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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Friday, June 24

Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Friday, June 24, 2016. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers.

1. SUPREME COURT BLOCKS OBAMA’S IMMIGRATION PLAN

The deadlock effectively kills the plan to shield millions from deportation for the rest of Obama’s presidency — and raises the stakes even further for the November elections.

2. AFTER HISTORIC VOTE, LAWMAKERS RALLY ‘ROUND DAVID CAMERON

Dozens of Conservative politicians who called for Britain to leave the EU sign a letter urging the prime minister to remain in office, despite the fact he took the opposite stance.

3. CLINTON FAILED TO TURN OVER KEY MESSAGE RELATED TO PRIVATE EMAIL

The disclosure makes it unclear what other work-related emails may have been deleted by the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee.

4. BALTIMORE COP CLEARED IN FREDDIE GRAY’S DEATH

A judge rules that prosecutors failed to prove any crime was committed by Officer Caesar Goodson, who drove the van in which Gray suffered his fatal injury.

5. HIGH COURT BACKS AFFIRMATIVE ACTION

The decision ends an 8-year-old lawsuit filed by a white Texan who was denied admission to the University of Texas, which considers race in deciding whom to admit.

6. WHO’S SIGNING CEASE-FIRE, DISARMAMENT DEAL

The agreement between Colombia and the leftish FARC rebel group moves the country to the brink of ending a 52-year war that has left more than 220,000 people dead.

7. VOLKSWAGEN TO PAY $10B IN EMISSIONS CHEATING SCANDAL

The settlement resolves claims by car owners that have mushroomed into one of the largest cases of corporate deception in U.S. history.

8. HOW CNN IS AUGMENTING ITS ON-AIR PERSONALITIES

The network hires Corey Lewandowski, who was fired earlier this week as Donald Trump’s campaign manager, to be a commentator during its campaign coverage.

9. LED ZEPPELIN CLEARED IN COPYRIGHT DISPUTE

A jury decides that the band didn’t steal a riff from an obscure 1960s instrumental for the introduction to its classic rock anthem “Stairway to Heaven.”

10. WHICH PLAYER 76ERS HOPE WILL HELP REVIVE SAGGING FRANCHISE

Picking No. 1 in the NBA draft, Philadelphia chooses LSU freshman Ben Simmons, a versatile 6-foot-10 forward from Australia.

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