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. HOW SYRIA AND IRAN WILL RESPOND TO ISRAEL'S AIRSTRIKES
   
The Middle East braces for retribution after an unprecedented escalation of Israeli involvement in Syria's civil war.
   
2. BRIDE AMONG 5 KILLED IN LIMO FIRE
   
Authorities say the San Francisco-area woman and eight others may have tried to escape the burning car through the window opening separating them from the driver.
   
3. A VOTE THAT COULD TAX ALL ONLINE BUYERS
   
The Senate is deciding today on a bill that would let states to collect sales tax for purchases made on the Internet; it faces fierce opposition in the House.

4. BANGLADESH FIRE TOLL TOPS 600
   
With 622 bodies recovered, the building collapse has surpassed long-ago garment industry disasters like New York's Triangle Shirtwaist fire in 1911.
   
5. JURY CONSIDERS JODI ARIAS' FATE
   
The waitress is accused of first-degree murder for stabbing her boyfriend nearly 30 times and shooting him in a case that has become a real-life soap opera around the world.
   
6. 'NO ONE WANTS TO ASSOCIATE THEIR NAMES WITH SUCH EVIL EVENTS'
   
An uncle claimed Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev's body, but cannot find a cemetery willing to allow burial.
   
7. WHY SOME PEOPLE TIME OFF INSTEAD OF OVERTIME
   
Republicans are pushing legislation to expand the option for employees to private companies and give workers more flexibility; unions and Democrats oppose it.
   
8. EXTENDING 56-YEAR RULE IN MALAYSIA
   
The long-governing coalition won national elections with a weakened majority, fending off the strongest opposition it has ever faced.
   
9. WHICH CRITIC POINTED FINGER AT HIMSELF
   
Howard Kurtz apologized on his CNN show for errors in a piece on gay basketball player Jason Collins, then took questions from other media critics on his credibility.
   
10. LEBRON WINS MVP FOR 4TH TIME
   
The vote was close to unanimous for the Miami Heat star, with 120 of 121 first-place votes. Carmelo Anthony of the Knicks picked up one vote.

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