10 Things to Know for Today: July 30
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. NAZI SUSPECTS REMAINED IN THE US
The AP reports at least 10 suspected war criminals were ordered deported but never left the country, including four who are alive today.
2. EXPLOSIONS ROCK FLORIDA GAS PLANT
A witness said the blast at the propane tank plant that injured seven workers “was just boom after boom after boom.”
3. OBAMA TAKES A BACK SEAT IN MIDEAST TALKS
Burned by a failed peace effort in his first term, the president is letting Secretary of State John Kerry lead the preliminary Israeli-Palestinian negotiations.
4. WIKILEAKS LEAKER MANNING TO LEARN FATE
A military judge will announce her verdict today for the soldier charged with aiding the enemy, theft and federal Espionage Act violations.
5. OBAMA PROPOSES ‘GRAND BARGAIN’ FOR JOBS
The president will offer to cut corporate tax rates in exchange for job investments at a speech today.
6. OUSTED EGYPTIAN LEADER GETS VISIT
The EU's foreign policy chief says Mohammed Morsi, who hasn't been seen since he was overthrown nearly a month ago, has access to newspapers and TV.
7. TIME WARNER PULLS PLUG, THEN RECONNECTS CBS
The cable giant briefly took the network off the air in New York, Los Angeles and Dallas.
8. ARREST IN LANDMARK VANDALISM
Police are investigating whether a woman charged with smearing green paint inside the Washington National Cathedral also defaced the Lincoln Memorial and a statue outside the Smithsonian.
9. WHO'S NOT VOTING FOR ANTHONY WEINER
Ex-governor Eliot Spitzer, attempting his own political comeback, says he wouldn't vote for Weiner for New York City mayor as the ex-congressman sunk to fourth place in polls.
10. ‘REAL HOUSEWIFE’ ACCUSED OF FRAUD
New Jersey's Teresa Giudice and her husband Joe were indicted on charges they hid their growing reality show income and lied to get loans before they got on the show.
PHOTO: Firefighters stand by near the scene of an explosion at a propane gas company Tuesday, July 30, 2013, in Tavares, Fla. John Herrell of the Lake County Sheriff's Office said early Tuesday that there were no fatalities despite massive blasts that ripped through the Blue Rhino propane plant late Monday night. Seven people were injured and transported to local hospitals. (AP Photo/John Raoux)