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10 Things to Know for Today

Posted On: Jul 12, 2018   |   Posted By: National Post

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. MORE TOUGH RHETORIC FROM TRUMP
The president renews his pressure tactics on fellow NATO nations to increase their defence spending, hammering U.S. allies on Twitter as the military alliance goes into an emergency session at the summit.
2. FEDS REVISITING EMMETT TILL CASE
The government reopens its investigation into the slaying of the black teen whose brutal killing in Mississippi helped inspire the civil rights movement more than 60 years ago.
3. PETER STRZOK IN CAPITOL HILL SPOTLIGHT
The FBI agent whose anti-Trump text messages fueled suspicions of partisan bias will tell lawmakers that his work has never been tainted by politics, according to prepared remarks obtained by the AP.
4. WHY PAPA JOHN'S FOUNDER IS UNDER FIRE
John Schnatter steps down as chairman of the company's board hours after apologizing for using a racial slur during a conference call.
5. GAME ON: CROATIA JOINS FRANCE IN FINAL
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