10 Things to Know for Monday

The Associated Press news@newnan.com Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday: 1. TOUGH AUDIENCE AWAITS OBAMA IN MIDEAST
Israel is preparing to give him the red-carpet treatment, there are few signs of excitement in the West Bank. 2. WHY THE STEUBENVILLE RAPE CASE ISN'T OVER Authorities are investigating whether coaches, parents and other students broke law by failing to report the crime. 3. DECIDING HOW TO CERTIFY VOTERS Arizona's law requiring proof of citizenship to register goes before the Supreme Court on Monday. 4. WHAT WAS OVERHEARD IN ST. PETER'S SQUARE As Francis patted a little boy on the head, he asked "Are you a good boy?" and the child nodded. "Are you sure?" the pope quipped. 5. A HOLLYWOOD-WORTHY ESCAPE IN CANADA Two inmates climbed a rope into a hovering helicopter to flee a Quebec jail. 6. IN EGYPT, 'THE POLICE ARE COMPLETELY OUT OF THE PICTURE' Deaths of two men beaten by vigilantes come after civilians were encouraged to arrest lawbreakers — and hand them over to authorities. 7. NOTHING EASY ABOUT A RIVAL GOVERNMENT FOR SYRIA The main opposition group convenes in Turkey to choose an interim prime minister for areas the rebels control. 8. SOME STATES SEEK FARM CRUELTY VIDEO BAN Meat, poultry industries push to make it harder for animal-welfare advocates to probe abuse and food safety 9. CRAZED FAN WHO INSPIRED 'THE NATURAL' DIES Ruth Ann Steinhagen, who shot and injured Phillies' Eddie Waitkus in 1949, dies in Chicago at 83. 10. LOUISVILLE LEADS NCAA'S DANCE CARD Kansas, Indiana and Gonzaga also receive No. 1 seeds after a topsy-turvy season and another weekend of upsets.


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