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1. Donald Trump Jr. has released an email chain, revealing his willingness to meet with a Russian lawyer last June who he thought has damaging information about Hillary Clinton. Tuesday afternoon, the president came to his son's defense in the controversy, calling him a "high-quality person" and applauding his transparency.
2. In Bronx , law enforcement officers lined up for blocks outside the funeral of slammed New York city police officer Miosotis Familia, who were fatally shot in the last week as she sat in a police vehicle.
3. Senate minority leader Mitch Mcconnell says the senate will push back the start of August recess to do more work on legislation and deal with Trump's nominations to staff the executive branch. A five-week recess has been rescheduled to start on July,31st, but now could be delayed until the week of August,15th.
4. Bottles of wines and liquor, almost as old as the republic itself, were recently discovered behind a wall at a museum in Union, New Jersey. The liberty hall museum says as it was restoring its wine cellar, it discovered almost three full cases of madeira wine, dating back to 1796.
Ned Baker, the Associated Press with AP News Minute.