10 Things to know for Monday, June 3

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

1. FIRE AT CHINA POULTRY FARM KILLS AT LEAST 112
  The workers were trapped inside large concrete buildings after explosions in the farm’s electrical system apparently started the blaze. CHINA-DEADLY FIRE

2. THE WORST OF THE WEATHER MAY BE OVER
As Midwestern states deal with the aftermath of tornadoes and the northeast addresses power outages, meteorologists say no more severe weather is anticipated today. SEVERE WEATHER

3. WIKILEAKS TRIAL FOR MANNING BEGINS TODAY
The former Army private faces a charge of aiding the enemy in addition to other accusations after admitting to sending information to the anti-secrecy website. MANNING-WIKILEAKS

4. WHY A WOMAN PRAYED BEFORE KILLING HER FAMILY
Documents obtained by The AP show Susan Hendricks asked her two sons and ex-husband to pray with her for another son before she shot them all. WOMAN KILLS FAMILY

5. HOW MILITARY COMMANDERS WILL DEAL WITH SEXUAL ASSAULTS
The nation’s top generals will testify before the Senate Tuesday on how they can modify the military justice system to cut down on such incidents. MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT

6. NO END IN SIGHT FOR PROTESTS IN TURKEY
Violence flares in Istanbul between a group of demonstrators and police on the fourth day of demonstrations. TURKEY-PROTEST

7. PISTORIUS IS BACK IN THE SPOTLIGHT
The double-amputee Olympian is due back in court Tuesday at a hearing before his trial on charges he murdered girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. PISTORIUS-SHOOTING

8. ANGELINA JOLIE STEPS BACK INTO THE LIMELIGHT
The actress greets fans at the London premiere of Brad Pitt’s “World War Z,” her first public appearance since announcing her double mastectomy. BRITAIN-WORLD WAR Z

9. WHAT’S BEHIND HAWAII’S CHANGING WEATHER
Declining trade winds are causing increased humidity in the tropical paradise and pushing some residents inside their air-conditioned homes. WARMING HAWAII

10. HEAT, PACERS HEAD INTO GAME 7
To the winner, a trip to the NBA Finals. To the loser, an offseason loaded with regret. PACERS-HEAT


Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.

 



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