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Jun 30, 9:11 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. CRUNCH TIME ARRIVES FOR GREECE

With the European part of its international bailout expiring Tuesday, Athens might lose any possible access to the remaining rescue loans it contains.

2. SUICIDE ATTACK STRIKES NATO MILITARY CONVOY IN AFGHANISTAN

One person died and twenty-four were wounded when the explosives-packed vehicle exploded in Kabul. Two U.S. saoldiers suffered minor injuries.

3. POPE WILL MEET WITH HOMELESS PEOPLE AND PRISONERS IN VISIT TO CUBA AND U.S.

Francis will also preside over a meeting about religious liberty, a major topic for the U.S. Catholic Church in the wake of the Supreme Court's gay marriage decision.

4. GRUESOME ATTACK IN FRANCE LINKED TO ISLAMIC STATE

French investigators uncovered ties between the militants and the man who hung his employer's severed head at a gas plant he was attacking.

5. WHO IS READY TO ANNOUNCE 2016 RUN

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who spent three years as president of his high school class, is returning to his alma mater to launch a campaign for president of his country.

6. HAMAS ENTRENCHED AS FRUSTRATION GROWS

A year after the most destructive war in Gaza yet, the group remains in control - despite a poll suggesting half the residents would emigrate if the Israeli and Egyptian blockade did not keep the borders closed.

7. TRUMP'S BRAND TARNISHED BY COMMENTS? NOT SO FAST

Some experts say NBC's decision to sever ties with the mogul simply gives "The Donald" more of the attention and publicity he craves.

8. INDONESIA MILITARY PLANE CRASHES IN MEDAN

At least 49 people are killed. The C-130 Hercules appeared to develop engine trouble shortly after takeoff.

9. 2 DEAD AFTER MAN SETS SELF ON FIRE ON JAPAN TRAIN

At least nine others are injured, one seriously, mostly from smoke inhalation, on the famed bullet train.

10. OPENLY TRANSGENDER SWIMMER AT HARVARD BELIEVED TO BE A 1ST

Schuyler Bailar is recruited to the women's team, but the university lets him switch to the men's squad.

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