Israeli lawmakers begin to vote for new president (15)

USA TODAY 2014.06.10 11:45
AP Israeli Knesset member Reuven Rivlin shakes hands with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as they attends a Likud party meeting in the Israeli 'Knesset' Parliament, in Jerusalem, Monday.(Photo: Abir Sultan, epa) JERUSALEM (AP) - Israeli legislators have started voting to choose the country's next president to replace outgoing Shimon Peres. The largely ceremonial office of Israel's presidency is typically filled by
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