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TOP STORIES

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FACEBOOK-ELECTIONS DISRUPTION — Facebook says it has uncovered sophisticated and coordinated efforts, possibly linked to Russia, to influence U.S. politics on its platforms. The social media giant stops short of saying the intent was to meddle in the upcoming midterm elections, adding the perpetrators were more careful "to cover their tracks" than those who sought to tamper with the 2016 elections. By Barbara Ortutay. SENT: 300 words, photo. UPCOMING: New approach of 750 words by 3 p.m.

TRUMP-RUSSIA PROBE-MANAFORT — Jury selection gets underway in the tax evasion and bank fraud trial of Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman. By Chad Day and Eric Tucker. SENT: 600 words. UPCOMING: Updates expected, 750 words by 4 p.m., photos, video.

VATICAN-SEX ABUSE — The highest-ranking American at the Vatican insists he never knew or even suspected that his former boss, ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, reportedly sexually abused boys and adult seminarians, telling The Associated Press he is livid that he was kept in the dark because he would have done something about it. By Nicole Winfield. SENT: 750 words. UPCOMING: 1,100 words, photos by 4 p.m.

KOREA-WAR REMAINS — When it handed over 55 boxes of bones that it said are remains of American war dead, North Korea provided no information -- other than a single dog tag -- that could help U.S. forensics experts determine their nationalities, let alone individual identities, a U.S. defense official says. The official said it could be years before identifications are completed. By National Security Writer Robert Burns. UPCOMING: 800 words by 4 p.m., photos.

CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES — Just three years after a devastating wildfire destroyed more than 1,000 homes and wiped out whole neighborhoods, some Northern California residents wearily pack their bags again as a hot and dry fire season kicks off with twin wildfires threatening the same communities. By Janie Har. SENT: 770 words, photos, video. UPCOMING: New approach 600 words, photos by 6 p.m.

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WASHINGTON/POLITICS

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TRUMP-3D GUNS — President Donald Trump says is he consulting with the National Rifle Association over whether it makes sense for a Texas company to publish downloadable blueprints for a 3D-printed gun. Democrats are calling on Trump to reverse the decision that allows legal publication of the plans on Aug. 1. By Mathew Daly and Catherine Lucey. SENT: 470 words. UPCOMING: 800 words by 5 p.m., photos.

CONGRESS-IMMIGRATION — Top federal immigration officials defend to Congress their handling of President Donald Trump's now abandoned policy of separating migrant children from their families, saying they keep records of children in their custody. By Alan Fram. SENT: 630 words, photo. UPCOMING: 830 words by 5 p.m.

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INTERNATIONAL

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RUSSIA-KHODORKOVSKY'S DOSSIER — Over the past three months, a handful of highly placed Russians have discovered their secrets seeping onto the web. The man behind the disclosures tells the AP that more are coming. By Raphael Satter. SENT: 1,130 words, photos.

ZIMBABWE-ELECTIONS — Results were not posted outside one-fifth of polling stations as required by law and the electoral commission saying the impatient nation will have to wait longer to learn who will be its next president. Zimbabweans desperately hope the peaceful vote will lift them out of economic and political stagnation after decades of Robert Mugabe's rule, but the country is haunted by a history of electoral violence and manipulation that means trust is scarce. By Christopher Torchia and Farai Mutsaka. SENT: 800 words. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos by 4 p.m.

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BUSINESS/TECHNOLOGY

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OPEN TO ALL — Levi Strauss, Yelp and Lyft are leading a coalition of 1,200 businesses and cities that are pledging not to discriminate against employees or customers based on race, sexual orientation, or other characteristics. By Business Writer Dee-Ann Durbin. SENT: 950 words, photos.

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ARTS/ENTERTAINMENT

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OCEAN TRASH ART — Huge sculptures of sea-life are on display at New Orleans' aquarium and zoo, all of them made from plastic trash that washed ashore on the Pacific Coast. SENT: 740 words, photos.