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10 things to know for Monday

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Associated Press
September 9, 2013

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

1. OBAMA TAKES TO THE AIRWAVES 

The president turns to TV as he makes his case for punishing Assad for allegedly using chemical weapons. Click here for story

2. WHO’S COUNTING ON A MILITARY STRIKE 

Maybe more than anyone, America’s pro-Israel lobby is worried that Congress might vote “no” on penalizing Syria. Click here for story

3. OPTING OUT OF STANDARDIZED TESTS 

A growing number of parents aren’t letting their kids take the exams, citing students’ stress and other reasons. Click here for story

4. NFL FAN FALLS, DIES AT STADIUM 

A man who appeared intoxicated plunges to his death from a pedestrian walkway outside San Francisco’s Candlestick Park. Click here for story

5. WHAT’S RIVETING THE ART WORLD  

An Amsterdam museum says it has identified a long-lost Vincent Van Gogh painting, the first full-size canvas by the Dutch master discovered since 1928. Click here for story

6. WHERE GOP HOPEFULS ARE LOOKING FOR MONEY 

Several Republicans who are thinking about running for president are courting senior members of Mitt Romney’s well-oiled campaign finance machine. Click here for story

7. BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO 

A Connecticut couple married for five years has been battling in divorce court for twice that long. Click here for story

8. IN JAMAICA, GANJA TOURS 

Farmers are offering trips — technically illegal — to some of the island’s hidden marijuana plantations. Click here for story

9. FOR VEGAS, ANOTHER OVER-THE-TOP ATTRACTION 

The 55-story High Roller will be the world’s largest Ferris wheel — nine feet taller than the Singapore Flyer. Click here for story

10. BLINK AND YOU’LL MISS IT 

The Redskins’ up-tempo offense will be pitted against an even quicker attack when Washington meets Philadelphia. Click here for story



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