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10 things to know for Monday

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Associated Press
October 7, 2013

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

1.  TWO AMERICANS AND A GERMAN WIN NOBEL PRIZE IN MEDICINE 

Their work helped scientists understand how “cargo is delivered to the right place at the right time” inside cells. Click here for story

2.  LIBYA WANTS ‘CLARIFICATIONS’ ON ABDUCTION 

A day after special forces kidnap a suspected al-Qaida figure, the government is asking the U.S. questions and saying Libyans should be tried at home. Click here for story

3.  ELIZABETH SMART RECOUNTS ‘9 MONTHS OF HELL’

In “My Story,” she details her 2002 kidnapping, at age 14, from her bedroom in Salt Lake City. Click here for story

4.  US EDGES CLOSER TO FIRST-EVER DEFAULT 

Boehner again rules out a House vote on a straightforward bill to boost the nation’s debt limit without concessions from Obama. Click here for story

5.  KERRY PRAISES ASSAD ON WEAPONS DESTRUCTION 

The U.S. secretary of state says the Syrian president deserves credit for his country’s speedy compliance. Click here for story

6.  NO PUNISHMENT FOR MISHANDLING TRIBAL FUNDS 

An AP analysis shows Indian tribes have been caught misappropriating millions of taxpayer dollars, but suffer few consequences. Click here for story

7.  MONSTER TRUCK RAMS CROWD IN MEXICO 

Eight are dead and dozens injured after the vehicle shoots into a crowd of spectators, and the governor says a test had detected alcohol in the driver’s breath. Click here for story

8.  HOW NORTH KOREA IS SHOWING ITS MOXIE 

A ski resort has taken shape — never mind that only 5,500 of the country’s 24 million people participate in the sport. But leader Kim Jong Un is among them. Click here for story

9.  MOVING ON FROM THE BOSTON BOMBING 

Victims who lost legs in the deadly attack are learning how to run again with prosthetics. Click here for story

10.  WHAT JOE TORRE IS LOOKING FORWARD TO NEXT YEAR 

The MLB’s executive vice president is hopeful the expanded instant-replay system will be ready in 2014. Click here for story



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