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Top Stories: Charges Coming In Colorado; Olympic Swimming Records Smashed

Good morning.

Our early headlines:

-- Long Legal Process Begins For Colorado Shooting Suspect; Charges To Be Filed Today.

-- Syrian Conflict: Refugees Race To Escape; Battle Goes On In Aleppo.

-- Grid Failure In India Cuts Power To 370 Million.

Other stories making headlines:

-- "U.S. Construction Projects In Afghanistan Challenged By Inspector General's Report." ( The Washington Post)

-- Romney Comments At Fundraiser Outrage Palestinian Officials; He Cites Jewish Culture As Reason For Israel's Stronger Economy. ( The Associated Press / Bloomberg Businessweek)

-- McCain Dismisses Criticism From Cheney Of Palin Pick. ( Politico)

-- "Olympic Swimming Records Smashed, Hopes Dashed." ( Morning Edition)

Reminder: NPR's Olympics blog, The Torch, is following the action and the stories from London.

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