10 Things to Know for Monday

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Posted: Jun 05, 2016 11:08 PM
10 Things to Know for Monday

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

1. WHO IS CLOSING IN ON PARTY NOMINATION

Hillary Clinton wins the Democratic presidential primary in Puerto Rico, placing her on the cusp of having enough delegates to claim her party's nomination.

2. SOME REPUBLICANS ASK TRUMP TO BACK DOWN

Two powerful senators warn Donald Trump to drop his attacks on a Latino judge presiding over a lawsuit against Trump University, while another prominent Republican urges Trump to act like "a potential leader of the United States."

3. ALI MOURNED BY MUSLIMS, HOMETOWN

As Muhammad Ali's body returns to Louisville, he is remembered for speaking out on behalf of Islam, even in his final months.

4. ISLAM'S HOLIEST TIME BEGINS

Millions of Muslims around the world will mark the start of the holy month of Ramadan on Monday, a time marked by intense prayer, dawn-to-dusk fasting and nightly feasts.

5. HOW THE ISLAMIC STATE GROUP HANDLES SPIES

A fear of informants has fueled paranoia in the group, which has killed dozens of its own members in a vicious purge after a string of airstrikes killed prominent figures in the organization.

6. WHO WON MISS USA PAGEANT

Deshauna Barber, a 26-year-old Army officer from the District of Columbia, gave a strong answer when asked about women in combat and advanced to the Miss Universe contest.

7. SEVERE WEATHER ON ITS WAY

Tropical Storm Colin forms in the Gulf of Mexico and is predicted to land in Florida, with the threat of heavy rains and high wind moving quickly eastward from the Gulf of Mexico.

8. WHERE GAYS ARE BLACKMAILED

Criminal gangs in Russia, operating through dating sites, have found a lucrative new blackmail target: homosexual men.

9. US CITIES STRUGGLE TO EXPLAIN VIOLENT CRIME SPIKE

The numbers are up in many big cities across the U.S., but experts say there's no one reason to account for it, stumping law enforcement officials seeking a way to combat the problem.

10. WARRIORS WHIP CAVS, TAKE 2-0 LEAD IN NBA FINALS

Draymond Green played big on both ends of the court as Golden State beat Cleveland 110-77 and moved two wins from a repeat championship.