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The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Monday, Oct. 20

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers.

1. WHY SUSPECTED NAZI WAR CRIMINALS COLLECTED MILLIONS IN SOC. SECURITY

The payments flowed through a loophole that has given the U.S. Justice Department leverage to persuade Nazi suspects to leave the country and keep the benefits, according to AP interviews and internal government records. NAZI-SOCIAL SECURITY

2. PRESIDENT CLEARS SCHEDULE TO FOCUS ON EBOLA

The White House is making sure Obama’s schedule is flexible to enable him to maneuver the rapidly changing public health crisis. OBAMA

3. CLINICS URGE POTENTIAL EBOLA PATIENTS TO GO TO HOSPITALS

Urgent care facilities say they are unequipped to deal with the deadly disease. EBOLA-URGENT CARE

4. U.S. AIRDROPS WEAPONS, SUPPLIES TO KURDISH FIGHTERS

The Pentagon says C-130 planes dropped arms to Syrian Kurds in and near Kobani to enable them to continue their resistance to Islamic State assaults. UNITED STATES-ISLAMIC STATE

5. CUOMO’S HIGH PROFILE COULD BE PRELUDE TO 2016 BID

Recent overseas trips and a published memoir may mean the New York governor is eyeing a presidential run. CUOMO’S FUTURE

6. HONG KONG LEADER BLAMES “EXTERNAL FORCES” FOR UNREST

The territory’s chief executive says foreign entities are taking part in the pro-democracy protests that have shaken up the business hub for three weeks. HONG KONG-DEMOCRACY PROTEST

7. POLICE SEEK CLUES WHERE REMAINS FOUND IN VA

Forensic tests were needed to confirm whether the remains match the 18-year-old Hannah Graham, missing since Sept. 13. MISSING UVA STUDENT

8. ‘IT LOOKS LIKE WE’VE DODGED A BULLET YET AGAIN’

That’s Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell’s reaction to a near miss by Hurricane Ana, now on track to pass Hawaii without doing much damage. TROPICAL WEATHER-HAWAII

9. WHERE THE SEARCH FOR SURVIVORS IS ENDING

Nepal is calling off a rescue operation on a popular trekking route where 38 people died in a series of blizzards and avalanches. NEPAL-AVALANCHE

10. WHO BREAKS JIM BROWN’S NFL RUSHING RECORD

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