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Mon October 7, 2013

10 Things to Know for Monday, October 7, 2013

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

1. 5 ACHIEVEMENTS THAT HAVEN'T WON A NOBEL

Here's a look at some scientific breakthroughs that haven't made the cut — yet. NOBEL-GLANCE

2.LIBYA WANTS 'CLARIFICATIONS' ON ABDUCTION

A day after special forces kidnap a suspected al-Qaida figure, the government is asking the U.S. questions and saying Libyans should be tried at home. LIBYA-MILITANT NABBED

3. ELIZABETH SMART RECOUNTS '9 MONTHS OF HELL'

In "My Story," she details her 2002 kidnapping, at age 14, from her bedroom in Salt Lake City. ELIZABETH SMART MEMOIR

4. US EDGES CLOSER TO FIRST-EVER DEFAULT

Boehner again rules out a House vote on a straightforward bill to boost the nation's debt limit without concessions from Obama. BUDGET BATTLE

5. KERRY PRAISES ASSAD ON WEAPONS DESTRUCTION

The U.S. secretary of state says the Syrian president deserves credit for his country's speedy compliance.APEC-US-RUSSIA

6. TRIBES GO UNPUNISHED FOR MISHANDLING FUNDS

An AP analysis shows Indian tribes have been caught misappropriating millions of taxpayer dollars, but suffer few consequences. TRIBAL TROUBLES

7. MONSTER TRUCK RAMS CROWD IN MEXICO

Eight are dead and dozens injured after the vehicle shoots into a crowd of spectators, and the governor says a test had detected alcohol in the driver's breath. MEXICO-MONSTER TRUCK ACCIDENT

8. HOW NORTH KOREA IS SHOWING ITS MOXIE

A ski resort has taken shape — never mind that only 5,500 of the country's 24 million people participate in the sport. But leader Kim Jong Un is among them. SKI NORTH KOREA

9. MOVING ON FROM THE BOSTON BOMBING

Victims who lost legs in the deadly attack are learning how to run again with prosthetics. BOSTON MARATHON-AMPUTEES

10. WHAT JOE TORRE IS LOOKING FORWARD TO NEXT YEAR

The MLB's executive vice president is hopeful the expanded instant-replay system will be ready in 2014. MLB-TORRE-REPLAY

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