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Top Stories: Power Still Out After Derecho; Syrian Bloodshed Continues

Good morning.

Our early headlines:

-- No Power? No A.C.? You Don't Have To Tell Us About It (But We Hope You Do).

-- Finally, 'Some Good News' About Colorado Springs Wildfire.

-- Mexico's PRI Rises From 'Death Bed' With Return To Power.

-- Word Of The Day: 'Derecho'.

Other stories in the news:

-- "New Attempt To End Syrian Bloodshed Brings Optimism, Doubt." (

-- "Barclays Chairman Quits Over Rate-Fixing Scandal." ( Reuters)

-- "Apple Pays $60 Million To End China iPad Fight With Proview." ( Bloomberg Businessweek)

-- "Spain Rips Italy For Euro Crown" In Soccer. (

-- Tiger Woods Wins The Tournament He Hosts; "Is Looking For Much More In The Near Future." ( Washington Post columnist Tom Boswell)

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