BC-10 Things to Know for Thursday,June 27,ADVISORY

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Associated Press

Posted on June 27, 2013 at 2:30 AM

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

1. WHAT'S NEXT IN GAY MARRIAGE FIGHT

Advocates say they will try to legalize same-sex nationwide in the next five years after the U.S. Supreme Court's decision that extends federal recognition. SUPREME COURT-GAY MARRIAGE-WHAT'S NEXT

2. VIDEO, TEXT MESSAGES CITED IN HERNANDEZ ARREST

Police say the ex-New England Patriot was seen leaving home with a gun, and the semi-pro player he's accused of killing texted he was with "NFL" hours later. HERNANDEZ-POLICE

3. IMMIGRATION VOTE COULD COME TODAY

Test votes in the Senate show a majority of over 60 votes needed to secure passage of Obama's overhaul of immigration laws. Prospects in the House are still uncertain. IMMIGRATION

4. TEXAS GOVERNOR REVIVES ABORTION FIGHT

Rick Perry is addressing a national anti-abortion convention today after he called a second legislative session to pass a restrictive abortion law scuttled this week by protesters. ABORTION RESTRICTIONS-TEXAS

5. UNCERTAINTY SURROUNDING NSA LEAKER GROWS

Ecuador's foreign minister says it may take two months to decide whether to grant Snowden asylum. NSA SURVEILLANCE

6. SOUTH AFRICA WAITS AND WORRIES ABOUT MANDELA

The president canceled a visit to Mozambique today after visiting the critically ill anti-apartheid leader in the hospital. SOUTH AFRICA-MANDELA

7. U.S. BOSS BUYS HIS FREEDOM IN CHINA

Chip Starnes says he reached an agreement to pay workers at the medical supply plant a week after they took him hostage. CHINA-AMERICAN BOSS HOSTAGE

8. SANDY'S LATEST VICTIM

The remains of a handyman who drowned in a trailer in New York City's Rockaways weren't found until April, six months after the superstorm. SUPERSTORM-FORGOTTEN VICTIM

9. PAYING YOUR BILLS IN SPACE

PayPal and two space travel groups are forming a group to investigate what currency might be used beyond Earth's realm once space tourism takes off. PAYPAL-SPACE

10. TWO BIG NAMES OUSTED AT WIMBLEDON

Seven-time champ Roger Federer and No. 3 seed Maria Sharapova were stunned in the second round by players who weren't ranked in the top 100. WIMBLEDON

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