< html > The Associated Press
Bolivar Commercial
 LATEST NEWS
 Top Stories
 U.S.
  Severe Weather
  Bird Flu
 World
  Castro
  Mideast Crisis
  Iraq
 Business
 Personal Finance
 Technology
 Sports
  Sports Columns
  NASCAR
  Baseball
  College Hoops
  NBA
  NHL
  Tennis
  Golf
 Entertainment
 Health
 Science
 Politics
 Washington
 Offbeat
 Podcasts
 Blogs
 Weather
 Raw News
 NEWS SEARCH
 
 Archive Search
 SPECIAL SECTIONS
 Multimedia Gallery
 AP Video Network
 Today
 in History
 Corrections
Jul 19, 9:01 PM EDT

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

AP Photo
AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris

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

1. TRUMP SECURES GOP NOMINATION FOR PRESIDENT

A roll call vote at the party convention makes official something the political establishment once deemed impossible.

2. MELANIA'S MOMENT MARRED BY PLAGIARISM CLAIM

A defiant Trump campaign slaps away criticism as questions swirl about how part of his wife's speech happened to mirror nearly word-for-word Michelle Obama's in 2008.

3. TURMOIL UNSETTLES TOP RANKS AT FOX

Roger Ailes' attorney denies allegations that the Fox News Network chief sexually harassed star anchor Megyn Kelly.

4. ERDOGAN GOVERNMENT ESCALATES CRACKDOWN

Tens of thousands of public employees across Turkey are fired in a purge of people the government claims have ties to plotters of last week's attempted coup.

5. WHAT'S RESULT OF BLOODY ATTACK IN FRANCE

Fears of copycat assaults are gripping many in Europe after the truck rampage that killed dozens on a Nice beachfront.

6. TICKET SALES LAG AS OLYMPICS APPROACH

In an effort to boost sales, fans outside Brazil are being offered tickets at local rates in Brazilian reals - meaning bargains can be had.

7. WHY GERMAN AUTHORITIES FEEL INHIBITED IN WAKE OF SLASHINGS ON TRAIN

While calling for increased security measures, they concede that preventing attacks from lone-wolf suspects is next to impossible.

8. HOW SHOOTINGS HAVE REMADE BATON ROUGE'S CITYSCAPE

The Louisiana capital is now a town marked by memorials - flowers, balloons and stuffed animals with notes of condolences.

9. WOMEN ACROSS RUSSIA, UKRAINE FIND COMMON GROUND

A Ukrainian journalist's Facebook post prompts hundreds of women in Ukraine and Russia to put aside their fears and share stories of sexual violence and harassment.

10. TIGER WOODS WITHDRAWS FROM PGA CHAMPIONSHIP

It's the first time in his career that Woods, who's rehabbing from back surgery, will miss all four majors in a year.

© 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Learn more about our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.