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November 26, 2012 at 7:26 AM

10 things to know for Monday, Nov. 26

The Associated Press

A daily look at breaking news and stories that will be talked about today:

1. EGYPT’S PRESIDENT POLARIZES NATION: Supporters and opponents of Mohammed Morsi are growing more entrenched in their battle over the Islamist leader’s move to assume near-absolute powers.

2. MERCHANTS HOPE FOR ONLINE BOOST: It’s estimated that this year’s Cyber Monday will be the biggest online shopping day of the year, for the third year in a row.

3. BANGLADESHIS PROTEST OVER FACTORY FIRE: Thousands express outrage – some blocking roads and smashing vehicles – about conditions in the building where a blaze killed at least 112 people.

4. `FISCAL CLIFF’ BATTLES BEGIN: As Congress and the White House face a Dec. 31 deadline for a deficit-reduction plan, groups are scrambling to ensure their interests don’t get sacrificed.

5. WALL STREET IS STILL DEALING WITH SANDY: Landlords at many buildings warn tenants such as JP Morgan Chase that full power may not be back to their headquarters for weeks.

6. THE DISABLED FIGHT FOR RIGHT TO BE PARENTS: A new report says the U.S. legal system is not adequately protecting the rights of parents with disabilities.

7. TOUGH TIMES PUT SQUEEZE ON FIGHTING CLIMATE CHANGE: A main challenge at the U.N. climate conference that’s just begun in Qatar is raising money for poor countries when budgets are strained.

8. FROM THE BOUNCE HOUSE TO A HOSPITAL: A study suggests 30 American children a day are treated in emergency rooms for broken bones, sprains, cuts and concussions from bounce house accidents.

9. ROLLING STONES JAM ON 50TH ANNIVERSARY: He still might not get satisfaction, but frontman Mick Jagger was in top form at a London concert.

10. WHAT THE `12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS’ GIFTS COST TODAY: It’s the AP’s annual chestnut: The price of turtle doves and maids-a-milking are the same as last year but it’ll cost your true love more for pipers piping and drummers drumming.

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