10 Things to Know for Monday

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Jacob Black ducks his head behind a sign he holds for his mom Jacqueline Black outside of the Duval County Courthouse as the jury enters the fourth day of deliberations in the trail of Michael Dunn, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, in Jacksonville, Fla. Large crowds gathered outside the courthouse to wait for a verdict in the Dunn trial. Dunn was convicted Saturday of attempted murder in the shooting death of a teenager during an argument over loud music, but jurors could not agree on the most serious charge of first-degree murder. (AP Photo/The Florida Times-Union, Kelly Jordan)



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

1. DEADLY BLAST KILLS AT LEAST 4 ON SINAI PENINSULA

The explosion that killed and injured South Korean tourists raises fears that Islamic militants have renewed a bloody campaign to wreck Egypt's tourism industry.

2. JACKSONVILLE SHOOTING VERDICT AGAIN RAISES SELF DEFENSE, RACE ISSUES

In a trial that drew comparisons to the Trayvon Martin case, Michael Dunn faced murder charges for fatally shooting 17-year-old Jordan Davis. But Dunn was convicted on lesser counts.

3. WHAT KERRY CALLS A 'WEAPON OF MASS DESTRUCTION'

The U.S. secretary of state singled out climate change as a 'most fearsome' destructive force, and said the U.S., China and other nations must take immediate steps to fight it.

4. HOW PRISONERS ARE USING SMUGGLED CELLPHONES

Inmates across the U.S. are plotting jailbreaks, running drug rackets and posting to Facebook on the illicit electronic devices.

5. BODE MILLER, OLD MAN OF THE MOUNTAIN

Winning the bronze medal in super-G at the Sochi Winter Games makes the 36-year-old American skier the oldest Alpine medalist in Olympic history.

6. HOUSE DEMS TRY TO FORCE VOTES ON MINIMIUM WAGE, IMMIGRATION

The minority Democrats will seek to persuade some two dozen Republicans to join them and force votes on raising the minimum wage and overhauling immigration.

7. 'KILLER HEROIN' MAY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR 80 US DEATHS

Authorities across the U.S. are seeing more of the street drug spiked with the strong narcotic fentanyl — with deadly results.

8. ANOTHER WINTER STORM CUTS POWER TO SOME IN NORTHEAST

The latest blast of snow to hit New England dumped more than a foot in part of Massachusetts and left thousands without electricity on Cape Cod.

9. 'SNAKE SALVATION' PASTOR DIES AFTER RATTLER BITE

Jamie Coots, a Kentucky preacher who appeared on the National Geographic reality show, was killed after one of the serpents he was holding struck his hand.

10. AFTER BULLYING REPORT, NFL WEIGHS RESPONSE

But it may be difficult to regulate locker room behavior by determining when something a player considers to be harmless locker room nonsense crosses the line.



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