10 Things to Know for Monday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:
1. EMANUEL AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH OPENS ITS DOORS
The historic church where a white gunman is accused of killing nine black members welcomes friends and strangers for its first worship service since the shooting.
2. WHAT GOT A GREEN LIGHT
A federal appeals court has reinstated a lawsuit filed on behalf of Muslims with no ties to terrorism, who were rounded up after the Sept. 11 attacks.
3. A MAN IN SEARCH OF A DEAL
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras heads to Brussels for a crucial emergency eurozone summit aimed at reaching an agreement between Athens and its international creditors.
4. THE PENTAGON CHIEF HEADS TO HIS FIRST NATO MEETING
Defense Secretary Ash Carter says he aims to bolster Europe’s ability to deter Russia’s military actions while still being able to rely on Moscow to fight terrorism and hammer out a nuclear agreement with Iran.
5. HOW A ROOKIE POLICE OFFICER AND HIS TRAINER FOUND A MURDER SUSPECT
Travis Boys, accused of shooting and killing a police officer while being transported to jail, was still wearing his broken handcuffs as he tried to board a New Orleans bus.
6. POPE FRANCIS DENOUNCES THE’GREAT POWERS’ OF THE WORLD
He says they did nothing when intelligence indicated that Jews, Christians, homosexuals and others were being transported to death camps in Europe during World War II.
7. IT’S AN UNSPOKEN ALLIANCE
Arch-enemies Israel and Gaza’s Hamas rulers are in a common battle against the shared threat of jihadis aligned with the Islamic State group.
8. WHERE THE MURDER CONVICTS MAY HAVE BEEN SIGHTED
Investigators tracking two men who escaped from a northern New York prison are scouring a rural area near the Pennsylvania border.
9. CIGNA REJECTS ANTHEM TAKEOVER BID
It says the terms of the $47 billion offer are inadequate and “woefully skewed in favor of Anthem shareholders.”
10. HOW TAYLOR SWIFT CHASTISED APPLE
The singer wrote an open letter criticizing the company’s new streaming music service for failing to pay artists for a free three-month trial.