10 Things to Know for Monday

by The Associated Press

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

1. HOW SYRIA AND IRAN WILL RESPOND TO ISRAEL'S AIRSTRIKES

The countries hint at possible retribution, though the rhetoric in official statements appears relatively muted.

2. WHY YOU'RE PROBABLY A TAX CHEAT

In most states, if you buy anything on the Internet without paying sales tax, you're still required to pay it.

3. BANGLADESH FIRE TOLL TOPS 600

The disaster is likely the worst garment-factory accident ever. There have been few industrial accidents of any kind that killed more.

4. BRIDE-TO-BE PERISHES IN LIMO FIRE

She and four other women didn't escape the vehicle that caught fire on a San Francisco-area bridge as they headed to her bachelorette party.

5. ONE SIDE-EFFECT OF THE POSITIVE JOBS REPORT

The economic good news is drawing attention to the importance of private-sector innovation rather than government policy in fostering growth.

6. IT'S THE ECONOMY, OBAMA

The president launches a series of quick jaunts around country to remind Americans he still has job creation and their financial well-being on his mind.

7. 'NO ONE WANTS TO ASSOCIATE THEIR NAMES WITH SUCH EVIL EVENTS'

An uncle claims the body of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, but cannot find a cemetery willing to allow burial.

8. SIN CITY TRANSFORMS INTO CLUB CITY

In Vegas, lavish nightclubs have become the backbone of a billion-dollar industry that is soaring as gambling revenue slips.

9. GABBY GIFFORDS RECEIVES PROFILE IN COURAGE AWARD

"I believe we all have courage inside," the former Arizona congresswoman said, adding, "I just wish there was more courage in Congress," alluding to failed gun control legislation.

10. LEBRON WINS MVP FOR 4TH TIME

Miami Heat star receives the Maurice Podoloff Trophy after collecting 120 of the 121 first-place votes.


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