In other news we're following today: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has until midnight tonight to pass a budget...conflicts in the government have made this a difficult task; and a raid designed to end the three-day standoff at a Brazilian prison was carried out earlier today...inmates earlier released some of their hostages but failed to meet key deadlines.



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