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10 things to know for Wednesday

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

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1. CLINTON'S EMAIL DEFENSE COMES DOWN TO TRUST

The prospective presidential candidate says she handed over all her work communications to the State Department. But her no-apology explanation will do little to placate critics.

2. ELEVEN PRESUMED DEAD IN MILITARY CHOPPER CRASH IN FLORIDA

Crews find human remains despite heavy fog near a remote swath of beach between Pensacola and Destin but still consider it a search-and-rescue mission.

3. IRAQI FORCES ENTER ISLAMIC STATE-HELD TIKRIT

Retaking Saddam Hussein's hometown will give Iraq's military and Shiite militiamen a major supply link to advance on Mosul, which remains in the hands of extremists.

4. RACIST CHANT WAS 'HORRIBLE MISTAKE'

A former Sigma Alpha Epsilon member who was shown in a video chanting a racial slur issues an apology, as do the parents of a second student.

5. WHAT MIGHT HAVE CAUSED HELICOPTER CRASH IN ARGENTINA

Afternoon sun and strong winds could have been a factor in the tragedy that took the lives of several prominent French athletes, an official says.

6. KERRY, ASHTON AND DEMPSEY TO TESTIFY ON CAPITOL HILL

The three top national security officials will tackle the Islamic State's extremist threat, Iran's sphere of influence and Mideast hotspots before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

7. CITY MANAGER OUT IN FERGUSON, MISSOURI

The change comes as the town's council holds its first public meeting since the U.S. Justice Department accused the police force and municipal court system of racial bias.

8. 'BLURRED LINES' DISPUTE COULD ALTER MUSIC BUSINESS

The $7.4 million verdict that hit Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke has the potential to change artists' concepts of what constitutes copyright infringement.

9. WHICH CAPITAL PUNISHMENT METHOD UTAH IS BRINGING BACK

If the governor signs the bill, Utah would become the only state allowing firing squads to carry out the death penalty.

10. AUTO MARKET COLLAPSING IN RUSSIA

Only luxury cars are still holding up as richer Russians count on them as status symbols — even if that means cutting back on other aspects of life.