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10 Things to Know for Tuesday

Italy's Ciro Immobile, foreground, and Italy's Andrea Belotti, seated left, react to their team's elimination in the World Cup qualifying play-off second leg soccer match between Italy and Sweden, at the Milan San Siro stadium, Italy, Monday, Nov. 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

Italy's Ciro Immobile, foreground, and Italy's Andrea Belotti, seated left, react to their team's elimination in the World Cup qualifying play-off second leg soccer match between Italy and Sweden, at the Milan San Siro stadium, Italy, Monday, Nov. 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

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

1. FRESH ACCUSATIONS TURN UP HEAT ON ALA. SENATE CANDIDATE

Top Republicans pressure Roy Moore to leave the race after a woman's emotional account alleging Moore sexually assaulted her years ago when she was 16.

2. DEATH TOLL CLIMBS PAST 400 IN IRAN-IRAQ QUAKE

Rescuers dig through wrecked buildings for survivors, and the military sets up field hospitals in the border region for thousands of injured.

3. HOW TRUMP IS RESHAPING FEDERAL COURTS

The president nominates white men to judgeships at a rate not seen in nearly 30 years, threatening diversity.

4. SAUDIS DROP YEMEN BLOCKADE

The move suggests the kingdom's bullish young crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, may be trying to pull back from the edge of a catastrophic regional crisis.

5. WHY TORRENTIAL TEXAS RAINSTORMS COULD BECOME MORE COMMON

Climate change means extreme rainfall — like the three feet spawned by Hurricane Harvey — is six times more likely to hit the Lone Star State than in the past.

6. WHAT NEW GUIDELINES SAY ABOUT HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE

Updated standards show nearly half U.S. adults have high blood pressure, according to an announcement at an American Heart Association conference.

7. SESSIONS RETURNS TO CAPITOL HILL IN RUSSIA PROBE

The attorney general's appearance comes amid growing evidence of contacts between Russians and President Trump's camp.

8. WHO'S BACK IN DC, WEEKS AFTER ATTACK

Kentucky Republican Rand Paul did not lift his arms during a Senate vote, having suffered six broken ribs when a neighbour tackled him Nov. 3.

9. ONE OF JFK'S FINAL AUTOGRAPHS UP FOR SALE

A rare documents dealer wants $80,000 for a photograph Kennedy signed a day before the assassination.

10. 'IT'S A BLACK MOMENT FOR OUR GAME'

Italy midfielder Daniele De Rossi sums up the country's agony as the team fails to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in six decades.

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