Dorothy Abernathy, regional media director of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Monday, Nov. 9, 2015. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers:
1. SUU KYI’S PARTY PROJECTS LANDSLIDE IN HISTORIC MYANMAR VOTE
The democracy icon urges supporters not to provoke vanquished rivals who mostly represent the former junta that ruled the Southeast Asian nation for a half-century.
2. MIGRANTS BRACING FOR COLD IN CALAIS
Residents of France’s biggest refugee camp near this English Channel port must combat hunger, filth and illness in a tent village that is transforming into a hard-roofed shantytown for winter.
3. BY MIDDAY, 23,000 RUSSIANS HOME FROM EGYPT
Their returns come after last week’s announcement that Russia was suspending new passenger flights to the Middle Eastern country because of security concerns in the aftermath of the Oct. 31 plane crash.
4. WHO LOOKS TO MEND FRAYED TIES
Obama and Netanyahu are trying to improve their fractured relationship, starting with Monday’s White House meeting, the first time they have talked face to face in more than a year.
5. WHAT DICTATED OBAMA KEYSTONE CALL
The president’s decision to block the oil pipeline exposes an endlessly polarized Washington, and likely hardens its divides.
6. PROTESTS ESCALATE OVER UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI RACE, DISCRIMNATION ISSUES
Demonstrations get a boost when at least 30 black football players announce they will not participate in team activities until the university system’s president is removed.
7. WHY HAWAII’S IMAGE OF PARADISE IS MARRED
Homelessness is on the rise in the state, which has 487 homeless per 100,000 people — the nation’s highest rate per capita, according to federal statistics.
8. CARSON WANTS TO MOVE ON FROM QUESTIONS ABOUT BIOGRAPHY
However, Tuesday’s GOP debate makes that unlikely as the scrutiny reflects the candidate’s shift from political outsider to the top of the polls in the nomination fight.
9. LUFTHANSA STRIKE AFFECTS 113,000 PASSENGERS
Some 929 domestic and international flights are canceled due to all-day walkouts at three German airports staged by a union representing cabin crew.
10. MURRAY’S RETURN TO DALLAS ENDS WITH EAGLES’ WIN
The team sends the Dallas Cowboys to their longest losing streak in 26 years with a 33-27 victory in overtime.