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10 things to know for Thursday

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

1. WHO IS THE LATEST PERSON ARRESTED IN PRISON BREAK

Prison guard Gene Palmer, who delivered frozen meat with tools hidden inside to two inmates before they escaped, faces arraignment.

2. SLAIN PASTOR'S LEGACY LIVES ON

Parishioners of Emanuel African Methodist Church vow to carry on the work of Clementa Pinckney in the Charleston community.

3. HOW MASSACRE IS SHAPING WIDER CONVERSATION

The debate over the Confederate flag in South Carolina prompts a new look at Confederate statues in the U.S. Capitol.

4. ISLAMIC STATE GROUP STORMS SYRIAN CITY

The militants storm government-held neighborhoods in the predominantly Kurdish northeastern city of Hassakeh, capturing several areas of the city.

5. OBAMA SCOLDS HECKLER IN WHITE HOUSE

At a gay pride event in the East Room, the president fires back at a protester for being disrespectful in "my house." OBAMA-GAY MARRIAGE

6. WHAT CONSERVATIONISTS ARE CALLING A GAME-CHANGER

A pledge by a Chinese official to stop the ivory trade in his country may help curb the slaughter of elephants.

7. WATCHDOG BLAMES IRS WORKERS

Investigators say mistakes by employees may have led to the loss of thousands of emails related to the tax agency's tea party scandal.

8. STRIKE, VIOLENCE COMPLICATE FRENCH UBER CRISIS

Rising tensions over the American ride-hailing app service lead to a nationwide taxi strike in France.

9. HEAT WAVE TOLL RISES IN PAKISTAN

Temperatures are falling but the number of deaths from last weekend's hot weather is still climbing with 860 victims reported so far.

10. WAIT NEARLY OVER FOR NBA HOPEFULS

Karl-Anthony Towns, Jahlil Okafor and D'Angelo Russell are expected to go 1-2-3 in the NBA draft.

— Associated Press.