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Top Stories: Assad Meets Putin; Military Jet Crash Reported

Good morning, here are our early stories:

-- Lawmakers Seek Federal 'Oversight' Of Workers' Comp As States Limit Benefits.

-- Syria's Assad Visits Moscow To Discuss Military Plans With Putin.

-- U.S. Fighter Jet Reportedly Crashes Near Air Base In England.

And here are more early headlines:

Obama To Visit West Virginia, Discuss Plan To Fight Drug Abuse. ( Time)

Amnesty International Fears For Rohingya Muslims Missing At Sea. ( VOA)

Slovenia Asks For E.U. Help To Deal With Thousands Of Migrants. ( AFP)

Mexico To Restart Investigation Into Fate Of 43 Missing Students. ( BBC)

Tropical Storm Patricia Forms Off Mexico's Pacific Coast. ()

Top U.S. Navy Officials Visit China's Aircraft Carrier To Smooth Ties. ( Reuters)

Singapore Church Leaders Convicted In Pop Music Fraud Scheme. ( Sydney Morning Herald)

Why Vultures Can Eat Rotting Carcasses And Not Get Sick. ( Phys.org)

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