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Jul 24, 9:03 PM EDT

10 Things to Know for Friday

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

1. JETLINER CARRYING 116 CRASHES IN WESTERN AFRICA

The Air Algerie plane disappears from radar during a rainstorm. It's the third major international aviation disaster in a week.

2. DOCTOR FIRES BACK AT GUNMAN IN HOSPITAL ATTACK

The physician apparently uses his own gun to halt an armed attacker at a psychiatric clinic outside Philadelphia. A caseworker dies in the violence.

3. SCHOOL COMES UNDER FIRE IN GAZA, KILLING 15

Palestinian officials blame Israel for the shelling. But the Israeli military raises the possibility the compound was hit by Hamas rockets.

4. WHO'S WORKING TO ID DEAD FROM MALAYSIA FLIGHT 17

Around the world, some 1,000 people are involved in the process, which includes examining the bodies and gathering information from next of kin.

5. `OBAMACARE' FINES SET

Scofflaws who fail to buy health insurance this year could be fined up to $2,448 per person and $12,240 for a family of five.

6. WHY JOB SECURITY IS GROWING IN US

As the American economy has improved and employers have regained confidence, companies have been steadily shedding fewer workers.

7. MAKING THE CASE FOR FIRING SQUADS

Following the third execution in the U.S. to go awry in six months, a federal appeals court judge says lethal injection is a "dishonest" attempt to disguise the brutal nature of capital punishment.

8. WHAT'S FORCING PEACE CORPS OUT OF KENYA

The country has seen dozens of grenade and gunfire attacks the last two years, sharply increasing security concerns.

9. STARS ALIGN IN CRIMINAL COURT

Actors Alex Baldwin and Shia LaBeouf appear in courtrooms a few blocks apart in New York City for separate disorderly conduct cases.

10. ITALIAN POISED TO WIN TOUR DE FRANCE

Vincenzo Nibali crushes all his rivals on the race's last mountain leg, all but ensuring he'll be crowned the champ.

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