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10 things to know for Monday

Monday, February 11, 2013
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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:

1. ISLAMIC EXTREMISTS MENACE NORTHERN MALI AGAIN

Armed with automatic rifles, they launch surprise attack on Gao two weeks after French and Malian troops ousted jihadists.

2. THE CRITICAL TRANSITION FOR NEW US COMMANDER IN AFGHANISTAN

Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford must orchestrate the withdrawal of foreign forces over next 23 months.

3. GRAMMYS SPREAD THE LOVE WITH SURPRISE BEST ALBUM WINNER

Mumford & Sons' Babel won the top prize, while the Three Keys' Dan Auerbach took home four trophies and Fun. won best new artist.

4. BIG REWARD KEEPS HEAT ON FUGITIVE COP

LAPD offers $1M for information leading to the arrest of Christopher Dorner, suspected in three killings.

5. HOW OBAMA IS WIELDING EXECUTIVE POWER NOW

His campaign slogan 'Forward' is springing to life in a surge of executive actions.

6. WHAT'S IN STORE FOR THE SNOWED-IN NORTHEAST

Rain and warmer temps could add to risk that roofs might collapse.

7. STORMS SLAM HATTIESBURG, MISS.

The campus of the University of Southern Mississippi suffered significant damage.

8. RUBIO LOOKS TO FILL GOP LEADERSHIP VACUUM

Florida senator casts himself as evangelist of a modern, inclusive party that welcomes minorities.

9. US LAWMAKERS VOICE CONCERN ABOUT DRONE STRIKES

Even some of the president's allies suggest an uneasiness when the program targets Americans abroad.

10. WHY YOU'LL FIND THE YANKEES PRESIDENT AT DOG SHOW

Randy Levine, co-owner of Mitch, a 5-year-old yellow Lab, says: "He's like Derek Jeter. Very calm."

 

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