10 Things to Know for Monday


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

1. US ENVOY: ISLAMIC STATE LOSING GROUND

The militant extremist group has suffered recent military setbacks and lost territory in both Iraq and Syria, says Brett McGurk, presidential adviser for the anti-ISIS coalition.

2. WHERE TRUMP’S PLANS RUN AFOUL OF GOP

Unlike most leaders in his party, the presumptive Republican nominee opposes any changes to Social Security and says he is open to the idea of a higher minimum wage.

3. WHAT CHALLENGES CONFRONT BRAZIL’S ACTING PRESIDENT

Michel Temer, who leads the South American country in the wake of Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment, must deal with an ongoing economic recession, the Zika virus, a distrustful populace and the upcoming Rio Summer Olympics.

4. HOW ‘ROBOT CARS’ COULD LEAD TO MORE GRIDLOCK

Self-driving cars, which could be motoring on more American streets within a decade, may prove so convenient that their use might soar and cause more traffic jams.

5. WHY MANCHESTER UNITED CANCELS FINAL HOME GAME

An “incredibly lifelike” but fake bomb forced police to evacuate Old Trafford stadium on the final day of the English Premier League soccer season.

6. WEBSITE HELPS GERMANS AND REFUGEES MEET, TALK

The site is designed to cultivate better understanding with local Germans and some of the 1.1 million migrants who the country took in from Syria, Afghanistan and elsewhere in 2015.

7. ALBERTA OFFERS APP TO VIEW FIRE DAMAGE

The app uses updated satellite images to let displaced residents view their homes and property in the oil town of Fort McMurray, following a wildfire that destroyed 2,400 structures.

8. STONEWALL INN AREA SET TO BECOME GAY RIGHTS MONUMENT

The NYC tavern was the site of a 1969 uprising that is widely viewed as the start of the modern-day gay rights movement.

9. ‘CASABLANCA’ ACTRESS DIES AT 92

Madeleine LeBeau was just 19 when she passionately sang “La Marseillaise” at a pivotal moment in the classic 1942 film.

10. RAPTORS ADVANCE TO NBA EASTERN CONFERENCE FINAL

Toronto punched its ticket by defeating Miami 116-89 in Game 7 of the semifinals.