Sunday, March 24, 2013 10:28 pm
10 Things to Know for Monday
The Associated Press
1. CYPRUS SECURES BAILOUT
European finance ministers signed off on a deal that requires holders of bank deposits of more than 100,000 euros to take losses.
2. KERRY'S `SPIRITED DISCUSSION' IN IRAQ
He confronted Prime Minister al-Maliki on letting Iran use its airspace for flights to Syria.
3. ON THE HIGH COURT DOCKET: GAY MARRIAGE
"For the past four years, we've lived our lives in this hurry-up-and-wait, pins-and-needles way," says plaintiff Kris Perry, who challenged Proposition 8 with her partner.
4. WHO SIGNALS SAME SEX SUPPORT
GOP strategist Karl Rove suggests the next Republican presidential candidate could endorse gay marriage.
5. WHY THE PRESIDENT OF SYRIA'S OPPOSITION RESIGNED
Mouaz al-Khatib cited frustration over what he called lack of international support and constraints imposed by the body itself.
6. A STUBBORN CHALLENGE FOR THE DISABLED
The employment rate for working-age Americans with a disability is about 18 percent, down from 20 percent four years ago.
7. ROUNDING UP OPPOSING POSSES IN GUN DEBATE
NYC Mayor Bloomberg, rival NRA VP LaPierre spur their supporters to pressure lawmakers on gun control measures.
8. WHERE WINTER ISN'T LOOSENING ITS GRIP
While it's spring on the calendar, a snowstorm is bearing down on the Northeast after dumping from 7 to 15 inches of snow from Colorado to the Midwest.
9. WAITING ON A $338M WINNER
The N.J. Lottery will give details Monday on a winning ticket for the 4th-largest Powerball jackpot, which was sold somewhere in the state.
10. HOOSIERS ON THE BRINK
Top-seeded Indiana holds off Temple 58-52 to advance to round of 16 in the NCAA basketball tourney.