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Jun 29, 9:03 PM EDT

10 Things to Know for Thursday

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

1. WHAT THE ISLAMIC STATE GROUP WOULD HOPE TO GAIN FROM THE TURKEY AIRPORT ATTACK

If it is behind the carnage, it would be in keeping with its accelerated tactic of exporting terror, apparently aimed at deflecting attention from mounting losses in Syria and Iraq.

2. LEADERS OF CANADA, MEXICO AND THE U.S. PUSH BACK AGAINST ISOLATIONISM

Obama, Trudeau and Pena Nieto defended their calls for freer trade and warned against easy solutions peddled by "demagogues."

3. CONGRESS CLEARS PUERTO RICO RESCUE BILL IN RARE SHOW OF BIPARTISAN UNITY

The package aims to help the U.S. territory, teetering on economic chaos, with its $70 billion debt.

4. EU LEADERS SAY UK MUST ACCEPT EUROPEAN WORKERS OR GIVE UP SEAMLESS SINGLE MARKET

The 27 other EU nations set out a united strategy ahead of complex departure negotiations with Britain.

5. HOW MUCH TIME AMERICAN ADULTS ARE SPENDING USING MEDIA EACH DAY

An average of 10 hours, 39 minutes each day on smartphones, tablets, TV, radio, computers and video games, according to a Nielsen study - an hour more than last year.

6. MCCONNELL'S TASK OF SHIELDING GOP SENATORS FROM TRUMP UPHEAVAL

The Senate majority leader's strategy includes setting up votes on issues that will help vulnerable incumbents and pushing for an independent super PAC focused on Senate Republicans.

7. WHOSE RESEARCH WAS KEY TO THE SUPREME COURT RULING AFFIRMING ABORTION RIGHTS

A University of Texas team produced research so prolific in their scrutiny of women's health laws that a state health official lost his job for collaborating with them.

8. WHY THERE IS HOPE FOR MOTHERS FED UP WITH LOUD, CUMBERSOME BREAST PUMPS

A growing number of startups are trying to come up with designs that use soft silicone parts or keeping their noise level down to make it easier for mothers to work and pump simultaneously.

9. PHELPS, FRANKLIN QUALIFY FOR RIO AT U.S. SWIMMING TRIALS

Phelps is heading to his fifth Olympics after winning the 200-meter butterfly, while Franklin bounced back from disappointment with a second-place finish in the 200-meter freestyle.

10. MISS TEEN USA DROPS THE SWIMSUIT PORTION OF ITS COMPETITION

The pageant will replace the bathing suit section with an athletic wear competition.

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