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10 Things to Know for Today

June 6, 2018
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Carolyn Peisaner, center, joins other Rep. Dana Rohrabacher supporters as they sing G-d Bless America with the congressman at his headquarters as he leads in the early results for the primary in California's 48th congressional district in Costa Mesa, Calif., on Tuesday, June 5, 2018. (Jeff Gritchen/The Orange County Register via AP)

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

1. WHY CALIFORNIA WAS EPICENTER IN PRIMARY BATTLE

A handful of competitive congressional races — largely in Southern California — made it a hotly contested territory in the fight over control of the U.S. House.

2. WHO HELPED GOP SAVE FACE

Conservative businessman John Cox saves Republicans from an embarrassing shutout in the California governor’s race, winning with the help of a tweet from Trump.

3. WHAT IS ANOTHER SIDE TO KIM’S DIPLOMACY

A peace treaty ending the Korean War could be a godsend for the North Korean leader’s generals, who stand to benefit economically if sanctions are lifted.

4. OBAMA-ERA LICENSE AIMED TO LET IRAN CONVERT MONEY IN DOLLARS

The Obama administration secretly sought to give Iran access — albeit briefly — to the U.S. financial system by sidestepping sanctions kept in place after the 2015 nuclear deal, AP learns.

5. NEW EVACUATIONS NEAR GUATEMALA VOLCANO SET OFF PANIC

Frightened people living near the Volcano of Fire flee with their children and few possessions after fresh flows of super-heated debris are announced.

6. ZIKA-INFECTED KIDS STRUGGLE TO ASSIMILATE

Some Brazilian toddlers with microcephaly try out school while others, afflicted with myriad health problems, fight to survive.

7. MANMADE PENINSULA IN BOSTON FACING SCRUTINY

In Boston’s booming Seaport District — where Fortune 500 stalwarts General Electric and Amazon have made homes — some question rapid development of the flood-prone area.

8. SOUTH SUDAN’S LATEST CIVIL WAR ATROCITIES KEPT OUT OF SIGHT

Unreleased reports by an independent body monitoring a failed cease-fire in the five-year conflict reveal gang-rapes and instances of children burned alive, AP finds.

9. HOW FAMED DESIGNER IS BEING RECALLED

Kate Spade is remembered as vibrant, colorful and most of all, fun — just like her famous handbags.

10. ‘WE’RE GOING TO GIVE RODNEY A CHANCE’

Looking for an offensive weapon to negate the Warriors’ size and ability to switch assignments on defense, Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue says he’ll play Rodney Hood in Game 3.

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