10 Things to Know for Monday

10 Things to Know for Monday
The Associated Press

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

1. ‘NO MORE DACA DEAL!’

President Trump insists a program to help “Dreamer” immigrants is finished, and he threatens a free trade agreement with Mexico unless it does more to stop people from crossing into the U.S.

2. WHO MAKES IT CLEAR HE WAS FIRED

Former Veterans Affairs chief David Shulkin says he had no plans to resign, and was only told of Trump’s decision to replace him shortly before the president’s Twitter announcement.

3. IN EASTER MESSAGE, POPE APPEALS FOR PEACE IN SYRIA

The pontiff calls for a “swift end” to seven years of carnage.

4. WHERE MLK LEGACY STANDS, 50 YEARS AFTER HIS DEATH

Martin Luther King’s work continues today in a new generation protesting many of the same issues the civil rights icon confronted: inequality, police brutality and poverty.

5. OUTRAGE SIMMERS OVER 64 DEATHS IN SIBERIAN MALL FIRE

“This tragedy reflects all of Russia’s problems — the corruption of officials who closed their eyes to problems with fire safety, uncoordinated work of the special services, the imperviousness of authorities,” says Rasim Yaraliyev, head of a citizen’s group.

6. WHAT 8.5-TON OBJECT IS HURTLING TOWARD EARTH

China’s defunct Tiangong 1 space station is expected to re-enter the atmosphere within hours.

7. COSBY RETRIAL SET TO START

The #MeToo movement will loom over the proceedings when jury selection gets underway in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault retrial.

8. SAKS, LORD & TAYLOR SUFFER DATA BREACHES

The disclosure comes after a New York-based security firm reveals that a hacking group began boasting on dark websites that it is ready to sell up to 5 million stolen credit and debit cards.

9. ROCK & ROLL HOF TO RECEIVE $4.1M GRANT

PNC Bank pledges the money to support free events, interactive exhibit storytelling and live music.

10. ‘READY PLAYER ONE’ TOPS WEEKEND BOX OFFICE

Steven Spielberg’S action-adventure film earns solid $53.2 million.

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