Good morning. Here are some of the headlines we're following this morning:
1. Turkey Arrests 13 Over Istanbul Attack: State Media
Turkish police arrested 13 people in connection with the deadly attack on Istanbul's airport, state media reported Thursday. Officials have said the coordinated assault on Ataturk airport Tuesday bore the hallmarks of ISIS, but there has been no official claim of responsibility. Read more in NEWS.
2. Hundreds Killed in Airstrike Targeting Alleged ISIS Convoy
Iraqi airstrikes destroyed around 200 vehicles believed to be carrying ISIS fighters fleeing one of their former strongholds — killing an unknown number of people, a senior official said. Read more in NEWS.
3. ISIS-Linked Plots on Tourists, Civilians Foiled
Lebanon's military said Thursday it has foiled two dangerous ISIS-linked plots — potential attacks on a tourist site and an area "filled with civilians." Read more in NEWS.
4. Trump Rips GOP Rivals Who Don’t Back Him
No peace 'til Cleveland? Just when some thought the infighting was over, Donald Trump once again is taking on former Republican rivals and traditionally conservative allies. Read more in POLITICS.
5. Doomed EgyptAir Data Recorder Shows Smoke
Preliminary data from an Egyptian airliner that plunged into the Mediterranean last month, killing all 66 people on board, showed "messages of lavatory smoke and avionics smoke," Egyptian investigators said Wednesday. Read more in NEWS.
6. Philippines’ ‘Trump’ Cozies Up to China
The new leader of the Philippines is challenging longstanding alliances and taking on powerful vested interests — all the while using language more associated with a street fighter than a statesman. Read more in NEWS.
7. YouTube Star Denies Faking Attack
YouTube video star Calum McSwiggan was charged with making a false report after saying he was attacked, but later admitted to hitting himself with a phone so that cops would take him for treatment. Read more at NBC LOS ANGELES.
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