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Top Stories: Weiner Scandal; Snowden's Likely Departure

Good morning.

Our early headlines:

-- Weiner's Own Words: Saying One Thing, Doing Another?

-- Russia May Soon Let Snowden Leave Airport.

-- Gas Well On Fire After Blowout In Gulf Of Mexico.

-- Book News: Chuck Palahniuk Working On 'Fight Club' Sequel.

Other stories making headlines:

-- "Egyptian Army Chief Calls For Street Protests." (BBC News)

-- "Bikinis Make Way For Rosaries" As Young Gather To See Pope In Brazil. (Reuters)

-- "House To Vote On Defunding NSA Phone Surveillance." (Morning Edition)

-- In San Diego, "Harassment Scandal Grows As Second Woman Comes Forward" To Accuse Mayor Filner. (KPBS)

-- "Third Victim In East Cleveland Killings Identified." (Plain Dealer)

-- Star Government Witness Accuses Mobster "Whitey" Bulger Of Pedophilia. (WBUR)

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