Morning roundup

Top Stories: Mass Shooting At Colo. Theater; Top Syrian Official Dies

It's Friday, and we're following these stories:

Real-Life Horror: Many Killed, Dozens Wounded At Colorado Movie Theater.

Syrian Intelligence Official Dies From Damascus Bombing; 4th Assad Aide To Perish. (Reuters)

Syria Denies Russian Envoy's Statement That Assad Ready To Step Down. (RiaNovosti)

European Finance Ministers Prepared To Offer Spain Bailout Loan. (Irish Times)

Russian Police Arrest 4 In Murders Of Russian Muslim Leaders. (BBC)

Non-Muslims In Saudi Arabia Must Observe Ramadan Fasting Traditions, Or Leave. (AP)

South Korea Increases Readiness After North Korea Shakes Up Military Leadership. (VOA)

Viacom, DirecTV Settle Fee Dispute; 17 Darkened Channels Will Be Restored. (CNET)

Racial Profiling Case Against Arizona Sheriff Opens In Federal Court. (Los Angeles Times)

Australia Reviews Travel Policies After Male Olympic Basketball Players Fly In Business Class While Women Take Economy. (Sydney Morning Herald)

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.