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Top Stories: Syria's Prime Minister Defects; Suspect ID'd In Wisconsin

Good morning.

Our early headlines:

-- Syrian Prime Minister Defects In Major Blow To Assad Regime.

-- Sikh Temple Shooting Suspect Said To Be 'White Man In His 40s'.

-- Mars Rover Pulls Off High-Wire Landing.

Other stories in the news:

-- "Egypt Vows Crackdown On 'Infidels' After Border Massacre." ( Reuters)

-- "Israeli Defense Chief Says Egypt Attack Was A 'Wake-Up Call.' " ( The New York Times)

-- Mitt Romney Raised $101.3 Million In July, Second Straight Month Of More Than $100 Million. ( Politico)

-- At Olympics, Hurdler Lolo Jones Advances To Semifinals. ( NBC Sports)

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