10 Things to Know for Monday
The Associated Press
Oct. 26, 2015
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:
1. WHALE-WATCHING BOAT SINKS OFF BRITISH COLUMBIA
The vessel was carrying 27 people and Canadian authorities are saying at least three have died.
2. SUSPECT IN OKLAHOMA CRASH MAY BE MENTALLY ILL
The woman faces second-degree murder charges after authorities say she plowed her car into a crowd at Oklahoma State University homecoming parade, killing three adults and a toddler.
3. EU, BALKAN COUNTRIES COMMIT TO MORE SHELTER FOR MIGRANTS
At the end of a contentious late-night meeting, the 11 leaders decide that reception capacities should be boosted in Greece and along the Balkans migration route to accommodate 100,000 more people as winter looms.
4. NEW CHANCE TO HEAL
Kim Phuc, who was immortalized as "napalm girl" in a famous AP photograph from the Vietnam war, is getting a series of laser treatments that will relieve the deep aches from her old burn scars.
5. WHAT IS SPARED DESTRUCTION FROM HURRICANE PATRICIA
Drenching storms that made it all the way to Texas finally clear, without leaving behind the devastation that was feared.
6. WHOM EARLY PRISON RELEASE WILL TEST
The 6,000 drug felons who are set to be freed around Nov. 1 as part of a national effort to reduce some drug sentences may not receive the support they will need to re-enter civilian life.
7. RIGHT-WING PARTY WINS POLAND'S PARLIAMENTARY VOTE
An exit poll shows the conservative Law and Justice party winning 39 percent of the vote, enough to govern alone without forming a coalition.
8. TV COMIC BECOMES GUATEMALA'S NEW PRESIDENT
Jimmy Morales takes a commanding lead in the presidential runoff election in the country, where huge protests and widespread public anger over corruption help oust the last government.
9. WHO TEAMS UP AGAINST GUN VIOLENCE
Comedian Amy Schumer and her cousin, Sen. Charles Schumer, stood in front of New York's City Hall for what they call their "crusade on guns."
10. JUSTIN BIEBER IS BIG WINNER AT MTV EMAS
The pop singer dominates the ceremony with five European music awards, including for best male performer, best collaboration and best look.