10 Things to Know for Monday

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Posted: Nov 13, 2016 9:14 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. TRUMP FILLS TWO KEY JOBS

Republican Party chief Reince Priebus will be the White House chief of staff, while conservative media exec Stephen Bannon — an unconventional pick — is named top strategist.

2. ELECTION UPENDS BATTLEGROUND ON ABORTION, LGBT RIGHTS

For the combatants in America's long-running culture wars, Trump's triumph sparked elation on one side, deep dismay on the other.

3. MAGNITUDE-7.8 EARTHQUAKE HITS NEW ZEALAND

The powerful tremor on South Island kills at least two people while damaging buildings and triggering landslides.

4. HOW PARIS ATTACKS CHANGED FRANCE

A year after the bloody assaults by Islamic State extremists, tourism is hurting, armed forces roam the streets and the country is still under a state of emergency.

5. HOPEFUL SIGN IN FIGHT AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE

Worldwide emissions of heat-trapping carbon dioxide flattened out in the past three years, a study shows.

6. WHERE WORSE HAS COME TO WORST

There's fear that the water supply in Newburgh, a small upstate New York city already plagued by crime and crumbling infrastructure, was contaminated with a suspected carcinogen.

7. AND THE LAST SHALL BE FIRST

Invited to a special Mass by the pope, homeless people are given VIP seats in St. Peter's Basilica.

8. WHAT BENEFITS CLEAN LIVING CAN PRODUCE

Even for people whose genes are stacked against them, the chances of a heart attack are cut in half if they don't smoke, eat well, exercise and stay slim, a study shows.

9. ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAMER DIES AT 74

Leon Russell was a top session player in the 1960s and '70s who later had a successful solo career with such hits as "Tight Rope" and "Lady Blue."

10. COWBOYS STILL NFL'S HOTTEST CLUB

Dallas' 35-30 victory over Pittsburgh is its eighth in a row, matching the longest single-season win streak in club history.