10 Things to Know for Monday

Published on NewsOK Modified: August 24, 2014 at 8:18 pm •  Published: August 24, 2014
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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:

1. WHO ASKS FOR 'DAY OF SILENCE' ON MONDAY

The father of Michael Brown, the black 18-year-old shot to death by a white police officer in Missouri, sends out a plea for peace as he lays his son to rest.

2. 6.0 CALIFORNIA QUAKE CAUSES INJURIES, POWER OUTAGES

The largest earthquake to hit the San Francisco Bay Area in 25 years sends scores of people to hospitals, sparks fires, damages historic buildings and knocks out power to thousands of homes and businesses.

3. U.S. JOURNALIST HELD BY AL-QAIDA-LINKED GROUP RELEASED

Peter Theo Curtis of Massachusetts is freed less than a week after the horrific execution of American journalist James Foley by Islamic militants.

4. REBELS PARADE CAPTURED UKRAINIAN SOLDIERS THROUGH DONETSK

The spectacle of the bruised and filthy soldiers surrounded by gun-toting pro-Russian insurgents came as Ukrainians in Kiev celebrated their country's independence from the Soviet Union.

5. WHY ISRAEL LEADER TRIES TO LINK HAMAS, IRAQ EXTREMISTS

Israel's prime minister tries to capitalize on the gruesome video of an American journalist's beheading by the Islamic State extremist group, saying Hamas is an equally vicious foe.

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