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6 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. POPE WRAPS UP US VISIT WITH HUGE MASS IN PHILADELPHIA
    
The open-air service - the last major public event on Francis' itinerary - attracts hundreds of thousands of the faithful.
    
2. OBAMA, OTHER WORLD LEADERS AT UN OUTLINE AMBITIOUS AGENDA
    
The president commits the U.S. to a new blueprint to eliminate poverty and hunger around the globe.
    
3. ASSAD'S MILITARY GETS BOOST
    
Iraq says it will begin sharing "security and intelligence" information with Syria, as well as with Russia and Iran, to help combat the Islamic State group.
    
4. BOEHNER'S MEETING WITH POPE 'HELPED CLEAR THE PICTURE'
    
The Roman-Catholic Ohio congressman says spending a day last week with his spiritual leader was deeply moving - and a reason he moved up his resignation announcement.
    
5. WHERE INDEPENDENCE MOVEMENT IS ADVANCING
    
Pro-secession parties pushing for Spain's Catalonia region to break away and form a new nation win a landmark vote.
    
6. US PROSECUTORS MIGHT HAVE TROUBLE PURSUING VOLKSWAGEN SCANDAL
    
Hauling any of the automaker's executives into a U.S. courtroom could be challenging because much of the conduct at issue probably occurred overseas.
 

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