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10 things to know for Monday

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Associated Press
August 19, 2013

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 

1. MILITANTS KILL EGYPTIAN POLICE

The brazen daylight ambush in the northern Sinai peninsula comes after days of bloodshed between the military and Morsi supporters that have left nearly 1,000 dead. Click here for story

2. WHY EGYPT’S MUBARAK COULD BE FREED 

Egyptian judiciary officials say former President Hosni Mubarak could be released from custody because there are no longer grounds to hold him. Click here for story

3. OLYMPIAN INDICTED ON MURDER CHARGE 

More than 100 witnesses were listed as possible for Oscar Pistorius’ trial next spring in the shooting of his girlfriend. Click here for story

4. PRESIDENT RETURNS TO FOREIGN AND US UPHEAVAL 

Obama comes back from nine days in Martha’s Vineyard to deal with the crisis in Egypt and a plan to revamp the nation’s financial system. Click here for story

5. EMBATTLED MAYOR BACK TO WORK 

San Diego’s Bob Filner will be at City Hall after two weeks of therapy for making sexual advances on women and growing calls for his resignation. Click here for story

6. NSA REPORTER BLASTS AUTHORITIES FOR DETENTION OF PARTNER 

Guardian reporter Glenn Greenwald called Heathrow Airport’s nine-hour questioning of David Miranda and confiscation of his laptops an attack on journalism. Click here for story

7. HOW TO PREPARE FOR ANOTHER SUPERSTORM 

A presidential task force report out today after Sandy says coastal communities should spend more now and called for a more advanced electrical grid. Click here for story

8. THESE TEXTBOOKS TEACH MISTAKES 

Millions of Mexico’s schoolbooks have dozens of errors, including misspelled words and at least one city located in the wrong state. Click here for story

9. LOHAN TELLS OPRAH TROUBLES ARE BEHIND HER 

The actress says her sixth stint in rehab put her in “a different head space” and says she’s just taking vitamins now and prescription medicine for acid reflux. Click here for story

10. RECORD-BREAKING RUN FOR BOLT 

The Jamaican track star becomes the most decorated athlete in world-championship history with eight golds and two silvers. Click here for story



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