10 Things to Know for Monday

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Posted: Apr 17, 2016 11:12 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. MAGNITUDE-7.8 EARTHQUAKE KILLS HUNDREDS IN ECUADOR

The quake — the strongest to hit the country in decades — is centered on fishing ports and tourist beaches along the Pacific Coast.

2. WHERE TRUMP HAS SURPRISINGLY WIDE FOLLOWING

Staten Island, New York's self-proclaimed "forgotten borough," is a hidden bastion of Republicanism in one of the nation's most liberal cities.

3. BRAZIL'S LOWER HOUSE VOTES TO IMPEACH PRESIDENT

The measure targeting the long-embattled Dilma Rousseff now moves to the Senate.

4. WHAT TASK AMERICANS ARE TAKING CARE OF

Millions of U.S. taxpayers face a midnight deadline to file their tax returns, while millions of others will ask for more time.

5. OIL MEETING IN QATAR ENDS WITHOUT FREEZE

Oil-rich nations fail to reach an agreement on a production freeze — likely meaning that crude prices will drop again.

6. WHO GETS POOR MARKS FOR TRUSTWORTHINESS

Just 6 percent of Americans say they have a lot of confidence in the media — putting the news industry about equal to Congress and well below the public's view of other institutions.

7. FEARS FOR MIGRANTS FOCUS ON LIBYA

Crackdowns on migration across other EU frontiers mean that the dangerous sea crossing from the lawless nation could gain popularity again.

8. FIBBING'S AN ABILITY LEARNED EARLY

Children learn to lie at an average of about 3 years old — often when they realize that other people don't know what they're thinking, a researcher says.

9. CELEB COUPLE WELCOME BABY GIRL

John Legend and Chrissy Teigen announce the birth of their daughter, Luna Simone.

10. WHICH SPORTS EVENT IS CELEBRATING 120th BIRTHDAY

The Boston Marathon was born on April 19, 1897, when a handful of men fueled by steak and whiskey conquered a course initially laid out over 24.5 miles.