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Philippines: Malaysian financier believed killed in siege

The Philippine military chief says a Malaysian militant who helped lead and finance the siege in southern Marawi city has been killed in one of the setbacks to the uprising by locals aligned with the Islamic State group.

Foxconn founder: US investment agreement expected by August

The chairman of Taiwan’s Foxconn, which assembles Apple’s iPhones and other consumer electronics, said Thursday it expects to release investment plans by early August for at least three U.S. states following its announcement it would spend up to $7 billion to build a factory in the United States. Terry Gou gave no indication where Foxconn might locate its planned display panel factory. Gou announced plans for the factory in January, setting off a scramble by leaders of several states to attract the investment, which he said might generate as many as 50,000 jobs.

Juror: 2 holdouts in Cosby Trial refused to convict

The juror, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said 10 of the 12 jurors agreed that Cosby was guilty on the first and third felony counts. And only one of the jurors thought he was guilty on the second count.

Cyberattacks to get worse, ex-Homeland boss says

The former secretary of the Homeland Security department says cyberattacks are going to get worse before they get better — and at this time, those on offense have the upper hand.

Las Vegas ties record high of 117 degrees

The National Weather Service in Las Vegas says the record was tied at 4:07 p.m. Tuesday. Meteorologist Chris Outler says it is possible that the heat wave affecting the area could push thermometers to hit the same temperature again Wednesday.

Deliberations in Milwaukee police shooting enter second day

Deliberations resume Wednesday and jurors have to decide whether Dominique Heaggan-Brown acted in self-defense when he killed Sylville Smith or if the former officer is guilty of first-degree reckless homicide or two lesser charges.

French, Iraqi journalists killed in Mosul mine blast

State-owned France Televisions said in a statement Tuesday that it “regrets to announce the death of Stephan Villeneuve, following a mine explosion in Mosul.” It said he had covered numerous conflicts, and expressed condolences to his wife Sophie and his four children.