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10 things to know, Monday, Feb. 11


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

1. Trump tries to turn border debate with El Paso rally

In his first rally since November's midterm elections, the president is aiming to deliver on his elusive signature pledge to American voters.

2. Possible impeachment could further upend Virginia politics

The political action against Democratic Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax, accused by two women of sexual assault in the 2000s, would be a first in the state, experts believe.

3. Undercover spy exposed in New York City was one of many

The AP identifies six people who have been approached by undercover operatives in an apparent bid to record them making inflammatory statements about an Israeli company that makes smartphone hacking spyware.

4. Iranians mark anniversary of 1979 revolution

Hundreds of thousands of people pour out onto the streets marking the date 40 years ago that is considered victory day in the Islamic Revolution.

5. EPA decision soon on chemical compounds tied to health risks

An increasing number of states are saying the chemicals found on many fabrics, rugs and carpets, cooking pots and pans, outdoor gear and personal hygiene items have seeped into water supplies.

6. What a U.S.-North Korea deal could look like

Kim Jong Un may be willing to dismantle his main nuclear complex. The U.S. may be willing to cough up concessions, maybe remove some sanctions.

7. Parkland victim’s mother keeps up dizzying pace

Lori Alhadeff called out Trump in a gut wrenching speech on live TV, won a seat on the local school board in South Florida and started a foundation to make schools safer.

8. Another teacher walkout appears imminent

Denver teachers are planning to strike for the first time in 25 years after failed negotiations with the school district over base pay.

9. Who shined at Grammys

Kacey Musgraves’ “Golden Hour” wins top album and Childish Gambino makes history when “This Is America” became the first rap-based track to win record and song of the year.

10. Reds celebrating 150th season in style

Cincinnati will play games in 15 sets of throwback uniforms during a season-long celebration of the 1869 Red Stockings who pioneered professional baseball.

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