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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. BRUSSELS REMAINS ON HIGH ALERT OVER ATTACK THREAT
"We fear an attack like in Paris, with several individuals, perhaps in several places," Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel says, as troops patrol the streets, and schools and subways stay closed.
2. OBAMA: "WE WILL DESTROY THIS TERRORIST ORGANIZATION"
Rejecting the notion of an existential threat from the Islamic State group, the president says the militants "can't beat us on the battlefield, so they try to terrorize us into being afraid."
3. HOW CANDIDATES FARE ON CLIMATE CHANGE KNOWLEDGE
Eight scientists grade comments that the 2016 White House rivals have made on climate issues, with Hillary Clinton receiving the highest grades and Sen. Ted Cruz the lowest.
4. A SINGLE PHOTO GAVE MOMENTUM TO U. OF MISSOURI PROTESTS
The image of the Mizzou football team standing with a fellow student and hunger protester put a spotlight on black students' experiences at predominantly white campuses - and preceded the school president's resignation.
5. WHO'S BUYING FORGED TALIBAN DOCUMENTS
Threatening letters from the Taliban - once tantamount to a death sentence - are now being forged and hawked to those seeking asylum in Europe.
6. WHAT CONFRONTS LOUISIANA GOVERNOR-ELECT
Democrat John Bel Edwards prepares to enter office facing a $1 billion budget shortfall.
7. SYRIA'S ASSAD MAY OUTLAST OBAMA IN OFFICE
As the United States has turned its attention to defeating the Islamic State group, it has softened its stance against the Syrian president.
8. UTILITY COMPANIES LOOK TO DRONES TO INSPECT POWER LINES
The remote-controlled devices make the work of linemen safer and less expensive, an industry group says.
9. BIEBER, CARRIE UNDERWOOD, ARIANA GRANDE SET FOR AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS
One Direction is nominated for artist of the year, competing against Grande, Luke Bryan, Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift.
10. IOWA RISES TO NO. 3 IN AP POLL
Clemson remains atop the football rankings, and Alabama stays in second, but Ohio State drops to No. 8 after losing to Michigan State.