Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. FACTORIES GO SILENT AS NORTH ISSUES MORE THREATS: North Korea warned foreigners in South Korea to leave because a war could be imminent as the Kaesong complex that once linked the nations became a ghost town.
2. LOUISVILLE COACH PITINO MAKES NCAA HISTORY: He became the first coach to win NCAA titles at two schools after Louisville rallied from 12 points down to beat Michigan 82-76.
3. HOW THATCHER TRANSFORMED BRITAIN'S ECONOMY: She introduced free-market policies that helped the country throw off its postwar malaise and helped build British financial centers with bank deregulation.
4. DECISION TIME FOR DEMOCRATS ON GUN CONTROL: Senate leaders were meeting today to assess whether a compromise on expanding background checks would work in a bipartisan deal.
5. 13 KILLED IN SHOOTING SPREE NEAR BELGRADE: Police say a 60-year-old man killed his son and then went house to house killing people in his village, before trying to kill himself and his wife.
6. J.C. PENNEY FIRES CEO AFTER 17 MONTHS: Ron Johnson, brought in from Apple to turn around the department store chain, is being replaced by his predecessor.
7. A TEARFUL PLEA TO SAVE BURIED CHILDREN: "There's no way they can breathe," Jordan Arwood told a North Carolina 911 dispatcher after a 24-foot pit he dug collapsed on his daughter and a cousin.
8. SCRUTINY OVER SURGICAL ROBOT: "Da Vinci" was used in nearly 400,000 operations last year, but critics have questioned whether it had a role in several deaths.
9. CALIFORNIA TO TOURISTS: DRINK UP: A lawmaker proposed extending last call at the state's bars from 2 a.m. to 4 a.m., hoping to compete with party hotspots like New York and Las Vegas.
10. REMEMBERING 'GIRL NEXT DOOR' FUNICELLO: "The Mickey Mouse Club" child star, who died at 70, shed her mouse ears to team up with Frankie Avalon for a string of beach movies in the 1960s.
5 THINGS TO KNOW TODAY IN FLORIDA
1. FAMILY, 2 MISSING FLORIDA BOYS IN CUBA: Officials believe a Florida couple suspected of kidnapping their two sons from their grandparents are in Cuba. The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office reports that it received information Monday that the Hakken family had arrived on the island nation.
2. CASEY ANTHONY ATTORNEYS BACK IN BANKRUPTCY COURT: A bankruptcy judge in Tampa is set to hear arguments from Casey Anthony's attorneys in their attempt to prevent a trustee in the case from trying to sell her life story as a means to help pay off her outstanding debts. A trustee overseeing Anthony's case will present a motion Tuesday trying to receive permission to set up a potential auction for "exclusive worldwide rights" for Anthony's life story.
3. CHINESE MAN GUILTY IN FLORIDA RHINO HORN SMUGGLING CASE: A Chinese art and antique collector has pleaded guilty in South Florida to charges of smuggling carvings made from horns of endangered rhinoceros from the U.S. to China. Prosecutors said Monday that 45-year-old Shusen Wei faces up to 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.
4. SENATE PANEL OKS RESTRICTIONS FOR WELFARE CASH: A Florida Senate committee has approved a bill that would prohibit welfare recipients from using debit-like electronic cards to access cash benefits at strip clubs, liquor stores and gambling establishments. The bill sailed through the Senate Children, Families and Elder Affairs Committee on a 9-0 vote Monday.
5. SPONSOR PUTS HOLD ON MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE OVERHAUL: The senator sponsoring a bill that would overhaul the state's mortgage foreclosure system has temporarily yanked it from consideration. Sen. Jack Latvala on Monday withdrew the bill (SB 1666) as 10 minutes remained in the Senate Judiciary committee meeting on Monday. The Clearwater Republican later said the bill has pending amendments and needs at least a half-hour of discussion.
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