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10 things to know for Monday

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Associated Press
August 12, 2013

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 

1. MOVE TO DISPERSE MORSI CAMPS POSTPONED 

Egyptian authorities have postponed an advance against two sit-ins by supporters of the country’s ousted president to “avoid bloodshed.” Click here for story

2. HOLDER TO END ‘MANDATORY MINIMUMS’

The attorney general will tell lawyers in San Francisco today that the federal government will end the harsher sentencing guidelines for many drug offenders. Click here for story

3. SURVEILLANCE CONTROVERSY HANGS OVER KERRY IN LATIN AMERICA 

A chilly reception is expected in Colombia, one of several countries that oppose the U.S.’ spying program and its attempts to prosecute NSA leaker Edward Snowden. Click here for story

4. WHERE SNOWDEN’S DAD IS GOING 

Lon Snowden says he and a lawyer have papers to visit his son in Russia and discuss how to fight espionage charges in the U.S. Click here for story

5. 2 ARRESTED AFTER WOMEN FOUND SLAIN, TODDLER WANDERING 

Rhode Island police are pursuing charges in the killings of two women and the abduction of one of the women’s 2-year-old boy, who was later found unharmed. Click here for story

6. SINKHOLE THREATENS RESORT VILLA NEAR DISNEY WORLD 

Vacationers were evacuated at the Summer Bay Resort after a huge crack developed in a villa and the building partially collapsed. Click here for story

7. 45 FISHERMEN MISSING AFTER PHILIPPINES TYPHOON 

And one man was killed in a landslide after the powerful storm toppled power lines in a mountainous part of the northern Philippines. Click here for story

8. WHY KIDNAP SUSPECT DREW ATTENTION 

A former Idaho sheriff says James Lee DiMaggio and the teen girl he was traveling with seemed out of place on horseback in the wilderness, without any gear. Click here for story

9. ACTRESS’ TEARFUL DEDICATION TO ‘GLEE’ STAR 

Lea Michele says boyfriend Cory Monteith “was very special to me and also to the world” in her first public appearance since his death at the Teen Choice Awards. Click here for story

10. FIRST-TIME CHAMP NEARLY PERFECT, FROM TEE TO GREEN 

Jason Dufner hit his way to a two-stroke victory over Jim Furyk for the PGA Championship. Click here for story



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