10 Things to Know for Monday

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Posted: Aug 16, 2015 9:11 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 FAVORS DEPORTING US-BORN CHILDREN OF ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS

GOP candidate Donald Trump says he would push to end 'birthright citizenship' for the children of undocumented immigrants living in the U.S.

2. SEARCHERS SPOT WRECKAGE OF MISSING INDONESIA PLANE

The airliner disappeared with 54 people aboard while flying in bad weather in the mountainous easternmost province of Papua.

3. HOT, DRY CONDITIONS FUEL WESTERN WILDFIRES

In central Washington state alone, blazes scorch 155 square miles, forcing some 1,500 residents to evacuate and causing power outages amid an ongoing drought.

4. FORMER NAACP CHAIRMAN AND ACTIVIST JULIAN BOND DIES AT 75

Year after year, Bond was one of the nation's most poetic voices for equality, inspiring fellow activists with his words in the 1960s and sharing the movement's vision with succeeding generations.

5. HOW OBAMA CAN CARRY OUT IRAN NUCLEAR DEAL WITHOUT CONGRESS

The president doesn't need a congressional OK to give Iran billions of dollars in relief from economic sanctions that it would get under the agreement, as long as Tehran honors its commitments.

6. MORGAN FREEMAN MOURNS SLAIN GRANDDAUGHTER

"The world will never know her artistry and talent, and how much she had to offer," the veteran actor says of Edena Hines, who was stabbed to death in Manhattan.

7. WHERE SYRIAN MILITANTS ARE TRYING TO SNEAK IN

Militants have attempted to enter Jordan from Syria by blending in with Syrian refugees, the commander of Jordan's Border Guard tells The AP.

8. DEPUTIES SHOOT SUSPECT IN 18-DAY CALIF. MANHUNT

Benjamin Peter Ashley, suspected of killing a retired dentist and wounding two deputies, eluded police for nearly three weeks in remote terrain east of Bakersfield.

9. 'STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON' GOES STRAIGHT TO TOP OF BOX OFFICE

Universal's N.W.A. biopic earns an astonishing $56.1 million in its debut, according to studio estimates.

10. MAJOR BREAKTHROUGH IN MINORS: BREWERS FARMHAND SAYS HE'S GAY

Milwaukee minor leaguer David Denson comes out as the first openly gay active player on a team affiliated with Major League Baseball.