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10 Things to Know for Today

November 27, 2018
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Democratic Senate candidate Mike Espy, center right, embraces a supporter at a rally Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, in Jackson, Miss., before Tuesday's runoff election against Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith. (AP Photo/Jeff Amy)

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

1. MUELLER ACCUSES MANAFORT OF BREAKING PLEA AGREEMENT BY LYING

The extraordinary allegation could expose Trump’s former campaign chairman to a lengthier prison sentence — and potentially more criminal charges.

2. MISSISSIPPI VOTERS TO CAST HISTORIC BALLOTS

In a race in which the state’s racist history became a dominant theme, Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith would be the first woman elected to Congress from Mississippi, and Democrat Mike Espy would be the state’s first black U.S. senator since Reconstruction.

3. WHAT MIGRANTS ARE WEIGHING

Thousands of Central American migrants in Tijuana are exploring their options amid diminishing hope of making successful asylum bids in the U.S. or of crossing the border illegally.

4. KREMLIN: CONFLICT IN EAST UKRAINE COULD ESCALATE

Moscow warns that the martial law that will go into effect in parts of Ukraine might trigger renewed hostilities in the separatist-held east.

5. SAUDI PRINCE LOOKS TO REBUILD IMAGE ABROAD

Mohammed bin Salman’s first international trip since writer Jamal Khashoggi’s killing will offer indications of the repercussions he faces.

6. ‘I DON’T BELIEVE IT’

Trump rejects a central conclusion of a dire report on the economic costs of climate change, but economists say the government’s projections are accurate.

7. DESPITE STRONG ECONOMY, GM SLASHES JOBS

The automaker’s major restructuring is aimed at generating cash to spend on innovation such as electric and autonomous vehicles.

8. ‘TOUCHDOWN CONFIRMED!’

The InSight spacecraft landing at Mars was NASA’s eighth since the 1976 Viking probes and the first in six years.

9. HOLLYWOOD’S AWARDS SEASON KICKS OFF

And Chloe Zhao’s elegiac, lyrical Western “The Rider” takes best feature film at the 28th annual Gotham Awards.

10. TEXANS SET FRANCHISE RECORD

Deshaun Watson throws for 210 yards and two touchdowns and runs for a third score as Houston wins its eighth straight, 34-17 over Tennessee.

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