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Jul 26, 9:03 PM EDT

10 Things to Know for Thursday

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

1. WHAT'S ENDING WITH A WHIMPER

After seven years promising to repeal "Obamacare," now that it counts it's unlikely Senate Republicans have the wherewithal to do it.

2. ANNOUNCEMENT SHOCKS LGBT COMMUNITY

Trump says on Twitter that he wants to ban all transgender people from serving in the military.

3. TRUMP TOUTS NEW 'MADE IN USA' VENTURE

The president says electronics giant Foxconn will build a $10 billion factory in Wisconsin that's expected to create 3,000 jobs.

4. WHICH STATE HAS RESUMED CAPITAL PUNISHMENT

Ohio puts a child killer to death, carrying out the state's first execution since a problem-plagued one 3 years ago.

5. NEW FORM OF PROTEST IN PALESTINIAN-ISRAELI CONFLICT

Thousands of Palestinian Muslims have been praying in the streets every evening since the crisis erupted over Jerusalem's most contested shrine, kneeling in neat rows on hard asphalt.

6. HOW BRITAIN AIMS TO COMBAT AIR POLLUTION

The government says it will ban the sale of new cars and vans using diesel and gas by 2040.

7. NO LET-UP IN WILDFIRES IN FRANCE

Authorities order the evacuation of up to 12,000 people around a picturesque hilltop town in the southern Cote d'Azur region.

8. WHY E-CIGARETTES COULD BE HELPFUL TO HEALTH

People who used e-cigarettes were more likely to kick the tobacco habit than those who didn't, according to the largest look at whether vaping devices could help curb smoking rates.

9. ACTRESS REVEALS HEALTH WOES

Angelina Jolie says she developed high blood pressure and Bell's palsy last year, during which she also filed for divorce from Brad Pitt.

10. TENNIS STAR'S SEASON OVER

With the pain in his injured right elbow getting worse, Novak Djokovic will sit out the rest of 2017.

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