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10 Things to Know for Today

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

1. TOP EGYPTIAN OFFICIAL SURVIVES EXPLOSION

A bombing in Cairo targets the convoy of Interior Minister Mohammed Ibrahim, who controls the nation's police force.

2. BATTLE RESUMES IN SYRIA

Government troops and al-Qaida-linked rebels are fighting over the regime-held Christian village of Maaloula for a second day, activists report.

3. OHIO REVIEWING KIDNAPPER'S SUICIDE

The state prison system wants to find out how Ariel Castro managed to hang himself with a bedsheet while in protective custody.

4. WHY SUMMIT HAS A DIFFERENT FEEL

Economic matters normally dominate the G-20 summit. This year, though, Syria's civil war is eclipsing those issues.

5. EXPLORING STICKER PRICE OF HEALTH CARE LAW

A study finds monthly premiums for a 40-year-old buying a mid-range plan will average close to $330 and nearly $615 for a 60-year-old.

6. WHERE FUNNY MONEY IS FLOURISHING

Peru has overtaken Colombia as the world's No. 1 counterfeiter of U.S. dollars.

7. THEN: 2-WAY WRIST RADIO; NOW: SAMSUNG SMARTWATCH

Decades ago, Dick Tracy sported a wristwatch-like device he could talk into like a phone. The technology that once seemed futuristic will be available by Christmas.

8. WHAT MORE AMERICANS ARE WORRYING ABOUT

Privacy concerns are on the rise, with 50 percent of U.S. Internet users saying they're leery of the amount of information available about them online, a survey shows.

9. ACTRESS TAKING ANOTHER WALK DOWN THE AISLE

Scarlett Johansson, whose marriage to Ryan Reynolds ended in 2010, is engaged to a Frenchman and onetime journalist.

10. STILL-SMARTING DENVER GETS REMATCH

The Broncos will look to avenge last year's stunning playoff loss to Baltimore when the NFL season kicks off in Denver.

 

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  • 24 hour silent guard honors fallen heroes

    24 hour silent guard honors fallen heroes

    Sunday, May 28 2017 10:44 PM EDT2017-05-29 02:44:41 GMT
    Source: KFDASource: KFDA

    The Amarillo Civil Air Patrol Tiger Shark Squadron is setting a 24 hour silent guard in observance of Memorial Day.

    The Amarillo Civil Air Patrol Tiger Shark Squadron is setting a 24 hour silent guard in observance of Memorial Day.

  • Local business hopes to help area firefighters

    Local business hopes to help area firefighters

    Sunday, May 28 2017 10:37 PM EDT2017-05-29 02:37:10 GMT
    Source: KFDASource: KFDA

    J.R.'s Pool Palace is has partnered up with the Sons of Liberty to host a benefit for Texas Panhandle Volunteer Fire Department.

    J.R.'s Pool Palace is has partnered up with the Sons of Liberty to host a benefit for Texas Panhandle Volunteer Fire Department.

  • Portion of US 87 in Canyon to close

    Portion of US 87 in Canyon to close

    Sunday, May 28 2017 10:07 PM EDT2017-05-29 02:07:08 GMT
    Texas Department of TransportationTexas Department of Transportation

    On Memorial Day, TxDOT and BNSF will close a portion of US 87 into and out of Canyon for bridge construction and track work. 

    On Memorial Day, TxDOT and BNSF will close a portion of US 87 into and out of Canyon for bridge construction and track work. 

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