In this June 23, 2015 photo, a woman gets out from a car next to the Latin America Academy of Medicine, outside of Caracas, Venezuela. A third of the group of young Palestinians who arrived in Caracas for a program to be trained as doctors have dropped out, complaining that the program lacks academic rigor, according to interviews conducted with students, teachers and government officials. The Palestinians who left the Yasser Arafat Scholarship Program, which included seven years of room and board at a state-run school staffed by Cuban doctors, said they weren’t getting the training they needed to become recognized physicians. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano) (AP)

10 Things to Know for Today


July 16, 2015 2:00PM (UTC)

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

1. GREECE SEEKS FINANCIAL RELIEF AFTER AUSTERITY VOTE

Eurozone finance ministers will hold a conference call to consider rescue financing for Athens, while the European Central Bank will mull a request to increase emergency cash assistance to teetering Greek banks.

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2. WHY GOP OPPOSES IRAN DEAL

Republicans question the accord's impact on the security of Israel, and wonder aloud why anyone would trust Obama.

3. IN EARLY STATES, TRUMP PUTS PREMIUM ON STAFF, BIG EVENTS

Observers are skeptical that the billionaire has the wherewithal to sustain the kind of campaign voters will expect when his luster begins to wear off.

4. LITTLE CERTAINTY 1 YEAR AFTER AIRLINER SHOT DOWN IN UKRAINE

Official probes trudge forward with painful slowness, and contradictory theories emerge from Moscow.

5. WHO IS HOSPITALIZED AFTER FALLING

Former President George H.W. Bush is being treated for a broken bone in his neck. His condition is stable but he is wearing a brace.

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6. LAWMAKERS BACK COMPANY RESPONSIBLE FOR DECADE-OLD GULF LEAK

Letters obtained by The AP show at least four members of Louisiana's congressional delegation have intervened on Taylor Energy Company's behalf, urging federal regulators to take up a settlement proposal.

7. PALESTINIANS QUIT MEDICAL STUDY IN VENEZUELA

They don't think the Cuban-inspired medical program is academically serious.

8. WHAT BUSINESS TRAVELERS FAVOR

Uber overtakes taxis as the most expensed form of ground transportation, according to expense management system provider Certify.

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9. 'EMPIRE,' 'MAD MEN,' LETTERMAN VIE FOR EMMY AWARDS

Diversity should be in greater evidence than in years past when the 67th annual Primetime Emmy nominations are announced Thursday.

10. CAITLYN JENNER ACCEPTS ASHE COURAGE AWARD AT ESPYS

She receives a standing ovation from some of the sporting world's biggest stars after her 10-minute speech.

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