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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Monday, Feb. 1

Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Monday, Feb. 1, 2016. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers.
 
1. DEMOCRATIC, GOP RACES TIGHT AS IOWA KICKS OFF 2016 VOTING
 
Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders hope to ride voter energy into victories in Monday’s caucuses, as Ted Cruz and Hillary Clinton bank on sophisticated get-out-the vote operations.
 
2. MYANMAR HOUSE BEGINS NEW SESSION DOMINATED BY SUU KYI PARTY
 
It will install the country’s first democratically elected government in more than 50 years.
 
3. WHICH PRINCIPLES LAW ENFORCEMENT LEADERS EXAMINE
 
Police across the United States are rethinking how they use force amid national outrage over questionable shootings and violent arrests.
 
4. WHO IS CHARGED IN TEEN GIRL’S DEATH
 
Two Virginia Tech engineering students are arrested in connection with the death of 13-year-old Nicole Madison Lovell who disappeared last week.
 
5. WHERE MYSTERIOUS TURKISH CLERIC RESIDES
 
The AP visits Fethullah Gulen, who is accused of plotting to overthrow Turkey’s officially secular government, in a gated 26-acre compound in Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains.
 
6. ISRAELI ACADEMICS FACE GROWING BOYCOTT PRESSURES
 
They experience snubs at academic conferences, struggle to get recommendations and can encounter difficulty publishing in professional journals.
 
7. NTSB TO RELEASE DOCUMENTS IN AMTRAK CRASH PROBE
 
Next, investigators will analyze the evidence, prepare a report on the probable cause of the derailment and make safety recommendations.
 
8. FEDERAL COAL SALES MORATORIUM SHAKES INDUSTRY STRONGHOLD
 
Obama’s administration orders a three-year ban, and it’s putting a rare mood on folks in Gillette, a ranching-turned-energy town of 32,000: pessimism.
 
9. NYC JURY HEARS DETAILS OF MODERN MASTERS FORGERY SCANDAL
 
It features a Chinese immigrant who forged fakes of Jackson Pollock and Mark Rothko in his garage.
 
10. DRIVEN BY DESIRE TO HONOR AILING DENVER BRONCOS OWNER
 
John Elway wants nothing more than to return the favor to Pat Bowlen and hand him a Lombardi Trophy in Super Bowl 50.

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