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November 5, 2012

10 Things to Know for Monday

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

  • WHITE HOUSE RACE COMES DOWN TO THE WIRE

Two days from judgment by the voters, Obama and Romney stress their differences on the economy, health care and more while professing an eagerness to work across party lines and end Washington gridlock.

  • WHAT NEW WEATHER SYSTEM LOOMS ON HORIZON

As many storm victims in N.Y. and N.J. try to keep warm amid falling temperatures, a powerful Nor’easter could reach the region by midweek.

  • STORM-RAVAGED SECTIONS OF N.Y., N.J. PREPARE TO VOTE

Barely a week after Superstorm Sandy hit, organizers in the Northeast express guarded optimism that the presidential election will proceed with little disruption.

  • SYRIAN REBELS CAPTURE OILFIELD

Opposition fighters overrun the facility near the border with Iraq; the move is largely symbolic because they would face serious challenges to getting the oil to market.

  • HOW EGYPT’S COPTIC CHRISTIANS CHOSE A NEW LEADER

A blindfolded child reaches into a crystal chalice and pulls out one of three slips of paper with names on them to determine the new pope.

  • CHILD MAULED AT PITTSBURGH ZOO

The 2-year-old boy dies after falling about 11 feet into an exhibit and getting attacked by African painted dogs, zoo officials say.

  • HELICOPTER CRASH KILLS TWO ATLANTA BROTHERS

The men, both police officers, were flying low in a search for a runaway 9-year-old when the aircraft descended into power lines.  

  • WHY APPLE PAID 1.9 PERCENT TAX ON FOREIGN EARNINGS

The tech giant shifted profits to countries with low rates to minimize its bill in the latest fiscal year, a technique also used by other multinational corporations.

  • INMATES MAKE MORE THAN LICENSE PLATES

Debate simmers over some 13,000 prisoners working in federal lockups for a few dollars a day who make everything from military uniforms to furniture.

  • WHERE THEY FOUND ESCAPE IN FLOOD’S WAKE

“We could really use this game and having a good time,” says Courtney Davis, who took in the Giants-Steelers matchup at the Meadowlands. It took her mind off her storm-wracked hometown of Sea Bright, N.J.

 

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