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10 things to know, Friday June 14


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

1. U.S., Iran trade accusations

The U.S. military releases video it says shows Iran's Revolutionary Guard removing an unexploded mine from a targeted tanker near the Strait of Hormuz, but Tehran denies involvement.

2. Trump official consulted climate-change rejecters

Emails show a Trump administration national security official seeking help crafting challenges to climate change science from advisers with a controversial think tank.

3. White House press secretary stepping down

Sarah Sanders’ tenure was marked by a breakdown in regular press briefings and questions about the Trump administration's credibility, as well as her own.

4. How alleged mosque shooter reacted during plea

Brenton Tarrant smirked as his lawyer entered not guilty pleas to terrorism, murder and attempted murder charges for the slayings of 51 people at two mosques in New Zealand.

5. From ‘We the North’ to ‘We the champs’

Kawhi Leonard and the Toronto Raptors beat two-time defending champion Golden State in six games, giving Canada it first NBA championship.

6. Obsession with 1999 attack could shape Columbine’s future

Two decades after the name “Columbine” became synonymous with a school shooting, the Colorado community is debating whether it's time to tear down the building.

7. Burial of Ugandan Ebola victim shows flash of confrontation

The burial nearly turns violent over fears of contamination, a type of resistance that has hampered outbreak containment efforts in neighboring Congo.

8. Weekend protests loom in Hong Kong

Authorities are bracing for more protests by demonstrators trying to prevent the legislature from pushing through a contentious extradition bill.

9. Cuba Gooding Jr. pleads not guilty to groping woman at NYC bar

The 51-year-old Oscar-winning star of “Jerry Maguire” faces charges that include forcible touching and sexual abuse.

10. Longtime Denver Broncos owner dies

Pat Bowlen, who transformed the team from also-rans into Super Bowl champions and helped the NFL usher in billion-dollar TV deals, was 75.

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