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Good morning. Here are the top headlines from NBC News:
1. Wildfires Force Evacuations in California and Oregon
Thousands of people are without power in Washington state, and the fires have enveloped San Francisco in a thick, gray haze. Authorities in Oregon had to close a main highway between Mount Hood and Portland. Read more in NEWS.
2. Trump Says Undocumented Immigrants ‘Have to Go’
In an exclusive interview with NBC’s Chuck Todd, the Republican presidential front-runner says he’d keep families together but deport all undocumented immigrants: “We either have a country or we don’t have a country." Read more from MEET THE PRESS.
3. Lost Plane Was Carrying Money for Villagers
Rescue teams are heading to the site where the passenger plane apparently crashed with 54 people on board. It was carrying about $470,000 that a spokesman says was meant to be distributed to poor villagers. Read more in NEWS.
4. Morgan Freeman’s Granddaughter Stabbed to Death
Police say a man has been charged with second-degree murder in the killing of E’Dena Hines, 33, who was found lying on a New York street with stab wounds to the torso. Read more from NBC NEW YORK.
5. Why Job Growth is Mushy in the Middle
A report finds that high- and low-wage jobs have rebounded but middle-income jobs are trailing. The authors say those jobs require a college education or special training, and growing numbers of Americans don’t have either. Read more in BUSINESS.
6. Syrian Airstrike Kills Almost 100 Civilians, Activists Say
It’s one of the deadliest attacks in recent memory in the Syrian civil war, and it comes as President Bashar Assad has been losing ground to rebel fighters. The strike hit a market in a rebel-held city, human rights activists say. Read more in NEWS.
7. Jason Day Wins PGA Championship
For the first time in the 155-year history of major championship golf, a player finished 20 under par. Day held off Jordan Spieth and the rest of the field at Whistling Straits to win his first major. Read more from SPORTS.