Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Monday, June 8, 2015. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers:
1. WHAT’S ON THE AGENDA AT G-7
Iraq’s premier and the presidents of Nigeria and Tunisia will detail their struggles in the fight against terror. Global trade, climate change and hunger will also be discussed.
2. WHO IS POSING A NEW THREAT IN GAZA
Hamas rulers find themselves confronting jihadi militants who support the Islamic State group and appear intent on renewing the conflict with Israel.
3. PRISON BREAK BAFFLES INVESTIGATORS
Two convicted murderers who escaped from an upstate New York prison by using power tools remain on the loose.
4. PHOTOJOURNALIST RETURNS TO SCENE OF ICONIC IMAGE
AP photographer Nick Ut returns to the same place in Vietnam where 43 years earlier he captured the iconic war image of a naked Vietnamese girl screaming and running after a napalm attack.
5. ERDOGAN’S PARTY MAY STRUGGLE TO FORM NEW GOVERNMENT
Turkey’s ruling party is left with few options after it was stripped of its parliamentary majority and opposition parties ruled out a coalition.
6. TEXAS OFFICER ON LEAVE AFTER VIDEO
A suburban Dallas police officer was filmed pushing a 14-year-old girl in a swimsuit to the ground outside a pool and pointing his gun at other teens.
7. STADIUM HIP-HOP SHOW TURNS CHAOTIC
State troopers in New Jersey have bottles thrown at them by angry fans trying to gain entry to the concert and they respond by using tear gas at MetLife Stadium.
8. SIXTH PERSON DIES OF MERS IN SOUTH KOREA
Authorities are bolstering measures to stem the spread of the virus that has also left dozens of people infected.
9. ‘FUN HOME’ WINS BEST MUSICAL TONY
The poignant show about growing up with a closeted dad in a funeral home beat out the lush “An American in Paris,” the silly “Something Rotten!” and the chilly “The Visit.”
10. ‘CHOSEN ONE’ HELPS TIE NBA FINALS
LeBron James registers a triple-double and the Cavaliers overcome a fourth-quarter collapse to outlast the Warriors 95-93 in overtime to tie the series at a game apiece.