10 Things to Know for Tuesday

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Posted: Mar 16, 2015 9:02 PM
10 Things to Know for Tuesday

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

1. HOW NETANYAHU IS WOOING HARD-LINE VOTERS

On the eve of the hard-fought Israeli election, he rules out a Palestinian state and vows to keep building settlements in east Jerusalem.

2. TROUBLED MILLIONAIRE TO FACE TRIAL IN MURDER CASE

Robert Durst, a member of one of America's richest families, agrees to be extradited to Los Angeles in connection with the fatal shooting of a woman 15 years ago.

3. WHERE SUNNIS, SHIITES ARE FIGHTING SIDE-BY-SIDE

Some 150 Sunnis are battling with the Iraqi army and tens of thousands of Shiite militiamen in trying to recapture Tikrit from the Islamic State militants.

4. PUTIN POPS UP IN PUBLIC AT LAST

After an unexplained 10-day absence from public view, the Russian leader reappears, looking fit and joking about all the fuss.

5. WHO'S PUSHING FOR KINDER, GENTLER ONLINE POSTS

Facebook is clarifying its community standards policies in an effort to promote greater respect in how people interact with each other online.

6. VANUATU STRUGGLING WITH STORM'S DEVASTATION

The president of the South Pacific archipelago tells the AP that Cyclone Pam destroyed or damaged 90 percent of the buildings in the capital alone.

7. WHAT MICHELLE OBAMA HAS ON CHECKLIST FOR CAMBODIAN TRIP

The White House says she will address Cambodia's human rights record while she's visiting the country next week with her two daughters.

8. 'DANCING WITH THE STARS' BACK FOR 20TH SEASON

Among the changes this year: Rehearsals will be live-streamed to the Web.

9. WHICH WATERSHED PICTURE BOOK IS BEING REISSUED

"Heather Has Two Mommies," out this month with a new look, was a cultural and legal flashpoint 25 years ago.

10. TIM TEBOW WORKS OUT FOR CHIP KELLY'S EAGLES

Whether Philadelphia will sign him isn't yet known. Tebow hasn't been on an NFL team since the 2012 season.