10 Things to Know for Monday February 10, 2014

10 Things to Know for Monday February 10, 2014

7:23am Feb 10, 2014
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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. AP FINDS MILITARY'S HANDLING OF SEX-ABUSE CASES VERGES ON CHAOTIC  Analysis of more than 1,000 cases in Japan shows suspects unlikely to serve time even when authorities agreed a crime was committed. JAPAN-US MILITARY-SEXUAL ASSAULTS

2.WHO PRODUCED THE MOST SCRUTINIZED TV MOMENT OVER THE WEEKEND  AP's Dave Bauder says Ashley Wagner's one-word response to her score triggered viewers to rewind their DVRs.   ARMCHAIR OLYMPICS

3. AVERAGE BRITONS FEAR RIGID CLASS SYSTEM IS BACK ON THE RISE  But the story is more complicated this time. Elite still rule, but lineage is less important, and money and education count for more.   BRITAIN-CLASS ACTS

4. "DO YOU KNOW THE WAY TO SAN JOSE?"  AP finds at least 150 planes since the early '90s have landed at the wrong airport or caught their mistake in time. Silicon Valley airport cited the most.   WRONG AIRPORT LANDINGS

5. WHY ARGENTINA'S CURRENCY TROUBLES AREN'T HURTING BRAZIL  Unlike a decade ago, larger middle class and buildup of foreign reserves have insulated the country from its neighbor to the south.  BRAZIL-ARGENTINA'S IMPACT

6. NEW YORK CITY CLOSE TO BANNING HORSE-DRAWN CARRIAGES  That leaves the worrisome question of what will happen to the 200 horses licensed to work in Central Park.   NYC CARRIAGE HORSES

7. WHEN CANCELLATIONS BECAUSE OF SNOW ADD UP TO HEADACHES  Schools in at least 10 states have had so many this winter they'll have to schedule makeup days or sacrifice some of their spring holidays.  WINTER WEATHER-SNOW DAYS

8. WHAT NEW YORK'S NEW MAYOR WILL SAY IN HIS STATE OF THE CITY SPEECH  Bill de Blasio is expected to offer a glimpse into his signature goal of fighting the city's widening income inequality gap.  NYC MAYOR-STATE OF CITY

9. U.S. ECONOMY MAY BE AS ROBUST AS IT'S GOING TO GET  Short-term drag from weather, slow growth overseas may be followed by demographic hit as baby boomers retire.   ECONOMY-AS GOOD AS IT GETS?

10. NORTH KOREA RESCINDS INVITATION TO DISCUSS RELEASE OF AMERICAN DETAINEE  The State Department is "deeply disappointed" in Pyongyang's decision to withdraw a second offer for a U.S. envoy to discuss jailed businessman Kenneth Bae.   NKOREA-JAILED AMERICAN

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