Jul 6, 9:06 AM EDT

10 Things to Know for Today

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

1. GREEK FINANCE MINISTER RESIGNS AFTER `NO' BAILOUT VOTE

"I shall wear the creditors' loathing with pride," Yanis Varoufakis says in his announcement as Greeks awake to shuttered banks and ATMs with little cash.

2. MORE THAN 1 MILLION EXPECTED AT POPE'S MASS IN SOUTH AMERICA

Latin America's first pontiff tours his home continent with a message of compassion for the weak and respect for an ailing planet.

3. CONFEDERATE FLAG DEBATE RESUMES

While it appears there is support in the South Carolina Legislature to bring down this symbol, the depth of that support will be tested as lawmakers return to Columbia.

4. WHERE LOCALS ARE STILL TRYING TO RECOVER FROM HORRIFIC LOSSES

AP talks to a Palestinian man in Gaza Strip who lost his family when Israeli mortar shells hit his home in last summer's Israel-Hamas war.

5. BOMBS AT MOSQUE, RESTAURANT IN NIGERIAN CITY KILL 44

Sixty-seven other people are wounded in the attacks blamed on the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram.

6. TEMPERATURES IN EUROPE ARE SETTING RECORDS

Europe is broiling through a heat wave and one town in Germany hit 104 degrees.

7. WHO BECOMES CAPTAIN AMERICA FOR U.S. WOMEN

Carli Lloyd scores three goals to lead the American team to a 5-2 victory over Japan for the record third World Cup title - and first since 1999.

8. WHY S. KOREAN VIOLINIST WANTS BORDER CONCERT WITH NORTH KOREA

Won Hyung Joon is trying to help the divided peninsula by bringing North and South Korean musicians together to perform on each side of the world's most heavily armed crossing.

9. NO MORE `ROAR' AS FAMED TRADING PITS COME TO AN END

As the computer - faster and not nearly as noisy - takes over, a culture of brazen bets and flashy jackets will vanish.

10. STILL AN ATHLETE AT 101

John Zilverberg of South Dakota is competing in the National Senior Games in discus, shot put, javelin and softball throw.

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