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10 things to know, Thursday, June 15


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

1. After attack on lawmakers, reflection

Members of Congress call for a new dialogue on lowering the partisan temperature, and Trump urges Americans to come together, but the bitter national divide could resurface soon.

2. London inferno extinguished; death toll rises to 17

Fire officials say authorities don't know how many people died in the high-rise apartment building and that firefighters have been traumatized by the inability to save more people.

3. Ex-VA exec says he wasn’t told hospital cost

Glenn Haggstrom tells AP he was never alerted that cost overruns at a Colorado VA medical center ballooned to $1.7 billion, blaming widespread failures within the agency.

4. Many think Trump meddled in Russia probe

A new AP-NORC poll shows a majority of Americans believe the president tried to interfere with the investigation into Moscow's alleged election meddling and possible Trump campaign collusion.

5. Tensions rise as verdict eludes Cosby jury

Some jurors appeared angry, the judge sounded exasperated and accuser Andrea Constand's mother broke down in tears as deliberations continue into a fourth day.

6. What preceded San Francisco UPS shooting

A United Parcel Service driver who opened fire during a meeting with co-workers had filed a grievance that he was working excessive overtime and appeared to target victims.

7. Government report: Health care deductibles, co-pays higher under GOP bill

The non-partisan Office of the Actuary finds that out-of-pocket costs would average 61 percent higher under the House Republican health care bill.

8. Somali witnesses recount restaurant siege

Survivors hid under tables and curtains as Al-Shabab Islamic extremists continued firing in a pizza restaurant in Mogadishu and hunted for patrons, killing at least 17.

9. Sealing the ‘Art of the Deal’

Dennis Rodman gives North Korea's sports minister a copy of Trump's bestselling book, hoping it will end up in Kim Jong Un's hands.

10. Who likely won’t win at Erin Hills

It's been 84 years since an amateur won the U.S. Open, and the outlook is bleak for the 14 amateurs in the field on the tough Wisconsin golf course.

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