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Monday February 19th, 2018 6:45AM

10 Things to Know for Thursday

By The Associated Press

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

1. OBAMA SUFFERS FIRST VETO OVERRIDE

In a resounding rebuke to the White House, Congressional Democrats join Republicans in approving legislation giving Sept. 11 families the right to sue Saudi Arabia.

2. 3 WOUNDED IN SHOOTING AT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

A teenager kills his father at their home in rural South Carolina before going to the nearby school and opening fire with a handgun, injuring two students and a teacher.

3. WHO HILLARY CLINTON HOPES CAN ATTRACT YOUTH VOTE

The Democrat is turning to former primary adversary Bernie Sanders to connect with millennials.

4. FRESH FINDINGS ON DOWNED MALAYSIAN PASSENGER JET

Investigators conclude that a missile that destroyed the jet over Ukraine, killing 298 people, was fired from rebel-controlled territory by a mobile launcher that was trucked in from Russia.

5. US STRENGTHENING FORCES IN IRAQ

Another 615 troops are heading to Iraq as the stage is set for an Iraqi-led battle to reclaim Mosul, the Islamic State group's main stronghold.

6. WHERE SHIMON PERES' DEATH WAS MET WITH OFFICIAL SILENCE

The Arab world — where many saw Peres' vision of peace as all talk — declines to join the expressions of admiration for the Israeli leader.

7. BUDGET STALEMATE BROKEN ON CAPITOL HILL

Congressional leaders clear the way for a spending bill needed to keep the U.S. government running until December.

8. DEAL BY PRODUCERS PUSHES UP OIL PRICES

OPEC nations reach a preliminary agreement to curb oil production for the first time since the global financial crisis eight years ago.

9. WHY VIOLENCE MIGHT BE HARD TO ERADICATE

A certain level of murder appears to be evolutionarily baked into human genetic history, according to a study in the journal Nature.

10. CREATIVE FORCE BEHIND POPULAR TV SOAPS DIES AT 93

Agnes Nixon created, wrote and produced the long-running ABC daytime serials "One Life to Live" and "All My Children."

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