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November 12, 2012

10 Things to Know for Monday


Associated Press

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

“We received no advanced notice. It was like a lightning bolt,” Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein says of the FBI investigation that led the CIA chief to quit over an extramarital affair.

President Obama tells veterans that the nation must commit every day “to serving you as well as you’ve served us.”

Long Islanders rail against a utility that has lagged behind others in restoring electricity, two weeks after Superstorm Sandy.

Thousands of New Jersey residents displaced by Superstorm Sandy are frantically calling real estate offices, looking to rent homes or apartments while they figure out what to do about their storm-ravaged dwellings.

Investigators haven’t ruled out any possible causes of a blast killed 2 and damaged up to 31 homes in Indianapolis.

Greek lawmakers approve the country’s 2013 austerity budget, an essential step in Greece’s efforts to persuade creditors to unblock a vital rescue loan installment.

The head of the broadcaster’s governing body is calling for a “thorough, radical structural overhaul” after the bungling of reports that powerful Britons sexually abused children.

The faded blue pinafore dress Judy Garland wore in “The Wizard of Oz” nets $480,000 at auction.

Valerie Eliot refused to cooperate with biographers but welcomed the unlikely, and lucrative, idea of a musical based on the poet’s “Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats.”

Philadelphia drops its fifth-straight game and quarterback Michael Vick suffers a concussion in a 38-23 loss to the Cowboys.