10 Things to know for Friday, June 28

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

1. WHAT’S NEXT IN GAY MARRIAGE FIGHT
  Advocates say they will try to legalize same-sex nationwide in the next five years after the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision that extends federal recognition. SUPREME COURT-GAY MARRIAGE-WHAT’S NEXT

2. VIDEO, TEXT MESSAGES CITED IN HERNANDEZ ARREST
Police say the ex-New England Patriot was seen leaving home with a gun, and the semi-pro player he’s accused of killing texted he was with “NFL” hours later. HERNANDEZ-POLICE

3. IMMIGRATION VOTE COULD COME TODAY
Test votes in the Senate show a majority of over 60 votes needed to secure passage of Obama’s overhaul of immigration laws. Prospects in the House are still uncertain. IMMIGRATION

4. TEXAS GOVERNOR REVIVES ABORTION FIGHT
Rick Perry is addressing a national anti-abortion convention today after he called a second legislative session to pass a restrictive abortion law scuttled this week by protesters. ABORTION RESTRICTIONS-TEXAS

5. UNCERTAINTY SURROUNDING NSA LEAKER GROWS
Ecuador’s foreign minister says it may take two months to decide whether to grant Snowden asylum. NSA SURVEILLANCE

6. SOUTH AFRICA WAITS AND WORRIES ABOUT MANDELA
The president canceled a visit to Mozambique today after visiting the critically ill anti-apartheid leader in the hospital. SOUTH AFRICA-MANDELA

7. U.S. BOSS BUYS HIS FREEDOM IN CHINA
Chip Starnes says he reached an agreement to pay workers at the medical supply plant a week after they took him hostage. CHINA-AMERICAN BOSS HOSTAGE

8. SANDY’S LATEST VICTIM
The remains of a handyman who drowned in a trailer in New York City’s Rockaways weren’t found until April, six months after the superstorm. SUPERSTORM-FORGOTTEN VICTIM

9. PAYING YOUR BILLS IN SPACE
PayPal and two space travel groups are forming a group to investigate what currency might be used beyond Earth’s realm once space tourism takes off. PAYPAL-SPACE

10. TWO BIG NAMES OUSTED AT WIMBLEDON
Seven-time champ Roger Federer and No. 3 seed Maria Sharapova were stunned in the second round by players who weren’t ranked in the top 100. WIMBLEDON


Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.

 



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