Morning roundup

Top Stories: Lighter Side Of Obama, Romney; Pakistani Girl Activist Recovering

Good morning - here are our early stories:

Obama, Romney Trade Jokes; Critics Aim At Obama's 'Optimal' Comment.

Malala Stands For First Time Since Being Shot By Taliban, Doctors Say.

And these headlines:

Ill. Rep. Joe Walsh Says Abortions Not Needed To Save Women's Lives. (Politico)

Syrian Jets Drop Cluster Bombs On Rebel Town, Killing Civilians. (AFP)

Turkey Retaliates Again After Syrian Shells Fall Into Its Territory. (Al-Arabiya)

North And South Korea Trade War Threats Over Provocative Leaflets. (Korea Times)

Following Alleged Rape, Curfew Imposed On All U.S. Military Personnel In Japan. (Stars and Stripes)

Amtrak High Speed Train To Travel 110 MPH In Illinois Today In Midwest. (AP)

Sandusky Seeks New Trial, Claims Insufficient Evidence To Convict Him. (CNN)

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