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1. ISRAELIS VOTING FOR PARLIAMENT

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is seeking a fourth term in office, but it will likely take weeks of coalition talks to determine whether he stays in power or is unseated by Isaac Herzog of the centrist Zionist Union.

2. LETTER WAS KEY TO ROBERT DURST'S ARREST

The troubled millionaire could not explain the similarities between the missive he wrote to his friend Susan Berman a year before her death and one he said "only the killer could have written."

3. IRAN OPTIMISTIC ABOUT AGREEMENT

The country's top nuclear official says his government's main disagreements with the U.S. and its negotiating partners have been resolved.

4. WHOSE TAX BREAKS REWARD POLITICAL INSIDERS

The aid authorized by Republican Gov. Chris Christie often has gone to corporations with notable political connections, an AP review finds.

5. ATTORNEY FOR FERGUSON SUSPECT SAYS OFFICERS SHOT 'ACCIDENTALLY'

He also suggests St. Louis County police may have used excessive force when arresting Jeffrey Williams, saying his client had bruises on his back, shoulders and face.

6. WHO CLAIMS UPPER HAND IN BUDGET FIGHT

Bolstered by a spate of upbeat economic news, Obama is aiming to exploit recent Republican stumbles to give Democrats an advantage - despite their status as a weakened minority.

7. RELIEF TEAMS REACH VANUATU'S CYCLONE-HIT OUTER ISLANDS

"The reconnaissance imagery shows widespread devastation. Not only buildings flattened - palm plantations, trees," says Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop.

8. PRINCE HARRY TO LEAVE ARMY IN JUNE

His final military duties will include a four-week assignment in April and May with the Australian Defence Force.

9. WHERE CUISINE RISES BY GOING BACK TO ITS ROOTS

Chile is famous around the world for its wine, but now several chefs in the capital Santiago are revolutionizing the national cuisine one bite at a time.

10. STARS JOIN ELTON JOHN'S CALL FOR DOLCE & GABBANA BOYCOTT

Courtney Love, Ricky Martin and talk-show host Andy Cohen are among those pledging to ditch the brand's clothes after the fashion designers criticized same-sex parents.

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