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10 Things to Know for Monday

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

1. NEW ISLAMIC STATE VIDEO SURFACES

The video purports to show militants in Libya beheading several Coptic Christian hostages.

2. FRAGILE UKRAINE TRUCE LARGELY HOLDING

But continued fighting over a bitterly contested railway hub is threatening to upend the delicate settlement.

3. WHO COULD HAVE BEEN INFLUENCED BY CHARLIE HEDBO MASSACRE

The slain gunman suspected in the deadly Copenhagen attacks was a 22-year-old with a history of violence who may have been inspired by the massacre in Paris last month, officials say.

4. WHAT FAA PLANS TO CLEAR FOR FLIGHT

Long-anticipated rules on commercial drones will eventually open an era in which small unmanned aircraft perform routine tasks - crop monitoring, aerial photography, inspections of bridges, and much more.

5. WHERE THEY'RE WELCOMING MORE SNOW

While southern New England residents bemoan every new storm, ski resorts to the north are expecting visitors to flock to the mountains for rare powder, heading into the mid-winter school break.

6. HACKING RING STEALS UP TO $1B FROM BANKS WORLDWIDE

The hackers have been active since at least the end of 2013 and infiltrated more than 100 banks in 30 countries, according to a cybersecurity firm's report.

7. BOYFRIEND DESCRIBES EFFORT TO FREE AMERICAN HOSTAGE

In an AP interview, Omar Alkhani details the last time he saw Kayla Mueller in 2013 as a prisoner of the Islamic State group, who confirmed her death earlier this month.

8. BLACK FEMALE FILMMAKERS: ONE OF HOLLYWOOD'S RARITIES

"Selma" director Ava DuVernay, as a black woman, defied incredible odds with her film's best-picture bid at next Sunday's Academy Awards.

9. STUDY: U.S. TEENS ARE GETTING SLEEPIER

Many lack even seven hours of shut-eye each night and the problem has worsened over two decades, research says.

10. 'SNL' CELEBRATES THE BIG 4-0

Guests include Robert DeNiro, Steve Martin, Eddie Murphy, Taylor Swift and everyone else who has ever been an "SNL" regular, guest host, musical performer or behind-the-scenes creative force.

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