsports Park in upstate New York on Saturday night. Ontario County Sheriff Philip Povero said his department's investigation is not criminal and that Stewart was "fully cooperative" and appeared "very upset" over what had happened. (AP Photo/Derik Hamilton)
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Marlene Pinnock, left, poses with her attorney, Caree Harper during an interview Sunday Aug. 10, 2014 in Los Angeles. Pinnock, a homeless woman was beaten by a CHP officer in July 2014. Sunday was Pinnock's first publicized interview since the incident, that was videotaped. (AP Photo/John Hopper)
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New students at San Diego State University watch a video on sexual consent during an orientation meeting Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, in San Diego. Defining consensual sex is a growing trend by universities under pressure to do more to protect victims. Throughout the country, schools have been adopting policies on their own that set the parameters for distinguishing when consent was given for a sexual activity and when it was not. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
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In this July 3, 2014 photo, volunteers load groceries at a food bank at the Abundant Life Church in San Antonio. The food bank is cosponsored by the Libre Initiative, partly funded by conservative billionaires Charles and David Koch, which is looking to make inroads with the rising voting block of Hispanics. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
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FILE - In this April 5, 2014, file photo, Penn State offensive line coach Herb Hand motions to players during a team practice in State College, Pa. Hand, who took to Twitter recently to vent his frustration with a recruit gone bad online. “Dropped another prospect this AM due to his social media presence ... Actually glad I got to see the 'real' person before we offered him,” Hand tweeted. (AP Photo/PennLive.com. Joe Hermitt, File)
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Shailene Woodley accepts the award for choice movie actress: action/adventure for “Divergent” at the Teen Choice Awards at the Shrine Auditorium on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, in Los Angeles. Looking on at right is Kellan Lutz. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, holds up the Wanamaker Trophy after winning the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

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

1. ARMS SENT TO KURDS IN FIGHT AGAINST ISLAMIC STATE

U.S. officials tell AP the Obama administration has begun providing weapons to Kurdish forces making headway against Islamic extremists in Iraq. UNITED STATES-IRAQ

2. NEW GAZA TRUCE BEGINS

An Egyptian-brokered cease-fire halting the Gaza war is holding, allowing Palestinians to leave homes and shelters as negotiators will resume talks in Cairo.

3. MAYHEM ENSUES AFTER CANDLELIGHT VIGIL

People in suburban St. Louis still angry over a police shooting of an unarmed black man loot businesses, vandalize vehicles and confront police.

4. AS PROBE BEGINS, TONY STEWART STEPS AWAY FROM THE TRACK

The NASCAR star skips the Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen the day after his dirt-track car struck and killed a fellow driver who tried to confront him.

5. WOMAN PUNCHED BY CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY PATROL OFFICER TALKS TO AP

Marlene Pinnock tells the AP she thought she was going to die as a the CHP officer straddled her, repeatedly striking her head, on the side of a LA freeway.

6. WHEN 'YES MEANS YES'

California lawmakers are considering what would be the first-in-the-nation measure requiring all colleges that receive public funds to set a standard for consensual sex.

7. WHAT KOCHES ARE DOING FOR THE GOP

Conservative activists like the Koch brothers are helping fund English classes and health checkups for Spanish speakers to build credibility with Hispanic voters.

8. ATHLETES FACING NEW SOCIAL MEDIA SCRUTINY

As coaches and top colleges increasingly use Twitter and Instagram to evaluate a player’s character, one wrong comment can cost a player a scholarship offer.

9. YOUNG FANS SALUTE FAVORITES

Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort of “The Fault in Our Stars” ride a victorious wave at the Teen Choice Awards.

10. WHO’S MAKING HISTORY IN GOLF

Rory McIroy joins Bobby Jones, Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods as the only players 25 or younger to win four majors in the last century when he captured the PGA Championship.

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