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Top Stories: Israel, Hamas Trade More Fire; Obama Visits Cambodia

Good morning.

Our early headlines:

-- Pressure For Truce Grows, But Israel And Hamas Continue Firing.

-- U.S. Policy Is To Say 'Burma;' Obama Also Uses 'Myanmar'.

Other stories in the news:

-- "As Coasts Rebuild And U.S. Pays, Repeatedly, The Critics Ask Why." (The New York Times)

-- "Stock Futures Up On Optimism Over Budget Talks." (Reuters)

-- "Petraeus Biographer: Devastated By Affair Fallout." (The Associated Press)

-- "Obama Meets With Cambodia's Longtime 'Strongman.' " (The Associated Press)

-- "Twinkies May Find Buyer, Hostess CEO Says." (ABC News)

-- " 'Elmo' Accuser Flip Flops On Accusation." (New York's Daily News)

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