10 Things to Know for Monday

The Associated Press news@newnan.com Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday. 1. OBAMA'S AMBITIOUS AGENDA FACES THAT DC GRIDLOCK
The 17th president to win re-election has goals that a divided Washington could thwart. 2. ALGERIA DEATH TOLL TOPS 80 Dozens more bodies are found at the natural gas plant in the Sahara, a day after special forces stormed the facility. 3. WHY MLK'S 'CONTENT OF THEIR CHARACTER' QUOTE STILL SPURS DEBATE Liberals and conservatives use the civil rights leader's words to support opposing views on politics, affirmative action and programs for the disadvantaged. 4. MALIAN FORCES ADVANCE ON AL-QAIDA STRONGHOLD Backed by French airstrikes, government troops push toward Diabaly, where militants had taken over a military camp. 5. HOW 'BRAIN PACEMAKERS' MIGHT SLOW ALZHEIMER'S Currents from tiny wires inserted into holes drilled in a patient's skull could offer hope for staving off dementia. 6. WHERE THE MAKER OF BUSHMASTER RIFLES IS EMBRACED Residents of Ilion, N.Y., a blue-collar stretch of the Mohawk Valley, defend their 200-year-old Remington plant. 7. US FLU OUTBREAK SPREADS TO POLITICS New York City weighs mandatory sick leave in the private sector to match San Francisco and the District of Columbia. 8. WHAT'S TARNISHING US MILITARY BRASS At least 30 percent of commanders fired over the past eight years lost their jobs because of sex offenses. 9. WHERE BIG WAVES DRAW BEST SURFERS Swells of at least 20 feet greet competitors in the Mavericks Invitational at a break off Half Moon Bay, south of San Francisco. 10. COACHING BROTHERS TO BATTLE IN SUPER BOWL Ravens coach John Harbaugh will face off against his sibling, 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh in the NFL title game on Feb. 3.


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