10 things to know for Monday

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Fred Thompson, Former U.S Senator, Actor, Dead at 73

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

1. FORMER SEN. FRED THOMPSON DIES AT 73

The folksy Republican from Tennessee who appeared in feature films and television shows including a role on "Law & Order" dies following a recurrence of lymphoma, his family says.

2. OFFICIAL: RUSSIAN AIRLINER BROKE UP AT HIGH ALTITUDE

The jet's wreckage lies scattered over a large area in Egypt's Sinai, indicating the plane disintegrated while flying high, says the head of Russia's federal aviation agency. The disaster killed all 224 people aboard.

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Russian Plane Crash: 'Plane Descended Very Rapidly'

3. WHAT COMES OUT OF S. KOREA, JAPAN, CHINA SUMMIT

The three key Asian nations, who often bicker over history and territory, agree to seek improved ties and work on a free-trade deal.

4. WHO WON'T WORK WITH OBAMA ON IMMIGRATION REFORM

Newly minted House Speaker Paul Ryan puts off any prospect of immigration overhaul until at least 2017, when the president leaves office.

5. S. KOREA PULLS CHILD SURVEILLANCE APP OFF MARKET

"Smart Sheriff" was designed to keep kids safe from online pornography and other cyber-ills, but sloppy security put the personal details of hundreds of thousands of children at risk.

6. WHY KY GOVERNOR'S RACE COULD HAVE RIPPLE EFFECTS

The election turns into a referendum on President Obama's health care law, and the results could affect health insurance for over half a million people.

7. NEW PLANT TESTS US THIRST FOR SEAWATER DESALINATION

The San Diego facility could offer a partial answer to providing drinking water for communities hit by recurring drought.

8. TURKEY'S RULING PARTY SECURES STUNNING PARLIAMENTARY VICTORY

The preliminary results give Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu's party a comfortable majority in the 550-seat parliament.

9. US EPISCOPAL CHURCH INSTALLS FIRST BLACK LEADER

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry urges Episcopalians to evangelize by crossing divides of race, education and wealth.

10. OHIO STATE, BAYLOR TOP AP COLLEGE POLL

Things held mostly steady in the college poll: Ohio State was off Saturday and retained all 39 of its first-place votes.

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