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10 things to know for Monday, Nov. 24

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

1. UNCERTAINTY OVER FERGUSON DECISION FEEDS ANXIETY

The grand jury weighing whether to charge Officer Darren Wilson in the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown apparently didn’t reach a decision Friday, and there has been no official confirmation on when it will reconvene. FERGUSON

2. GOP’S 2016 HOPEFULS AVOID SPECIFICS IN OPPOSING OBAMA

Many Republicans who may run for the nomination are using a lot of heated rhetoric, but most are not urging any specific steps to oppose the president’s action on immigration. IMMIGRATION-2016

3. HOURS LEFT TO REACH IRANIAN DEAL

Washington and Tehran have already begun discussions on continuing talks beyond Monday’s deadline as they fail to break deadlock on reaching a nuclear agreement. IRAN-NUCLEAR TALKS

4. RIGHTS GROUPS FEAR FOR AFGHANISTAN’S FUTURE

The suicide attack on a prominent female lawmaker’s motorcade last week is raising fears over the rollback of women’s gains in the conservative country. AFGHANISTAN-WOMEN’S RIGHTS IN PERIL

5. AUSTRALIAN MOM CHARGED WITH TRYING TO KILL BABY SHE LEFT IN A DRAIN

The week-old infant had survived five days in a gutter on the side of a highway when cyclists heard it crying. AUSTRALIA ABANDONED BABY

6. SALES OF CHEAP SMARTPHONES RISING

While it may seem that everyone has an iPhone or shiny Galaxy device, many Americans are opting for cheaper handsets that do the job without the high price tag. CHEAP SMARTPHONES

7. WHO IS RECRUITING CHILD SOLDIERS

Islamic State militants in Syria actively conscript children for battle and commit abuses against the most vulnerable, according to a growing body of evidence assembled from residents, activists, independent experts and human rights groups. ISLAMIC STATE-CHILD SOLDIERS

8. WHAT BUFFALO FACES IN WAKE OF RECORD SNOW

Residents in and around the western New York city are bracing for floods and evacuations as up to 7 feet of snow melts amid warmer weather. WINTRY WEATHER

9. HOW COLORADO’S MARIJUANA INDUSTRY IS COURTING HOLIDAY SHOPPERS

From doorbusters to free giftwrapping, the recently legalized pot shops are trying to ring in some extra dollars while selling such goods as grower gift sets. MARIJUANA HOLIDAY SHOPPING

10. PATRIOTS’ 7TH STRAIGHT WIN

New England collects another blowout win in 34-9 rout of Lions. LIONS-PATRIOTS

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