Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WHO IS VERIFYING IF IT KILLED ISLAMIC STATE LEADER Russia says Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi could have been killed in a Russian airstrike outside Raqqa in Syria — although he has been reported killed before. 2. US OFFICIAL: PENTAGON TO SEND 4,000 MORE TROOPS TO AFGHANISTAN
FILE – In this April 17, 2017, file photo, U.S. forces and Afghan commandos are seen in Asad Khil village near the site of a U.S. bombing in the Achin district of Jalalabad, east of Kabul, Afghanistan. The Pentagon will send almost 4,000 additional American forces to Afghanistan, a Trump administration official said June 15, hoping to break a stalemate in a war that has now passed to a third U.S. commander-in-chief. The deployment will be the largest of American manpower under Donald Trump’s young presidency. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul, File)
Supporters of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., hold signs before the Congressional baseball game, Thursday, June 15, 2017, in Washington. The annual GOP-Democrats baseball game raises money for charity. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
FILE- In this Aug. 13, 2004, file photo, Kirk Jones poses for a photo at Terrapin Point on the American side of Horseshoe Falls in Niagara Falls State Park, N.Y. Jones, who survived a plunge over Niagara Falls without protection in 2003 has died after he went over again, this time inside an inflatable ball.
Police told the Syracuse Post-Standard that the body of the 53-year-old was found in the Niagara River by the U.S. Coast Guard on June 2, 2017. (Chip Somodevilla/Detroit Free Press via AP, File)
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
Russia says Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi could have been killed in a Russian airstrike outside Raqqa in Syria — although he has been reported killed before.
It stands to be the largest deployment of American forces in Donald Trump’s young presidency.
Under the expected changes, the U.S. will ban American financial transactions with the dozens of enterprises run by the Cuban military-linked corporation GAESA.
The U.S. president lashes out at officials driving the Russia investigation as “very bad and conflicted people.”
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi joins ranks with GOP lawmakers at the Congressional Baseball game, one day after a shooting rampage during a practice session seriously injures Rep. Steve Scalise.
Donnie Rowe and Ricky Dubose, accused of killing two prison guards, are held at gunpoint by a rural Tennessee homeowner whose vehicle they were trying to steal, authorities say.
“The community is just rallying. People have just shown up to help,” says Sinead O’Hare, a volunteer working at a donation point for people left homeless by the Grenfell Tower fire.
A diminished supply of available homes is swelling prices in large U.S. metro areas from New York to Los Angeles
The panel had deliberated about 30 hours before telling the judge that they couldn’t reach a unanimous decision in the actor’s sexual assault trial.
Kirk R. Jones, who went over the falls unprotected in 2003, died after another attempt, this time in an inflatable ball.