10 Things to Know for Monday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:
1. HUNDREDS OF MIGRANTS FEARED LOST AS SMUGGLER’S SHIP OVERTURNS
The vessel’s capsizing off Libya’s coast could be the Mediterranean’s deadliest known migrant tragedy.
2. VIDEO SHOWS MILITANTS EXECUTING ETHIOPIAN CHRISTIANS
The attack widens the circle of nations affected by the Islamic State group’s atrocities.
3. HOW OKLAHOMA CITY PAYS TRIBUTE TO VICTIMS ON BOMBING ANNIVERSARY
Rows of 168 empty chairs honor the victims of the massive blast, set by Timothy McVeigh outside the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building 20 years ago.
4. NEW HAMPSHIRE REPUBLICANS RELISH CROWDED 2016 FIELD
Nearly 20 potential White House candidates — senators, governors, executives and more — have paraded through the state in recent days to curry favor with voters and court party leaders.
5. WHY BALTIMORE POLICE INVESTIGATE MAN INJURED IN CUSTODY
Freddie Gray, 25, of Baltimore, died at a hospital a week after he was hurt following an arrest.
6. WHO SUES SPERM BANK NEARLY 7 YEARS AFTER BIRTH OF CHILD
Two women who chose a donor based on an Atlanta sperm bank’s glowing endorsement say they have since learned the man is a schizophrenic dropout.
7. PILOT DISCUSSES WHY HE LANDED GYROCOPTER ON CAPITOL HILL
Doug Hughes says he hoped to raise awareness about the influence of big money in politics by violating national airspace and trying to deliver his message to Congress.
8. ‘WE’D PREFER NOT TO BE BUZZKILLS THIS 4/20 WEEKEND’
That’s what Denver Police spokeswoman Raquel Lopez said about the low number of arrests at public parties celebrating recreational pot use.
9. DIRECTOR REVEALS PLOT FOR UPCOMING ‘STAR WARS’ FILM
The Jedis are all but extinct, the Old Republic is in turmoil and the threat of the Death Star is looming in “Rogue One,” Gareth Edwards declares.
10. TANK NAMED ‘BEAUTIFUL BULLDOG’ IN IOWA CONTEST
The 2-year-old dog from Des Moines wins the 36th annual tongue-in-cheek canine pageant at Drake University.