10 Things to Know for Monday

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
   
1. SYRIA OPPOSITION MEETS TO FORM RIVAL GOVERNMENT
   
Twelve candidates are running for the job of interim prime minister for areas the rebels control.
   
2. WHY THE STEUBENVILLE RAPE CASE ISN'T OVER
   
Authorities are investigating whether coaches, parents and other students broke the law by failing to report the crime.
   
3. A HOLLYWOOD-WORTHY ESCAPE IN CANADA
   
Two inmates climbed a rope into a hovering helicopter to flee a Quebec jail.
   
4. BAILOUT PLAN SPARKS A BANK RUN
   
Cyprus' residents rushed to withdraw cash ahead of a vote today on a plan that would tax deposits in the country's banks to save it from bankruptcy.
   
5. OBAMA LOOKS TO JUSTICE OFFICIAL FOR LABOR SECRETARY
   
The president was to nominate assistant attorney general Thomas Perez to replace Hilda Solis.
   
6. AFGHAN OPPOSITION OPENS TALKS WITH TALIBAN
   
The AP's Kathy Gannon reports opponents of Karzai hope to broker an end to the 12-year war ahead of the exit of international combat troops and a presidential race.
   
7. A TEST FOR CONTROVERSIAL VOTER REGISTRATION LAW
   
Arizona's law requiring proof of citizenship to register goes before the Supreme Court today.
   
8. HOW LOST PHOTOS CAN TRACE A TORNADO'S PATH
   
Photos and mementoes that were blown hundreds of miles by tornadoes give researchers clues into how far storm debris travels.
   
9. WHY CELEBS AGAINST FRACKING MAY BE BREAKING LAW
   
The group campaigning against a natural  gas drilling method in New York, boasting stars like Susan Sarandon, isn't a registered lobbyist.
   
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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