Our early headlines:
-- Two U.S. Troops Killed By Afghan Police Officer; Latest 'Green On Blue' Attack.
-- Women In Russian Punk Band Found Guilty Of Hooliganism.
And we've updated a post we first published last evening:
-- South African Police Open Fire On Striking Miners, More Than 30 Killed.
Other stories in the news:
-- "Iran's Ahmadinejad Says No Place For Israel In New Middle East." (Reuters)
-- "Obama Offers Romney A Deal On Tax Releases." (USA Today's The Oval blog)
-- "Obama To Stick With Biden As Veep." (The Hill)
-- U.K., Sweden Criticize Ecuador For Giving Asylum To Julian Assange. (BBC News)
-- "U.S. Reliance On Oil From Saudi Arabia Is Growing Again." (The New York Times)
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