June 26, 2014 11:39 AM EDT

Here are the stories TIME is watching this Thursday, June 26.

As Iran and Syria get into the Iraq fight, the Iraqi parliament gets ready to meet next week to form a new government.

North Korea called Seth Rogen and James Franco’s new film about assassinating Kim Jong Un an “act of war” before launching three projectiles into the waters off its east coast.

Google proved they want to own every aspect of your life at their developer conference, unveiling gadgets for your TV, car, and even wearable tech for your body.

And finally, watch Nancy Grace tell this flabbergasted father they found his missing 12-year-old son alive—and in his own basement.

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