10 Things to Know for Monday

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Posted: Oct 16, 2016 9:19 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. PUSH TO RETAKE MOSUL BEGINS

Iraq announces the start of operations to drive Islamic State militants from the country's second-largest city.

2. RUNNING MATE TEMPERS TRUMP'S COMPLAINTS

With the billionaire businessman complaining of a "rigged election," Mike Pence pledges that he and Trump will abide by "the will of the American people" on Election Day.

3. WHAT ASSAD LIKELY DOESN'T HAVE TO FEAR

The U.S. and Britain acknowledge the Western world's weak support for any military action against Syria's government.

4. NORTH CAROLINA ESTIMATES DAMAGE FROM MATTHEW

Flooding from the hurricane caused $1.5 billion in damage to 100,000 homes, businesses and government buildings, the state says.

5. WHY FBI WANTS NATIONAL DATABASE TO TRACK POLICE USE OF FORCE

Amid a debate over fatal shootings by police, the U.S. lacks comprehensive data about just how many citizens are killed or injured by law enforcement.

6. REUNIONS SPARK JOY, JUBILATION, DANCING

Twenty-one Nigerian schoolgirls, freed by Boko Haram after 2½ years in captivity, are reunited with their families.

7. ROCKET LIFTS OFF FROM GOBI DESERT

China launches a pair of astronauts on a mission to dock with an experimental space station and remain aboard for 30 days.

8. WHERE AN UNUSUAL EDUCATIONAL EXPERIMENT IS UNFOLDING

At tuition-free Florida Atlantic University High, all students can simultaneously earn their high school diploma and bachelor's degree.

9. NASHVILLE HONORS MUSIC LEGENDS

Singer Randy Travis, fiddler Charlie Daniels and producer Fred Foster are joining the Country Music Hall of Fame.

10. COLIN KAEPERNICK MAKES SEASON DEBUT FOR 49ERS

After kneeling during the national anthem, the QB is showered with boos and San Francisco goes on to lose to the Bills in Buffalo, 45-16.