8 Things You Need To Know This AM — Jul 06 2015

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Early voting figures show that Greek citizens are rejecting an international bailout. Meanwhile, banks in the country are reportedly running out of cash. (BBC)
Rapper Azealia Banks is refuting claims that she is homophobic by identifying herself as bisexual. (NME)
A London schoolgirl who fled to Syria to join ISIS has been mocking the victims of the Tunisian massacre online. (London Evening Standard)
J.K. Rowling has cast the spotlight on 9-year-old Splendour Joe Abisoye of Nigeria, who has written a book about the effects of terrorism on children. (Connect Nigeria)
A 22-year-old Maine man was killed instantly after setting a fireworks mortar on his head in celebration of Independence Day. (Time)
New research shows that one-quarter of U.S. police shootings involve the mentally ill. (Washington Post)
Escaped convict David Sweat is back in prison following a brief stay in the hospital. (People)
Is free birth control the key to cutting down teen pregnancies? (New York Times)

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