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10 Things to Know for Today

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

1. TRUMP TAKING SHUTDOWN BATTLE TO US-MEXICO BORDER

The president is seeking to bolster his case for a border wall after the latest negotiations with Democrats blew up over his funding demands.

2. STAND TAKEN AGAINST FORCED LABOR

On the heels of an AP investigation, a U.S. company that stocks college bookstores with team apparel cut ties with a Chinese company that drew workers from an internment camp.

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3. REBEL DRONE BOMBS YEMEN MILITARY PARADE

The brazen attack that killed at least six troops threatens U.N.-brokered peace efforts to end the yearslong war tearing at the Arab world’s poorest nation.

4. CONGO DECLARES ELECTION WINNER

Opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi surprisingly wins the long-delayed, disorganized and controversial presidential election as the country braces for possible protests over alleged rigging.

5. AP: IRAQ CLOSES CAMPS FOR DISPLACED

Accused by their tribes in Anbar province of collaborating with the Islamic State group, many families cannot return home. Others worry there is no work, schooling, or housing to return to.

6. SCIENTISTS SEEK WAYS TO TAKE REAL MEASURE OF PAIN

Among the devices in early-stage testing: one that peeks into the eyes to link pupil reactions to pain.

7. LIBERAL LAWMAKERS TO UNVEIL DRUG COST LEGISLATION

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The package aims to radically reduce what Americans pay for prescription drugs by linking prices to lower costs in other countries.

8. HOW ATTORNEY GENERAL NOMINEE FEELS ABOUT MUELLER

The new Senate Judiciary chairman says William Barr has confidence in the special counsel and will let him complete his Russia investigation.

9. ‘MAMMA MIA! MAMMA MIA!’

“Bohemian Rhapsody”, the Golden Globe-winning Queen biopic, will be released as a sing-along in more than 750 theaters in North America.

10. VONN NOT OBSESSING OVER WORLD CUP MARK

As she closes in on Ingemar Stenmark’s record 86 wins, Lindsey Vonn doesn’t want health or history to dictate when her storied skiing career ends.

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