1. COLORADO SHOOTING SUSPECT FACES ARRAIGNMENT
James Holmes, who’s accused of killing 12 people in a suburban Denver movie theater, faces formal charges at 11:30 a.m., and legal analysts expect the case to be dominated by arguments over his sanity.
2. WHERE THE GOP PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE IS TODAY
After courting Jewish donors in Jerusalem, Romney heads to Poland to meet with past and present officials. He’ll also visit the site where the first shots were fired in World War II — Westerplatte Memorial — at 11:50 a.m.
3. U.S. AUDIT FINDS IRAQI POLICE TRAINING FAILED
Auditors conclude that more than $200 million was wasted on a program that Baghdad says was neither needed nor wanted.
4. HEY YOU! WATCH WHERE YOU’RE GOING
AP’s Joan Lowy reports that injuries to smartphone-distracted walkers have more than quadrupled in the past seven years.
5. DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION GETS MARQUEE INVITE
Sources tell the AP’s Julie Pace and Ken Thomas that Bill Clinton will make a prime-time speech in Charlotte, N.C., on Sept. 5, the night before Obama formally accepts the party nomination.
6. BLACKOUT IN INDIA AFFECTS TRANSIT, HOSPITALS
The electricity grid across northern India crashes, leaving 370 million people without power in one of the worst outages the country has seen in more than a decade.
7. APPLE, SAMSUNG BEGIN LITIGATION
The two tech titans will square off in federal court beginning today in a closely watched trial over control of the U.S. smartphone and computer tablet markets.
8. BIRTHPLACE OF ARAB SPRING AT CROSSROADS
In Tunisia, the increasing boldness of ultraconservative Muslims known loosely as Salafis, want to turn this North African country of 10 million into a strict Islamic state.
9. CURTAIN DROPS ON HOLLYWOOD-THEMED STORE
Movie Star News amassed a staggering amount of film stills, posters and negatives over the past 73 years — including 1,500 prints of pin-up Bettie Page. But now its entire inventory has been sold to a Las Vegas collectibles company.
10. GYMANSTICS IN EARLY SPOTLIGHT AT LONDON GAMES
The U.S. men’s gymnastics team, led by Danell Leyva, hits the mat at 9:30 a.m. looking to win its first team gold since 1984.
1. COLORADO SHOOTING SUSPECT FACES ARRAIGNMENT
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