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10 for today: Monday, Nov. 11

10 for today: Monday, Nov. 11

VETERANS DAY: The NFL, including the Texans, honored veterans during Sunday's games. Veterans Day is Monday, Nov. 11. Photo: Associated Press/Peter Dejong

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

1. RELIEF IS ON THE WAY TO THE PHILIPPINES

Australia, Japan and various U.S. agencies are among those joining what will swell into a major international relief mission in the coming days.

2. STUDY ABROAD AT ALL-TIME HIGH

Chinese students lead the way among foreigners on U.S. campuses, while Americans are going overseas in record numbers, too.

3. SNOOPY, CALVIN AND BEETLE BAILEY LIVE HERE

The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum on The Ohio State University campus in Columbus will open to the public Saturday.

4. ‘ALL OF A SUDDEN, IT’S LONESOME’

World War II veterans like George Williams, 90, see fewer and fewer of their comrades at reunions, as the march of time takes its toll.

5. WHAT EVERYONE’S BEEN KVETCHING ABOUT

A six-week shortage of knishes that started after a fire at a suburban New York factory is expected to be over by Thanksgiving, which coincides with the start of Hanukkah.

6. 2 KILLED, 19 WOUNDED AT HOUSE PARTY

An 18th birthday gathering near Houston turns deadly when someone begins to fire a pistol into the air in celebration, and confusion and panic ensue.

7. WHERE THAT SATELLITE ENDED UP

After running out of fuel last month, the research device re-enters the Earth’s atmosphere and disintegrates, causing no known damage.

8. ‘ATHEIST MEGA-CHURCHES’ SPREAD DISBELIEF

Gatherings of nonbelievers in San Diego, Nashville and other U.S. cities draw hundreds of atheists seeking the camaraderie of a congregation without religion or ritual.

9. OF TOKING AND TWERKING

Singer Miley Cyrus smokes a joint on stage and dances with a dwarf during the MTV EMAs in Amsterdam.

10. WHO’S LEVELING NEW ACCUSATIONS IN DOLPHINS’ HARASSMENT CASE

Suspended Miami guard Richie Incognito says teammate Jonathan Martin sent a threatening text a week after their relationship became the subject of a harassment case.

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Jobless claims signal firmer labor market

Job seekers adjust their paperwork as they wait in line to attend a job fair in New York February 28, 2013.

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market continued to strengthen.

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Accused Boston bomber appears in court

In this courtroom sketch, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is depicted sitting in federal court in Boston Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, for a final hearing before his trial begins in January. Tsarnaev is charged with the April 2013 attack that killed three people and injured more than 260. He could face the death penalty if convicted.

The Boston Marathon bombing suspect told a judge that he was satisfied with his lawyers' preparations for the January start of his trial over the deadly 2013 attack.

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Third ‘Night at the Museum’ marks final film for Williams, Rooney

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The credits for "Secret of the Tomb," which opens Friday, read "In loving memory of Mickey Rooney," and "For Robin Williams - the magic never ends."

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Chris Pratt thought ‘Guardians’ would be a box office flop

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

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