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10 things you need to know today: August 11, 2013
Kidnapped teenager Hannah Anderson will reunite with her father, Tiger Woods struggles at another major, and more
Tiger Woods is having major problems.
Tiger Woods is having major problems. Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

1. KIDNAPPED GIRL TO REUNITE WITH HER FATHER TODAY
Brett Anderson is expected to reunite with his kidnapped 16-year-old daughter, Hannah, today. Hannah was rescued in the Idaho wilderness yesterday after an FBI agent shot and killed James DiMaggio, the family friend suspected of killing her mother and brother, burning his own house down, and kidnapping her. DiMaggio's death and Hannah's rescue late Saturday afternoon ended a weeklong manhunt that involved a multi-state Amber Alert. Hannah did not appear to have significant physical injuries, authorities said. [CNN]
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2. ISRAEL APPROVES NEARLY 1,200 NEW SETTLEMENT HOMES
Israel's housing minister approved the building of nearly 1,200 new settlement apartments on contested lands on Sunday, just three days before U.S.-sponsored talks on the borders of such a state are to begin in Jerusalem. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has long insisted he would not resume negotiations without a building settlement freeze. [Associated Press]
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3. CLYBURN SAYS OBAMA SHOULD LOOK AT NSA'S PERSONNEL
Rep. James Clyburn (D-S.C.) said President Obama can assuage some of his concerns about the National Security Agency by looking at its personnel. "The president can do a lot of things, issuing orders, to make sure that these contractors, for instance, are going through a process that lets us know what kind of people they're hiring and to weed out these bad actors," Clyburn said on CNN's State of the Union Sunday morning. Obama spoke Friday about NSA data collecting and proposed new oversights to increase transparency. [Politico]
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4. CAR BOMBINGS KILL MORE THAN 60 IN IRAQ
A string of car bombs struck in mostly Shiite neighborhoods in Iraq on Saturday, killing more than 60 people and wounding at least 200 as Iraqis celebrated Id al-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan. The bombings were the latest in a surge of attacks in Iraq this summer that have brought monthly death tolls to levels not seen in nearly five years. [The New York Times]
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5. INDONESIAN VOLCANO ERUPTION KILLS 6
Six people who had refused to evacuate have been killed in a volcanic eruption on the tiny Indonesian island of Palue, some 1,250 miles east of Jakarta. Mount Rokatenda had been rumbling since late last year, forcing the evacuation of hundreds of people. Palue has a population of about 10,000 people. [BBC]
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6. PERSEID METOER SHOWER TO LIGHT UP TONIGHT
The annual Perseid meteor shower will be visible anywhere in the Northern Hemisphere tonight, weather conditions permitting. Every year at this time, the Earth passes through the orbit of a comet called Swift Tuttle, allowing observers to see more than 60 meteors streaking across the night sky per hour. The best time to see the showers will be right before dawn. [ABC News]
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7. EX-MICROSOFT VP WAS PILOT IN CONNECTICUT PLANE CRASH
Former Microsoft executive Bill Henningsgaard and his teenage son Maxwell are among the assumed four dead, including two children, after their small plane crashed into an East Haven, Conn., neighborhood on Friday. Henningsgaard, who was the pilot, and his son were in the 10-seat plane when it struck two homes. [NPR]
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8. APPLE MAY INTRODUCE NEW IPHONE ON SEPT. 10
Apple is expected to unveil its next iPhone at an event on Sept. 10. There remains much talk that the company will debut a lower-cost iPhone alongside camera and processor enhancements, as well as the likelihood of a fingerprint sensor. Any new phones will be running iOS 7. [All Things D]
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9. FURYK LEADS IN FINAL DAY OF PGA CHAMPIONSHIP
Jim Furyk has the 54-hole lead heading into the final day of the PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club in Pittsford, New York. The tournament is the final major of the year. Furyk leads Jason Dufner by one stroke, while world No. 1 Tiger Woods is a disappointing 13 shots out of the lead. [USA Today]
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10. POP SINGER EYDIE GORMÉ DIES
Concert and recording star Eydie Gormé, who performed with singing partner and husband Steve Lawrence, died Saturday afternoon in Las Vegas. She was 84. Gormé, a favorite on The Ed Sullivan Show, recorded 93 albums and won 12 Emmys and 2 Grammys during her career. [People]

Terri is a freelance writer at TheWeek.com. She's a graduate of Northwestern's Medill School of Journalism, and has worked at TIME and Brides.

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