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May 22, 10:57 PM EDT

10 Things to Know for Monday

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

1. WHY TALIBAN LEADER'S DEATH IS SEEN AS HOPEFUL SIGN

Some view the killing of Mullah Mohammed Akhtar Mansour as a game-changer in efforts to end the long insurgent war plaguing Afghanistan.

2. WHAT OBAMA LOOKS TO ACCOMPLISH IN ASIA

The president arrives in Vietnam intent on building stronger economic and security ties with Asian-Pacific allies nervous about the rise of China.

3. IRAQ LAUNCHES OPERATION TO RETAKE IS-HELD CITY OF FALLUJAH

Iraqi forces are "approaching a moment of great victory" against the extremist group, Prime Minister al-Abadi says announcing the move.

4. CLINTON SHRUGS TRUMP'S PERSONAL ATTACKS

"I don't care what he says about me, but I do resent what he says about other people, other successful women, who have worked hard, who have done their part," she says.

5. EGYPT SENDS SUBMARINE TO HUNT FOR CRASHED JET'S BLACK BOXES

Meanwhile, hundreds of Coptic Christian mourners fill a church in Cairo to pray for their relatives among the dead.

6. FIRST BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARD GOES TO THE WEEKND

The night's top nominee dedicates it to Prince, saying that the music legend will always be an inspiration for him.

7. ABSENTEE BALLOT COUNT TO DECIDE AUSTRIAN ELECTION

The presidential polls are too close to call a winner between a right-wing politician and a challenger whose views stand in stark opposition to his rival's anti-immigrant and Eurosceptic message.

8. VERDICT EXPECTED MONDAY IN FREDDIE GRAY-OFFICER TRIAL

Prosecutors say Edward Nero unlawfully arrested Gray without probable cause and was negligent when he didn't buckle the prisoner into a seat belt.

9. SONYA SOTOMAYOR'S ADVICE FOR GRADUATES

The U.S. Supreme Court Justice advises the class of 2016 at the University of Rhode Island to hold onto the memories they've created and learn from their mistakes.

10. WHO WINS PALME D'OR AT CANNES

British director Ken Loach receives his second award at the Cannes Film Festival for "I, Daniel Blake" - a portrayal of a disabled man's struggle with the crushing benefits system in England.

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