5 Things to Know This Morning

PHOTO: This Sept. 10, 2000 file photo shows actor James Gandolfini with his award for outstanding lead in a drama series for his work in "The Sopranos" at the 52nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.

Your look at the five biggest and most buzz-worthy stories of the morning.

1. James Gandolfini Dead at 51

James Gandolfini, the actor who most famously portrayed Tony Soprano in the series "The Sopranos," died in Italy at age 51.

2. Hernandez Sued in Friend's Shooting

New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, who is caught in the middle of a homicide investigation of an "associate," is also being sued by a former friend who claims Hernandez shot his eye out after the two left a Miami strip club.

3. Assange Says WikiLeaks Helping Snowden Find Asylum

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said his group has been in touch with NSA leaker Edward Snowden's legal team to find him asylum in Iceland.

4. Barry Heads Toward Mexican Coast

Tropical Storm Barry touched down on Mexico's Gulf Coast early this morning and weather officials are warning the possibility of deadly flash floods and mudslides.

5. Teen Arrested for Allegedly Killing Sister With Wrestling Moves

A Louisiana teenager is being held for allegedly killing his 5-year-old half-sister with wrestling moves he saw on TV, according to police.

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