10 Things to Know for Tuesday

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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush formally joins the race for president with a speech at Miami Dade College, Monday, June 15, 2015, in Miami. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

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

1. UNCERTAINTY SURROUNDS US AIRSTRIKE IN EASTERN LIBYA

It’s unclear whether al-Qaida-linked commander Mokhtar Belmokhtar was among the militants said to have been killed in the bombing on a farm 530 miles from Tripoli.

2. WHAT JEB BUSH PROMISES IN WHITE HOUSE BID

Upon officially launching his presidential campaign, the former Florida governor vows to “pass meaningful immigration reform” if elected.

3. WHY MINN. ARCHBISHOP WAS COMPELLED TO RESIGN

John Nienstedt steps down as the archdiocese seeks bankruptcy protection in the face of clergy sex-abuse claims.

4. COURT: WORKERS CAN BE FIRED FOR USING POT OFF-DUTY

The Colorado Supreme Court rules that a medical marijuana patient who was fired after failing a drug test cannot get his job back, although pot is legal in the state.

5. GOV’T DATA WAREHOUSE RAISES ‘OBAMACARE’ PRIVACY CONCERNS

Known as MIDAS, the system is described on a federal website as the “perpetual central repository” for information collected under President Barack Obama’s health care law.

6. WHO QUITS AMID FUROR OVER RACIAL IDENTITY

Rachel Dolezal resigns as president of the NAACP’s Spokane, Wash. chapter after her parents say she is a white woman posing as black.

7. TWO GRISLY SHARK ATTACKS IN 1 DAY HAUNT NC TOWN

Shark researcher George Burgess says he’s aware of only two other multiple shark attacks on the same beach in one day.

8. FLOODING THREATENS DALLAS, AGAIN

Dallas streets and highways that were closed by floodwaters over the Memorial Day weekend are expected to be shut down again in anticipation of a new round of heavy rain.

9. GAP TO CLOSE 175 NAMESAKE STORES IN US

And the clothing retailer plans to cut 250 jobs at its headquarters in an attempt to strengthen its struggling brand.

10. MICROSOFT: OLDER XBOX 360 GAMES WILL WORK ON NEW XBOX ONE

By adding backward compatibility to select games like “Mass Effect,” Microsoft hopes gamers can ditch their old consoles for the newer one.

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