10 Things to Know for Monday

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Posted: Aug 09, 2015 9:06 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. HOW FERGUSON MARKS ANNIVERSARY OF MICHAEL BROWN'S DEATH

The father of the slain 18-year-old leads a march in the Missouri town, one year after the shooting that cast greater scrutiny on how police interact with black communities.

2. 'I'M LEADING BY DOUBLE DIGITS, SO MAYBE I SHOULDN'T CHANGE'

That's how GOP candidate Donald Trump responds to the swarm of criticism surrounding his dismissive comments aimed at Fox News debate moderator Megyn Kelly.

3. WHAT ARRIVES IN TURKEY TO JOIN FIGHT AGAINST ISLAMIC STATE

Six U.S. F-16 fighter jets and 300 support personnel deploy to Incirlik Air Base to take part in the campaign to disrupt the terror group.

4. WHY SOCIAL SECURITY FACES PIVOTAL POINT AT 80 YEARS OLD

Congress must act to maintain Social Security as a program that pays for itself, a key feature since its 1935 inception.

5. GEORGIA TOWN REFLECTS ON PAINFUL MEMORIES OF LYNCHING

The Anti-Defamation League will mark the 100th anniversary of the death of Jewish factory superintendent Leo Frank in Marietta, Ga., with a push for a statewide hate-crime law.

6. MAN SUSPECTED OF KILLING 8 IN HOUSTON HAD LENGTHY RECORD

David Conley, charged in the deaths of six children and two adults, has a criminal history dating back 27 years.

7. EPA: 3 MILLION GALLONS OF TOXIC WASTERWATER SPILLS INTO COLO. RIVER

An Environmental Protection Agency-supervised crew trying to enter an abandoned mine to pump out and treat the water caused the spill into the Animas River.

8. MAN GETS NEW TRIAL AFTER 35 YEARS JAILED WITHOUT CONVICTION

Prosecutors and defense lawyers have haggled over whether 59-year-old Jerry Hartfield's right to a speedy trial has been violated.

9. AMID PUSH FOR HIGHER MINIMUM WAGE, CONCERNS ABOUT ENFORCEMENT

The Department of Labor estimates that there are 560,000 violations of the federal minimum wage law every week in New York and California alone.

10. NFL, MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL ICON GIFFORD DIES AT 84

Frank Gifford helped the New York Giants win an NFL title in 1956, then spent many years as a pro football broadcaster and covered several Olympics as well.