10 Things to Know for Monday

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Posted: Nov 06, 2016 9:15 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. FBI LIFTS CLOUD OF UNCERTAINTY OVER CLINTON

Agency head James Comey abruptly announces that the Democrat should not face criminal charges related to newly discovered emails from her tenure at the State Department.

2. ANOTHER FRONT OPENED IN WAR AGAINST ISLAMIC STATE GROUP

Kurdish-led Syrian forces begin an offensive to liberate the extremists' de facto capital of Raqqa in northern Syria.

3. POLICE: SUSPECT IN KIDNAPPING CONFESSES TO GRISLY QUADRUPLE SLAYING

Todd Kohlhepp's alleged role in the 13-year-old killings was uncovered after a woman was found last week chained in a locked metal container on his property in rural South Carolina.

4. WHAT'S UNITING NORMALLY ANTAGONISTIC SOUTH, NORTH KOREA

South Korean President Park Geun-hye, beset by scandal, seems equally reviled in both countries.

5. COMPANY: ALABAMA GAS PIPELINE BACK IN SERVICE

The pipeline, which transports gasoline from the Gulf Coast to New York City, exploded Monday while a crew was making repairs related to a September gas spill.

6. WHY DEMONSTRATORS TOOK TO STREETS OF HONG KONG

The protests, attended by thousands of people, come after Beijing indicates that it would intervene to deter pro-independence advocates.

7. SAMSUNG SEEKING TO WIN BACK CUSTOMERS

Aiming to recover from its global recalls, the company says it will offer an artificial intelligence assistant service in its upcoming flagship smartphone.

8. HOW UN CLIMATE TALKS COULD BE THROWN OFF COURSE

The talks are playing out against the backdrop of a U.S. election that could have a major impact on America's role in the global agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

9. THE TALL AND SHORT OF IT

LeBron James joins Hillary Clinton at a campaign event in Cleveland, dwarfing the Democratic candidate as he pushes Ohioans to support her at the polls.

10. KENYAN WINS NYC MARATHON FOR THIRD YEAR IN ROW

Mary Keitany defends her title in 2 hours, 24 minutes, 26 seconds, one second behind her time last year. The men's winner is Ghirmay Ghebreslassie of Eritrea.