10 Things to Know for Wednesday

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

1. ‘NO CHARGES ARE APPROPRIATE IN THIS CASE’

With those words, FBI Director James Comey announced the agency will not seek criminal charges against Hillary Clinton for her use of a private email server while secretary of state — although he called her actions “extremely careless.”

2. ISLAMIC STATE TIGHTENS GRIP ON CAPTIVES HELD AS SEX SLAVES

An AP investigation reveals that while the Islamic State group is losing ground, it’s tightening its grip on some 3,000 women and girls held as sex slaves.

3. WHO VIGOROUSLY VOUCHES FOR CLINTON

President Obama makes his first outing on the campaign trail for his former secretary of state, hours after his FBI director blasted her handling of classified material.

4. FINDINGS OF UK IRAQ WAR INVESTIGATION GO PUBLIC

Thirteen years after British, American and coalition forces marched into Iraq, a mammoth report will address the lingering question: What went wrong?

5. IRAQ INTERIOR MINISTER RESIGNS AMID FALLOUT FROM MASSIVE SUICIDE BLAST

Islamic State militants claimed responsibility for the truck bombing in the center of Baghdad that killed 175 people and wounded nearly 200 others.

6. WHAT’S NEXT FOR JUNO’S JUPITER MISSION

The U.S. spacecraft that has entered Jupiter’s orbit will peer deep inside the planet’s cloud cover to uncover clues about its formation.

7. LIN MANUEL MIRANDA LEAVING BLOCKBUSTER ‘HAMILTON’

But the performances of Miranda and all original cast members have been captured on film for the throngs of theatergoers who could never get a ticket to the show.

8. MEGA MILLIONS JACKPOT HITS $454M

It’s potentially the 7th largest payout in U.S. lottery history.

9. WHERE $100M ‘NOAH’S ARK PARK’ WILL OPEN

Northern Kentucky is home to the new attraction built by Christians who say the biblical story of worldwide flooding really happened.

10. VENUS RISING: WILLIAMS BACK IN GRAND SLAM

Just like in the old days, Williams will be joined in the Wimbledon semifinals by a familiar face — younger sister Serena.

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