10 Things to Know for Tuesday

The Associated Press news@newnan.com Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday: 1. BANK DEPOSITS THREATENED
A plan to seize up to 10 percent of savings accounts in Cyprus to help pay for a financial bailout sends shock waves across Europe. 2. WHO'LL HEAD THE SYRIAN OPPOSITION'S INTERIM GOV'T Ghassan Hitto, who has lived in the U.S. for decades, is elected prime minister by the rebel coalition. 3. POLICE AVERT POSSIBLE BLOODBATH A student at the University of Central Florida with guns and a backpack filled with explosives is thwarted before he can harm anyone but himself. He puts a bullet in his head as the cops close in. 4. STILL NOT EXACTLY ONE BIG, HAPPY FAMILY What was supposed to be a roadmap to a new, more inclusive Republican Party fails to please various factions. 5. WHAT THE POPE'S COAT OF ARMS WILL LOOK LIKE It'll be the same one he used as archbishop, with the addition of papal symbols. Francis will receive the coat of arms at his installation Tuesday. 6. FROM ISRAEL, MIXED MESSAGES ON MIDEAST PEACE Ahead of Obama's visit, Netanyahu says he's ready for a "historic compromise," but a close ally calls hopes for peace "delusional." 7. WHY CLINTON IS BACKING GAY MARRIAGE Putting the issue behind her now can only help later, if she decides to run for president in 2016. 8. LOHAN ACCEPTS PLEA DEAL IN CAR CRASH Before the "Mean Girls" actress leaves the courtroom, the judge makes a suggestion: "Don't drive." 9. SPORTS' NEWEST POWER COUPLE Tiger Woods and skier Lindsey Vonn confirm on Facebook that they're dating. 10. THE MATHEMATICS OF MARCH MADNESS An NCAA tournament bracket presents more than 9.2 quintillion (a 9, followed by 18 zeroes) possible combinations.


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