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In this image taken from video obtained from Voice Of Jihad Website, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl sits in a vehicle guarded by the Taliban in eastern Afghanistan. The Taliban have released a video showing the handover of Bergdahl to U.S. forces in eastern Afghanistan. The video, emailed to media on Wednesday, shows Bergdahl in traditional Afghan clothing sitting in a pickup truck parked on a hillside. More than a dozen Taliban fighters with machine guns stand around the truck and on the hillside. (AP Photo/Voice Of Jihad Website via AP video)

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U.S. President Barack Obama, right, meets with Ukraine president-elect Petro Poroshenko in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesday, June 4, 2014. President Barack Obama says Ukraine can be a vibrant, thriving democracy if the United States and the international community stand behind it. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
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Chris McDaniel promises a victory to a late night audience Tuesday July 3, 2014, at the Lake Terrace Convention Center in Hattiesburg, Miss. McDaniel and six-term Sen. Thad Cochran dueled inconclusively Tuesday night at close quarters in Mississippi's primary election Tuesday night (AP Photo/George Clark)
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FILE - In this May 21, 2014 file photo, Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, is greeted by Chinese President Xi Jinping before the opening ceremony at the fourth Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) summit in Shanghai, China. Angry with the West's response over Ukraine, Russia is moving rapidly to bolster ties with North Korea in a diplomatic nose-thumbing that could complicate the U.S.-led effort to squeeze Pyongyang into giving up its nuclear weapons program. Russia's proactive strategy in Asia- which also involves cozying up to China and had been dubbed "Putin's Pivot" - began years ago as Moscow's answer to Washington's much touted rebalancing of its military forces in the Pacific. (AP Photo/Mark Ralston, Pool, File)
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FILE - In this Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011, file photo, House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio and Republican Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Va. speak about repealing President Barack Obama's health care law at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. At a recent closed-door House Republican caucus meeting, several conservatives pressed GOP leaders over the pledge Majority Leader Eric Cantor made in January that House Republicans would rally around an alternative to Obamacare and pass it this year. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)
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FILE - In this March 30, 2014 file photo, Australian Defense ship Ocean Shield is docked at naval base HMAS Stirling while being fitted with an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) and towed pinger locator to aid in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, in Perth, Australia. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith, File)
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The Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center in Phoenix is seen Wednesday May 28, 2014. About 1,700 veterans in need of care were "at risk of being lost or forgotten" after being kept off the official waiting list at the Phoenix veterans hospital, the Veterans Affairs watchdog said Wednesday. (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, Michael Chow)
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In this Sunday, June 1, 2014 photo, an Iranian police officer stands behind drugs which were seized from smugglers on display, in a border police base in Taibad, on the border with Afghanistan, in eastern Iran. In the face of Afghanistan’s unprecedented boom in opium production, neighboring Iran is trying to baton down its border to slow down smuggling, building moats, walls and other large-scale projects. Iran spent more than $26 million last year alone on the border projects which also include large embankments, new border posts and lengths of barbed wire along parts of its 2,000-kilometer (1,200-mile) border with Afghanistan and Pakistan. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Los Angeles Sheriff’s department shows convicted murderer Anthony Garcia, sentenced to 65 years in prison in 2011 after a homicide investigator discovered he had the scene of an unsolved 2004 murder inked on his chest. (AP Photo/Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, File)
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Mexico's Diego Reyes, right center front, and Miguel Herrera fight for control of the ball during a training session in Mexico City, Wednesday, May 21, 2014. Mexico will play the World Cup in Brazil in Group A with Brazil, Croatia and Cameroon. (AP Photo/Christian Palma)

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

1. TALIBAN RELEASE VIDEO OF US SOLDIER’S HANDOVER

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is shown in traditional Afghan clothing sitting in a pickup truck surrounded by more than a dozen militants.

2. OBAMA PINS HOPES OF UKRAINE’S UNITY ON CANDY MAKER

The president’s meeting with Petro Poroshenko in Warsaw comes 10 days after the billionaire was chosen as the nation’s first elected leader since the ouster of pro-Moscow Viktor Yanukovych.

3. GOP SENATE PICKS DELIGHT PARTY LEADERS

Blending the tea party and mainstream energies, Republicans continue their march toward an impressive lineup of candidates this fall.

4. WHO IS TRYING TO STEP UP TIES WITH NORTH KOREA

Russia is moving rapidly to bolster relations with Pyongyang in a diplomatic nose-thumbing that could hinder the U.S.-led effort to convince the Asian country to give up its nuclear weapons.

5. NO OBAMACARE ALTERNATIVE IN SIGHT

House Republicans are united as ever in their election-year opposition to the health care law, but they are conflicted on their promise to vote this year on a substitute plan.

6. AUSTRALIANS EXAMINE NEW DATA FOR LINKS TO MISSING JET

An unusual underwater sound was recorded around the time Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished, though scientists doubt it is linked to the plane.

7. MORE REPORTS OF SECRET WAITING LISTS AT VA HOSPITALS

Officials say long waiting times that led to delayed care in Arizona also existed in Kansas, Missouri, Illinois and Indiana.

8. HOW IRAN IS TRYING TO BLOCK KABUL’S OPIUM BOOM

Tehran works on sealing its border with Afghanistan in an effort to combat drug trafficking.

9. TATTOOS MAY SERVE AS EVIDENCE OF CRIME

Police use body art as a way to identify suspects, but only rarely do they play a pivotal role as proof of wrongdoing.

10. WHAT WORLD CUP’S NEW QUANDARY IS

Soccer squads debate the age-old argument that abstaining from sex improves performance on the field as Brazil’s temptations stir players’ testosterone.

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