Top Stories: Greek Leader Signs Austerity Pledge; China's Xi Continues Tour
Our early headlines:
-- As Crackdown Continues, Syria's Assad Calls For Constitutional Referendum
-- Malachy, The Pekingese, Becomes Top Dog In The Land
-- Prison Fire Kills More Than 200 Inmates In Honduras
-- Iran's Ahmadinejad Will Announce 'Key Nuclear Achievements'
Other stories making headlines this morning:
-- Tentative Deal Reached to Preserve Cut in Payroll Tax ( The New York Times)
-- China's heir apparent to meet with congressional leaders ( CNN)
-- Greek leader signs austerity pledge, as president gives up salary ( The Guardian)
-- Roche warns of counterfeit cancer drug in U.S. ( CBS News)
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