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In this video frame grab, military officers remove a South African flag from former South African President Nelson Mandela's casket at his burial site following his funeral service in Qunu, South Africa, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013. (AP Photo/SABC)

10 Things to Know for Monday, Dec. 15

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

1. HOW SOUTH AFRICA LAID MANDELA TO REST

The anti-apartheid icon is buried in a traditional tribal ceremony in his native village, Qunu.

2. `LAWRENCE OF ARABIA' STAR DIES

Peter O'Toole, who died at 81 in London, became a global star with his legendary performance as T.E. Lawrence.

3. BACHELET WINS CHILE ELECTIONS

The former president wins a new term with a mandate to overhaul education and change the constitution.

4. WHAT THE BUDGET AGREEMENT COULD SIGNAL

The breakthrough bipartisan deal may usher in small legislative compromises–but no agreement on major issues is expected.

5. SYRIAN REFUGEES FACE BITTER WINTER IN LEBANON

Aid organizations are scrambling to meet the needs of 1.4 million Syrians who have fled to their neighboring country.

6. WHO'S CHIDING CIA ON MISSING AMERICAN IN IRAN

Sen. McCain says the agency hasn't been forthcoming with Congress on Robert Levinson's disappearance while on a secret intelligence mission.

7. COAST GUARD WANTS RIVER BARGES TO SHIP FRACKING WATER

But environmental groups fear spills of the toxic drilling wastes could threaten drinking water supplies for millions of people.

8. WHERE `AVATAR' SEQUELS WILL BE FILMED

Director James Cameron plans to shoot three more installments of the sci-fi blockbuster in New Zealand.

9. `DOING THE LORD'S WORK, ONE TIP AT A TIME'

A mysterious man using the motto `Tips for Jesus' is leaving gratuties of up to several thousand dollars at restaurants and bars.

10. PACKERS MATCH BIGGEST COMEBACK IN FRANCHISE HISTORY

Green Bay rallies from 23 points down at halftime to beat Cowboys 37-36.

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